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1. Internal auditors face talent shortage

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Internal auditors are confident in their ability to identify emerging risks in a timely manner, but they may be facing a talent shortage, according to a new report. Journal of Accountancy online (03/10)


2. Attention, CFOs: Accounting matters more than ever

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission appears to have stepped up efforts to rein in fraudulent bookkeeping, and leaders need access to accurate data to make the right decisions. Both of these factors mean accounting has become even more important for chief financial officers. Using automated systems can prevent errors and lighten the load for corporate accountants. CFO.com (03/04)


3. Make the most of your free time

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

I'm always looking for opportunities for learning. But when? In our profession, sometimes "free time" seems like a non-existent commodity. And with so many great options for CPE coming from so many varied sources, wading through it all can be both daunting and time prohibitive. The new AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning website offers aggregated learning resources, planning and assessment tools curated specifically for CGMA designation holders and sourced from AICPA, CIMA and CGMA publications, learning products and online resources. AICPA Insights (03/16)


4. The most business-friendly places in the world to pay taxes

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Find out which region in the world has the lowest tax rates and least tax compliance hassles for businesses. CGMA Magazine online (03/11)


5. Key to employee retention: More vacation time

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

CGMA Magazine online (03/12)


6. How internal audit, external audit, audit committees can work together

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Journal of Accountancy online (03/10)


7. What's stopping employers from building worker engagement

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

New research shows that while employee engagement is a top concern among employers, many companies are failing to come up with new and better ways to manage their workers. CGMA Magazine online (03/11)


8. Employee health insurance costs rose 21% over 6 years, report says

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs paid by employees increased 21% from 2007 to 2013, the Center for American Progress says. Employers' health spending rose 14.5% during the same period, the group says. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (03/02)


9. Keep it simple for better communication

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Putting together a random assortment of statistics does not make for a good presentation, says Jim Morrison, CPA, a chief financial officer. Rather, effective communication is all about telling a story and perhaps adding a dash of humor to help nonaccountants understand complex topics. Corporate Finance Insider (03/2015)


10. Startups prod companies to give up spreadsheets

BusIndNews | Mar 18, 2015

Venture-backed startups are pioneering the use of cloud-based applications for budgeting and forecasting services. They tout greater support for collaboration in the budgeting process, which can improve efficiency. Fortune (03/02)




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