FREE WEBCAST: Top opportunities driving growth—present and future—for CPA firms
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19 December, 2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC

Webcast
9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC

FREE WEBCAST: Top opportunities driving growth—present and future—for CPA firms

Speakers: Mark Koziel, CPA, CGMA, Clar Rosso, MA

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Duration

    50m

Join a conversation with Mark Koziel, AICPA EVP, Firm Services, and Clar Rosso, EVP, Engagement and Learning Innovation, on the top opportunities driving present and future growth for CPA firms.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize key emerging technologies impacting the finance function and their uses
  • Identify essential nontechnical skills required to be successful during transformative times

Product information

Overview

Join a conversation with Mark Koziel, AICPA EVP, Firm Services, and Clar Rosso, EVP, Engagement and Learning Innovation, on the top opportunities driving present and future growth for CPA firms. We’ll dig into topics including new technologies, cybersecurity, integrated tax planning, client advisory services, audit transformation and more. Mark will share examples of opportunities these areas are creating for firms today and what is on the not so distant horizon. Plus, we’ll review the people, business and leadership skills all professionals will need to hone during transformative times to remain relevant.

Professional development

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Field of study: Management Services - Technical
Duration:50m
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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Speakers

  • Mark Koziel, CPA, CGMA

    Executive Vice President, Firm Services American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Mark Koziel is Executive Vice President – Firm Services for the American Institute of CPAs. He leads the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), Firm Relationship Management, Small Firms, Diversity & Inclusion, Young Member Initiatives, Technical Hotline and Center for Plain English Accounting. His teams build and manage firm relations with all size firms, promoting awareness and value, including advocating for CPA firm success and ongoing relationships with public accounting influencers. His team creates innovative programs and engagement strategies to engage a diverse pipeline of current and future CPAs. He frequently speaks on CPA issues around the United States.

    Prior to joining the AICPA, Koziel served three years as Director of Media Planning for a political consulting firm after finishing his twelve-year public accounting career in a variety of accounting, auditing and consulting roles at a large local accounting firm in Buffalo, NY.

    Koziel was named in the top 10 of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today in 2015 and has appeared on the Top 100 list since 2008. He has also been named as one of CPA Practice Advisors' 25 Thought Leaders 2012 through 2016. Koziel was also named to the Global Accounting Power 50 list by The Accountant Magazine and the International Accounting Bulletin in 2014 and 2015. Koziel graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Canisius College in 1991. He holds the CPA in NC and is a CGMA.

  • Clar Rosso, MA

    Executive Vice President, Engagement & Learning Innovation Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

    Clar Rosso is Vice President of Member Learning and Competency at the American Institute of CPAs. Rosso joined the AICPA in 2013 and is responsible for growing existing AICPA product lines, identifying and creating new products and delivery platforms to advance the CPA profession and increase the competitiveness of CPA members, firms and employers. In her role leading the Publications, Conferences and Web Events, and Professional Development teams, she works closely with the Communications, Marketing, Strategy, People and Innovation teams, and CPA.com, to enhance member value, while maintaining the AICPA’s commitment to group study products.

    Prior to joining AICPA, Rosso worked as Chief Operating Officer of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and the CalCPA Education Foundation. She holds a master's degree from San Francisco State University and a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis.