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January 31, 2023

Friday Footnotes: Lady Taxes; Hunting For Talent; Which Big 4 Dominates Consulting? | 7.12.19

Where should you be looking for top accounting talent? [Accounting Today] Top accounting talent, like talent for many professional services, is in short supply these days. Accounting firms are competing ferociously to attract, land and retain the most talented and experienced employees to achieve and maintain a critical competitive edge in a highly competitive industry. But most are going about it the wrong way.

UWorld moves into the world of accounting by acquiring Roger CPA Review [Business Wire] Congrats, Rog.

Judges skeptical of Trump argument to block House subpoena for accounting firm docs [CNN] The battle for sensitive information from Mazars continues.

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test [Reuters] All of Britain’s leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision.

Babcock passes CPA exam [Aberdeen News] Imagine living in a town where some rando passing the CPA exam makes headlines. Er, congrats I mean.

AICPA issues forensic accounting standards [Journal of Accountancy] The Statement on Standards for Forensic Services No. 1 (SSFS 1) provides authoritative guidance for AICPA members providing litigation and investigative services. Specifically, the statement defines litigation and investigation for accounting purposes, outlines key considerations for client and provider relationships, and establishes boundaries on the services members can provide.

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened. [NYT] RISE UP, ladies.

Deloitte ranked No. 1 consulting service provider worldwide by Gartner [The Financial] Green Dots, commence to gloating.

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