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BDO, RBSM Lead in Q1 SEC Audit Client Race

BDO grabbed the most new SEC audit clients among large firms in the first quarter of 2015, while RBSM led in overall gains.

  • Institute of Internal Auditors names top Certified Internal Auditor exam scores of 2014

    The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) announced on Tuesday the top scores on the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam for 2014. The scores were registered by internal auditors from the United States, but the full roster of top scores on certification exams sponsored by reflect the organization’s global reach. Read more »

  • Get your GLOW on!

    Do you remember hearing about that crazy group of CPAs who played silly games and splashed at the Liquid Lounge at the AICPA Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ Conference last year? And how the year before they drove 60-mile-per-hour go-karts as mentioned here? You might remember that it all began with trampoline dodgeball three years ago. The AICPA remembers, too Read more »

  • 5 post-tax season growth ideas

    Each year, I offer ideas for growth after tax season. While we believe you should continue marketing during tax season because it’s the very best time to grow your business, we realize that for many of you there comes a point where there is a lull in your business development and marketing activities. Here are this year’s 5 post tax- season growth ideas to kick-start or keep your momentum going. Read more »

  • AICPA survey: 68 percent of Americans regret how they financed college

    A new AICPA survey found that an increasing majority (68 percent) of Americans with loans or whose children have loans expressed some regret about the way they paid for that education - representing an eight percentage point increase from the 2013 survey when 60 percent had regrets. Read more »

  • PCAOB board member Jeanette Franzel: Diverse talent pool is 'critically important'

    During the Accounting Diversity Pipeline Project's recent "Roundtable on Building a Sustainable Diverse Pipeline of Accounting Professionals for the 21st Century" last week in Williamsburg, Va., PCAOB board member Jeanette Franzel reiterated that building a diverse talent pool is "critically important" to the profession's future. Read more »

  • EY, BDO USA, and Protiviti amongst 25 best places to work for recent grads

    Accounting and consulting firm BDO USA, along with EY and Protiviti, have been named amongst 2015's "25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads" by Symplicity, provider of career services management solutions. Symplicity describes the 2015 list of honorees as organizations that offer fun and supportive company cultures, good paychecks, and extraordinary opportunities for career growth. Accenture, General Motors, Nationwide, Nestle, and SAS were among the other winners. Read more »

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