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Talent Pipelines & Old Business Models: Jen Cryder
Episode 424th August 2023 • Accounting Talent Podcast • Rob Brown (Accounting Influencers Roundtable - AIR)
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Through expert interviews and high-level panels, Talent in Accounting explores talent, culture, recruitment, leadership, mental well-being, and more with expert interviews and high-level discussions.

Talent Pipelines & Outdated Business Models in Accountancy: Jen Cryder discusses the challenges facing the accounting profession as it undergoes a transformative phase. With over 15 years of experience as a CPA, she delves into the changing landscape of the profession and the need to redefine its core elements based on trust and public protection. Jen sheds light on the impact of human capital challenges, evolving business models, and technological advancements on accounting firms. She emphasises the importance of sharing personal experiences to reshape the public perception of the profession and advocates for strategic investments in technology and talent to secure the profession's future.

Guest Bio

Jen Cryder is a trailblazing leader serving as the CEO of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). As a CPA with practical experience, she brings a valuable perspective to her role, adeptly solving problems and creating opportunities to benefit PICPA's members. Jen's leadership is characterised by transparency, integrity, and a diverse skill set that spans Finance, Accounting, M&A, Operations, Business Development, Change Management, Stakeholder Relations, and Nonprofit Organization Management.

With a keen understanding of the evolving landscape of technology and capital markets, Jen navigates as an agile and collaborative executive, addressing disruptions and prioritising the organisation's growth. She emphasises empowering diverse teams, ensuring all individuals have access to professional development opportunities to achieve their goals. Committed to member value, Jen fosters solid connections and engagement to tailor PICPA's programs, products, and services accordingly.

As the first female CEO in PICPA's 125-year history, Jen is dedicated to honouring the organization's legacy while strategically shaping the future of accounting and finance with an unwavering focus on member success.

Your Host

Host Rob Brown is a renowned presenter, facilitator, and chair for high-level conferences and events in the accounting and fintech profession worldwide. He's an expert on trust, reputation, talent, career development, and more.

Author of Build Your Reputation and a TEDx speaker with over 300,000 YouTube views: stroke survivor, a committed Christian, and a black belt in kickboxing. Based in Nottingham, UK, he enjoys chess, backgammon, and orange chocolate but is allergic to grapefruit.

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