Accounting firms have until the end of the month to participate in the First Annual Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey, which gauges what types of technology accounting professionals are using in their practices.
A recent study of lateral hiring trends in the accounting industry by Koltin Consulting Group found that firms are spending money for recruiting "heavyweight" partners away from their competitors as a way of accelerating growth.
According to a recent survey from the Audit Executive Center of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), internal audit departments are putting a greater focus on compliance risks and less emphasis on SOX.
A recent survey of CIOs and IT professionals by Robert Half Technology revealed that although a majority of CIOs believe their IT employees are quite happy with their jobs, more than one-third of IT workers reported job dissatisfaction.
The nation's most progressive and largest accounting firms generate more leads through content-based offers, networking, and referrals, yet they aren't using technology to their advantage to find and resource leads.
Starting salaries in the accounting and finance profession are projected to increase by an average of 3.4 percent across the board in 2014, with financial and business analysts, internal auditors, and entry-level accountants among the positions that are most in demand.
Despite knowing that most employees leave their companies because of a lack of opportunity for career growth, only 14 percent of hiring managers in accounting and finance said they are willing to negotiate employee development opportunities during the hiring process.
A new survey released by Big Four professional services organization EY explores generational dynamics in the workplace and reveals a significant movement in Generations Y and X surging into management roles over the last five years.
Major gains in innovation within companies have been realized in 2013, as 94 percent of business leaders cited how innovation ties to sustainability and growth as a top organizational priority, up from 79 percent last year.
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.