The AICPA released a Six-Point Plan to Improve Audits on Thursday that provides a roadmap for the profession’s continued journey to improving audit performance in an increasingly changing business world. The plan concentrates on financial statement audits for private companies, employee benefit plans and governmental entities in the United States.
Gumbiner Savett, a Santa Monica-based full-service accounting, taxation and consulting firm, recently congratulated Danny Vivier, the recipient of the "UCLA Department of Economics - Gumbiner Savett Inc. Endowed Undergraduate Prize for 2014-2015."
Career and leadership development portal TaxTalent released its 4th annual Tax Hiring Outlook on Monday, based on a survey of U.S. corporate heads of tax. The Hiring Outlook included 356 total respondents ranging from middle market to Fortune 10 companies. This year, 69% of those surveyed stated they would be hiring in the coming year, representing a 28% increase from the 2014 hiring data.
Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG)announced this week that Brian Burns and Bryan Campbell have received the Virginia Society of CPA’s (VSCPA) "Top 5 Under 35 leadership" award for 2015. Brian Burns is a Senior Manager in DHG’s Richmond office who focuses on Forensic and Valuation Services. Bryan Campbell is a Senior Manager in DHG’s Norfolk office who focuses on Assurance Services for clients in the government contracting, manufacturing and distribution and construction industries.
Seventeen-year-old Sean Lawrence earned a $120,000 college scholarship through the H&R Block Budget Challenge - a financial literacy program that rewards high school students for mastering personal finance - the company announced Monday.
With more than half of Americans not saving enough for retirement, the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), Washington’s leading financial trade association, recognized IBM with a “Save 10” award for their efforts to help their employees prepare for a secure retirement by enabling them to save 10% of their income, FSR announced last Monday.
In an effort to encourage and support the transition of practitioners to the classroom, The Pathways Commission is presenting a free webinar, sponsored by the AICPA and American Accounting Association, the Commission announced on Thursday.
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recently submitted recommendations to the IRS on May 1, for what the AICPA believes should be included in the Service’s 2015-2016 Priority Guidance Plan (Notice 2015-27).
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.
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