Financial statement fraud was the most commonly expressed type of fraud risk that respondents said their company would be most concerned about in the next 12 months, according to a survey of business professionals during a recent Deloitte Webcast.
Mid-year 2010 has arrived and accountants in approximately half the jurisdictions in the United States are facing compliance deadlines. Tax time is well behind us and crunch time for compliance is here.
Whether your motivation is to save the planet or save some money, going green with your office IT is a smart move. After all, who doesn’t want to save a little money, especially when it’s so incredibly easy?
Modern leadership guru Warren Bennis said, “Managers are the people who do things right and leaders are the people who do the right thing.” To run a business well, you need both. But that doesn’t mean you should be the one doing both.
Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.