by Terri Eyden on Mar 19, 2013
Krista McMasters – the first and only female to serve as CEO among the nation's current top fifty CPA firms and currently co-CEO of CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) – has announced she's retiring from the firm as of April 1, 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 19, 2013
Move over "CSI." A team of high school students from Batavia, Illinois, recently came up with a new idea for a prime-time TV drama based on forensic investigation that earned them first place in the American Institute of CPA's Project Innovation: Start Here, Go Places. Competition of Creative Excellence.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 14, 2013
The young online accounting software company Xero announced a recent coup – hiring Stuart McLean away from Google Australia, where he was Cloud business applications development leader. McLean will lead Xero's worldwide sales and marketing team.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 14, 2013
One look at the El-Paso, Texas-based public accounting firm Strickler & Prieto, LLP's website, and there's little doubt that happy, healthy employees are considered an integral part of the firm's skill set.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 08, 2013
This year, minority accounting students who aspire to become CPAs will have three opportunities to explore the possibilities the career can offer when the AICPA holds its Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop in three regional locations throughout the country.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 07, 2013
Accountants with solid credentials should have no employment worries, because demand and pay throughout the profession are showing strong gains this year, according to reports from the recruitment firm Robert Half International.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 06, 2013
On Friday, January 25, 2013, a unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit ruled that President Obama had unconstitutionally appointed three board members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
by Terri Eyden on Mar 06, 2013
Indiana University's (IU) Kelley School of Business has achieved CFA Program Partner status with CFA Institute, which offers the premier certification in the investment industry worldwide.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 04, 2013
The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) has announced the organization officially changed its name to the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance, with the tagline, "Connect. Advance. Lead."
by Terri Eyden on Mar 03, 2013
Combine an uncertain economic environment, increased government regulations, and the number of Baby Boomers retiring, and you have a sharp increase in demand for seasoned corporate tax professionals.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 02, 2013
This winter, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is offering Illinois college students majoring in accounting the opportunity to alleviate the skyrocketing cost of college while pursuing their dream of becoming a CPA by earning a scholarship.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 28, 2013
According to a recent survey, finance and accounting professionals' confidence in their own job prospects rose late last year, with more than half reporting they're confident they can find a new job.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 28, 2013
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has opened registration for its ninety-fourth Annual Conference and Exposition to be held June 22-26 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 25, 2013
Every accountant knows the stereotype: the cautious, change-averse perfectionist more comfortable in the world of numbers than the messy world of people and experiences. CFOs suffer some of the same misperceptions.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 22, 2013
Best-selling writer Patricia Cornwell won a $50.9 million judgment February 18 after a federal court jury in Boston unanimously found her former accounting and business management firm negligent.

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