Inside Views

  • IIA donates $10K to National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at 2016 International Conference

    July 20, 2016

    The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) donated $10,000 to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum during its annual International Conference in Manhattan. Josh Cherwin, director of Institutional Advancement for the Memorial and Museum, accepted the donation from IA International Conference co-chairs Nick DiMola and Paul Flora.

  • SASB Releases Engagement Guide for Investors

    July 19, 2016

    The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board has published new guidance to help investors use SASB standards to engage better with the companies where they own and manage shares.

  • Great Experiential Learning Is Key to Growing Top Talent

    July 19, 2016

    Many accounting firms have robust formal learning programs for their staff early in their careers.

  • York University's School of Continuing Studies to offer post-grad accounting programs this September

    July 19, 2016

    York University in Toronto announced on Tuesday that their School of Continuing Studies will start offering post-graduate accounting certificates this September, approved by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario. The courses look to further prepare students to thrive in the accounting profession, as well as gaining an advantage in applying to the Schulich School of Business' Masters of Accounting program.

  • RISCPA's 25th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Community Preparatory School in Rhode Island

    July 19, 2016

    The RI Society of CPAS (RISCPA) announced on Monday that they will host their 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, July 25th at the Warwick Country Club. Over 140 golfers will be playing for the Community Preparatory School - an independent school in South Providence where over 96% of students receive substantial financial aid.

  • AICPA Will Finance Assurance Research

    July 18, 2016

    The American Institute of CPAs is planning to fund academic research on audit and assurance services.

  • AICPA and NAF's Academy of Finance announce launch of 'Recognition Program' to draw young talent to profession

    July 18, 2016

    Today at NAF Next 2016 - NAF’s annual professional development conference - the AICPA and NAF announced the launch of a new high school prep program aimed at increasing and diversifying the pipeline of students entering the accounting profession. Dubbed the AICPA/NAF Recognition Program, the initiative will launch nationwide this Fall in 209 Academies of Finance in 117 school districts across 32 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Art of Accounting: Shirts for Staff

    July 18, 2016

    I like to wear shirts with my firm’s logo. We have an arrangement with Land’s End where we can order what we want from their catalog and have the Withum logo applied. It is a very easy process.

  • LSU wins Deloitte Foundation's 21st annual National Student Case Study Seminar

    July 18, 2016

    Deloitte announced on Monday that a team of undergrad and graduate accounting students representing Louisiana State University (LSU) placed first in the Deloitte Foundation's 21st annual National Student Case Study Seminar. The Deloitte Foundation awarded each of the five winning LSU team members a $2,000 scholarship and a $10,000 award towards LSU's accounting program.

  • Is This the ‘End of Accounting’? Maybe So

    July 15, 2016

    The standard GAAP accounting measures are less and less useful to investors, according to a new book with the provocative title, “The End of Accounting.”