What GPA is required to get a job at the Big 4 Accounting Firms? Can you get into the Big 4 with a low GPA? Let's answer those questions and many more with today's post. There is no yes or no answer to this question. I’m sorry, but it depends on the person and
Before we get started, I want to make a disclosure that I am by no means a blockchain expert. With that being said, I want to provide a summary of blockchain and why it matters to the four big accounting firms because it is constantly in the big 4 headlines.
There were a number of things that happened in the big 4 accounting firms world in the second week of February. PwC was back in court regarding their MF Global lawsuit. EY was fined for an audit by one of their Indonesia member firms, and KPMG selected their inaugural Data and Analytics Master's class.
There was some interesting big 4 accounting news in this first week of February 2017. GE lays of tax department employees after the acquisition by PwC The first piece of news that we wanted to cover was the news out of Albany that GE is going
Both Tim Ryan and Mark Weinberger both made statements over the past week regarding Donald Trump's travel ban. Donald Trump signed an executive order last week limiting travel for seven countries that are deemed as risks for terrorism. The CEO's likely felt pressure to come out and make statements about the White House immigration
BP announced that they will be changing their auditors from Ernst & Young to Deloitte. Learn more about their decision to change auditors in this blog post.
The SEC fined EY $11.8 million for their audit of Weatherford. Weatherford was previously fined $140 million by the SEC for misstating their income tax expense. Ernst & Young was fined for not spotting this fraud earlier.
EY Revenue 2016. Ernst & Young revenues for 2016 totaled $29.6 billion. This represents a growth of almost a billion dollars from their 2015 revenues of $28.7 billion. Learn about the mix of revenue by line of service and region.
We review the top social media posts of the 2016 #AuditorProud Day. Learn which accounting firm was the winner of this year's AuditorProud day was.
EY violated independence standards by getting too personal with two clients. The SEC fined them $9.3 million for not being independent of their audit clients.