Author Posts: Chris Sluty

Accounting

Navigating the IPO: An Interview Series

For many growing organizations, the Initial Public Offering (IPO) is a beacon of success.  Your company has ramped up sales,...

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4 Tips to Alleviate Accounting Compliance Threats With Internal Controls

With the rigors of Sarbanes-Oxley law, especially with the contentious Section 404, compliance with the various laws, rules, policies, and...

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The End of Cash Accounting?

Well, not if US lawmakers have anything to say about it. In a bipartisan vote the House of Representatives signed...

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How Accounting Software Makes Document Retention Easier

Storing your journal entries and account reconciliations in accordance to applicable accounting standards can be time-consuming. This is especially true...

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3 Benefits of Accounting Software for Staff Accountants

As a staff accountant, you must prepare accurate journal entries, account reconciliations and schedules, every time you close the books....

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The Top 5 Errors in Public Company Audits

According to survey results released on April 10, major public company audits conducted by the six largest accounting firms are routinely...

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Disappearing Pension Gaps at America’s Largest Companies

A recent report from JP Morgan shows that pension gaps are disappearing.  One of the biggest contributors to the shrinking...

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HP and Autonomy Trade Accusations Over Accounting Error Disclosures

Hewlett-Packard’s 2011 purchase of British software maker Autonomy for $11 billion has seemingly devolved into a mess of allegations about...

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Nutty Accounting Costs Diamond $5 Million

According to a report released on Jan. 9, 2014 by the Securities and Exchange Commission, snack food company Diamond Foods...

Accounting

SEC to Examine Use of Non-GAAP Metrics

In 2010, securities regulators eased rules regarding the use of non-GAAP metrics in financial reporting. Companies are now allowed to...