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by Jason Bramwell on Sep 24, 2014
A new report from financial services consulting firm Mercer LLC found that the median total direct compensation for CFOs at S&P 500 companies increased by 7 percent last year to $3.13 million.
by Deanna White on Sep 23, 2014
Take a step back from GAAP. For senior managers in corporate finance, the word of the day is "agile." Today's finance leaders are no longer in the back office, but are helping companies grow. Companies that embrace financial best practices lead in other areas as well.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 22, 2014
If you're a CPA with a bent for do-gooding, consider nonprofit accounting. It's a growing area with a lot of variety, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves: nonprofit doesn't mean non-stress.
by Amber Setter on Sep 22, 2014
For accounting majors, fall means recruiting season. They will probably be interviewed and evaluated—and these interviews and valuations will probably fail to achieve their purposes.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 12, 2014
The menu for Sept. 12 features specials on House majority wants to save cash method of accounting, Buffett called Hatch to gauge US inversion policy, M&T Bank unit reaches $18.5 million settlement in SEC accounting case, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 10, 2014
The menu for Sept. 10 features specials on REITs swell under new IRS rules, Breitbart News claims IRS harassment, 10 new AICPA/Accountemps scholarship winners announced, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 05, 2014
Accounting and finance professionals with a CMA credential reported an average annual salary of $115,952 in 2013, up from $115,290 reported in 2012, according to a survey released on Thursday by the Institute of Management Accountants.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 04, 2014
According to the AICPA's third quarter 2014 "Business and Industry US Economic Outlook Survey," released on Thursday, hiring is expected to increase by 20 percent in the coming year, up from 17 percent last quarter and 13 percent at the end of 2013.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 02, 2014
The AICPA is asking the accounting profession for its feedback on potential changes to the exam that are being considered as part of a practice analysis. The comment period began on Tuesday and runs through December 2.
by Deanna White on Aug 28, 2014
The work-life balance myth may be hopelessly flawed, but its most insidious deception is its implication that work and family are separate lives. There are other approaches.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 22, 2014
When it comes to regulatory compliance and other key issues, the vast majority of companies are not operating at their highest financial planning and analysis potential, according to new report.
by Amber Setter on Jul 23, 2014
According to "The Work of Leadership," adaptive work is required when “our deeply held beliefs are challenged, when the values that made us successful become less relevant, and when legitimate yet competing perspectives emerge.” All of these are true for CPE.
by Deanna White on Jul 21, 2014
Your teen may be tech-savvy enough to help you stream episodes of “Game of Thrones,” but chances are you can’t expect them to display the same level of sophistication when it comes to understanding even the most basic financial concepts, according to a recent financial literacy survey.
by Deanna White on Jul 14, 2014
Despite the economy's steady, albeit somewhat unhurried, recovery, businesses in accounting, finance, and IT are reporting a significant increase in unfilled staff positions, says forecast.
by Deanna White on Jul 11, 2014
The Kentucky CPA Society has been running a summer camp for teens interested in becoming accountants, immersing the students in everything from auditing to business etiquette.

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