CPA firm partners looking to retire in the next few years need to make sure they have a succession plan in place as soon as possible. An expert on M&A trends and firm succession explains key considerations.
US CFOs have grown more pessimistic about the economy — thanks to increasing costs of goods and services, increasing energy costs, and supply chain challenges — according to a quarterly survey by Grant Thornton.
A Deloitte partner with a CFO focus explains the main obstacles facing large-company CFOs now and why one indicator points to optimism about the future. Listen to his thoughts or read the full transcript.
Economic optimism is dimming, bringing revenue and profit projections down as well, but more than half of U.S. finance decision-makers say they can use more workers. Learn more about quarterly sentiment, along with a look at IRS news and more, in this podcast episode with transcript.
Kimberly Kirkendall, CPA, is president of international Resource Development Inc. in Cleveland.
Finance executives in business and industry are more pessimistic about their own businesses and the domestic and global economy, according to a quarterly US survey.
Executive recruiting firm Crist Kolder’s annual report shows record levels of female and racially or ethnically diverse leadership at large companies.
Nearly four in five hiring managers in finance “expect to have to work hard” to attract and retain talent over the next year after three-fourths dealt with retention issues over the past year.
Real estate and facilities management is the category most likely to face budget cuts, a Gartner survey shows. IT is the most common CFO choice for planned spending increases.
The percentage of companies worldwide providing assurance on ESG reporting increased between 2019 and 2020, but are auditors getting their share of the work?
A comment letter applauds efforts to develop global standards for disclosing sustainability information and provide suggestions related to the two exposure drafts.
If economic challenges continue, a survey finds that mergers and acquisitions could be the first area that CFOs and CEOs target for budget cuts, followed by environmental, social, and governance.
How can organizations take a smarter approach to risk management in a highly risky time? An expert on the topic passes on best practices and results from a recent survey report in this podcast episode with transcript.
A PwC survey finds that consumers don’t trust companies on nearly the level that business leaders believe they do.
The AICPA’s Ami Beers, CPA, CGMA, explains the reasons for increased focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
The CPA Outlook Index, an equally weighted, nine-component measure of sentiment, remained in positive territory, falling from 73 points to 67 points out of 100, but it was the fourth consecutive quarterly decline in economic outlook.
The FASB said last week that it will explore new rules regarding the accounting for financial instruments with ESG-linked features and regulatory credits.
The SEC proposed amendments to rules and reporting forms to promote consistent, comparable and reliable information for investors concerning funds’ and advisers’ incorporation of environmental, social and governance factors.
Two consulting company leaders explain the ins and outs of finance transformation and what they learned from a recent client example. Also, get caught up on news related to several CPA-centric topics.
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