When Andrea Torrico of E&Y decides to burn up some of her well-earned vacation time, she wants to make the most of it. For her, that doesn't mean a trip to Vegas. It means giving back to the global community.
The current worldwide financial crisis and a shortage of talent have given financial professionals greater opportunities to advance their careers and create broader roles for themselves in their organizations.
US small businesses are seeing weak employment and compensation growth, while hours worked and revenue rates decreased. These are among the results of the monthly Intuit Small Business Revenue and Employment indexes.
The ICPAS' premier event for business and finance professionals, the Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase, offers firms and companies tangible business solutions and best practices to help propel profitability.
Donny Shimamoto will receive the first Maximo Mukelabai award at the AICPA E.D.G.E. Conference. He is being recognized for his volunteer work with the AICPA, where he has dedicated his efforts to building the CPA pipeline.
"We need to talk." Those words typically signal the end of a romantic relationship. But the same holds true when an employee - usually one of the "stars" - wants to leave his or her current firm or company.
A workplace reporting relationship that used to be fairly rare is older workers reporting to younger managers. This is a growing phenomenon and will become more prevalent, at least until boomers stop working.
CPAs often ask me for advice on how they can build their firms. More specifically, they want to know how to find prospects and convert them into highly profitable clients who will be with them for the long term.
The AICPA Foundation, through its Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students, awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.
The ACCA and the IMA have announced their global strategic partnership. The signing of the agreement took place at IMA's Annual Meeting of Members, during IMA's Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas.
Findings from the latest Randstad Engagement Index show finance and accounting employees believe the job market is going to pick up, and when it does, many plan to leave their current positions for a better job.