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NetSuite Considers BPO Program

NetSuite Inc. may soon be establishing a business process outsourcing (BPO) for CPA firms in the near future. Their accountants program has topped 1,000 members worldwide.

Interview Questions Accountant Job Seekers Should Ask

Any job applicant intends to make a good impression. The best way to achieve this is to be prepared for every aspect of the interview.

Accountant Indicted for Stealing almost $300,000

An accountant that was found guilty of embezzling almost $300,000 from his company has been sentenced to over four years in prison. He was using the money for personal expenses, including a down payment on a home.

Accountants Rank in the Top 20 Happiest Jobs

Careerbliss.com came up with a list of the 20 happiest jobs based on over 100,000 employee generated reviews. The reviews were collected between February 2011 and January 2012.

The Primary Tasks of Accountants and Auditors

Accountants and auditors have many job duties, but it can be generalized that they spend the bulk of their time preparing and examining financial records.

What is a Treasury Accountant?

The job duties of a treasury accountant vary depending on the organization’s size as well as other specifics. From a high level, it can be said that a treasury accountant’s responsibilities generally involve inflows and outflows of cash.

Should an HOA Hire a CPA?

Self managed Home Owner’s Associations may wonder whether they should spend the money to hire a certified public accountant (CPA).

Benefits of Working at a Big Four Firm

There are four accounting firms that are known within the business world as the “Big Four”. These firms include KPMG, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Within just these four firms, literally hundreds of thousands of people are employed throughout the world.

Job Outlook for Accountants

During the recession, the accounting industry, like most others, took some hits. Current trends now show that accountants have something to celebrate as the market for accounting jobs is looking better.

Becoming a Partner in an Accounting Firm

Many in the accounting world believe that their number one career objective is to become a partner in their firm. This type of commitment takes not only hard work, but some luck and persistence.

Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting is a growing sector within the field of accounting. Environmental Accounting recognizes the limitations of traditional accounting in regards to various environmental costs and impacts.

Enforcing a Trust

If a beneficiary feels that a trust is not being followed, it is important to follow up to make sure the trustee handles things properly.

Hiring an Accountant for a Small Business

Hiring an accountant for a small business may seem like a luxury, but it is more accurately a necessity. While the small business owner might perform some accounting tasks, it is important to have a professional involved.

Accountant Develops Software to Monitor Cash Flow

A number of business fall into dire straits simply because they do not have full knowledge of their cash flow. Those who are able, turn to their accountant for assistance in monitoring the flow.

Making the Most of Your Accountant

Entrepreneurs don’t stop working once their business is launched. The work at that point is just beginning. They’ll need the ability to keep perfecting their business while always being ready to change with the times.

Accountants May be Key to Success for Tech Firms

Why is it that some tech firms succeed while other fail? A study was conducted to see if there was any discernable reason for success or failure in technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses.

Vatican Accountant Arrested

A senior Vatican accountant has been charged with plotting to steal $26 million. The extensive plot involved sneaking bags of cash into Italy via a private jet. He would have been aided in the plot by a former Italian spy.

Accountants and Cloud Computing

The newly added Accountant’s Console for My Business Online fully embraces the concept of cloud computing. The intent is to appeal to the normally conservative accountants with very attractive features and functionality.

A Career as an Entertainment Accountant

The job of accountant may not conger up images of glamour, but there may be the opportunity to participate in a glamorous industry from behind the scenes. Working as a CPA in Hollywood offers several options.

The Difference Between a Tax Preparer and a Tax Accountant

Each year when consumers are looking for help in doing their taxes they may wonder whether they should be using a personal accountant or a tax preparer.

Accounting as a Second Career

The field of accounting may be a good choice for those seeking a change in career. Its diversity makes it a great option for those hoping to take on a second career later in life.

Accountant Helps Orphans

Jerry J Yu is both an accountant and an attorney. He acted as the director and executive producer of an annual concert. The concert was to benefit the Institute for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Orphans Tianjin. The orphanage is home to 142 orphans. The conditions in the orphanage...

An Accountant’s Tale: 60 Billion For The US Government

Although owned by shareholders, the government had backed these companies and had put more than $180 billion into them as part of the bailout.

Online Accounting Tool Streamlines Research and Tracking Time

Researchers at the University of Florida in conjunction with MindTree have developed myinvestiGator, an intelligent online accounting tool that is not focused on quick results but rather on attention to details based on the answers to simple questions such as: “How much money...

Texas Tech: The State’s Second Accounting Program

Although it cannot claim to be the first, since Stephen F. Austin State holds that honor, second place is nothing to sneeze at when it comes to Texas having another accounting school.

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