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Banking Trends That Are Here to Stay
Accounting + Finance

Banking Trends That Are Here to Stay

What the ATM did for getting cash, the covid pandemic is doing for many other banking services. More than ever,...
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2020’s Best Accounting Firms Are All Pandemic Winners
Accounting + Finance

2020’s Best Accounting Firms Are All Pandemic Winners

What are some of the best accounting firms to work for? Accounting Today knows. Over the summer, the publication announced the...
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What Should Finance Professionals Do About the CFA Exam?
Accounting + Finance

What Should Finance Professionals Do About the CFA Exam?

Candidates hoping to earn the coveted Chartered Financial Analyst designation are wondering whether what to do about the December exam. Earning the...
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COVID Saving Added $1 Trillion to Bank Deposits
Accounting + Finance

COVID Saving Added $1 Trillion to Bank Deposits

Banks are awash in money as consumers at record rates socked away the money they didn’t spend during the early...
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Business Optimism Rising Among Finance Leaders
Accounting + Finance

Business Optimism Rising Among Finance Leaders

Rising from a virus-caused pessimism about the economy and their own business, finance leaders are beginning to feel more confident...
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Taxpayers Love Their Accountant, but Want More From Them
Accounting + Finance

Taxpayers Love Their Accountant, but Want More From Them

Clients love their tax accountant, though half wonder if they’re doing enough to cut their tax bill. Those seemingly contradictory...
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COVID Is Making Accounting’s ‘Unthinkable’ a Priority
Accounting + Finance

COVID Is Making Accounting’s ‘Unthinkable’ a Priority

A year ago, the accounting and business technology firm Sage confirmed what accountants felt was happening: the nature of the profession was...
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5 Questions to Improve Accounting’s Leadership Diversity
Accounting + Finance

5 Questions to Improve Accounting’s Leadership Diversity

Noting that “Women are underrepresented as partners and top executives in the accounting profession,” a panel of women accounting leaders...
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First Continuous Testing CPA Scores Due Out This Week
Accounting + Finance

First Continuous Testing CPA Scores Due Out This Week

The first group of accountants to take the CPA exam under the new continuous testing policy will begin to get scores...
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Banks Seek to Improve Their Senior Level Diversity
Accounting + Finance Financial Services

Banks Seek to Improve Their Senior Level Diversity

The world’s largest banks may have slowed their overall hiring, but responding to #BlackLivesMatter and other pressures to be more...
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COVID-19 Is Teaching Accounting to Get ‘Comfortable With the Uncomfortable’
Accounting + Finance Financial Services

COVID-19 Is Teaching Accounting to Get ‘Comfortable With the Uncomfortable’

In the post-pandemic world, life at successful accounting firms will be very different from what it was just last year....
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Companies Are Finding Virtual Recruiting to Be More Efficient
Accounting + Finance Financial Services

Companies Are Finding Virtual Recruiting to Be More Efficient

It takes a little getting used to, but companies are finding that recruiting executives remotely offers more than enough benefits...
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Investment Banks May Start Hiring in Q3
Accounting + Finance Financial Services

Investment Banks May Start Hiring in Q3

Investment banks are having a strong year. After taking belt-tightening steps last year and announcing cost reduction plans this year,...
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Big Four Firms Starting to Recruit Again
Accounting + Finance

Big Four Firms Starting to Recruit Again

After almost two months where hiring at the world’s largest accounting firms came to a near standstill, there are signs...
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Here’s Where to Look For News
Accounting + Finance Leadership + Management

Here’s Where to Look For News

In the fast moving world of alternatives, one of the challenges is not just staying on top of the financial...
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Banks, Asset Managers Begin Hiring Again
Accounting + Finance Financial Services Leadership + Management

Banks, Asset Managers Begin Hiring Again

Amidst a volatile stock market that's seen more ups and downs -- more ups than downs in the last few...
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PwC Is Again the ‘Most Prestigious Accounting Firm’
Accounting + Finance Financial Services

PwC Is Again the ‘Most Prestigious Accounting Firm’

And the award for the “Most Prestigious Accounting Firm” goes to… wait for it… PwC. It’s the 12th straight year...
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Accounting’s Use of Big Data Will Double This Year
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Accounting’s Use of Big Data Will Double This Year

Accountants have always dealt with data, but now their adoption of "Big Data" is set for a break out. The...
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