Gone are the days where the CFO simply manages the preparation of financial statements for the organization. Now, more than ever, CFO’s are responsible for other operational parts of the organization, including risk management. This course is a how-to guide for CFO’s that are being asked to take on the role of risk manager for their companies. We will explore how to measure and score risks in an organization. We will also talk about the Entity-Wide risk management approach and both the importance and difficulties of implementing an on-going risk assessment program.
David Peters is the founder and owner of Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting in Richmond, VA, and a Financial Advisor for Peters Financial, LLC. He has over fifteen years of financial services experience, including three years in the hedge fund industry and six years in the insurance industry. David was the first-ever Chief Financial Officer at Compare.com - a position he held for over three years. He is a national CPE Instructor/Discussion Leader for the AICPA, Kaplan, and Surgent and was a recipient of Surgent’s Outstanding Discussion Leader award for 2019. He regularly teaches accounting, finance, insurance, financial planning, and ethics throughout the United States. He is the advisor for Business & Industry topics for the SC Association of CPAs and was a recipient of The American College’s 2019 NextGen Financial Services Professional Award. He holds four Master’s degrees and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Financial Planning. He regularly contributes to various CPA publications, including NCACPA’s Interim Report, SCACPA’s CPA Report, and VSCPA’s Disclosures. He was also a co-author of the 2018, 2019, and 2020 versions of the Virginia CPA Ethics course – a required course for all CPAs licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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