Audit Firms’ Problems Are Also Cultural
The SEC's case against KPMG demonstrates that sloppy audits and conflicts of interest aren't the only challenges the Big Four face.
Metric of the Month: Learning Days Per Employee
Investing in employees’ ongoing learning helps organizations attract, retain, and develop new and high-potential talent.
SEC Charges CPA, 4 Others With Insider Trading
The defendants allegedly made $234,000 by trading in Pharmasset shares based on nonpublic information about a takeover offer.
CPA Starting Pay to Rise up to 5.3% in 2016
Accounting professionals will continue to benefit from high demand as companies rebound from the recession, survey says.
New Market-Based Income Tax Poses Challenges
States are changing the way they calculate business income taxes, with some adopting a market-based approach.
Seeking a CFO Job? Play the Odds
Here's how to calculate your chances of landing a particular finance-chief role.
Private Companies Gain GAAP Exceptions
Final rules on two items in the FASB private-company framework — accounting for goodwill and interest-rate swaps — are due by December 31.