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UB graduate student lands elite accounting assistantship
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Matthew Silver, a master's student in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been selected as one of only six students nationwide to earn a postgraduate technical assistantship (PTA) with the Financial Accounting Standards ...

Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk
Show me an entrepreneur who says they've never encountered an accounting problem and I'll show you a liar. That may sound a bit extreme, but the point is simple: from a lost invoice to overlooked write-offs to something perhaps more nerve-wracking ...

FreshBooks' accounting tool gives small businesses an easy way to get ...
FreshBooks' accounting tool gives small businesses an easy way to get ...

The Accounting Mirage Behind Bank of America Corp's Blunder
Investors in Bank of America (NYSE: BAC ) were given an unpleasant reminder of this on Monday, when the bank suspended its recent dividend increase after uncovering an accounting error that stemmed from its 2009 purchase of Merrill Lynch. The issue ...

Decosimo Holds Accounting Seminar May 13
Decosimo will host the 2014 Decosimo Accounting Seminar on Tuesday, May 13, at the Chattanooga Convention Center from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year's seminar will feature an update on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to be presented ...

EisnerAmper's Richard Fisher recognized as distinguished alumnus in accounting
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Richard Fisher, Class of 1975, accounting, was recognized at this month's banquet for Beta Alpha Psi — an international honors organization for accounting students and professionals — as the Penn State Smeal College of ...

What Bank of America's Accounting Mistake Can Teach the Market
A Bank of America branch in New York. Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesA Bank of America branch in New York. Mayra Rodríguez Valladares is managing principal at MRV Associates, a capital markets and financial regulatory consulting and training firm based in ...

A Modern Guide to Small Business Accounting Software
In the ultimate irony of business, counting your money is fun but accounting for it isn't. Fortunately modern accounting software takes most of the pain out of accounting and makes a fast up-to-the minute money count for you too. The problem: how do ...

Accounting mistake precedes Bank of America meeting
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bank of America, the country's second largest bank, is scheduled to hold its annual meeting in Charlotte next week and it is likely the investors who come will not be all that happy. The bank was all set to increase its quarterly ...

Managing and Motivating Accounting Professionals
April 29, 2014. By Lisa Tierney. I interviewed professionals in charge of human resources at reputable accounting firms to find out how they successfully manage and motivate accounting professionals. I'm confident that if you read on, you'll learn a ...

Number of Accounting Class Actions Steady Over Last Two Years
There was not much change in the number of accounting-related securities class-action lawsuits that were filed in 2013 over the previous year, but analysts recently found that accounting case settlements in which an auditor was named as a defendant ...

Accounting Group Taps Michael Bloomberg, Mary Schapiro
WASHINGTON—An upstart nonprofit attempting to set standards for corporate sustainability and environmental reporting is turning to two high-profile public servants, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Securities and Exchange ...