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KPMG Book Donation Program Tied to Pro Golfers' Tournament Wins

KPMG is leveraging its sponsorship of two top professional golfers – Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis – by donating 5,000 new books to local schools for each tournament victory the golfers achieve this season.
Education & Careers

Judge Rules KPMG Gender Discrimination Suit Can Proceed

A class-action gender discrimination lawsuit filed by five former KPMG LLP female professional employees against the Big Four accounting firm may go forward, a US district court judge in New York ruled February 7.
Practice

Making More Time for Biz Dev (While Actually Working Less)

If you're like most busy accounting professionals I know, you probably aren't able to devote as much time to marketing your firm and as you'd like. I'm going to highlight a strategy that can help you achieve significant leverage from whatever amount of time you have.
Education & Careers

Call to Duty: Illinois CPAs Support Troops with Free Tax Prep Program

When visitors walk into the offices of David J. Hensley, CPA, Inc., the first thing they see is a folded and framed American flag proudly displayed on the most prominent wall of Hensley's unpretentious office.
Education & Careers

Leadership Development, Community Service Integral to Deloitte University

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte has taken a unique approach to employee training and leadership development at its huge, cutting-edge educational facility that's been dubbed Deloitte University.
Education & Careers

Gaining Perspective – Ernst & Young Hosts Diversity Events

More than 150 high-achieving, ethnically diverse college students gathered in New York City this January to attend Ernst & Young LLP's seventh annual Discover Ernst & Young event.
A&A

Internal Auditors See Steady Rise in Pay

It's a great time to be a corporate internal auditor – pay and perks for the profession are growing at a faster pace than most other jobs. Internal auditors in the United States and Canada received a median 3 percent increase in their base salaries in 2012, the second year in a row they've seen an increase.
Practice

Take Your Game to the Next Level – Get a Coach

What do you think of when you hear the word "coach?" For most of us, it brings up thoughts of athletics and someone who has coached a team that we have been a part of or maybe one that we follow as a fan.
Education & Careers

Beyond Borders – Ernst & Young Assists Global Entrepreneurs

When Angela Gomez had the chance to push her passion for entrepreneurship and her professional skill set to the max by volunteering to assist global entrepreneurs, she jumped at the chance.
Education & Careers

Shining STARS - Indiana CPA Society Honored

INCPAS ended 2012 on a high note when it was recognized at the eleventh annual STAR Awards Banquet for the efforts of individual staff and for its creative and innovative accomplishments in new programming.
Education & Careers

CBIZ Rakes in Food Donations with Flare

Accountants love data, and the number crunchers at CBIZ are especially pleased with their level of charitable giving this year: 648,034 pounds of food donated to community food banks across the country.
Education & Careers

More Women Are Joining Corporate Boards

New research about women on US corporate boards shows that women are joining boards at a higher rate and that boards that already have at least one female director are most likely to add more.
Practice

Transform Client Relationships from Transactional to Consultative

Accountants can elevate their status to trusted advisor by changing their business from transactional to consultative.
AccountingWEB Life

AccountingWEB's 2012 Most-Read Articles

We thought it might be fun to share with you a list of our top ten, most-read articles of 2012. Overall, it looks like technology topics are of the most interest to you and your colleagues, followed by career and tax-related stories. Enjoy!
Education & Careers

Survey Identifies Greatest Challenges When Starting a New Job

Workers who ring in the New Year with a new job may find learning the ropes to be their biggest challenge, a new Accountemps survey suggests.
Practice

Are You Underserving Your Clients?

During a presentation at AccountingWEB Live!, Mark Lloydbottom of Practice Management Consulting said that the way to start offering your clients gold medal-level service is by asking meaningful questions and making a difference in their lives.
Community News

Accountant Questioned in Newtown Killings

December 14 probably started like any other workday in the life of a young accountant. Ryan Lanza was at his desk when the horrifying news came that a man had burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on children and adults.
Practice

Making the Case for Value Pricing

Are you really getting paid for what you do? The debate between billable hours vs. value pricing has heated up in the accounting profession over the past few years, especially as technology continues to increase efficiency.
Education & Careers

Wealth Management Firm Meets Needs of LGBT Clients

Christopher Street Financial, a New York-based wealth management firm, was founded in 1981 when Bob Casaletto, a gay man who worked at Merrill Lynch, realized that the financial needs of people in his community weren't being met.
Education & Careers

Ernst & Young Mentors Make College a Reality

Maria Prestigiacomo is one of more than 200 Ernst & Young employees in the United States helping low-income high school students see college as a reality by participating in the firm's College MAP initiative.

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