Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 28, 2011.
Citrin Cooperman, a regional accounting and business consulting firm, was ranked as one of the “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” for the third consecutive year by NJBiz magazine. Citrin Cooperman was one of 41 firms honored in the large company category (250 + employees), and one of 70 firms honored overall. Last year, the firm was ranked No. 12 in the small/medium company category.
Big Four firm KPMG LLP, has announced that the following three professionals have joined the firm’s Tax practice at the partner level in Chicago: Matthew Houchens, who is now a principal with the International Corporate Services practice; Janet Kreuger, a partner with the State and Local Tax practice, and David Schneider, a principal with the Accounting Methods and Credit Services practice. Houchens comes to KPMG from Mayer Brown LLP, and holds a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and a B.S. in engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kreuger joins KPMG from PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, and holds a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and a B.S. in finance from Northern Illinois University. Schneider comes to KPMG from Ernst & Young in San Francisco and holds an M.B.A., with an emphasis in accounting and tax, and a B.S.B.A. in finance from the University of Missouri.
Atlanta-based accounting firm, Moore Colson, is pleased to announce that the firm now has significant new global resources to offer its clients through its membership in IGAF Polaris, the powerful new global accounting association forming from the merger of Polaris International, Fidunion, and IGAF Worldwide.
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) will honor Michael L. Borsuk, CPA, and Robert Fagliarone, CPA, PFS, both former NYSSCPA presidents, with induction into its Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 19 at its 114th Annual Election Meeting and Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. Borsuk joined the NYSSCPA in 1965. He served as NYSSCPA president, vice president and as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He served as president and vice president for the Foundation of Accounting Education Board of Trustees. Borsuk is a retired partner of the Long Island office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Fagliarone joined the NYSSCPA in 1967. He received the NYSSCPA Distinguished Service Award in 2001. He served as NYSSCPA president, president-elect, vice president and as a member of its Executive Committee and chaired its Chapter Operations, Awards, Nominating and Legislative committees and was a member of its Finance, Budget Oversight, Audit, Medium Sized Firms, Political Action and Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) Fundraising committees.