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Top Buys by Top Brass: Chief Accounting Officer Athwal's $124.6K Bet on UGI
So in this series we look at the largest insider buys by the ”top brass” over the trailing six month period, one of which was a total of $124.6K by Davinder S. Athwal, Chief Accounting Officer at UGI Corp. (NYSE: UGI). Click here to find out which ...

Hamilton Township fiscal officer abruptly resigns amid accounting questions
The woman who signs the checks and pays the bills is out the door, leaving Hamilton Township with no fiscal officer. In a brief letter to township trustees, Jackie Terwilleger said she was retiring effective immediately. "Given that she still has two ...

Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus Discusses Four Phases of a Litigation Case That ...
Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus Discusses Four Phases of a Litigation Case That ...

Feinstein's accusations demand a full accounting
When she publicly accuses the CIA under President Barack Obama of breaking the law against domestic spying and violating the Constitution's separation of powers, the country should pay rapt attention and demand a full accounting. Congressional leaders ...

Doeren Mayhew Named 17th-Largest Houston Accounting Firm
Houston, TX, March 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Doeren Mayhew, a Houston certified public accounting and advisory firm, was named among the top accounting firms in Houston, landing the 17th spot on the Houston Business Journal's annual list of largest local ...

Plan for new global accounting principles launched
Dubai, UAE - March 16, 2014 - The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) have proposed a comprehensive framework to bring consistency to management accounting practices around the world ...

COB, Beta Alpha Psi accounting club offer free tax prep
With tax season in full swing, the Eastern Michigan University College of Business and Beta Alpha Psi accounting club are helping students and members of the local community get more bang for their buck this year by offering free tax preparation ...

Cloud-Based Accounting Has A New Player - Flow Online Accounting Launch ...
Cloud-Based Accounting Has A New Player - Flow Online Accounting Launch ...

Leading Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus CPA, PC Defines the Role of a Forensic ...
Leading Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus CPA, PC Defines the Role of a Forensic ...

Why we need more accountants in politics
There is something missing in the accounting profession. From the base of an exceptional education, a talent for finance and budgets and leadership and strategic nous, it is the step-up to influence decision-making that comes with getting involved in ...

Bay Path College adds master of science in accounting
LONGMEADOW — Taking into consideration many of the specific challenges facing accountants and other professionals in that industry, Bay Path College has recently announced the launch of a Master of Science in Accounting designed to respond to their ...

Accounting board easing some reporting requirements for private companies
Private companies have called for streamlining the way they are permitted to report financial statements, and it appears regulators are listening. The Financial Accounting Standards Board, an organization charged with creating accounting rules for U.S. ...

Boyer & Associates to Host Event for Local Distributors Evaluating New ...
Boyer & Associates to Host Event for Local Distributors Evaluating New ...

'Jeans Day' Helps Accounting Firm Give Back to Community
After the Japan earthquake three years ago, the Santa Monica, Calif., accounting firm Gumbiner Savett decided to help raise funds to support the victims of that disaster, as well as some of the firm's affiliates and former staff in the country. Since ...

Why SMEs Should Do Their Accounting In The Cloud
Cloud-based accounting software for SMEs has been exploding recently. The ever increasing complexity of tax laws, the growing need for regular dialogue with a company's accountant, and the importance of being able access a company's financial records ...

Multi-Company Conglomerate Integrates Accounts Receivable Management ...
Multi-Company Conglomerate Integrates Accounts Receivable Management ...

The Forensic Accounting ETF (NYSE: FLAG) Declares Quarterly Distribution
EDMOND, Okla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forensic Accounting ETF (NYSE: FLAG) has declared its quarterly cash distribution at $0.097244 per share ($0.388976 on an annualized basis). The distribution will be paid March 21, 2014 to ...

Strategic Planning for Small Accounting Practices
Insights on Services and Satisfaction front the MAP Survey. This article draws distinctions between the operations of small, sole-proprietor accounting practices generating less than $200,000 in client fees and those of larger practices, with an ...

New E-book Explains Why Smart Accountants Help Clients, Not Sell to Them
Is the marketing produced by your accounting firm truly so useful that people would pay for it if you asked them to do so? That's the success standard outlined in the new e-book, Youtility for Accountants, co-authored by Darren Root, CPA and Jay Baer ...

Imtech to focus on cutting debt in wake of accounting fraud
AMSTERDAM, March 18 (Reuters) - Dutch engineering services group Royal Imtech said it would focus on debt reduction as it recovers from an accounting fraud scandal that hammered its share price last year. The firm, once one of the star performers on ...

BREAKING NEWS: American Airlines moving 130 accounting jobs from Tulsa
The company announced Tuesday all Tulsa accounting positions will relocate as part of the American Airlines, US airways merger. FOX23 checked in with the company to find out where the employees are being asked to go. We talked informally with many of ...

Rule Makers Still Split on Lease Accounting
U.S. and international rule makers remained divided Tuesday in the first of two days of meetings aimed at resolving differences on lease accounting. The U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board and London-based International Accounting Standards ...

Accounting firm underlines importance of employee-friendly atmosphere
A supportive and employee-friendly atmosphere can help determine the success of your business, according to JHM Certified Public Accountants. The accounting firm credits its low turnover rate and experienced staff for its 2014 Chattanooga Area Chamber ...

Workshop Series Makes Accounting, Bookkeeping Easier to Manage
Baker has 25 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience working with nonprofit organizations to Athena Cosmetics. She is a member of the Intuit Pro Advisor network as well as the National Association of Tax Preparers, National Association of ...

American Airlines moving 130 accounting jobs out of Tulsa
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Letters: State surplus isn't using GAAP accounting
Cash accounting doesn't take into consideration expenses until the money is actually spent and can be skewed by pushing off payments or other budget gimmicks. Under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP accounting, liabilities are taken ...

Point Boro extends accounting probe of tax collection
Forensic accountants are typically hired to uncover fraud or value assets by reconstructing financial records, assessing accounting systems and uncover whether financial records match with reality. This differs from the role of auditors, who assess ...

Genpact Renews Agreement with Ahold to Enhance Their Finance and ...
Genpact Renews Agreement with Ahold to Enhance Their Finance and ...

Autonomy Founder Defends Company's Accounting
In the latest salvo in a long-running public brawl, Mike Lynch, the former chief executive of Autonomy, accused H-P of smearing Autonomy management. H-P bought Autonomy in October 2011 for $11.1 billion. H-P wrote off $8.8 billion from the deal in 2012 ...

Global Financial Accounting Application Market 2014-2018
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Financial Accounting Application market to grow at a CAGR of 3.01 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to improve the operational efficiency ...

Autonomy Founder Defends Company's Accounting
In the latest salvo in a long-running public brawl, Mike Lynch, the former chief executive of Autonomy, accused H-P of smearing Autonomy management. H-P bought Autonomy in October 2011 for $11.1 billion. H-P wrote off $8.8 billion from the deal in 2012 ...

HRI Lodging Selects Aptech Targetvue, Execuvue BI, and Accounting to Simplify ...
HRI Lodging Selects Aptech Targetvue, Execuvue BI, and Accounting to Simplify ...

NiSource hires new chief accounting officer
... lead its corporate financial reporting and accounting functions. Mulpas will join the company as vice president in its finance department and after a transition period will succeed NiSource Vice President and Controller Jon Veurink as chief ...

Canisius College accounting graduates rank No. 1 in state on 2013 CPA exam
They also ranked 4th in the state on the business environment and concepts portion, with 81 percent passing, and 6th on the financial accounting and reporting portion, with 66 percent passing. The private Jesuit school was considered a “large” program ...

EDITORIAL: Accounting for Hidalgo County drainage funds
EDITORIAL: Accounting for Hidalgo County drainage funds. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. Godfrey Garza photo. Sandra Sanchez | [email protected] ...

Small Businesses Should Consult More with Accountants
The survey, by the small business accounting software developer Xero, polled a group of accountants, some of whom use the software and some who don't. When asked what is the most common mistake small business owners make when it comes to their ...

Fair value accounting's blind spot
... which balances quantities supplied and demanded in open and competitive markets. Over the past 30 years, accounting standards have shifted from the purported objectivity of amortised historical cost to embrace mark-to-market pricing. While I am ...

FASB, IASB Differ on Accounting Model for Leasing
A converged standard on lease accounting is still a distant vision on the horizon, but rule makers in the United States and overseas say they are committed to the continued effort to achieve it. The Financial Accounting Standards Board and the ...

FASB and IASB Work on Resolving Lease Accounting Differences
The Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board remain at odds over crucial elements of their lease accounting standards after joint meetings this week, but said they are still committed to reducing the ...

IRS, FBI agents raid Stillwater mayor's business
Agents with the FBI, Internal Revenue Service and the inspector general's office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday morning raided the accounting business owned by Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki. The raid was part of an ...

Plastic surgery office near campus seeking PT accounting assistant/bookkeeper
Plastic surgery office near campus seeking PT accounting assistant/bookkeeper. Accounting major preferred. Email resume and availability to [email protected] SEC Championship vs. Florida. SEC Semi-finals vs. Georgia. Latest Posts; Popular Posts ...

Op/ed: Auditor independence should be left to the accounting profession
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which oversees public company audits in the U.S., is concerned that auditors are not independent of their clients. Since independence is the bedrock of the profession, any crack in that foundation ...

IRS, FBI agents raid Stillwater mayor's business
Agents from several federal law enforcement agencies raided the accounting business owned by Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki Thursday morning, rifling through papers and removing boxes of materials, including a large computer tower. The raid, which ...

VHS teacher awarded grant to promote accounting career
Heidi Hubatch, accounting teacher at Viroqua High School, has been awarded a 2014 Accounting Careers Awareness Grant in the amount of $1,942 from the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation, Inc. Accounting ...

reviewauthority.com Reveals Listings of Top 5 Accounting Consultants for March ...
reviewauthority.com Reveals Listings of Top 5 Accounting Consultants for March ...

MCNEELY PIGOTT & FOX ADDS ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
After moving to Nashville almost 10 years ago, she ran her own decorative painting company and concentrated on raising her three children. Most recently, White worked part time for the Nashville Business Journal in various accounting and administrative ...

Oklahoma State University School of Accounting will induct three into Wilton T ...
Oklahoma State University School of Accounting will induct three into Wilton T ...

Local accounting firms announce merger
Bollus Lynch is a mid-sized accounting firm with an office on Shrewsbury Street that focuses on specialized industry practices in such areas as not-for-profit organizations, manufacturing, retail, wholesale, country clubs, restaurants, developers ...

'Tender mercies' of MIA accounting [Commentary]
If Gladstone could visit the Central Identification Laboratory at the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC), responsible for recovering, repatriating and identifying U.S. war dead from the past century's conflicts, he would likely recognize the ...

Accounting Firm Celebrates 40th Anniversary
The accounting profession has seen revolutionary change since 1974. Yet, even as the professionals at WithumSmith+Brown, PC (WS+B), Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, are knee-deep in 1120s and 1040s for this year's tax season, they will ...