Accounting Firm


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Accounting Firm

A company that specializes in accounting services for clients. That is, an accounting firm may handle a client's payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable, taxes, and/or any number of other services. Many accounting firms also offer auditing or advisory services. See also: Big 4.
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Respondent # 5, a senior woman working as a principal in a small sized regional accounting firm, related the 'coordination' within the profession amongst small firms, and commented that gender discrimination never existed and acknowledged the 'career advice' offered to the firm's employees.
Accounting firms from across the country entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Accounting Firms to Work for.
member firms, claiming that both worldwide alliances were "united accounting firms.
You don't have to accept the terms as written in an agreement, preprinted or not (Examples 1 and 2 show how an agreement can be revised to be more appropriate for an accounting firm.
The accounting firm was previously located in about 4,000 square feet at 525 Townline Road, also in Hauppauge.
Specifically, proposed Rule 3524 would require a registered public accounting firm that seeks such pre-approval to (1) supply the audit committee with certain information; (2) discuss with the audit committee the potential effects of the services on the firm's independence; and (3) document the substance of that discussion.
Days before the deadline, the major German accounting firms appeared on the Web site of the PCAOB as registered--Bayern Revision, BDO, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Mazars, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and S.
However, if a public accounting firm can demonstrate that the restraint of trade is no greater than what is reasonably necessary to protect the firm's legitimate interests and is not so broad as to be injurious to the public interest, a court is likely to enforce the agreement.
Obviously, the SEC recognized, as a result of comment letters and testimony in its public hearings, that internal audit outsourcing is a very important service, especially for smaller accounting firms that tend to audit smaller businesses.
The bank and the company's shareholders sued the accounting firm for accounting malpractice.
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