Category: Careers

We made the list! “Top Workplaces” awards RoseRyan for the third straight year

For three years running, RoseRyan is being recognized as a Top 100 Workplace! This year, we’re ranked 11th in the small companies category, surging up the Bay Area News Group’s Top WorkplacesTM list by 25 spots. What d…

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Tales from the front lines in CFO and controller recruiting—what’s expected these days

A CFO who is good at financial integrity management but struggles with assessing situations and being visionary won’t be a CFO for very long. I see CFOs facing this challenge in companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 c…

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Round of applause for Salena Oppus, winner of RoseRyan’s TrEAT Award

Efficient, reliable, respectful and inspiring—those are a few of the words that immediately spring to mind when describing senior consultant Salena Oppus, the recipient of this year’s RoseRyan TrEAT Award, which honors…

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A defined culture and a clear strategy: How the two are a “winning” combo

Here’s a tip about growth (we have many up our sleeves): The smartest strategy ever won’t work if the company’s employees are unclear about the execution plan and don’t hum as a team. At some companies, particularl…

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5 reasons I have no regrets about leaving the corporate world and becoming a consultant

I recently left the corporate world after nine years. I loved my job as a controller, but my life had become my work. Working 16- to 18-hour days, plus weekends, practically nonstop, left very little room for time with my …

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3 big reasons why I love the RoseRyan culture

You know you’ve found the right job when the moment you show up, it feels like home. There’s none of the usual butterflies swirling around the belly or awkward handshakes. That was my experience when I interviewed with…

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How to earn a spot on the “Top Workplaces” list: 3 tips on employee engagement

Foosball tables in a company break room only go so far in fostering employee interaction and loyalty. If employees don’t feel a strong connection to their company, its future and their role in it, they’ll eventually st…

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Women at the top in accounting: RoseRyan ranks high on national equity leadership list

We’ve always thought that both men and women are fully capable of having positions of power and authority. Let the talent, skills and merit of any individual shine so they can rise to the top. At this time in our firm’…

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Thanks, San Francisco, for the 2015 “woman of influence” nod to our CEO

We were beyond thrilled when we found out RoseRyan CEO & CFO Kathy Ryan would be recognized as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business by the San Francisco Business Times. Of course, we’re always excit…

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Why the consulting life is a lot like gardening

After 14 years of working in the corporate world, I recently decided to switch to the consulting life. I was looking for a change as I wanted more of a work/life balance. What do I mean? In many corporate cultures, we are …

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