by Terri Eyden on Nov 21, 2012
The Mergis Group Finance and Accounting Employee Confidence Index decreased this quarter to 50.4. This was a 2.2 point decline over the second quarter of 2012, although 5.3 points higher than this time last year.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 19, 2012
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board hosted nearly eighty representatives of auditor oversight bodies from thirty-seven foreign jurisdictions last week during its sixth annual International Auditor Regulatory Institute.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 19, 2012
The AICPA Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service is presented annually to a CPA who has made major contributions to the profession. This year's recipient is Leslie Murphy, CPA, president and CEO of Murphy Consulting Inc.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 16, 2012
The third annual "Alternative Investment Fund Pro Forma Financial Statements Reference Manual" is a comprehensive guidebook for completing financial statements for hedge and hybrid funds, fund of funds, and master-feeder structures.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 16, 2012
My male boss wanted me to coordinate a "women's initiatives" panel for a group of managing partners across the United States, Canada, and Mexico who are part of our association. I rolled my eyes. I couldn't help it.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 15, 2012
Accounting firms along the East Coast were impacted by Hurricane Sandy and so were their clients. Many are now going the extra mile to help employees and their communities.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 13, 2012
For many CPAs, the act of giving back is much more than a passing gesture of goodwill that grips them once or twice a year. Rather, it is a true spirit of generosity and compassion that is integral to their lives.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 09, 2012
A future with dramatically less paper, more collaboration, and ubiquitous mobile connectivity was the key vision outlined by Jon Baron during his opening keynote at the 2012 SYNERGY Users' Conference.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 08, 2012
While employees may not see much improvement in base pay next year, the prevalence and size of short-term incentives has increased substantially, according to the sixth annual "Compensation Planning Survey."
by Terri Eyden on Nov 06, 2012
The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) has announced that Scott D. Wiley, CAE, will become president and CEO in February following the retirement of J. Clarke Price, CAE, who has led OSCPA for twenty-two years.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 06, 2012
On October 18, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) honored some the best and brightest forward-thinking educators when it announced the 2012 recipients of three accounting curriculum awards.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 05, 2012
John Wiley & Sons announced the launch of, an online platform that will provide registered tax return preparer (RTRP) candidates with review guides, practice software, study tips, and exam resources.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 05, 2012
I talk a lot about writing things - e-mails, firm brochures, websites, and the like. I talk about how they don't have to cost a lot and they often aren't difficult. But the fact is, sometimes writing is difficult.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 02, 2012
The Jackson Hewitt Franchise of the Year Award is given to the franchise that exhibits the highest level of performance in terms of growth, territory and employee development, customer service, and community involvement.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 02, 2012
Globalization, talent constraints, and new technology pose significant opportunities for material change in human resources, according to new research.


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