My Firm Holiday Party is a Teaching Moment For What Not to Do at a Firm Holiday Party

One year at my firm, we had a Christmas party at the nicest hotel in the city. I live in Detroit, so you know the hotel is nice because it has yet to be burned from the inside out by a band of petty arsonists....
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Accounting News Roundup: PCAOB Making a List, Checking It Twice; Fat Shaming at the Office; Should You Ditch the Holiday Party? | 12.17.14

Corporate Audits to Get Wider Review [CFOJ]Helen Munter, the PCAOB's director of registration and inspections has a list: "environmental risks, international tax and the estimated value of corporate investment...
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Just How Many People Did KPMG Recruit This Year Anyway?

KPMG just proudly declared they've welcomed a record 54,000 Klynveldians into the Church of KPMG in FY14, 18,000 of those new graduates. That's a pretty big number. Just how big? Well, let's put it into...
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Deloitte Consulting CEO Says There Are Too Many Consultants

I'm just going to leave this here.   By: [author-name] This article was syndicated via RSS from: http://goingconcern.com/post/deloitte-consulting-ceo-says-there-are-too-many-consultants
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Billable Hours vs. Value Pricing: Who Ya GOT?

You may have heard I almost got my butt kicked over value pricing at AccountingWEB Live. After Adrienne's article about the incident and its related comments, I need to clarify some things. I think timesheets...
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Accounting News Roundup: American Realty Capital Spirals; Rothstein Kass and KPMG Have Some Loose Ends; SEC vs. China Drags On | 12.16.14

American Realty Capital Chairman Nicholas Schorsch Resigns [WSJ]CEO David Kay and COO Lisa Beeson are stepping down, too. Prognosis? Not good: " 'It’s unprecedented to have three top executives at one...
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Going Concern Presents: The Worst of Auditing 2014

Another day, another "year in review best of" list. Except this list is actually the "worst of" 2014. It's been an exciting year for auditing. PCAOB inspection rates were some of the worst to date, and...
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The Office of the Future Looks Kind of Like a Homeless Encampment Under a Bridge

We often discuss the evolution of the office and what impact this has on you, the quality of the work you crank out, and possibly your sanity. And you all are more than happy to complain about open, collaborative...
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Accounting News Roundup: SEC Jabs PCAOB; Ex-PwC Auditor Charged for Luxembourg Leaks; Deloitte’s First Female CEO Down Under | 12.15.14

SEC: Accounting Board Is Dragging Feet [WSJ]Regulatory sniping! "Three senior SEC officials publicly took issue with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board at a conference last week. They suggested...
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Peter Olinto Crashed PwC’s Holiday Party in NYC

As I said on Facebook, pics or it didn't happen, bro. While we're waiting for photo evidence that Olinto was, in fact, in attendance at PwC's holiday party, let's take this opportunity to remind everyone...
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