Hard Evidence the CFO Role Is Getting Tougher?
Analysis suggests aspiring CFOs should make lateral moves outside of finance to get the broad experience companies are seeking today.
Technology to Alter Finance’s Business Partner Role
Intelligent automation and advanced analytics mean finance will have to embed fewer team members within business units: KPMG "Future of Finance" report.
Companies Explore Internal Uses for Chatbots
Intelligent assistants can provide value in a number of ways, but there are assorted challenges in developing and deploying them.
Accounting Watchdog Finds Ongoing Problems at KPMG
The PCAOB’s criticism came in its 2017 inspection report for the firm.
Converging Technologies Will Lead to ‘Continuous Auditing’
Technological advancement also promises huge strides for many industries but perhaps a dire fate for others, a futurist tells accountants and auditors.
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.
KPMG Grows In-House RPA Expertise
“Some lean in to change, aren’t frightened by it, and in that context are learning robotics to make themselves more productive.”
Special Report: The New Digital Workforce
Robotic process automation emerges from the back office to take on core finance tasks.
Supreme Court Ruling Scrambles Online Retailers
The decision "could turn out to be almost as significant for American businesses as the recent rewrite of the U.S. federal tax code."
U.K. Fines KPMG $4M for Audit Deficiencies
The firm admitted its audits of scandal-plagued Quindell plc fell “significantly short” of professional standards.
Big Four Facing Calls for U.K. Breakup
Lawmakers have labeled the four firms a “cozy club incapable of providing the degree of independent challenge needed” for auditing public companies.