Accounting News Roundup: Culture Copycats
Accounting News Roundup: Culture Copycats and A Bad Accountant Strikes Again | 07.31.17Going ConcernAt Accounting Today, Dan Hood writes about “Three things that aren't your firm's culture,” and those are 1) “We treat our staff like family,” 2) “We work hard and we play hard,” and 3) “We value work-life balance.” I don't have hard data to back this ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 8:19 am
Surgent adds 'University Pass' to CPA Exam
Surgent adds 'University Pass' to CPA Exam prep courseAccounting Today“I have long been in search of an academic solution to easily incorporate CPA Exam content into my accounting courses and provide assessment tools for accreditation,” said Elizabeth Kolar, vice president and co-founder of Surgent CPA Review, per a ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 7:50 am
Eighteen Months After Lease Accounting
Eighteen Months After Lease Accounting Standards' Issuance, Executives Concerned About ImplementationPR Newswire (press release)NEW YORK, July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A year and a half after the issuance of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB) respective new lease accounting standards and a year and a half ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 6:06 am
Portsmouth Housing Authority hired a
Virginian-PilotPortsmouth Housing Authority hired a convicted embezzler during HUD's accounting investigationVirginian-PilotWhile federal inspectors were looking into weak accounting practices at the city's Housing Authority last summer, the agency hired a convicted embezzler and gave her a credit card. It has since fired that secretary and reported $8,000 in fraudulent ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 6:03 am
How to Overcome the Top 6 Workflow
CPAPracticeAdvisor.comHow to Overcome the Top 6 Workflow Challenges in Tax, Accounting and Bookkeeping FirmsCPAPracticeAdvisor.comMost owners, partners, shareholders and IT professionals would agree, improving workflow and efficiency in the firm is a challenge and perhaps an ever-present goal. Moving your firm from where you are today to a more productive and profitable operation ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 5:23 am
Philip Clarke to be interviewed by fraud
Former Tesco chief executive will be questioned as part of SFO’s investigation into retailer’s £263m profit black hole Former Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is set to be questioned by the Serious Fraud Office as it nears the conclusion of an ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:22 pm
Former Tesco boss Philip Clarke summoned for
Former Tesco boss Philip Clarke has been summoned for an interview by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as it steps up its criminal probe into an accounting scandal at Britain’s biggest grocer. Clarke, who was ousted as chief executive last year after a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:08 pm
Accounting for wildfires’ cost won’t be
The disastrous fires still ravaging our state have destroyed forests, homes, and businesses, devastated families, and taken the lives of brave firefighters. The battle to contain and extinguish these fires is still being fought in the smoke and heat by a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:48 pm
Spyder's Technical Accounting Analysis Of
Spyder's Technical Accounting series is designed to uncover and share ideas on companies that may be manipulating their earnings through accounting gimmicks in order to mask deteriorating business conditions. I like to call these companies "Spyders ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:03 pm
Accounting grad student is crowned Mutya ng
KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines - Officials are certain the winner in Wednesday’s North Cotabato provincial beauty search is a good candidate for the 2016 Binibining Pilipinas pageant, just like Mary Jane “MJ” Lastimosa. Lastimosa, who was born and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:02 pm