A recent report revealed that financial executives, internal auditors, external auditors, and board/audit committee members differ as to who is responsible for detecting and preventing financial statement fraud.
Almost half of public company board members surveyed do not think the PCAOB's proposed changes to enhance the auditor's reporting model will improve its usefulness, according to a new survey from BDO USA, LLP.
Small and medium-sized businesses accounted for 102,000 of the 166,000 jobs created from August to September; however, jobs for financial activities declined during that time frame, according to the latest national employment report from ADP.
Many employers are pulling out all the stops to attract employees with in-demand skills, including offering better benefits, higher pay, and improved training and development opportunities, according to a new survey of CFOs.
While many of today's CFOs have taken the usual finance stepping-stones toward their executive roles, they believe tomorrow's CFOs will need new experiences and key skills to meet the evolving needs of business, according to a new report.
CPA firms in 2012 posted their first respectable increases in revenues since before the start of the recession; however, professional staff turnover last year rose approximately 50 percent across the board compared to 2011.
One of the most complex business decisions an accounting practice will face is putting together a succession plan, but a recent survey conducted by the National Society of Accountants revealed that many firms do not have a plan in place.
The primary advisory group for the FASB released results of a recent survey that solicited stakeholder views about the standard-setting board's future agenda, including the top five projects the FASB should pursue in the next three to five years.
The percentage of higher education leaders who are "very concerned" about their ability to maintain current enrollment levels is on the rise, according to the second annual Higher Education Outlook Survey conducted by KPMG LLP.
Despite optimism in the US economy dropping 4 percentage points in the third quarter of 2013, business executives continue to raise their expectations for hiring in the coming year, as the number of companies that plan to add new employees increased by 3 percent.