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New Clemson Athletic Director Is An Ex-Green Dotter

Graham Neff This is not your typical “life after Big 4” career move, but Graham Neff will likely make more money as the new director of athletics at Clemson University than he would had he ended up staying at Deloitte. Sports Illustrated reported: Before Clemson, Neff served two-plus years in several senior administrative roles at Middle Tennessee State Athletics, with emphasis in finance, facilities, and external operations. He began his career in college athletics as a student manager for the men’s basketball program at Georgia Tech, which advanced to a…

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What’s Up With Deloitters and the LinkedIn Cult Mentality?

The hashtag-laden digital fellatio of professional services firms continues. via r/linkedinlunatics OK, first of all… no, you know what, never mind. I’m recalling something my mother told me once 33 years ago about not having anything nice to say. Who exactly was this for? Did he pass it to his manager on his last day? Will it end up proudly displayed in said managers cube next to the macaroni hearts his kids make for him on Valentine’s Day? This one isn’t nearly as bad as the #veteran, #militaryspouse, #secondgeneration Deloitte-er,…

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How Many Non-Auditors are Getting Pulled Off the Bench to Do Inventory Counts This Year?

Hello and Happy post-Christmas Monday, everyone. Quick show of hands (let’s just pretend I can see them through the screen OK?), how many of you NOT in audit have been pulled off the bench to do inventory counts this week? We’re hearing some grumblings of tax people being thrown into the gauntlet and thought it might be good to throw the question out there to find out if this is just the usual “hey you’re not doing anything anyway and Kevin has the flu so he can’t go to St.…

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Many businesses failing to focus on cash flow, survey finds

/* custom css */ .tdi_18, .tdi_18 .tdc-columns{ min-height: 0; }.tdi_18, .tdi_18 .tdc-columns{ display: block; }.tdi_18 .tdc-columns{ width: 100%;> /* custom css */ .tdi_20{ vertical-align: baseline; }.tdi_20 > .wpb_wrapper, .tdi_20 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ display: block; }.tdi_20 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ width: 100%; }.tdi_20 > .wpb_wrapper > .vc_row_inner{ width: auto; }.tdi_20 > .wpb_wrapper{ width: auto; height: auto;> –  Only 14% of UK Finance departments report a primary focus on cash flow during the COVID-19 pandemic. 16 AUGUST 2021: New research has shown that just 14% of UK Finance decision-makers focused on…

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Culture is key to more women in the boardroom

/* custom css */ .tdi_22, .tdi_22 .tdc-columns{ min-height: 0; }.tdi_22, .tdi_22 .tdc-columns{ display: block; }.tdi_22 .tdc-columns{ width: 100%;> /* custom css */ .tdi_24{ vertical-align: baseline; }.tdi_24 > .wpb_wrapper, .tdi_24 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ display: block; }.tdi_24 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ width: 100%; }.tdi_24 > .wpb_wrapper > .vc_row_inner{ width: auto; }.tdi_24 > .wpb_wrapper{ width: auto; height: auto;> CCA chief executive calls for lasting change to correct anti-female bias at the top of business The chief executive of the world’s leading accountancy body says that changing culture is crucial in correcting the…

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Latest Accounting Overachiever Comes From PwC

From CyprusMail: Demos Ioannou, a trainee accountant of PwC Cyprus, achieved the highest world score in the ICAEW [Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales] exams that took place in November 2021. More specifically, Ioannou achieved first place worldwide in the subject of “Strategic Business Management” and was awarded the Walton Prize. PwC trainee accountant achieves significant worldwide distinction – Demos Ioannou achieved the ICAEW First Place in the subject “Strategic Business Management” – Read more here – https://t.co/tuk4hOm1om pic.twitter.com/MNbJBAWQmS — PwC Cyprus (@PwC_Cy_Press) December 20, 2021 Ioannou, who…

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We Did it Guys, We Found the World’s Most Insufferable Accountant

Once again, r/linkedinlunatics comes through with the gold: Either this guy is really, really serious about his job OR — and more likely — just really bad at figuring out how to get 16 hours of work done in 10. If Reddit existed 20 years ago, the comment section on that post would likely be filled with similarly-minded weirdos who consider abandoning any hope of a personal life some kind of twisted badge of honor. Thankfully we live in current day where this kind of behavior is called out for…

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Making Tax Digital is less about tax and regulation than you may think

/* custom css */ .tdi_30, .tdi_30 .tdc-columns{ min-height: 0; }.tdi_30, .tdi_30 .tdc-columns{ display: block; }.tdi_30 .tdc-columns{ width: 100%;> /* custom css */ .tdi_32{ vertical-align: baseline; }.tdi_32 > .wpb_wrapper, .tdi_32 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ display: block; }.tdi_32 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ width: 100%; }.tdi_32 > .wpb_wrapper > .vc_row_inner{ width: auto; }.tdi_32 > .wpb_wrapper{ width: auto; height: auto;> Evan Jones is Lead Technology Product Manager at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK When we think of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax, the obvious association is tax and regulation, but the…

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Rethinking Risk for the Future – New report

/* custom css */ .tdi_34, .tdi_34 .tdc-columns{ min-height: 0; }.tdi_34, .tdi_34 .tdc-columns{ display: block; }.tdi_34 .tdc-columns{ width: 100%;> /* custom css */ .tdi_36{ vertical-align: baseline; }.tdi_36 > .wpb_wrapper, .tdi_36 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ display: block; }.tdi_36 > .wpb_wrapper > .tdc-elements{ width: 100%; }.tdi_36 > .wpb_wrapper > .vc_row_inner{ width: auto; }.tdi_36 > .wpb_wrapper{ width: auto; height: auto;> ACCA’s new report highlights the rise of the accountant as the ‘guardian of information’ and suggests more collaboration, more collective action needed to tackle the risks ahead. An unmissable era is dawning for the…

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A Pair of Senators are Trying to Get the Kiddos Hooked on Accounting in Grade School

Do you guys remember those after school specials of the 80s that made it seem like drug dealers hiding around every corner offering free drugs was going to be something one would have to be concerned about as we got older? I imagine I’m not the only one who was tremendously disappointed to find out there are no such drug dealers. Having to pay for our drugs aside, there was a lesson in there somewhere: the grown-ups were warning us to be cautious because kids are dumb and impressionable and…

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