by Jason Bramwell on Jun 09, 2014
Salaries for finance leaders in private and public companies in 2014 have increased 3.3 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively, according to a new survey released by Grant Thornton and the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
by Deanna White on Jun 04, 2014
An AICPA task force report challenges CPAs to think about learning in new ways. From 10-minute for-credit webinars to the use of game elements, tomorrow's CPE may look very different.
by Terry Sheridan on Jun 03, 2014
An interview with IMA CEO Jeffrey Thomson reveals how different management accounting is from working in a firm. And why there are so few capable of stepping up.
by Jeff Davidson on Jun 02, 2014
There are seven things I would tell my younger self. We can't go back in time, but we can pass our wisdom on to the next generation of accountants. Reflect on what's important.
by Jason Bramwell on May 22, 2014
The menu for May 22 features specials on Senate tax break bill still stalled, watchdog panel thinks private debt collector proposal is a bad idea, Credit Suisse punishment not big enough, and more.
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Learning Launches Online Continuing Education Subscription Package for Corporate Tax and Accounting Professionals
by AccountingWeb on May 21, 2014
Thomson Reuters on May 21 announced the launch of a new annual CPE subscription package that provides a complete training and continuing education solution for corporate tax and accounting professionals.
by Deanna White on May 19, 2014
Do you make sure your clients are financially responsible when they get out of college? Get their first job? Get married? One CPA thinks second grade is the right time.
by Deanna White on May 08, 2014
A novel way of studying for the Uniform CPA Exam combines a game show atmosphere with rigorous questions. "I'll take FASB 133 for $200, Alex."
by Jason Bramwell on May 05, 2014
The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
by Richard Koreto on May 02, 2014
The AICPA has taken some heat over its CGMA designation—is it really worth it? A new set of standards shows an attempt to put some meat on its bones.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
Enrolled agents and CPAs can earn as much as 18 credits by attending one of five IRS Nationwide Tax Forums this summer. The three-day events feature seminars, workshops, and a two-day expo.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
The menu for April 24 features specials on Russia scrambling on FATCA, arrests in ID theft and fake tax return scheme, could the US implement a tax lottery like Slovakia, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 23, 2014
The menu for April 23 features specials on the London Stock Exchange changing audit firms, IRS heading to US Supreme Court, co-signers causing surprise defaults on student loans, and more.
by Deanna White on Apr 22, 2014
One college has started a program especially for management accountants: There are other jobs besides tax prep and auditing. Recruiters can now step up and take notice.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 21, 2014
CFOs reported that vacant staff-level accounting or finance jobs take an average of four weeks to fill, while open management-level positions take five weeks on average to fill, according to a new Robert Half poll.
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