What Are the Best Perks Offered by the Big 4?

According to respondents to Vault's annual accounting survey, the best perks offered by some of the nation's largest accounting firms are as follows:   In case you'd like to save yourself a slideshow,...
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Ex-BDO Chairman Not About to Let His Former Firm Stick Him With Huge Legal Bills and Get Away With It

We thought we heard the last from former BDO chairman Denis Field when one "Jayne Field" emailed us demanding we "close the circle here" and report on the fact that Denis' 2011 conviction on conspiracy...
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Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte’s Hoteling; BDO’s New Partners; PwC’s Counting Engagement | 01.15.15

In "hoteling" concept, Deloitte says it has sufficient space for huge workforce [SA]The firm's senior manager for ops describes it thusly: "A lot of people are in for only a couple of hours a day. They'll...
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A Practical Guide to Complying with Final Tangible Property Regulations

On September 19, 2013, the IRS issued the final tangible property repair regulations for Sections 162(a) and 263(a), which modified and superseded the temporary regulations issued on December 23, 2011....
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Fixed Assets Primer

This e-book provides an overview of fixed assets management and illustrates why it is important to exercise control to ensure accuracy of fixed assets information. In today’s current regulatory and...
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Asset Inventory Audits

This white paper explores the present state of audits of fixed assets, as well as what changes can be made to improve the process. When you consider a company's internal controls, audits of fixed assets...
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Can’t Do This In The ERP System

Many companies have achieved success through the implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to facilitate operational coordination across functional departments.  However, the...
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The Happiest Lawyers Are Tax Lawyers

Of 17,000 associates from over 150 large and mid-sized law firms surveyed by Vault for their annual Law Firm Associate Survey, it's the tax lawyers who clearly they love their jobs. Or rather, are at least...
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Auditor Phones in Auditing Revenue, Gets Totally Busted

The PCAOB posted 26 new inspection reports today, none of which were all that remarkable. But we did take a peek at MaloneBailey's, where we found this little nugget from Issuer C: In this audit, the Firm...
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Busy Season Zen: Be a Happy Little Tree

While we were diligently combing through YouTube today, we realized that YouTube is kind of a sick place. Maybe it's our viewing habits but how difficult can it be to find a cute, soothing video to chase...
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