Accounting

HBX Offers Separate Certificate Programs in Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, Financial Accounting - News - Harvard Business School

BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, announces the launch of three new 8-week online certificate programs—Business …

MBA

Featured Stocks In October's Exec Comp And ROIC Model Portfolio

One new stock made October’s Exec Comp Aligned with ROIC Model Portfolio.<p>The best performing stock in the portfolio was Kimball International (KBAL), …

Business

The Changing World of the Accounting Profession…

Will Accountants Adapt, Or Get Left Behind?<p>Social media, shifting technologies and business expectations and dramatic emerging trends are changing …

SEC is once again ‘guiding’ companies on their use of non-GAAP numbers - MarketWatch

The Securities and Exchange Commission published a lengthy update Tuesday to its May 2016 guidelines for non-standard accounting metrics, the …

Stocks

Impact Of FASB's Pension Cost Accounting Rule Change

The Financial Accounting Standards Board introduced a new accounting standard that requires companies to present service cost as the only operating …

Business

The XERO FPO NZX share price is still racing higher

The  <b>XERO FPO NZX</b>  (ASX: XRO)  share price continues to surge higher reaching yet another 52-week high of $32.34 at the time of writing for the …

Accounting Software

When is the Autumn Budget 2017? Predictions and rumours for Philip Hammond's big financial statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond is preparing to deliver his first Autumn Budget - and if it feels like we've just had one of those, you're not entirely …

Brexit

IFRS9: What Banks shareholders should know

IFRS 9: a painful implementation turned into an opportunity.<p>More volatility on FIs balance sheet.<p>More provisions for standardized approach FIs.<p><b>An</b> …

Finance

MoviePass Owner Helios & Matheson's Shares Plunge 45% In Short Squeeze

Helios & Matheson’s (HMNY) shares dropped by 45% on October 12 after the company announced that it had met the financing conditions necessary for it to acquire a 53.7% stake in the movie ticket subscription service MoviePass for $28.5 million.<p>Helios & Mathos is a self-described Big Data analytics …

Entrepreneurship

Companies Piling Losses Onto Balance Sheets | Articles | CFO

Companies may be managing earnings by shifting potential income-statement losses to the other comprehensive income (OCI) part of their balance …

Finance

Balchem selects Diversey's Coelho as new CFO

Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) appoints Terry Coelho as its new CFO, effective Oct. 23, replacing William Backus, who will remain with the company as Chief …

Business

Lessons from New Zealand on fiscal discipline

Following recent crises, the world of finance has often been portrayed as a wrecking ball: destroying fortunes and jobs, and undermining governments …

Economics

JPMorgan, Temasek lead $100M investment in payments company Bill.com

JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> and Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] have led a $100 million investment in Bill.com, a Palo Alto, California-based company that helps business digitize their payments.<p>The round, which included participation from existing investors, will be used by the company to expand its …

Investing

GAAP Versus Street Earnings:The Role of Accounting Conservatism

<b>[Sponsored Article]</b><p>There has been a lively discussion recently within the financial world on ways in which company earnings are reported; in other …

Stocks

There’s no room for blurring ethical rules in accounting profession

The massive public opinion backlash experienced by politically implicated persons in the accounting profession, demonstrates the risk of reputational …

Business (South Africa)

How Blackline chief conquers

Last October Blackline chief executive Therese Tucker took her accounting software company from a small self-funded start-up to a $1 billion listed …

ERP

10 Tips for Starting a Bookkeeping Business

Small business needs to keep track of the finances to gauge their success, fix what isn’t working and know when it’s time to grow. This, in turn, …

Small Business

FASB Confirms Corporate Rate Cut Has Immediate Effect On Earnings

There is no historical precedent for the sharp corporate tax rate cut that is proposed in the Unified Framework that is supposed to be guiding Congressional tax writers in what is supposed to be “tax reform”. The proposal is to drop the rate from 35% to 20%. The history of the corporate rate is one …

Entrepreneurship

Xero’s Gary Turner at Xerocon – Pacioli would still get a job at one in five firms today

Xerocon, now in its fifth year in the UK attracted 2,000 people. That's quite the crowd. Xero had plenty to say, all of which point to a bright …

United States

Switch, Inc. Is A Potentially Lucrative IPO

Switch, Inc. offers a compelling product within the data connectivity industry.<p>Data and connectivity have been growing exponentially, and experts …

Business

Amedisys promotes Ginn to chief financial officer

Amedisys (AMED -1.4%) has promoted Scott Ginn to be its new chief financial officer.<p>Ginn replaces Gary Willis, who's resigned to take a position with …

Business

UK audit watchdog drops probe of PwC’s work for Barclays

The UK accounting watchdog has dropped its three-year investigation into PwC’s work for British lender Barclays after concluding that it was unlikely …

Consulting

ICYMI | Future of the CPA Profession

As an accounting professor at Mount Saint Mary College, the author teaches a graduate accounting research course. Students in this capstone seminar …

Work-life Balance

The accounting fraud behind the debt ceiling

President Donald Trump's debt ceiling compromise with congressional Democrats earlier this month kept the government open through December and …

U.S. Treasury

Tesco chief hails surge in profits for retail giant

Tesco boss Dave Lewis has hailed a "significant milestone" in the firm's turnaround after unveiling the first dividend payout for three years …

News (Ireland)

'I don't want to go to jail for this': Fear and tension at Tesco before £250 million accounting scandal broke

• <b>Three former Tesco executives on trial for fraud over supermarket's £250 million accounting hole.</b>• <b><br>The whistleblower told court there was an environment of 'anxiety' and 'tension' in the company at the time.</b>• <b><br>The whistleblower said he was 'relieved' when former CEO Philip Clarke, who is not implicated</b> …

Business

The One Skill This VP of Finance Looks For Most When Hiring

Over the past two decades the business environment has changed drastically. Globalization, advancements in technology and automation, developments in information systems and competition all play a role. As these dynamic shifts take place, the role of business, and in particular, the role of …

Tesco bosses in accounting scandal ignored staff who feared jail, court hears

A whistleblower at the heart of the Tesco accounting scandal in the UK has described the determination of senior managers to meet budget targets with …

News (Ireland)

Tesco’s self-help pays dividends as it avoids drastic distractions

<i>How to write commentary on Tesco’s half-year results — an all-purpose guide.</i><p><b>1. Quote its old advertising slogan.</b> This is non-negotiable, unlike a …

NHS

Xero - it’s time for accountancy to break out of the dark ages

Britain’s accountancy firms have been urged to embrace new technology to bring their profession out of the dark ages and into the modern world.That’s …