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Friday Footnotes: Embezzlement; Salary Guides; M&A Audit Problems | 10.16.15

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How to Become a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers [Bloomberg]

SEC’s hedge fund reviews show advisors keeping trades for themselves [MarketWatch]

A Cedar Rapids accountant allegedly spent 8 of her 16 years at a construction company embezzling $390k. [The Gazette]

Accounting Principals released their salary guide. [Accounting Principals]

"Consulting firm Acuitas reports in its 2015 Survey of Fair Value Audit Deficiencies that 49% of Fair Value Measurement (FVM) audit deficiencies in 2013 were attributable to mergers and acquisitions activity, up from 45% in 2012 and an average of 9% from 2008 to 2011." [CFO]

Is the Earned Income Credit really all that great? [Tax Update]

The end of tipping. [Eater]

Being Hung Over at Work Costs the U.S. $77 Billion a Year [Bloomberg]

Chicken tweets. [Jezebel]