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Footnote Magazine

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December 2019/January 2020

The future is now. As the accounting profession positions itself for what's next, people not even in the industry quite yet will have a huge voice in what the profession becomes. Check out what current accounting students see for the future of accounting and their careers. Also in this issue: 
  • Leverage key performance indicators to strengthen your organization.
  • Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly breaks down investment opportunities for businesses.
  • Learn how Auditchain and the DCARPE Alliance are working on a new ecosystem using blockchain that will disrupt the audit process.

Updates from our members, including promotions, new hires, speaking engagements and firm news.

The case of Anti crying uncle
Charles Selcer, CPA, MBA
MNCPA member Chuck Selcer shares his knowledge about ethics requirements and laws with unique humorous fictitious stories.

Addressing the frogs in your life
Rachel D. Polson, CPA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

The kids are alright
Eric Grube, CPA, DBA
Sixteen accounting students share their thoughts and expectations for the future of the profession and their respective careers.

Leading indicators and key statistics
Jim Lindell, CPA, CGMA, CSP
We are trying to establish the roadmap for measuring, monitoring, evaluating and changing business actions when we create leading indicators.

Meet Jenny Kray, CFO of the Year
Recognized in the large private company category, the Business Journal said Kray was the savvy CFO needed to help the company “manage its growth and evolution.”

Getting to know Prepare + Prosper
Tracy Fischman
Founded in 1971 by a group of justice-minded accountants, Prepare + Prosper is a nonprofit that works with people to build financial well-being and solve for financial inclusion.

What Auditchain and DCARPE Alliance means for the future
Jason Meyers
It appears the accounting, audit and financial reporting profession is due for a major long-term upgrade cycle.

She said/she said
We sat down to chat with a mentor and mentee from Deloitte about how both people can benefit from the relationship and experience of mentoring.

View from Revenue: Teaming up to help Minnesota businesses
Cynthia Bauerly, Minnesota Department of Revenue commissioner
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

What are your record retention rights?
Anne Janotta Erickson, MNCPA membership marketing team leader
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.