Steven Bragg, CPA, CMA, CIA, CPIM, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He received a Master’s degree in Finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Maine. He has been the two-time president of the Colorado Mountain Club, is an avid alpine skier and mountain biker, and is a certified master diver. Mr. Bragg resides in Centennial, Colorado with his wife and two daughters. He has published the following books through John Wiley & Sons: Accounting and Finance for Your Small Business; Accounting Best Practices; Accounting Control Best Practices; Billing and Collections Best Practices; Business Ratios and Formulas; Controller’s Guide to Costing; Controller’s Guide to Planning and Controlling Operations; Controller’s Guide: Roles and Responsibilities for the New Controller; Controllership; Cost Accounting; Design and Maintenance of Accounting Manuals; Essentials of Payroll; Fast Close; Financial Analysis; GAAP Guide; GAAP Implementation Guide; Inventory Accounting; Inventory Best Practices; Just-in-Time Accounting; Managing Explosive Corporate Growth; Outsourcing; Payroll Accounting; Payroll Best Practices; Sales and Operations for Your Small Business; The Controller’s Function; The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual; The Ultimate Accountants’ Reference. Also: Advanced Accounting Systems (Institute of Internal Auditors); Run the Rockies (CMC Press).