CGMA MAGAZINE – 2014

Job-hopping: Favoured by younger workers, frowned upon by older ones

A majority of younger workers in a US survey think changing jobs regularly is a good career move, but older workers disagree. Accountemps said 57% of workers under 35 approve of job-hopping, while 78% of those 55 and older think it’s not a good idea to change employers regularly.

The 2014 CGMA Magazine quiz

Test your knowledge on the news and ideas that shaped management accounting in 2014 by taking the CGMA Magazine quiz. Cyber-security, talent retention, globalisation, innovation – it’s all here.

Cash management shift boosts M&A

Businesses worldwide are accumulating and spending more cash, mostly on mergers and acquisitions, according to four years of research by SunGard. The shift in corporate cash management is also raising new challenges, most of them strategic.

Management accountants increasingly confident in the job market

In the annual Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) salary survey, management accountants show high levels of satisfaction with their salaries, with 75% of them reporting that they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with their current salary.

US board members cite challenges in revenue recognition implementation

Board members of US public companies cite updating systems and policies and revising existing contracts with customers as the most challenging aspects of the new revenue recognition standard issued by the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), according to a new survey.

How to behave at your company party

One way to get better employee engagement: Throw a party for your staff at the end of the year. What should be a joyous occasion can be risky, however. Here’s a primer on how to behave.