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8 Best podcasts for finance leaders [2022]

Ken Seino
Ken Seino
Director of Finance

From learning the latest in finance news to discovering new leadership tips, these podcasts are known to cover topics that are relevant to your career and beyond. 

April 29, 2022

5 min read

8 Best podcasts for finance leaders [2022]

Did you know that weekly podcast listeners tune in an average of 8 podcasts per week? (That’s a lot of listening!)

You probably know one of the best (and free) ways to learn more about any topic is to listen to podcasts. Podcasts are like having a teacher on hand whenever you want. And for finance leaders, there's no shortage of relevant topics that you can learn from.

Here are podcasts that can fit into your hectic schedule (or commute) to make you a more informed leader in the finance industry.

8 Best finance podcasts if you want to grow as a leader in your industry

(1) The CFO Thought Leadership Podcast

CFO Thought Leader Podcast

“The CFO Thought Leader podcast is my favorite finance podcast because you get to hear straight from CFOs about their career paths, and how they’ve gotten to their roles!” - Molly LaMantia, Marketing Manager at Vic.ai.

Why listen? This is a podcast that finance professionals at all levels should be listening to. With their tagline being: "The Future of Finance is Listening", it's no wonder that this podcast is a “must-listen” on our finance podcast list.

Hosted by Jack Sweeney, the show interviews various CFOs who share their expertise, which gives listeners a variety of perspectives.

(2) Strategic Financial Leadership

Strategic Financial Leadership podcast

Why listen? The Strategic Financial Leadership podcast was created to provide valuable insight into corporate finance, leadership, and more. Hosted by finance guru and former CFO, Steve Coughran, the show has brought together notable guests and experts to help you become a better leader, strategist, and innovator in today’s ever-changing business landscape.

(3) CFO Weekly

CFO Weekly Podcast

Why listen? Presented by Personiv, CFO Weekly hosts open discussions with CFOs and controllers about their day-to-day accounting department operations. In the podcast, learn from industry leaders on how to streamline your accounting processes and make better data-driven decisions. 

(4) PwC's Accounting Podcast

PwC's Accounting Podcast

PwC's accounting podcasts are a great way to stay up to date with the recent developments in the accounting guidelines.

Why listen? If you are a leader in the accounting space, PwC's isn’t a podcast you want to overlook. Covering topics pertaining to financial and accounting reporting issues, each week’s episode hones in on a single topic — making the show ideal for those who want to get the latest info without all the extra fluff. 

Bonus content: Autonomous AI Drives Efficiency in Finance and Accounting with Alexander Hagerup of Vic.ai

🎙 listen to our CEO, Alexander Hagerup, on the Leaders of B2B podcast where he explains the epiphany he had that catapulted the vison behind autonomous accounting.

(5) The Tech Money Podcast

The Tech Money Podcast

Why listen? In each episode of The Tech Money Podcast, Malcolm Ethridge, an established CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, speaker, and blogger, discusses budgeting, investing, real estate, taxes, and more.  This is the place to go if you love learning about all things money and technology. 

(6) a16z Podcast

a16z Podcast

The a16z podcast, which was created and produced by a renowned venture capitalist, is the best place to go if you want to hear "what's next" in the fintech space and current news in the venture capital market.

Why Listen? If you're a finance leader looking for a good podcast to listen to, you'll want to check out the a16z podcast. Created by venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz, this podcast covers topics relating to fintech, cryptocurrency, marketplace news, and more.

This podcast provides listeners with plenty of insightful information. It offers listeners a chance to hear from some of the leading names in the industry, which can be both inspirational and informative.

(7) The Economist podcasts

The Economist podcasts

Why Listen? By listening to The Economist variety of podcasts, listeners can keep up with global news and events, from the latest economic trends to the most pressing political issues in places like Europe, the U.S., and other countries. 

While The Economist is most famous for its print publications and online articles, its podcasts are a great tool for staying on top of your favorite topics in global news while you’re driving or working from home.

(8) WSJ: What's News

WSJ: What's News

Why listen? The WSJ: What’s New podcast brought to you by the Wall Street Journal discusses business news and marketplace happenings twice a day every weekday. So, whether you're looking for an up-to-date podcast to listen to when commuting in the morning or on your way home from work, they've got you covered.

Stay “in-the-now” with finance podcasts

From learning the latest in finance news to discovering new leadership tips, these podcasts are known to cover topics that are relevant to your career and beyond. 

Do you want to learn the latest in finance and accounting technology? Check out this episode of the Leaders of B2B Podcast where our Co-Founder & CEO, Alexander Hagerup, discusses how Autonomous AI drives efficiency in finance and accounting.

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I hope these podcasts give you actionable knowledge. Please reach out to let us know which podcast is your favorite or if we left a good one off of this list!

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