CFO Departures Often Involve Career Moves: Study [CFOJ]
According to Audit Analytics, out of 290 CFO departures that disclosed a reason, 90 were due to "another opportunity" and 29 were "[to] pursue other interests."
Twitter CFO’s Ascent Creates New Power Center [WSJ]
Legg Mason's Bill Miller offers a ringing endorsement: "He’s one of the adults in the room."
When Private Equity Firms Give Retirees the Short End [DealBook]
Discounts obtained by private equity firms from lawyers and auditors that are, "not always share[d] fully with investors" have been discovered at 12 firms with an additional 29 that have "potential conflicts."
CFO Signatures a Tip-off to Fishy Accounting [R&CJ]
As we've noted before, "The odds of an accounting restatement are more than 25% higher when narcissistic CFOs put their big 'John Hancock' on those certifications."
Cold calling [ABD]
An anecdote about a business development person making cold calls sounds painful.
Smoked Pot on a Business Trip 🙁 [r/accounting]
Someone sounds paranoid.
Arnold Schwarzenegger voices Waze as the Terminator [USAT]
Drive with me if you want to live.