As accounting standards and regulations continue to increase in complexity, modern technological solutions will become increasingly vital not just to satisfy new challenges, but to enable financial institutions to thrive in spite of them.
According to a new forecast released on Thursday by staffing firm Robert Half, strong demand is expected next year for such professionals as staff accountants, senior financial analysts, and business systems analysts.
Fifty-nine percent of US companies and 66 percent of Canadian businesses are still reconciling their general ledger accounts manually, according to a new report from Robert Half and the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
According to a new report from economic and financial consulting firm Cornerstone Research, 47 accounting class-action lawsuits were filed against companies in 2013, up slightly from the 46 filed in 2012.
A new accounting game launched this month by the American Institute of CPAs, Bank On It, challenges high school students on accounting fundamentals and real-world workplace scenarios in the context of an online board game.
If you think automation is primarily being used to reconcile the general ledger accounts of public and private companies, think again. Nearly two-thirds of finance departments in US companies and one-half in Canadian companies are still using a manual accounting system.
Global spending on finance and accounting business process outsourcing (F&A BPO) services will exceed $25 billion in 2013 and rise at an annual compound growth rate of 8 percent through 2017, according to research by accounting firm KPMG and HfS Research.
There are many different methods available to account for livestock, and it is important that farmers be knowledgeable of their options. Because of those many options, it is imperative that farmers utilize the tax planning services a tax professional can provide.
The third annual "Alternative Investment Fund Pro Forma Financial Statements Reference Manual" is a comprehensive guidebook for completing financial statements for hedge and hybrid funds, fund of funds, and master-feeder structures.
A recent study found that while nearly 91 percent of private company owners were enthusiastic about executing growth strategies, only 51 percent reported having the necessary financial resources to do so.