Ep. 128: Laura Boyd - The "Softer" Side of Accounting

Laura Boyd, CPA, Vice President and Corporate Controller - North America at Hunter Douglas, joins Count Me In to talk about the softer skills required of finance and accounting professionals. Laura is a results-driven finance professional who, in her role, is responsible for Corporate Accounting, Internal Audit, Treasury, Payroll, and Accounts Payable for the North American Region. Prior to taking this role, she served in various progressive accounting and finance positions at Tapestry, Kate Spade, Inc and VF Corporate, in addition to several years in assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has a demonstrated history of financial and operational management. One of her many skills is relationship building and utilizing soft skills to create innovative solutions to problems. In this episode, Laura talks about how finance professionals are not (and CAN NOT) be just about "the numbers" - they must also possess a varied toolbox of other skills to be effective business partners. Download and listen now!

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