Auditors Can Be Friendly as Well as Skeptical, Study Finds
Auditors who trust their clients can feel freer to be more skeptical of their financial reporting.
Introspection Leads Longtime Big Four Partner to CFO Role
"It was very important that I became more open about whether someplace else could be a better fit,” says first-time CFO Beth Schiavo after 23 years at EY.
Carl Berquist, Retiring as Marriott CFO, Reflects on Two Careers
After 28 years with Arthur Andersen and 14 with Marriott, the acquisition of Starwood Hotels serves as a resounding last hurrah.
Inside Audit Firms: A CFO’s View
After 15 years in the business, a finance chief describes how audit firms operate, manage growth, and pay their partners.
Professional Services: Attack of the Bean-Counters
Lawyers beware: the accountants are coming after your business.
“We See Ourselves as Being on the Move”
Stephen Chipman, the CEO of Grant Thornton, talks about the firm's attempt to stick to its knitting and the nation's quest for a more rational financial reporting system and tax code.