Kaiser to Leave PCAOB; Chief Auditor to Replace Him
Megan Zietsman, chief auditor and director of professional standards of the PCAOB, will replace Jim Kaiser, who is retiring.
Upgrading the Engagement
The Big Four have developed impressive technology platforms and tools. Here’s how they might improve auditing.
PwC to Restructure U.K. Audit Practice
Amid growing pressure from regulators, the firm announced plans for a significant transformation of its audit business.
The 10 Best Technology Articles of 2018
Here are CFO editors’ picks for the 10 best technology articles of 2018.
Lessons on Auditing from Carillion’s Collapse
The sudden failure of U.K. construction firm Carillion exposes the limits of public company auditing and sparks discussion of reforms.
Audit Software Firm Nabs $40M in Funding
The startup, AuditBoard, offers a cloud-based platform for managing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other aspects of internal auditing.
New PCAOB Chair Closely Linked to Sen. Shelby
The SEC cleans house at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
What Are Auditors Looking For This Year?
As the prime audit season approaches, big changes in business, the economy, technology, and regulations point to an assortment of red flags for auditors.
Creating a Cognitive Audit
While it's unlikely that auditors will be automated out of existence, cognitive technologies can bring value to the audit.
Humans, Robots Must Combine in Digital Ecosystem
With the pressure to adapt to digital, many CFOs are responding by using technologies on a one-off basis.