by AccountingWeb on May 10, 2001
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), one of the world’s largest associations for financial professionals in the corporate workplace, will converge in New Orleans from June 17-20 for its 82nd Annual Conference and Exposition. “Native” daughter, Cokie Roberts, is scheduled as a keynote speaker to provide an insider’s look at the national political scene.
by AccountingWeb on Apr 18, 2001
PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced the launch of Americas Insurance Digest, a new publication in which PwC partners discuss key issues in the insurance industry.The first issue includes the following topics:Closing the Information Gap - current trends in business reporting beyond the traditional accounting framework.Tomorrow's Leading Non-Life Insurer - optimal business models for survival and success in the 21st century.A Matter of Privacy - key issues that senior executives should consider in developing a privacy program that will meet legislative requirements
by AccountingWeb on Apr 16, 2001
Your firm may be covered in the event of theft, fire or flood, but that is not enough in the business world today.
by AccountingWeb on Apr 03, 2001
This article provided by Gary Boomer, CPA, of Boomer Consulting. Vision is important if your firm plans to grow and prosper. The large firms spend considerable resources on visioning and strategic planning. Building consensus and gaining input from staff, managers, and owners is important. Perhaps your firm is smaller and doesn’t feel it can spend the resources on strategic planning. Based upon what the well-managed firms do, at a minimum, your firm should have a one-page strategic plan with measurable goals.
by AccountingWeb on Mar 29, 2001
Golf isn't just a sport, it's a good career building activity, according to a recent survey of CFOs conducted by Robert Half International Management Resources.Survey responses came from 1,400 CFOs from a stratified random sample of U.S. companies with more than 20 employees.
by AccountingWeb on Mar 15, 2001
Compliments of Robert Goldhaber, Esq. -Member of the National Network of Accountants’ Preferred Provider NetworkThe key to staying in business is receiving payment for the services you provide, and receiving that payment in a timely manner. In most instances, getting paid for services performed, or for goods sold, is not a problem. But what do you do when payments are not forthcoming? Do You Want to Do Business with this Customer?In reality, every businessperson should start thinking about being paid prior to performing any work or selling any goods.
by AccountingWeb on Feb 21, 2001
FOCUSED MARKETING: Developing and Running Industry or Client Task ForcesPresented by Phyllis Weiss HaserotPractice Development CounselContact email@example.comThursday, February 22, 2001Visit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.SummaryMs. Haserot's session included information on the following topics:
by AccountingWeb on Feb 13, 2001
When Accounting Firms Enter the World of Group InsurancePresented by Herbert LichtmanPresident and CEO, GroupWorksTuesday, February 13, 2001 4:00-5:00 p.m. ESTVisit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.SummaryGroup insurance presents both great opportunities and great challenges for accounting firms.
by AccountingWeb on Jan 30, 2001
Plant Seeds in Tax Season For a Bountiful Harvest in the SummerPresented by Dave CottleDavid Cottle ConsultingContact dave@cottleconsultingTuesday, January 30, 2001Visit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.SummaryDave's session included ideas on what you can do during tax season - when you have the attention of your clients - to ensure a continu
by AccountingWeb on Jan 29, 2001
If you're a self-employed accountant, you're doing your business a disservice if you haven't prepared a carefully thought-out and written business plan.Ugh, you're thinking. That's a lot of hard work, and I don't even know how to get started. Besides, my business has been rolling along fine without a hard-and-fast plan. The world's changing too fast anyway, right?
by AccountingWeb on Jan 24, 2001
Outsourcing Your Payroll SystemsPresented by Rob Basso, President of Advantage Payroll ServicesContact Rob at Rob_basso@advantagepayroll.comJanuary 25, 2001Visit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.SummaryThursday's workshop session was filled with useful information and answers to questions about outsourcing pay
by AccountingWeb on Jan 24, 2001
In continuing its redeliberations of the September 1999 proposed Statement, Business Combinations and Intangible Assets, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) tentatively decided at today’s public meeting to eliminate the pooling-of-interests (pooling) method of accounting for business combinations. All business combinations would be accounted for under a single method - the purchase method. The pooling method would be eliminated following issuance of a final Statement.
by AccountingWeb on Jan 18, 2001
Accounting Issues in Government ContractingPresented by Ron Crowe of DeltekJanuary 18, 2001Visit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.Summary"Accounting Issues in Government Contracting" addressed these points and more: Tracking of costs according to federal government requirements Differences from standard cost accounting Contractor accou
by AccountingWeb on Jan 17, 2001
Using Industry Profiles for Sales Call Preparation, Business Valuations, Audits and More!Presented by Wil BrawleyVice President of Marketing for First Research and Michelle Golden, President of Golden Marketing Resources
by AccountingWeb on Jan 15, 2001
Are you familiar with FAS 133?