How to create ‘killer’ slides that win over clients. By Ed Mendlowitz The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor QUESTION: I have to provide a 5- or 10-minute presentation based upon my year-end audit to the board of a not-for-profit client. I would … Continued
Say good-bye to your old friend “SALY” By Roman H. Kepczyk Quantum of Paperless Traditional audit practices use the previous year’s audit programs and processes updated for the current year as their standard operating plan. MORE ON TECH SPENDING: Tech … Continued
The right monitors, scanners and web tools. By Roman H. Kepczyk Quantum of Paperless The advent of today’s audit “document container” applications has transitioned every aspect of audit production into a digital format. MORE on TECH SPENDING: Accounting Firms Run on … Continued
Five years of losses to second-tier firms. By CPA Trendlines In what the world’s leading China-watcher in accounting calls “bad news for the Big Four,” KPMG was dropped a notch and EY was pushed out of the top four rankings … Continued
Many never fully recover. By CPA Trendlines The typical organization is losing 5% of revenues per year to fraud, costing about $145,000 per company – and smaller businesses are disproportionately victimized, according to a new research report. The losses translate … Continued
It started as a rivalry between two brothers. One of them worked at one of the Big Four (still does). And he was always making jokes about the other firms’ scandals.
Economies of scale found in supply chain. Audit fees can be costly for many public and private companies, but an accounting professor has discovered a way they save some money when going through the process.