Footnotes: Another Thieving Accountant; Weed Money!; Fraud in 140 Characters or Less | 04.21.14

Ford seeks CEO [Bloomberg] Accountant resigns amid ExpoPark investigation A Montana ExpoPark accountant who was put on paid administrative leave around the time Cascade County began a "complex financial...
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It Takes Four to Five Weeks to Fill Vacant Finance and Accounting Positions

According to new survey results published today from Robert Half Finance & Accounting, it takes an average of four weeks to fill open staff-level accounting and finance jobs and five weeks for management-level...
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Here’s How This Deloitte Consultant Gets Away With Working 3 Days a Week

Step 1: Get job at DeloitteStep 2: Have babyStep 3: ????Step 4: PROFIT!!! Andrea Garry has been with Deloitte for six years. She has a 3 year old and currently works 30 hours a week Monday through Wednesday....
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Millennials Don’t Like Grunt Work, Says Millennial Grunt

How much time and effort does TPTB waste surveying Millennials to find this shit out? Like the PwC NextGen study, which surveyed 40,000 Millennials and non-Millennials just to glean this insight into those...
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Accounting News Roundup: Audit Firms Q1 Client Gains and Losses; The Beginning of ‘Too Few to Fail’; James Franco Sues Accounting Firm | 04.21.14

BDO Leads Q1 in New SEC Clients [AT]KPMG and Marcum also did okay for themselves, netting +8 and +5 while PwC and EY were big losers, netting -10 and -19 audit clients respectively.  US Department of...
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Budgeting and Forecasting Software Evaluation Guide

The purpose of this guide is to help organizations take the first step toward improving their budgeting, planning and forecasting capabilities. This guide provides a systematic approach to software...
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Citi’s Twitter Team Fails to Perform Due Diligence on Felon Seeking Loan

Remember how a Mexican subsidiary of Citigroup kinda loaned a few hundred million to a shitty oil company? No? Allow us to refresh you: Banking giant Citigroup cut its fourth quarter and full year 2013...
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Crony Links: Excel on Your iPad; The Cost of Procrastination; Offensive Brand Tweets

If you've had enough of guys saying stupid things on Twitter, then take a spin around other Sift Media sites on this above-average Friday. Open Items Giving Notice When Switching to Competitor (B4); My...
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What Accounting Firm Logos Say About Those Firms

I was screwing around on Pinterest earlier today because it's a slow Friday (and a half Friday at that, at least for us, so barring some huge accounting scandal at 4:01 PM, find me at the bar later this...
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8 Ways to Increase Your Company’s Audit Risk. (Hint: Keep Doing Sales Tax Manually)

From underestimating the true cost of manual sales tax compliance to addressing sales tax reactively rather than proactively, this paper provides eight tongue-in-cheek ways to increase your company’s...
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