Why You Should Keep Track of Top Finance Talent Who Move On

Breaking up is hard to do.

When top finance talent leaves, rather than letting go completely, consider maintaining some type of relationship. It can pay dividends down the road.

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3 Ways to Invest in Your Top Finance Talent

We’ve all had it happen, a top performer leaves for a new opportunity, assuring us that the new role fell into their lap and that they weren’t really looking to jump ship.


On the other hand, maybe there was something we could have done to ensure they didn’t go elsewhere. If this story sounds familiar, it may be time for a retention strategy. Here are three ways you can invest in your top finance talent. Read more

Build a Great Finance Team – Here’s How

Great teams are comprised of talented individuals who have bought into a coach’s vision.

Each team member knows their role and the accountability attached to it. Building a home-run finance team is no different. To be successful, great finance teams require superior leadership- and that’s where you come in. To ensure individual excellence, while still prioritizing team goals and company objectives, make sure you do the following 4 things.

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Not Just a Number Cruncher: The CFO Leader

Great leaders not only define the vision of the organization, they create buy-in at all levels.

As John Maxwell says, “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” In today’s business environment, CFO leaders are not just number crunchers (if they ever were). They’re catalysts for change, developing strategic insight based on a data driven approach. And like all good leaders, they say no, even when the more popular decision would be to say yes.

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Why Performance Reviews Are Good for Business

A Clarity Labs blog.

Google the words “performance reviews” and you’re inundated with blog postings that trumpet their failings and insist that they should be scrapped all together.

There are, however, a number of reasons why performance reviews, when properly administered, are good for business.

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How to Identify the Hardest Working Accountants

A Clarity Labs blog.

Whether it’s a mantra repeated by our parents, or a lesson drilled into us through our education, we believe that hard work does indeed pay off.

Recent data from our initial Clarity Labs research found that finance leaders believe the same thing and want to add the hardest working accountants to their team.

When it comes to the interview process, there are two key indicators that show whether or not a candidate is willing to go above and beyond the call of duty.

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Tips for Sweeping the Best Finance and Accounting Candidates Off Their Feet

The courting process for wooing the best finance and accounting candidates is a complex one.

But to ensure that the nuptials take place, and you sign your candidate of choice to the dotted line, consider following the tips listed below.

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3 Places Top Finance Talent Look for Jobs

As specialized recruiters in the finance and accounting industry, we are regularly contacted by HR, finance managers and CFOs all looking to add an all-star to their team.

They believe, and rightly so, that top finance talent can drive a disproportionate amount of the bottom line.

But in order to bring exceptional finance talent on board, you need to know where to find them. Here are three places that great talent go to find jobs.

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5 Qualities of High Performance Accountants: Part 2

Yesterday we examined the importance of how attention to detail, commitment to personal ethics and achieving aggressive deadlines are all hallmarks of high-performance accountants. But there are two other qualities lived by high performance accountants.

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5 Qualities of High Performance Accountants: Part 1

Much like high-performance cars, high-performance accountants share many of the same traits.

The fuel for their engine is their ability to meet aggressive deadlines, while still maintaining a high level of accuracy.

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