EY and KPMG partner with Microsoft on New Data & Analytics solutions

The big 4 accounting firms are beginning to deepen their relationships with Microsoft as Microsoft comes up with more unique data & analytics platforms. Additionally, the big four are more interested in these partnerships as their clients become more interested in data & analytics solutions.  The two most recent partnerships with Microsoft occurred between

2017-08-13T13:56:38+00:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: EY, KPMG|0 Comments

KPMG fined $420k over discrimination of Asian employees in New Jersey

KPMG has settled allegations that they discriminated against Asian job applicants in their Short Hills, New Jersey office location. They settled these allegations with the U.S. department of labor. More specifically they had to settle with the Federal Contract Compliance office of the US Department of labor. They settled the allegations by paying a

2017-06-29T00:08:45+00:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: KPMG|0 Comments

Who Audits Apple?

Which accounting firm audits apple? Did you know that Apple is the largest company in the world. You probably did. That is probably one of the reasons you are trying to figure out who their auditor is. Maybe you are an accounting student looking to get on the account and you want to join

2017-06-28T17:05:02+00:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: EY, KPMG|0 Comments

Vault Accounting Rankings 2017

The new vault accounting rankings came out in April 2017. Strangely enough this rankings are the 2018 vault accounting rankings. Vault.com has numerous accounting rankings, but the most well-known one is the vault accounting 50 ranking. Vault arrives at the accounting 50 ranking by utilizing a weighted formula that combines quality-of-life rankings such as culture, satisfaction, work-life

Elizabeth Warren Questions PCAOB Over KPMG Audit Of Wells Fargo

Elizabeth Warren berates KPMG As you may recall Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey have previously written to KPMG to figure out why they did not uncover the Wells Fargo fraud earlier. Well Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey received that response in November and now they want the PCAOB to investigate what happened.

2017-06-28T23:41:09+00:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: KPMG|0 Comments

KPMG Fires 6 Employees Over PCAOB Inspection

KPMG fired 6 of their auditors this past week of April 10, 2017. The firings even included the head of their audit practice in the United States. What happened was that they were given an improper heads-up ahead of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board PCAOB inspection. What Happened Between KPMG And The PCAOB? There

2017-06-28T17:51:34+00:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: KPMG|0 Comments

Big 4 Accounting Firms GPA Requirements

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

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