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Results: Average Tenure of a CFO Survey

Over the past few months, we conducted a survey of hundreds of financial professionals in an effort to determine the average tenure of a CFO in today’s world. Participants were asked: Length of time in current job – less than 3 years, 3-5 years, 6-9 years, 10+ years Current title – CFO, Controller, Asst. Controller,

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

See Also: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA How to Choose An Independent CPA/Auditor Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) The Future of the Accounting Workforce Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Definition A CPA or certified public accountant is a person in the United States who has passed the uniform

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Audit Scope Example

Audit Scope Example Explained Ely is an auditor for the IRS. His work, some of the most technical for any forensic accountant, involves looking deeply into a company to find errors which may lead to prosecution. By doing this, Ely is preventing the company from any financial foul-ups that could lead to fraudulent information being

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Definition The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is a professional organization for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Furthermore, this organization is based in the United States. The organization dates back to 1887. The AICPA creates the CPA examination. Then, they grade the CPA examination. In addition, it

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Common Problems in Charts of Account

Accountants are often great at, well, accounting, but tend to get lost in the detail, preferring to count expenses down to the paper clip level instead of focusing on what truly matters for a company’s profitability. Nowhere is that more evident than in the chart of accounts they create. What are some common problems in

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