Steven Bragg is one of the top-selling and most prolific accounting authors in the world. He is the author of more than 40 business books, including the best sellers Accounting Best Practices, Accounting Control Best Practices, The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual, Controllership, Fast Close, The Ultimate Accountant's Reference, and The Wiley GAAP Guide. Steve has also been interviewed by Business Week, CFO magazine, and Inc. He has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies. He holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master of Finance degree from Bentley College, a BA from the University of Maine, and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He also holds the CPA, CMA, CIA, and CPIM certifications. Steve also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast.