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Want an opportunity to look really good to your clients? Tell them about MSCPA’s Industry and Financial Professionals Conference.

2016IndustryBannerThis conference, scheduled March 23 and 24 in Helena, is a great opportunity for CFOs, controllers and business managers. It’s designed to educate attendees in areas critical to performance and provide an opportunity to network with peers from across the state. They’ll have a chance to establish relationships with other business professionals facing the same challenges and attend a wide variety of relevant topics that affect their jobs every day. The opportunity to network with other business and accounting professionals can be an invaluable experience for your client who may be flying solo back at the office.

When you refer a client to an event like this with a proven track record of success you are becoming an even more valuable resource for your clients. Check out the great classes your client can attend:

  • Opening Keynote: Fraud – Andy Fastow, was the Chief Financial Officer of Enron Corp.
  • Beyond Traditional Budgeting: Use Performance Metrics to Improve Financial Planning & Control
  • A New Day, A New Technology Way
  • Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants
  • Cyber Security
  • Leaders Eat Last
  • Be Proactive, Not Reactive: Internal Controls with Limited Staff
  • Economic Update
  • The Art & Science of Compensation System Design
  • FASB/GASB Update
  • Using Financials to Evaluate Business Performance
  • Affordable Care Act Compliance
  • The Powerful Mind
  • Cash Flow Forecasting

If you have questions or need more information, contact Jean Rieden ( or 800.272.0307). She can provide you with detailed information you can share with your clients about the conference.

Your clients trust you to help them make good decisions. Attending the 2016 Industry and Financial Professionals Conference is one decision they’ll thank you for and you’ll fortify yourself as a true trusted business adviser.

Amber Bauer, PayneWest Insurance
Craig Birgenheier, Big Sky Brewing Company
Jill Burger, Wipfli
Julie Eik, Off the Beaten Path
Dena Gormely, MT School Services Foundation
Sherrie Hogan, MHA
Reidun Johnston, Historical Research Assn
Merna Lechman, DA Davidson Companies
Clint Morrison, Summit FInancial Advisors
Jim Mourich, MasterLube
Teri Norcross, Missoula County Airport Authority
Jeremiah Rouane, Stockman Bank
Sarah Smith, ALPS Corporation, CHAIR
Kyla Stafford, Anderson ZurMuehlen
Craig Stahlberg, PayneWest Insurance
Becky Turner, Glacier Bancorp



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