Accounting Newsletter 

Here’s What It Would Be Like If the New PCAOB Members Were Introduced At a Basketball Game

And now … your NEW starting lineup for the Peeee Ceeee Aaaay Ooooh Beeee! Erica Williams From Edinboro University, she has 28 years of experience in public finance, policy development, accounting and auditing, disclosure modernization, data analytics, and technology innovation. A former Deloitter, she has held senior financial roles at the Treasury Department and the University of Maryland, and most recently was vice president of government analytics and innovation at Elder Research. Let’s hear it for new PCAOB member Christina Ho! From Yale, she was an SEC commissioner from 2013…

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Accounting Services 

RSM US Names Successor to CEO Joe Adams

Brian Becker [Updated with official announcement from RSM US below.] A tipster just informed us that RSM US announced this morning that Brian Becker, the firm’s national consulting leader, will succeed Joe Adams as RSM manager partner and CEO effective Aug. 31, 2022. As national consulting leader, a role he has held since April 2017, Becker leads professionals across RSM’s three primary consulting service lines: financial advisory, risk advisory, and technology and management consulting, according to the firm. Becker, who joined RSM in 1989 when the firm was known as…

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Accounting Advices 

BDO USA’s Auditing Is Still Ass, According to 2020 PCAOB Inspection Report

When the PCAOB gave a preview of its first batch of COVID-era inspection reports for annually inspected public accounting firms in October, the audit cops said: For the majority of the annually inspected audit firms, we identified fewer findings in 2020 compared to our 2019 inspections. Notice how the PCAOB used the word “majority” and not “all.” If you’ve visited this website for the past week, you’d know that of the six 2020 inspection reports released by the PCAOB recently, PwC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and Grant Thornton all improved their…

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