Friday Footnotes: New Managers Share Wisdom; KPMG Praised??; PwC Creeps Leave | 7.22.22

Going Concern

What new managers wish they’d known [ Journal of Accountancy ] “Having responsibility doesn’t mean I can’t be a little firm with my team. Of the 12 audits reviewed at BDO, four (33 percent) were found to have required significant improvements.

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UK Accounting Watchdog Ramps Up Fines


’s accounting watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), has now levied more fines in two days than it has in the entirety of 2017, according to Bloomberg reports on Tuesday (June 19). The FRC issued fines totaling $19 million against PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and KPMG last week, while the regulator also sent KPMG an unprecedented warning that its auditing processes are subpar. Michael Izza, head of the U.K. The U.K.’s

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Friday Footnotes: Accounting AI Explodes; SOX Compliance Sux; KPMG Gets on a List | 6.17.22

Going Concern

VCs Target AI Accounting Startups as Companies Look to Control Spending in Uncertain Economy [ Wall Street Journal ] It’s finally happening! World-wide, startups making AI-powered accounting software amassed $233.3 This is effective as of June 2, 2022.

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