As firm leaders prepare for a post-pandemic work world, they should take care to plot a path that steers clear of potential pitfalls — four of which are explored in this article.
Questions asked as part of a quarterly economic sentiment survey show that more companies expect to cut back on office space in the coming year.
CPAs are knowledgeable about their small business clients’ financial conditions and emotionally removed enough from the organizations to help business leaders see what they often would rather avoid.
Even in difficult economic times, it’s important to keep up the processes and controls that prevent fraud.
Internal controls need to be front and center, as the COVID-19 crisis has increased the incentive and opportunity for fraud.
Remote auditing, new risks, going concern issues and changes in internal controls give not-for-profit auditors a long list of challenges to meet as a result of the pandemic. Here’s what practitioners should keep in mind.
Fraud risks have increased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. A new report by the Anti-Fraud Collaboration provides strategies for mitigating those risks.
CPAs need to be especially watchful for fraud amid the severe financial pressures associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
The economic slump resulting from the pandemic has increased the risk of asset write-downs and added to the pressure on auditors to scrutinize impairment models. Company boards also are paying more attention to forecasting and impairment.
With so many organizations financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and making an abrupt shift to remote working, there’s a perfect storm for increased fraud in financial statements. Take this quiz to see if you know your responsibilities for auditing fraud risks in your engagements.
CPAs offer advice on how to retain and attract clients during difficult times.
Firms share the approaches they are using to keep employees safe, and HR experts advise firms to stay current with their state’s guidance, know their rights as employers and communicate policies clearly to staff.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused the risks of material misstatement and fraud to change substantially for many audit clients. Here’s how practitioners can continue delivering high-quality audits in this environment.
Fraud risk in the financial statements has been elevated amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what practitioners need to know as they audit the risks of fraud during their engagements.
Get some insights on how CPAs and finance professionals are using technology solutions to change their businesses in the era of COVID-19. A new report will guide a long-term, strategic approach to drive digital success, manage risk and streamline costs.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted companies' capital project plans, not only this year but most likely for the foreseeable future. This five-step risk-modeling approach can help finance leaders identify company vulnerabilities and capital expenditure opportunities.
Panelists at an AICPA fall Council presentation on resilience explained how basic values can drive success during troubled times such as the coronavirus pandemic.
A workplace safety plan amid the pandemic requires unique considerations.
CPAs can take steps to minimize the danger in a time of heightened fraud risks.
Boards were meeting more regularly, more virtually, and getting more into the details on topics previously addressed only at a high level.