Partner Insights
  • York University's Schulich School of Business announces partnership with ACCA

    The Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto - Canada's third-largest university - announced last week a partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), which will provide an ACCA-accreditation pathway for Schulich MBA and Master of Accounting students, as well as "advanced standing" for ACCA members gaining their MBA at the University. Read more »

  • Marcum announces first annual 'Marcum Women's Forum,' featuring Erin Brockovich

    Marcum, the national accounting and advisory services firm, announced this week their first annual Marcum Women’s Forum, entitled "Safe And Sound: Smart Choices for Savvy Women." The event will primarily focus on personal security and health issues for executive women. Notably, environmental activist Erin Brockovich will deliver the keynote address at the half-day breakfast event at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Read more »

  • CFOs desire more strategic-thinking skills in accounting and finance professionals, survey finds

    According to the results of a new Robert Half Management Resources survey, more than eight in 10 (86 percent) of polled CFOs said that strategic-thinking skills are important (either "mandatory" or "nice to have") for accounting and finance professionals. However, nearly half (46 percent) of those polled claimed their organizations do not provide the appropriate development opportunities for said skills. Read more »

  • Tax Revolution Institute announces winners of tax reform essay competition

    The Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) announced on Wednesday the winners of their Robert A. Heinlein Tax Revolution Scholarship competition. Kenneth Adams, a high-school senior from Albuquerque, N.M., won first place and will receive a $2,500 scholarship to help pursue his studies in economics and political science at American University in Washington, D.C. Read more »

  • Accounting Degree Review ranks the 30 most affordable online bachelor's degrees for 2016

    Accounting Degree Review, an online resource in accounting education and other related topics, recently published their ranking of the Top 30 Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Accounting. The ranking weighs factors such as annual tuition rates (from the 2015-2016 academic year) and other fees in determining list placement. Read more »

  • Majority of CFOs believe millennials are ready to lead, survey finds

    According to a new survey from Robert Half, the overwhelming majority of CFOs are confident that millennials possess the abilities to become future leaders. Eighty-five percent of CFOs polled in Robert Half's survey claimed they are generally confident that millennials -- those born between 1978 and 1999 -- are "prepared to assume leadership positions." Read more »