How to Design Your Business Around Your Strengths

In this report, Sandi Smith, CPA and creator of Accountant’s Accelerator, directs practitioners to an online psychology test from a top university and shows how to put it to work for yourself. She describes a process for identifying personal characteristics that … Continued

His and Her Brains at Work in Tax and Accounting

Three things that are different. By Sandi Smith, CPA Accountant’s Accelerator Are men’s and women’s brains different, when it comes to the workplace? The answer is a resounding YES, and more importantly, science is finding that men and women work … Continued

No More 40-Hour Weeks in Accounting?

Accountants may be winning the war for work-life balance. The number of average weekly hours worked for non-supervisory employees in the accounting and bookkeeping industry slipped to 33.2 in 2011, down from 33.4 and continuing a 20-year trend since 1990, … Continued

Will Overtime Lawsuits “Reform” the Big Four?

Entry-level auditors at KPMG win class-action certification. A New York federal court conditionally certified a national collective action lawsuit that alleges that KPMG LLP violated the federal labor laws by denying thousands of entry-level audit employees overtime pay. “Denying associates overtime pay is a … Continued

100 “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”

Accounting Today’s fourth year for the list. Top winners are to be announced at Accounting Today’s 2nd Annual Growth & Profitability Summit on Oct. 25-27 in Las Vegas. The Best Accounting Firms to Work For list includes 50 small firms … Continued