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Individual Leadership: Achieving Professional Excellence by Raising the BAR

BAR is an acronym for: Boundaries, Authority and Role. This simple tool will provide participants with a solid understanding of leadership essentials to improve their performance.
A&A

Designing Internal Control Systems for Small- and Medium-Sized Entities

This webcast will focus on designing effective and practical internal control systems for smaller entities.
Education & Careers

Understanding the Client Experience

Have you ever wondered why some clients leave or seem dissatisfied when you feel you haven’t done anything wrong?
Education & Careers

The Five Essential Components of Client Service

Do you and your team have what it takes to provide outstanding client service? Client service is an increasingly important part of your professional success as you move up in your career.
Education & Careers

NJSCPA Unveils New Compensation Study

The New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA) just released its "2013/14 NJSCPA Compensation & Benefits Study of Public Accounting Firms in New Jersey." Not limited to just salary, the report also covers such topics as incentive plans, health insurance, and training/development.
Education & Careers

Key Accounting and Reporting Issues for Nonprofits No. 2: Revenue Accounting

This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
Education & Careers

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Accounting Jobs Cut by 25,000 in January?!

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 7.
Education & Careers

Key Accounting and Reporting Issues for Nonprofits No. 1: Overview and Statement of Financial Position

This material focuses on non-profit organizations organization, accounting and reporting.
Education & Careers

Can the Philanthropic Ambitions of Baby Boomers Meet Those of Gen X and Y?

As professionals and executives become more senior, there’s often a desire or expectation that they will want to devote themselves to "good works" as a legacy.
Education & Careers

Overview of Performing Small Audit Engagements

This material is designed to provide a start-to-finish overview of how to plan and complete high-quality small audits efficiently.
Education & Careers

High Impact Excel: VLOOKUP Edition

In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom introduces beginners to the VLOOKUP function, and then go beyond the basics with a discussion of with the MATCH, CHOOSE, INDEX, SUMIF, SUMIFS, and SUMPRODUCT functions.
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High Impact Excel: Pivot Table Edition

In this exciting presentation Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA shares tricks that you can use with pivot tables every day. Remember, either you work Excel, or it works you!
Education & Careers

AICPA Offers New Scholarship for Transfer Students

Created for the 2014-15 academic year, the American Institute of CPAs Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship provides $1,000 to recipients who have earned an associate’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or economics and declared their intent to major in accounting at a four-year college or university.
Education & Careers

Becker Education Now Accepting Applications for CPA Scholarships

February 5, 2014, is the deadline for CPA candidates who are planning on submitting an application for the Becker Professional Education second annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program.
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AICPA Competition: Portland Students’ Creative Financial Plan Nets Top Honors

A team of accounting students from the University of Portland turned into personal financial planners – and devised an award-winning plan to help a fictional young entrepreneur take control of his finances and pay off his debt.
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Two More University Accounting Programs Endorsed by IMA

The undergraduate accounting programs at Michigan State University and Brigham Young University received the endorsement of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) as higher education programs that provide management accounting curriculum and skills for students.
Education & Careers

How to Overcome Attachment in the New Year

A new year beckons and I harken back to when my daughter was four years old. Her mother and I bought her an old, upright piano. It was a little beat up, a little banged up, and was missing a few keys, but hey, for a 4-year old, it was fine.
Community News

Retiring MSCPA CEO Reflects on Past and Future of the Profession

Just days before his retirement from the MSCPA, AccountingWEB sat down with Theodore J. Flynn to discuss the major changes that have impacted the profession over the last four decades, the current state of the CPA industry, and where things are headed in the future.
Community News

Accountant Caught with Hand in the Pearl Jam Jar

Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam.
Education & Careers

Plan for How You Will Involve Mom and Dad

For the last few years, in many of my presentations to the CPA profession, I have been warning firm leaders that they need to be prepared for involving the parents of new college graduates as they participate in the college recruiting adventure.

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