Date posted: 23/09/2020

Acuity podcast

Hear from the experts as they tackle the big issues, from climate risk to insolvency, forensic accounting and more.

Acuity Podcast

Episode 1: Forensics, guns and money

Forensic accountants tend to be hired by companies that anticipate or are preparing for disputes or litigation often as a result of suspected fraud, theft or embezzlement. Thanks to COVID-19 and more people working from home, forensic accountants are more in demand than ever. In this launch episode of the Acuity podcast, CA ANZ forensic accounting committee chair Matthew Ashby joins host Aly Garrett FCA to discuss this fascinating line of work. Learn what it’s like to give expert advice in court and hear how Matthew was bundled into a black 4WD and sped off to the airport midway through a corruption case in South-east Asia.

As well, Acuity podcast hack guru Andrew Van Der Beek shares three simple questions to best serve clients and CA ANZ President Peter Rupp chats to Lisa Mead CA who was spurred to create her own firm after the imprisonment of her son’s father.

More episodes to come. Listen here or subscribe via your favourite podcast app.

Episode 2: Insolvency and tough conversations

Businesses are struggling in these uncertain times and insolvency is a reality many CAs' clients are facing. CA ANZ business reform leader Karen McWilliams FCA and John Fisk FCA, partner at PwC New Zealand and chair of the Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association of NZ, join host Aly Garrett FCA to discuss the early warning signs – and how the key to survival is closely aligned to what the All Blacks do to stay world champions.

As well, Acuity podcast hack guru Andrew Van Der Beek shares transformational tech tool tips and CA ANZ President Peter Rupp speaks with John Schol CA, chief executive at Invercargill’s Malloch McClean, about his radical transformation from painter's apprentice to accountant.

More episodes to come. Listen here or subscribe via your favourite podcast app. 

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