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Wichita accounting, finance networking group starts student chapter at K-State
The goal of the K-State chapter is to connect members with local and regional companies and area managerial accounting and finance professionals. The Institute of Management Accountants is a worldwide, professional networking group that is made up of ...

I'm having second thoughts about a careers in accounting
I'm a student in my fourth year of university and I secured an internship at an accounting firm as a junior accountant. I soon realized that not many people like working at the firm. Everyone works toward their CA/CPA [chartered accountant/chartered ...

Managing: Help With Accounting
For 13 years, Idaho farmer and rancher Dick Wittman has taught managerial accounting (MA) at TEPAP (The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers). MA is the most useful and accurate way to keep and to analyze records, and TEPAP attracts some of ...

Accounting Assistant
This position s responsible for assisting the Business Office with accounting records and financial transaction and assists in preparing monthly financial statements and analysis in a timely manner. Must have knowledge of accounting procedures and ...

Accounting for success
Roth considered becoming an entrepreneur like her father, who builds and exports custom hot rods like the one Roth exhibited for her marketing class. “I was going to have a bakery, and I was taking all these business classes for it. I was taking ...

Website Provides Enhanced Resources and Advanced Education Options for ...
Website Provides Enhanced Resources and Advanced Education Options for ...

Re-imagining accounting and no, it's not boring – part 1
As one who was schooled in the art of double entry book-keeping I often say that the 700 year old teachings of Pacioli are not going away any time soon. All modern accounting systems are based upon the principles he established. What most people don't ...

Adaptive Professional Solutions, Ground-Breaking Digital Staffing Platform For ...
Adaptive Professional Solutions, Ground-Breaking Digital Staffing Platform For ...

Fannie and Freddie Accounting Disaster Here to Stay
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Whatever you think about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, there can be little honest disagreement that the government-run mortgage giants are serial accounting offenders. I reported last week on the latest evidence of Fannie's ...

Hartman Leito & Bolt to join accounting firm BDO
... since its founding in 1910 (as Seidman & Seidman). • As an independent member of BDO International Limited (the fifth largest global network of accounting firms), the firm can leverage the resources of more than 1,200 member firm offices in 144 ...

Dennis McWatters joins accounting firm
MIDDLETOWN — Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, a leading accounting firm located in Middletown, recently appointed Dennis McWatters as the newest member of its team of professionals. McWatters, a Monroe resident, has extensive experience in the field of ...

Accounting Assistant-Cash Control
Provide support for reservation system operations and interface with appropriate accounting and reservation systems to ensure all Villa and Manor Haus sales are accurate. Reconcile all booking to CounterPoint and Business Works. • Assist with ...

$75000 Pledge For Accounting Chair At NMSU
KPMG, one of the Big Four global professional services firms, has pledged support for New Mexico State University's effort to honor an admired accounting professor with an endowed chair in his name. Partners and employees of KPMG have announced ...

Virginia Tech Accounting: 2013 Financials, Distribution Of Revenues
The 2012-13 College Sports year ended almost a year ago, but accountants being what they are it takes awhile for the numbers to finally be made public. At last, we have those numbers, which we are happy to share with you fans here! Today we will look ...

KPMG donates to NMSU accounting chair
LAS CRUCES >> KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms, pledged $75,000 toward New Mexico State University's effort to honor a former accounting professor with an endowed chair in his name. Partners and employees of KPMG announced plans to ...

De Blasio and Stringer agree on an accounting change
Bill de Blasio's administration heeded an accounting suggestion on Monday from City Comptroller Scott Stringer, who recommended the mayor shift hundreds of millions of dollars for a tentative teachers contract from the upcoming fiscal year to the ...

Accounting move pays for retroactive teacher raises now
City officials Monday said they would use labor reserves in the current budget to pay for the salary hikes of future United Federation of Teachers retirees -- an accounting tweak recommended by Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and accepted by Mayor Bill ...

NYC accounting move pays for retroactive teacher raises now
City officials Monday said they would use labor reserves in the current budget to pay for the salary hikes of future United Federation of Teachers retirees -- an accounting tweak recommended by Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and accepted by Mayor Bill ...

[Image courtesy of Western Washington University]
A large donation from the Seattle office of the EY accounting firm is helping establish a new international immersion program for students and faculty in Western Washington University's accounting department. The firm's $75,000 gift will be matched by ...

De Blasio's Budget Proposal Finds Critics at a Ratings Agency and in Accounting
In unveiling his budget proposal last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio repeatedly said it toed the line between fiscal prudence and progressiveness — assuring New Yorkers that teachers and other municipal employees who had long been working without a ...

Re-imagining accounting, and no it's not boring – part 2
What the world needs is an accounting system that does management accounting as well as it does statutory accounting. The problem has been, whilst we have “real” applications for the various domain areas in accounting – accounts payable, treasury, ...

Accounting News Roundup: Restatements Don't Hurt Like They Used To; Tax ...
Accounting News Roundup: Restatements Don't Hurt Like They Used To; Tax ...

Holistic Accounting - A New Approach
In quiet conversations, the concept of holistic accounting is being examined and considered as the next major trend in client services. In a nutshell, holistic accountant addresses the client as a complete entity and seeks to help in meeting all of ...

Remote Accountant, LLC Launches Automatic Scheduled Remote Updating of ...
Remote Accountant, LLC Launches Automatic Scheduled Remote Updating of ...

KU business school to launch new part-time accounting master's
The program is meant for working professionals with undergraduate degrees in accounting who want a master's to increase their earning potential or advance into management roles, the school said. Called the Working Professional Master of Accounting, the ...

Ontario accounting firm celebrates 40 years
ONTARIO —The Nichols Accounting Group is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and will be hosting an open house Thursday, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Ontario office, 230 N. Oregon St. According to information provided by Jennifer Deroin, director ...

BDO Acquires Fort Worth Accounting Firm
The national accounting and business services firm BDO USA is acquiring the Fort Worth, Texas-based firm of Hartman Leito & Bolt, the firms announced on Wednesday. With about 60 staff, Hartman Leito & Bolt is the third-largest Tarrant County-based ...

Letter: We deserve thorough accounting of Cover Oregon
Government contracts are traditionally awarded by screening various bidders and only allowing the qualified ones to offer bids. The job typically goes to the lowest bidder as long as the company has a good performance record. This procedure was ignored ...

Students choose accounting lecturer as 2014 Alumni Master Teacher
CLEMSON – Clemson University students chose accounting senior lecturer J. Russell Madray as this year's Alumni Master Teacher for outstanding undergraduate classroom instruction. The annual award is presented to a faculty member nominated by the ...

Reconciliation of Accounts Still Mostly Done by Hand: Report
As the volume of account reconciliations continues to surge, most corporate accounting and finance departments in the United States and Canada are still using a labor-intensive process to make sure their accounts' balances are correct, placing a burden ...

How to Throw a Party—Accounting Style
Most people don't put "accountant" and "party animal" together. But according to a release from global accounting association BKR International, accounting firms lead the way in morale-boosting events. BKR International found that pizza days or themed ...

Education board talks accounting, superintendent's goals
Charles and Mayor Daniel Drew announced in April a proposal to upgrade the city and district's accounting software to MUNIS and share financial services across both sides, so that the city and board could see each other's financial activity. Charles ...

Global Accounting Standards-Setters Renew Commitment to Cooperation
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) last week issued an updated charter reiterating the global group's commitment to deep cooperation with other accounting standards-setting bodies. Formed in 2001, the IASB oversees the International ...

Accounting for Earnings Manipulation
Don't think companies that lard chief executives pay packages with equity incentives are at risk of earnings manipulation? Accounting firms aren't taking any chances. Including stock options, restricted stock and the like in compensation is meant to ...

House turns down bid to force accounting of Connector site costs
A Republican-led attempt to withhold funding for the Health Connector Authority until the Patrick administration provides a full accounting of the costs of the failed rollout of the health exchange website was defeated with only a smattering of ...

Executive proposes 'transformational' changes in Northampton County ...
Executive proposes 'transformational' changes in Northampton County ...

The accounting question behind a de Blasio-Stringer spat
Emails obtained by Capital show that an aide to Stringer first contacted a top official in the city's Office of Management and Budget to ask several questions about the accounting for the contract. Administration officials have said they were not ...

Accounting problem delays Twin Disc reporting, prompts letter from Nasdaq
After discovering an accounting issue, Twin Disc Inc., which makes marine and heavy-duty off-highway power transmission equipment, has delayed the filing of its quarterly report, which prompted a letter from Nasdaq telling the company that it was not ...

Finance and Accounting Worker Confidence Hits Nearly Seven-Year High
BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Randstad Professionals' Finance & Accounting Employee Confidence Index reached a near seven-year high in the first quarter of 2014, rising by three points to 64.3. The last time confidence levels were this high ...

Bellingham accounting firm moving into new spot
Greenleaf Bookkeeping & Accounting is moving into Crown Plaza building at 114 W. Magnolia St. in Bellingham. Currently at 1329 N. State St., the accounting firm expects to be fully moved into the new space by mid-June, according to a company news ...

Focusing on small business works for Patrick Accounting
Patrick Accounting & Tax Services PLLC is one of the finalists for Memphis Business Journal's annual Small Business Awards in the 1 - 25 Employee category. To see more from Patrick Accounting and all the other finalists, check out the special section ...

Northampton County council approves major changes in accounting system
Doran Hamann, the county's acting director of fiscal affairs, said that for years the department has requested more responsibility in the county's day-to-day finances. Generally, individual departments and programs are left to oversee their own ...

Nanticoke has new accounting director
Nanticoke has new accounting director. May 15. 2014 11:49PM By Susan Bettinger Times Leader Correspondent. More. Story Tools. Print | E-Mail EMail | Save | Hear Generate QR Code QR. Send to Kindle. Font size: Font family: Font weight: \. Text align: ...

Leading Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus Shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup ...
Leading Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus Shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup ...

Trinidad & Tobago: Accounting for TSTT
Trinidad & Tobago: Accounting for TSTT. Posted 16 May 2014 14:04 GMT. When one considers the far-reaching scope of the Inquiry; the size and role of TSTT and the…proposals for the State to relinquish a critical 2% of its share, it is clear that these ...

Stolen Server Exposes Accounting Clients' Personal Data
Green's Accounting in Greenfield, Calif., recently began notifying an undisclosed number of clients that their personal information may have been exposed when the firm's offices were burglarized on April 6, 2014. The burglars broke in by smashing the ...

The Best Thing To Do With An Accounting Degree? DJ Across America
In 2012, Marc Freccero graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with an interest in accounting and a passion for music. He'd interned at Deloitte, one of the "Big Four" consulting firms, the summer before his senior year of college ...

Report Urges Accounting for 'Natural Capital' Depletion
The report, from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Ernst & Young, the International Federation of Accountants, and the Natural Capital Coalition, argues that accountants should account for “natural capital” to determine the risks to ...

Suntico Announce Integration with Leading Cloud Accounting Platform Xero
The integration takes Xero accounting data from the back office and plants it into the heart of front office conversations and activities. Through Suntico, relevant Xero data can be made available to all members of the company, without having to grant ...

UAB accounting students contribute to record year for SaveFirst
During the first six weeks of tax season, 52 students from UAB's Department of Accounting and Finance worked at free tax preparation sites in Birmingham to prepare 2,000 tax returns for working families — helping them to secure $3.3 million in tax ...