Accounting News Roundup: KPMG and McLaren; Showing Respect for Employees; A Cuddling Business | 11.21.14

KPMG laps up McLaren’s F1-style analytics [FT]This is real future of auditing stuff: "Through the alliance, KPMG will be able to introduce an audit model that is forward looking and predictive, based...
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Accounting News Roundup: Pile On PwC; Productive Procrastination; The Anti-App App | 11.19.14

U.S. Audit Regulator Scrutinizing PwC Over Caterpillar Tax Advice [WSJ]Michigan Senator Carl Levin rattled some cages: "In April, Sen. Levin sent a letter to the PCAOB requesting that it 'conduct a formal...
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BDO Fixin’ to Acquire UHY Texas

Following up its purchase of Ohio's SS&G, BDO announced today that it had reached agreement with UHY Advisors to execute....err...acquire its Texas Practice: The UHY Texas practice provides a broad...
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Accounting News Roundup: Africa’s Accounting; Lots of Bad Managers; Stop Saying “I’m a Workaholic” | 11.18.14

Africa Makes Strides in Corporate Accounting, Governance [CFOJ]Blasphemy! "Just because they don’t have the best accounting records doesn’t mean they don’t have a good business." 70% of managers...
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Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte’s Internal Startups; Bragging About Audited Numbers; Facebook at Work | 11.17.14

Islamic finance body AAOIFI to discuss global accounting standards [Reuters]I'm sure this will cause some fretting over adoption of "Sharia GAAP." Deloitte offers its staff the chance to be the boss of...
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Accounting News Roundup: Auditor Independence and the CFO; Challenge Employees to Make Them Happy; Charity with a Swipe | 11.14.14

Auditor Independence Is the CFO’s Responsibility, Too [CFO]Say two retired EY partners. SEC Questions Internal Controls at Citigroup [Audit Analytics]Which segues nicely into adverse opinions on ICFR. An...
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Accounting News Roundup: Old Guy Buys Batteries; Comptroller v. Wynne; Career Moves After 50 | 11.13.14

Jean-Claude Juncker Breaks Silence Over Luxembourg Tax Issues [NYT]He takes the meta approach: "On Wednesday, Mr. Juncker accepted that he was 'politically responsible for what happened in each and every...
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Accounting News Roundup: PwC Stays on Message; Happy International Accounting Day; Tearing Down the Pyramid | 11.10.14

American Realty Capital Accounting Errors Tied to Employee Bonuses [WSJ]After many of you all had sprung for the weekend, this came out: "The mistake stemmed from computing bonuses, said former Pennsylvania...
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Spotted: Chevy Belonging to Grant Thornton Refugee or Peeing Calvin

There's also a chance that this is a picture of one of Craig Haber's old cars. Don't want to rule out any possibilities.  By: [author-name] This article was syndicated via RSS from: http://goingconcern.com/post/spotted-chevy-belonging-grant-thornton-refugee-or-peeing-calvin
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Gentlemen, If Your Firm Offers Paternity Leave, Take All Of It

Gents, let's discuss something important. Many of you will be dads one day and, if you're lucky, you'll face the decision of whether or not to take some paternity leave. Many of you are ambitious, ladder-climbing...
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