Podcasts from the Department of Accounting at the Herberger Business School
Interviews with Accounting alumni who from a humble beginning have done great things.
"Today's Accountants, Tomorrow's Executives"
Episode 108 - Laura Pfannenstein - CFO for Brutger Equities discusses the role and duties of a CFO. She compares public and private accounting, talks about when you know it is time to change jobs and the new opportunities that exist for young professionals.
Episode 107 - Janet Ost - Controller for the Asset Management Group at Opus Corporation provides advice for students. In particular, she discusses the value of writing skills and why students need to understand that professional relationships need to be nurtured by personal interaction, not solely by electronic interactions. She also provide tips for working-women to help with the work-life balance. And finally, she shares her definition of success.
Episode 106 - Janet Ost - Controller for the Asset Management Group at Opus Corporation explains why accountants must know more than financial accounting and how her career was advanced by understanding taxation, finance, law and other diverse areas. She also talks about her first years at SCSU and her interactions with the accounting faculty.
Episode 105 - Janet Ost - Controller for the Asset Management Group at Opus Corporation talks about her duties as a controller, experiences as a SCSU student and challenges faced in her career.
Episode 104 - Lisa Stark - Principal at LarsonAllen-Mpls Office talks about the CISA certification, work-personal life balance and key skills for accounting majors.
Episode 103 - Lisa Stark - Principal at LarsonAllen-Mpls Office talks about her experiences at SCSU and her advice for accounting majors.
Episode 102 - Mike Roos - Managing Partner of KPMG Mpls Office talks about being an "impact player" and what skills students should try to develop.
Episode 101 - Mike Roos - Managing Partner of KPMG Mpls Office discusses his career path, his education at SCSU and leadership.
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