If Your Accounting Firm Uses Timesheets, For the Love of God, Track Your Time Daily

Let me preface something here in order to prevent a flood of hate-emails from Ron Baker and his ilk -- timesheets need to die. They need to die a slow and agonizing death. But actually, a quick death would...
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Accounting News Roundup: Nominate Your Top Public Accountant; Newly Merged Connecticut Misses Chance for Great Name; Weird Ideas to Curb Worrying | 01.14.15

Nominations Open for Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals [AT]FYI: "A group calling itself the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals is now accepting nominations for the 2015 "Top 10 Public...
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Is the Pay Gap in Public Accounting Firms Widening?

American Lawyer has an interesting story about the growing pay gap in law, meaning a small handful of top guys are bringing in $10 million or more, while the low level grunts at the associate level are...
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Accounting News Roundup: The Cost of Timesheets; Escaping Accounting’s Demise; Pot and Business Ethics | 01.13.15

Workers Are Bad at Filling Out Timesheets, and It Costs Billions a Day [HBR]A recent study from AffinityLive found that professional service sector loses 50 million hours, $7.4 billion a day, tracking...
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PwC and Deloitte Are Recruiting Like Crazy in the UK

Here's your news from across the pond courtesy of economia: PwC and Deloitte have been named among the top recruiters of graduates in 2015, with 1,570 and 1,100 vacancies respectively Graduate recruitment...
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Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte’s Screw Up; KPMG’s Hat Gets Around; EY Didn’t Ruin the Surprise | 01.12.15

Is accounting a good job choice for someone who is anti-social? [Reddit]Well? That hat is kind of slutty [Twitter] #PhilsBlueHat is everywhere! MT @KPMGCampusUS: #KPMG's Global #Internship Program - #Malaysia....
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Sales Tax Survival Guide 2015

This guide is no substitute for professional tax advice; however, it can provide a solid foundation upon which to build effective transactional tax compliance strategies in 2015 and beyond.Request Free! By:...
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Why the Growing CPA Designation Gap?

AICPA President and CEO Barry Melancon recently talked about a growing concern around the number of people that are sitting the CPA exam every year. Barry stated “We have had six consecutive years...
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Judging By This List, Accountants Aren’t Marriage Material

In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek has a "fancy" little "infographic" about professions that are most likely to be married and divorced over the decades. Oddly enough, accountants don't appear...
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Accounting News Roundup: Stop Networking and Start Talking; McGladrey First-Timers; Free Speech for All | 01.09.15

Bra-Stuffing School Money Embezzler Sentenced to Five Years [NBC Los Angeles]Caught stuffing school money into her bra and walking out the door, the former accountant of a Rialto school district was sentenced...
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