The Financial Executive Podcast

Discussions and thought-provoking ideas from Financial Executives International

About the show

Financial Executives International presents the Financial Executive Podcast: an audio digest focusing on the ideas and strategies of senior-level financial executives.

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Episodes

  • Episode 60: Sustainability Disclosure "Must Be Done" With Existing Rules

    October 14th, 2021  |  27 mins 8 secs
    cfo, esg, investing, regulation, sustainability

    In this episode of the podcast we speak with David Pitt Watson about his hopes for ESG reporting in the US, the usefulness of existing rules and the challenges of accounting and reporting carbon emissions

  • Episode 52: Tax Proposal Targeting Silicon Valley

    September 30th, 2021  |  16 mins 40 secs
    cfo, tax, tech

    A tax provision called a “qualified small business stock,” or QSBS, is the target of lawmakers looking for revenue.

  • Episode 51: Fraud in the Time of COVID

    September 24th, 2021  |  54 mins 5 secs
    cfo, finance, fraud

    Margot Cella of the Center for Audit Quality and Pam Verick of Protiviti discusses some of the challenges faced by financial executives when it comes to fraud during the pandemic.

  • Episode 50: Government Controllers Speak

    July 20th, 2021  |  25 mins 54 secs
    covid, finance, government, pandemic

    The role of government has never been more important than it is today, with federal, state and local leaders working with the private sector to lead the US economy out of the financial crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Episode 49: Navigating One City’s Financial Future 2021

    July 7th, 2021  |  56 mins 40 secs
    finance, philadelphia

    An in depth discussion with Philadelphia's City Controller.

  • Episode 48: Crypto On the Balance Sheet

    June 24th, 2021  |  31 mins 56 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, cfo

    In this episode of the financial executive podcast we speak with Luke Sully, CEO of newly launched Ledgermatic, a startup that is looking to address the market by providing corporate treasury services for crypto.

  • Episode 47: The Growing Role of the Federal Government

    June 10th, 2021  |  52 mins 11 secs
    finance, gao, government

    An exclusive discussion with US Comptroller General.

  • Episode 42: Making SPACs Work: The Crowe Quarterly Podcast

    May 25th, 2021  |  21 mins 51 secs
    finance, m&a, spac

    How can financial executives create success in a SPAC transactiion.

  • Episode 46: FowardThinking: One State’s Path to Recovery

    May 18th, 2021  |  54 mins 24 secs

    he role of government has never been more important than it is today, with federal, state and local leaders working with the private sector to lead the US economy out of the financial crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Episode 45: Speed, Agility and the CFO

    May 14th, 2021  |  21 mins 8 secs
    cfo, finance, leadership

    We discuss the results of the most recent CFO survey published by Accenture and discuss how all financial leaders can learn from the lessons of a transformative year.

  • Episode 44: Big Data and Sustainability Reporting

    April 29th, 2021  |  22 mins 59 secs
    big data, cfo, esg, sustainability, technology

    A discussion with Clarity AI's Rebeca Minguela.

  • Episode 43: Career and Connection in 2021

    April 16th, 2021  |  36 mins 42 secs
    lbgtq, leadership, real estate, recruiting

    The world, and work, of financial executives has changed forever and many will spend 2021 trying to recalibrate. There is no rule book for what lies ahead; the way to manage people and organizations needs to be completely rebuilt.

  • Episode 41: What Is Extinction Accounting?

    January 26th, 2021  |  33 mins 7 secs
    accounting, esg, science, sustainability

    In this episode I speak with Professor Jill Atkins of Sheffield University’s Management School. Professor Atkins is a leading researcher in the field of extinction accounting and in this discussion she helps define its practice and its importance on the ESG debate.

  • Episode 40: What Financial Executives Really Think About Internal Controls

    January 19th, 2021  |  35 mins 7 secs
    accounting, cfo, finance

    In this episode, we speak to three academic researchers and the sponsor of a new research report released by the Financial Education and Research Foundation - titled Where Are We Now? The Story of ICFR at Large Public Companies as Told by the Financial Executive -- about how leaders are dealing with the responsibility of ICFR and how technology can be leveraged to measure and track them.

  • Episode 39: Section 230 Reform And Back to The Dystopian Future

    January 12th, 2021  |  25 mins 27 secs
    facebook, google, law, section 230, technology

    How did Section 230 became such an integral part of the social platforms based in Silicon Valley and what their future business models may look like if the law is reformed.

  • Episode 38: CECL, Loss Models and the Unintended Consequences of COVID-19

    December 15th, 2020  |  34 mins 1 sec
    banks, cfo, finance, models