Accounting Advices 

Ready For Something New? Find Out How to Land an Accounting Job You Won’t Hate

I’m no psychic or anything but I’m willing to bet a large majority of you reading this right now have your resume updated and ready to fling at an eager recruiter at a moment’s notice. Maybe you’re not actually looking for a new job, but as you watch your public accounting cohorts jump ship one after another, perhaps the thought crosses your mind from time to time. Maybe you’re just one client meeting away from losing it. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about finding a better job for a long…

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Accounting Newsletter 

PCAOB Inspection Report Day Is No Longer An Embarrassment For Grant Thornton

Once the laughingstock of the firms annually inspected by the PCAOB (and of us at Going Concern HQ), Grant Thornton has recently shown it has really gotten the hang of this thing called auditing. It really is a surprising turnaround for a firm that had epically bad PCAOB inspection reports for 2011 (43% deficiency rate), 2012 (65%), and 2013 (56%), and an average audit error rate of 44% from 2010 to 2015, thus resulting in such Going Concern headlines as: The PCAOB Inspection Report of Grant Thornton Could Have Been…

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Accounting Newsletter 

Just Think, An EY UK Partner Was Allowed to Keep His Job After (Allegedly) Telling a Female Co-Worker This

You can file this under “Slimy Big 4 Partners.” The Times in London reported earlier today: An EY accountant who told a female trainee that he would be “bashing [her] from behind” on a company skiing trip kept his job despite a tribunal ruling that he had behaved in an “obscene and aggressive” way, including telling her at lunch “I’m going to f*** you”. Neil Hutt, 51, a partner at the company, left the woman “shocked and disappointed” on the annual ski trip in 2019. After telling an internal investigation…

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