Category Archives: Accounting & Auditing
An effective audit process is a crucial aspect of financial management for any organization. It involves the systematic examination of a business entity’s financial records to ensure accuracy, compliance and efficiency. It is designed to identify issues and potential areas of improvement, enabling organizations to enhance their financial performance and mitigate risks. But the process […]
Given the nature of accounting, it should go as no surprise that data and reporting are key elements of a sound practice. For beginner accountants, paying special attention to efficient and scalable reporting structures is even more paramount. Companies seek accounting reporting that provides valuable insights and drives strategic and tactical decision-making from risk management […]
Data. Spreadsheets. Columns and rows of numbers. Accountants spend their days manipulating figures and trying to extract meaning. It’s time well spent in pursuit of solutions that benefit clients looking to you for counsel. Now, the transformative power of artificial intelligence is rippling through businesses, and that includes accounting. AI offers a tool for unlocking […]
Industry changes are creating new challenges for all types of accounting and financial professionals. Whether you are a staff accountant, own a firm or work in L&D, take a look at common issues and how the right training can offer a simple and effective solution. Top issues staff accountants face 1. Learning problem solving and […]
As a finance professional, you know that lease accounting, even under ASC 840, was loaded with landmines. It’s a topic that was very rules-based and required a great deal of effort to master. Now, with ASC 842, the new lease accounting standard being effective, you’re learning about lease accounting never ends. Understanding and implementing this […]
Fraudsters never sleep. They are forever angling for that indetectable doorway into systems and accounts. In many cases, finance professionals are the last defense against fraud, but the skills needed to be that backstop must stay sharp. Knowing how fraud happens, who turns to fraud, and the latest tricks fraudsters are using is essential. Highly […]
Surgent’s first-to-market CPE course covers the IRA’s new tax provisions in detail, equipping participants to properly advise their individual and business clients if and how the tax changes impact their tax planning.
Surgent CPE offers continuing education courses to improve interpersonal skills and help offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workplace.
Game-based CE courses make learning fun for professionals For most accounting, finance and tax professionals continuing education courses are a requirement of the job. But continuing education courses don’t have to be boring. Are you tired of traditional approaches to learning? Are you bored by lectures or zone out easily when watching recorded videos? Today’s […]
Are you prepared for a ransomware attack? If the answer is “no” – and it probably is – then now is the time to get ready. Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and every business is a possible target. Preparation and prevention are the keys to avoiding the dire consequences – the costs, leaks of […]