Corporate Accounting

The 5 C
 

The 5 C's of Building or Buying Alternative Practices

Posted: December 13, 2017
Acquiring a firm with the talent you need can be challenging in itself, but even a small, targeted acquisition of specific talent can be the boost you need to grow a niche practice.


Analyzing Financial Statements: How CPAs Can Deliver Value
 

Analyzing Financial Statements: How CPAs Can Deliver Value

Posted: November 8, 2017
Analyzing financial statements, and the creation of reports based off of these analyses, form a large chunk of what many CPAs do on a day-to-day basis. Instead of treating this activity as simply another reporting function, accounting professionals should also focus on the value of extracting and reporting better information.


How Industry 4.0 Will Change Accounting
 

How Industry 4.0 Will Change Accounting

Posted: September 25, 2017
We are on the verge of a fourth industrial revolution. Dubbed Industry 4.0, it is the next evolution of automating processes, making them smarter and better. Here’s what CPAs need to know about the next industrial revolution.

U.S. Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Pay Rule
 

U.S. Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Pay Rule

Posted: September 6, 2017
A federal judge in Texas on Thursday struck down an Obama administration rule that would have extended mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers, siding with business groups and 21 states that had challenged it.


U.S. Business Executives Cite Scarcity of Skilled Personnel as Top Concern
 

U.S. Business Executives Cite Scarcity of Skilled Personnel as Top Concern

Posted: August 31, 2017
Business executives maintained their generally upbeat view of prospects for the U.S. economy, and have upgraded expectations for profit and revenue growth over the next 12 months, according to the third-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey. But there is a dark cloud on the horizon: the growing scarcity of suitable job candidates.

5 Tips to Better Manage Rapidly Changing Enterprise Risks
 

5 Tips to Better Manage Rapidly Changing Enterprise Risks

Posted: August 30, 2017
Most companies aren’t fully equipped to manage the rapid changes of enterprise risk management (ERM), according to research released by the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

What Does the Agile Finance Function Look Like?
 

What Does the Agile Finance Function Look Like?

Posted: August 29, 2017
How finance functions can best support organizational agility is explored in a new Oracle-sponsored report, "Agile Finance Revealed: The New Operating Model for Modern Finance." To enable the wider organization to be agile, the finance department has to be smoothly run. Find out some tips.

How Accounting Can Empower Better Project Management
 

How Accounting Can Empower Better Project Management

Posted: August 11, 2017
By participating in project management, accountants can become better advocates for good financial data and process management practices. If accountants who learn the flow and terminology of project work, they are better able to serve as business partners for teams outside of finance.

Four Ways Data Can Improve Profits
 

Four Ways Data Can Improve Profits

Posted: July 19, 2017
Many businesses lose money because management cannot see when errors and bad data distort or misstate their custom­er profit analyses. Data-driven analyses enhance the accuracy of profit analyses. Read more on how to improve profits.

Internal Audit
 

Internal Audit's Critical Role in Cybersecurity

Posted: July 11, 2017
Organizations must constantly monitor cybersecurity practices, policies, and plans. This is where internal audit plays a crucial role. Find out four areas where internal audit focuses on cybersecurity.

International Business Strategies
 

International Business Strategies

Posted: July 7, 2017
Companies often come to a realization that there are international consumer markets that can benefit from their products and/or services just as much the domestic market. Therefore, many companies decide to go the international route. Find out what needs to be considered.

6 Tips for Successful Enterprise Risk Management
 

6 Tips for Successful Enterprise Risk Management

Posted: June 26, 2017
Given the increasingly digital and interconnected global environment, boards and senior management are calling for more effective risk oversight, including the adoption of a holistic approach to risk management, known as “Enterprise Risk Management” or ERM.