• Business Accounting

    Forbes 2021 Best Tax & Accounting Firms

    Has your CPA firm embraced technology like RPA bots that help accountants tackle mundane tasks? Getty Need business advice? Call your CPA firm. “This year was the perfect case study for why companies should consider leaning on their CPAs as key advisors,” says Carla McCall, managing partner with regional powerhouse AAFCPAs in Westborough, Massachusetts.  CPA firms deliver foremost on audit and/or tax services. But these days many of them do much more. “We’re a solutions provider,” says McCall. As the Covid-19 pandemic rages, that means providing a range of advice: how to capitalize on new delivery models, how to navigate  

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  • Financial Management

    JAIC looks to fix errors in Army’s financial accounting systems

    Written by Jackson Barnett Oct 1, 2020 | FEDSCOOP The Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is helping the Army field AI to have machines independently solve complex accounting errors — a first for the Department of Defense’s backend AI efforts — the department announced in a blog post Thursday. The JAIC’s Business Process Transformation Mission Initiative team partnered with the Defense Innovation Unit to bring cognitive automation to the Army’s sprawling financial systems. The machine learning systems the JAIC is helping to field will be paired with robotic process automation (RPA) technology to match transactions that have been miscoded  

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  • Business Accounting

    Accounting Standards Council gets new chairman, Business News & Top Stories

    Mr Quek See Tiat will become chairman of Singapore’s Accounting Standards Council (ASC), while Mr Desmond Chin will join as a new member, starting tomorrow. The Ministry of Finance (MOF) made the announcements in a press statement yesterday. Mr Quek, currently chairman-designate, will succeed Mr Kevin Kwok, who has helmed the council since November 2015. Under Mr Kwok’s leadership, the ASC issued the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (International) to achieve full convergence with the International Financial Reporting Standards for Singapore-listed issuers. Mr Quek is also the audit committee chairman on the board of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the  

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  • Business Accounting

    8×8 Appoints Germaine Cota as Chief Accounting Officer

    CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the appointment of Germaine Cota to the position of Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Samuel Wilson, Cota will oversee overall global accounting operations, financial reporting, tax, treasury, and internal audit functions. “Germaine has demonstrated a really strong combination of finance expertise and drive. Since joining 8×8 at the beginning of the year, she has made significant contributions as we aligned the global business to improve execution, efficiency, operating margins and cash position,” said Samuel Wilson, Chief Financial Officer at  

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  • Business Accounting

    Global Construction Accounting Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Analysis

    DUBLIN, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Construction Accounting Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Component (Solution, Services); Deployment Type (Cloud, On-premises); Application (Small and Mid-Size Construction Companies, Large Construction Companies)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. According to this report the market was valued at US$ 647.22million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 1033.46million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} from 2020 to 2027. The US, Canada, and Mexico are the major economies contributing to the North America construction accounting software market.  

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  • Business Accounting

    Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO Karen Abramson once again recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO Karen Abramson has been named among 25 most powerful women in the accounting profession by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CPA Practice Advisor. This is the sixth time Abramson has earned a spot on the list that recognizes female leaders who are making the greatest impact on the tax and accounting profession. As the CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their  

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  • Business Accounting

    How accounting and finance professionals can stand out from the crowd

    In today’s volatile economic climate, accounting and finance professionals with a diverse set of skills have the best chance of success in the job market CUTS to the GDP forecast in Malaysia as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic have impacted employment opportunities across all sectors with nearly 90,000 job losses reported so far this year, according to the Social Security Organisation (Socso). The fallout from the pandemic has made a huge impact on the national economy, resulting in losses all around that affect both individuals and companies alike across the board. Bank Negara Malaysia took action after the economy  

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  • Business Accounting

    Accounting & Business Law | Baylor University

    Assistant Professor of Accounting Melanie Millar was named the 2019-2020 KPMG Summer Accounting Faculty Fellow. Since 2004, one faculty member has been selected for the fellowship each year, thanks to the generous support of our alumni and friends at KPMG. The faculty fellow uses the summer to focus on research activities. “Thank you to KPMG for the support provided by the KMPG summer Accounting Faculty Fellowship,” Millar said. “The funding from the fellowship has been instrumental to the progression of my research and its presentation at national and international conferences and submission to top accounting journals.” Millar’s  

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