The Future of Finance: Hardly a Human in Sight

“Consumers are leading the way in adopting automation solutions in their private lives. With any luck, businesses will, eventually, follow. Let me paint a picture of what the Finance organisation...
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7 Action Points for Finance Leaders

One thing the past half-dozen years have taught enterprises is that they cannot rely on external markets to maintain growth. Nor, as most organisations found to their detriment, were they prepared to leverage...
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KPMG Gives the Department of Homeland Security a Clean Audit Opinion Because of Course They Did

Now, we won't go so far as to imply that KPMG auditors preferred not to end up on the Do Not Fly List (might make their job a bit tough were that to happen), but we will say does anyone want to be the...
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NASBA Is Shutting You Out From Their Website Ahead of CPA Exam Score Releases Again

NASBA's attempt to keep anxious CPA exam candidates from blowing up their website ahead of a score release must have gone swimmingly last score release, as they are planning to do it again for the next...
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McGladrey Getting in on the M&A Action With Cole + Reed Acquisition

McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the...
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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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Your Open Office May Be Making You a Crappy Worker

Take your earbuds out for a minute and pay attention, kids. Show of hands, how many of you work in an open office environment? Now, how many of you are distracted by your coworkers' conversations, phone...
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PCAOB Says Audit Failures Are No Longer Audit Failures

So, today, this happened: Hanson says the PCAOB has moved away from using the phrase "audit failures" in the boilerplate parts of its inspection reports. #FEICFRI14 — Accounting Today (@AccountingToday)...
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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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