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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.
This summer, leaders in the CPA profession will once again join forces with colleges and universities to further their diversity goals when they host two summer leadership programs for accounting and business students from diverse backgrounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In today's increasingly litigious society, there's certainly no shortage of lawsuits or the lawyers needed to negotiate those proceedings. There's a new player emerging as an indispensable part of many attorneys' legal teams: the forensic accountant.