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Accountant Pleads Guilty to Theft

In November, a Fort Collins accountant pleaded guilty to stealing $300,000 from her employer. Jennifer Choury was employed by Windsor developer, Martin Lind.

Accounting Firm Joins McGladrey Alliance

The New York firm of Nussbaum Yates Berg Klein & Wolpow is now the newest member of the McGladrey Alliance.

Top Accounting Firm for Hedge Fund Industry

Ernst and Young has been named the Best Accounting Firm by the HFMWeek 2013 U.S. Hedge Fund Service Awards. This is their fifth consecutive year to receive the honor.

Accountant Steals from Elderly

Accountant Craig Podosek was sentenced to prison on Halloween. The prosecutor hinted that it was appropriate since the day is spent by folks dressing up and pretending to be something they are not. Podosek ‘pretended’ to be a nice guy, but instead he was busy stealing money from...

Accountant Speaks to Students About Money

A librarian, Heather Lister has found a way to put accountants to work in a new way.

Man Charged in Murder of Accountant

Charges have been made against a man for murdering Michigan accountant, David Locey. Andy Brown was arrested at the beginning of October for the crime.

Sage Offers Accountant Specific Products

Sage North America now has a new focus called Sage Accountant Solutions. This new business is specifically focused on products for accountants. Jennifer Warawa has been named vice president and general manager.

An Accountant's Guide to Using Twitter

With the popularity of social media, every business person should consider the best way to use sites like Twitter to their advantage.

Strategic Planning at Forefront of Finance Priorities

Data, specifically for strategic planning, is the top priority for CFOs in the finance industry in a recent survey.

Demographics that Impact the Accounting Field

James Johnson, Ph.D and a professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sees the changing demographics in the United States as a call for accountants to embrace diversity.

IRS Says Filing Season Delayed

Following the 16 day government shut down, the IRS announced that there will be a one or two week delay to the start of the 2014 filing season.

NY Accountant Sentenced for Helping Al Qaeda

Sabirhan Hasanoff, an accountant who provided surveillance information to al Qaeda has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Accountant Says Embezzlement From Organized Sports Could Happen More Often

Parents whose children participated in two Metroplex leagues were appalled to learn that someone was stealing from the sports organization.

Questions Businesses Should Ask Prospective Accountants

When hiring an accountant there are several questions a new business should ask candidates for the position.

Former Church Accountant Faces More Charges

Chris Sterling, a Pennsylvania accountant, was arrested last month on various charges of stealing from clients. In relation to another case, he is now facing additional charges.

Debate of Town Accountant Position

In Andover, Maine, there is a debate going on over the position of the town’s accountant.

Madoff Accountant Charged

Paul Konigsberg, attorney and accountant, faces multiple charges surrounding Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi investment fund scheme.

California Accountant Steals Lunch Money

A former school district employee is being accused of stealing over $2 million in lunch money.

Accountant Faces Fraud Charges

A couple from Iowa and their Las Vegas accountant have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud against the Internal Revenue Service.

Is It the Accountant’s Responsibility?

When a company gets wind of potential mishandling of funds, the search begins to determine who is responsible.

Ernst and Young Resigns as Accountant for Codexis

Ernst and Young resigned as the independent accountant for Codexis, an industrial chemicals maker based out of Redwood City.

Country of Liberia Raises Standards for Accountants

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (LICPA) has developed a plan that lists both the current status of their activities and how they plan to raise the standards for accountants within the country.

The Difficulty in Finding Accounting and Finance Professionals

Each year the ManpowerGroup releases a Talent Shortage Survey which reveals the top 10 jobs that are the most difficult for employers to fill. For three years running, Accounting and Finance have made their list.

Accountant Banned from Working for Firms Overseen by CFTC

Jeannie Veraja-Snelling has been banned from working for any firms that are overseen by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

What does the ABA Certification Mean to an Accountant?

Determining what the Accredited Business Accountant (ABA) Certification means for a career is important. First one must consider what the difference is between an ABA and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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