Financial Reporting


Most of the 947 companies whose CEOs and CFOs are required by the SEC to certify the accuracy and completeness of corporate financial statements met the commission’s initial August 14 deadline. To assist investors and others in tracking which of these large corporations have complied, the commission listed on its Web site ( www.sec.gov/rules/extra/ceocfo.htm ) each company’s status.

VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.