Which Big 4 Accounting Firms Offer the Best Perks for Parents of Adoptive Children?

The last time we dared to bring up the controversial topic of paternity leave, someone suggested breeding is great and all but what about the adoptive parents out there? "Many of you will be dads one day" And...
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If You Want to Start Your Own Practice, You’ll Want to Get on This Boat

Last week Thriveal’s Deeper Weekend was held in South Carolina. The event is hosted by Jason Blumer and his Thriveal crew. The conference is for CPAs to get together and talk about their feelings, act...
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Another Rothstein Kass Refugee Has Fled the Land of KPMG

It's been a bit since we've covered the comings and goings of Rothstein Kass refugees making their way in the post-KPMG acquisition world. Some of them have broken off and formed their own offices. Others...
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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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Customers Aren’t Worried About Data Breaches [Infographic]

Here’s good news for every company that’s careless with personally identifiable information: Your customers apparently don’t care. A new study by global IT association ISACA shows that...
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And the Award for Most Innovative Audit Goes To…

The Investment Management Association (UK) recently held its inaugural Auditor Reporting awards and you'll be happy to hear three of the Big 4 were recognized for excellence in audit (I know you want to...
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Let’s Speculate Wildly as to Why the PCAOB Delayed Its Budget Meeting

So, this happened: The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that it is postponing consideration of its budget for the 2015 fiscal year and the related strategic plan.  The Open Meeting...
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Accounting News Roundup: Recruiting the Recruiters; SEC Actually Accomplishes Something; Too Old to Innovate | 11.20.14

How to Find Recruiters in Your Niche [WSJ]You need a how to for this? Put "accounting" on your LinkedIn and they shall find you. Stock Exchange Technology Rules Get First SEC Upgrade Since 1990 [Bloomberg...
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10 Reasons Finance is Lagging in New Technology Applications, and How This is Hurting Your Business

Why is Finance Not Taking Advantage of Emerging Technologies?With the growth in business and opportunities widespread across the globe, businesses are poised on the threshold of immense activity. The Finance...
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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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