Finance News & Insights

5 qualities every internal auditor needs – does yours have them?

It’s a mission-critical function in every company: the internal auditor. And whether you have a dedicated position or tap general finance staffers to do the review, you want to make sure you have the right person for the job. [Read more…]

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One firm’s accounting software conversion horror story: What went wrong

When Finance rolls out a system conversion, the last thing it expects is a months-long fraud investigation! [Read more…]

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FASB issues new guidance on lease accounting

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) intended to improve financial reporting about leasing transactions.   [Read more…]

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New year, new faces: More CFOs plan to add staff in 2011

Time is running out for your company to snatch up some of the finance talent that’s available. Two new studies found that an increasing number of CFOs have hiring plans in 2011. [Read more…]

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Hall of Shame: 5 biggest math blunders

 

You’d think passing Math 101 would be a requirement to help run a major organization. That may not be the case once you take a gander at some of these gigantic math gaffes. [Read more…]

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75% of finance pros say the job's changing: Here's why

While many departments are still cutting jobs, accounting positions have actually increased recently. The economy, however, has changed the way these positions function. [Read more…]

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High quality office help for less

If you need some extra help but the budget doesn’t leave enough room for full-time staffers, this option may be right up your alley. [Read more…]

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What's the fourth-quarter forecast for financial jobs?

The picture for the economy may be bleak, but your peers aren’t cutting back. [Read more…]

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4 must-ask questions before buying new accounting software

Before you even start to narrow the field of software vendors, be sure you’ve covered these bases. [Read more…]

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