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YSU accounting students place first in competition
Youngstown State University accounting students continued their winning ways at the Beta Alpha Psi Midwest Regional competition, placing first in the Best Practices competition at the meeting in Indianapolis last month. YSU's BAP teams have placed ...

The 11 highest paid accounting in finance jobs globally
With around five years' experience in accounting in finance, where in the world can you find the highest paid jobs and what, exactly, are their titles? We've looked at the global salary surveys of both Robert Walters and Robert Half and have identified ...

Britain's accounting watchdog wants right to "name and shame"
The explanation for failing to meet accounting rules would also have to be fair and balanced, and the watchdog would need to be given an opportunity to comment, the FRC proposal says. It would also require a company to tell shareholders if the watchdog ...

Britain's accounting watchdog wants right to 'name and shame'
The explanation for failing to meet accounting rules would also have to be fair and balanced, and the watchdog would need to be given an opportunity to comment, the FRC proposal says. It would also require a company to tell shareholders if the watchdog ...

Five Reasons Accounting Firms Need More Diversity at Partner Level
According to recent surveys by the American Institute of CPAs, there has been a noteworthy increase in the number of traditional minority members and partners at U.S. public accounting firms. According to a new study by accounting association BKR ...

IFAC Receives $8.2M from UK to Develop National Accounting Organizations
The International Federation of Accountants has received £4.935 million ($8.256 million) in funding from the United Kingdom's Department for International Development, or DFID, for the purpose of strengthening professional accountancy organizations ...

How iDOS makes accounting simple and real-time
C Srikanth created a simple audit and accounting application when he came across accounting glitches while working on a client project. He then had his own accounting consultancy firm Epitome and was handling Washington DC-based consulting firm ...

ClearSky Accounting joins £30m government scheme for SME growth
ClearSky Accounting, a leading provider of accountancy services to start-ups and SMEs, will take part in a £30m growth scheme, launched by the UK government. The accountancy firm, which forms part of SME advice specialists ClearSky Business, has ...

News Analysis: SOE accounting puzzle blurs frugality drive
In its 2013 financial report released in late March, CRCC canceled the item called "receptions" in its accounting statement. Meanwhile, the item named "management fees," which included the sub-item "receptions" in the 2012 report, surged by nearly 2.2 ...

BDO USA Named to 2015 Vault Accounting 50
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting firms, has been named one of the 2015 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America. BDO was ranked ...

USA CPA Subcontractor Accounting & Tax Firm, Remote Accountant, LLC Offers ...
USA CPA Subcontractor Accounting & Tax Firm, Remote Accountant, LLC Offers ...

Penn State Behrend to offer master's degree in professional accounting
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has developed the region's first master's degree in professional accounting. The 30-credit program will satisfy the educational requirements that are needed to become a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania ...

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PwC Leads List Of Top 50 Accounting Firms
Staatsanwaltschaft prueft Anstellung von Wulffs ehemaliger Frau Christiane AP Just in time for Tax Day, Vault.com has released its fifth annual Accounting 50, which is kind of like the Academy Awards for the finance industry. Breaking down the best ...

FEI Kansas City Honors Finance & Accounting Students at UMKC, Rockhurst ...
FEI Kansas City Honors Finance & Accounting Students at UMKC, Rockhurst ...

Bing Lin: Accounting Abuse Among Listed Chinese Companies Still Widespread
In this episode of China Money Podcast, guest Bing Lin, portfolio manager at Hong Kong-based $1.4 billion-under-management Keywise Capital Management, speaks to our host Nina Xiang about why he believes there are still many major overseas listed ...

Accounting Fraud Is Still Widespread Among Chinese Companies
With the revived enthusiasm on Chinese new listings, one would think that investors may have turned the page on fraudulent Chinese shares. But do so only at one's own risk. There are still many U.S.-listed Chinese companies with potential accounting ...

Hunter Hamilton, Finance and Accounting Recruiters Host Resume Workshop at ...
Hunter Hamilton, Finance and Accounting Recruiters Host Resume Workshop at ...

PwC Takes Top Spot in Vault Accounting 50 for 2015
For the first time in the five-year history of Vault.com's rankings of the top 50 accounting firms to work for in North America, a firm has held the top spot as best accounting employer for two consecutive years. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) was ...

This Japanese entrepreneur is freeing small businesses from their accounting ...
This Japanese entrepreneur is freeing small businesses from their accounting ...

Global accounting body airs possible reform of bank hedging rule
LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) - Investors would be able to make a more accurate assessment of how well banks manage risks on their books under proposals published by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on Thursday. Risk management ...

Global accounting body airs possible reform of bank hedging rule
The rule restricts banks' ability to offset positions in portfolios, which leads to accounting discrepancies, prompting the European Union to introduce an exemption in 2005 so that lenders don't have to report such discrepancies in hedging. The IASB ...

Associa Names Daniel Encinas Lead Staff Accounting Supervisor for Client ...
Associa Names Daniel Encinas Lead Staff Accounting Supervisor for Client ...

List Ranks Accounting Firms on Prestige, Quality of Life and Diversity
Now that many professionals are breathing a sign of relief at having gotten through another tax season, the latest rankings of tax, audit and consulting firms is out. The Vault Accounting 50 surveys more than 10,000 professionals annually to rank the ...

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: China Is a Hotbed for Accounting Fraud
“Based on my experience and observation, I think there is still widespread accounting abuse among listed [Chinese] companies, even some large ones,” Bing Lin, portfolio manager at Hong Kong-based $1.4 billion Keywise Capital Management, told Xiang ...

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IASB seeks improvement for macro hedging accounting
An effort to create a more accurate depiction of risk-management activities known as “macro hedging” in financial reporting is reflected in a discussion paper released Thursday by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The IASB is ...

Warner talks about federal accounting system, TWIC cards
Warner told 10 On Your Side DATA would help consolidate and bring more transparency to the federal accounting system, which he says is currently a mess. “Inside the Department of Defense, there are 200 separate financial accounting systems — that's ...

NCSD receives accounting award
The association also specifically recognized Lisa Bognuda, the district's finance director, with an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement for her role in the accounting excellence. Bognuda holds a degree in business from Cal Poly, is a lifelong ...

Audit Agency's Head Raps Accountants At Cuttington University
Monrovia — The Director General of the Government's Internal Audit Agency (IAA) has admonished members of the Association of Accounting Students of Cuttington University to seek the highest possible qualification in the accountancy field. Speaking at ...

Shortage of young people entering New Hampshire's accounting industry is a ...
Shortage of young people entering New Hampshire's accounting industry is a ...

Leggett, Duncan employ creative accounting to describe records on job creation
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett likes to tell audiences that job growth in the county has outpaced neighboring Fairfax and D.C. in recent years, despite the ravages of the Great Recession. According to county figures, Montgomery gained 32,500 ...

FASB, IASB Plan to Resume Talks on Lease Accounting
The Financial Accounting Standards Board will resume talks next week with the International Accounting Standards Board to see if the two boards can come to some agreement on how to revise their joint standard on lease accounting. The boards plan to ...

James Franco's Ex-Manager, Accounting Firm Sued for Diverting Actor's ...
James Franco's Ex-Manager, Accounting Firm Sued for Diverting Actor's ...

Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting ...
Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting ...

Shen Yun, 'Go See It, It's Amazing' Says Purdue Accounting Professor
Becky Trax is an accounting professor at Purdue University. She plans to travel to China next month. “Part of this is a birthday present for me to get ready to go on the trip. That is why I was interested in coming. I'm trying to do all things Chinese ...

Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting ...
Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting ...

Art of Accounting: Employees Need to Speak Up
The first week at my new job, I was sitting at a long table in the staff room with two other junior accountants, footing 50-page, 10-column schedules and similar work. I mean footing. This was January 1965 and we did not have calculators or adding ...

40th annual Meonske accounting conference set at KSU
The Ohio Council of the Institute of Management Accountants will host its 40th annual Meonske Accounting Professional Development Conference and Seminar April 24-25 at Kent State University. "This conference is recognized as one of the top five ...

FASB, IASB to Hold More Lease Accounting Talks
NORWALK, CT—On Wednesday, the US Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board will have another go at putting to bed a converged standard for lease accounting. The meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, ...

WIU Welcomed Area Students for Accounting Challenge
MACOMB, IL - - Area high school students demonstrated their financial accounting knowledge at Western Illinois University on Friday, April 11 at the ninth annual Accounting Challenge. The event, sponsored by Western's Department of Accounting and ...

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Lease Accounting Talks Scheduled to Start Back Up ...
Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Lease Accounting Talks Scheduled to Start Back Up ...

Penn State Behrend to Offer Master's Degree in Professional Accounting
April 21, 2014 – Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has developed the region's first master's degree in professional accounting. The 30-credit program will satisfy the educational requirements that are needed to become a Certified Public Accountant ...

Survey: Accounting Jobs Can Take as Long as a Month to Fill
CFOs are having a tough time filling vacancies quickly in their accounting and finance departments, according to a new survey from staffing services firm Robert Half. Open staff-level positions in accounting or finance take an average of four weeks to ...

Kent State University hosts 40th annual Meonske Accounting Conference April ...
Kent State University hosts 40th annual Meonske Accounting Conference April ...

Forensic Accounting ETF Eschews Weak Links
Knowing that, it is no wonder history is littered with examples of companies using aggressive if not dubious accounting tools to beat Wall Street estimates and gain investor favor. For better or worse, history has a tendency to repeat itself in ...

Management Accountants Get an Edge at Penn State
The Penn State Smeal College of Business is offering a new concentration of courses for accounting majors interested in entering careers in corporate accounting and financial management immediately upon earning their bachelor's degrees. Graduates with ...

Innovative Ashburn, VA Company Offers Professional 'Cloud-Based' Accounting ...
Innovative Ashburn, VA Company Offers Professional 'Cloud-Based' Accounting ...

Accounting SaaS startup freee nets $8 million in funding, aims for one million ...
Accounting SaaS startup freee nets $8 million in funding, aims for one million ...

Accounting students gain experience via internship
Seniors Marina Roberts and Daniel Hubbard spent their days this spring learning about accounting – but not in class. Roberts could often be found researching international tax policies, but she did it at a desk in Houston at the offices of ...