Category Archives: Accounting

Performance Management maximizes the likelihood of meeting objectives.

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A. Comprehensive definition of performance management Performance Management (PM) is a continuous process that involves a collection of integrated activities aimed at ensuring company objectives are met. Business research has revealed that over 50% of work done in organizations directly conflicts with the organization’s strategic goals and priorities. Find out how to get employees back on task. Business research also

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Perception or Reality:  Auditor Independence And Objectivity

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Rocky J. Dwyer, PhD, FCPA, CPA, FCMA, CMA   Independence is considered by many to be of paramount importance to the effectiveness of the audit function and increasingly, the public, media critics and regulatory agencies have questioned if auditors are sufficiently independent of their clients in fact and appearance.  While the private and public sectors acknowledge the importance of auditor

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Are you ready for that next senior accounting position?

Are you ready for that next senior accounting position?

Whether you’ve started or your months away, now is the time to get started. Do you have a job description? If you don’t you could start by doing a search online for any relevant job descriptions. Try getting two or three and consolidate all the different duties. Then review to make sure that all the important duties are there. This

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Creating an Accountability Framework to Support Performance Measurement

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Article by: Rocky J. Dwyer, PhD, FCPA, FCMA An Accountability Framework should be the product of deliberate and strategic –decision-making, based on an understanding of the organization, its objectives, operating environment and culture.  In the past, accountability referred largely to the processes followed, the inputs used, and the outputs produced. This focus was consistent with the more traditional view of

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Exposure Draft and comment letters—Property, Plant and Equipment—Proceeds before Intended Use (Proposed amendments to IAS 16)

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The International Accounting Standards Board has proposed narrow scope amendments to IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment to reduce the diversity in application of the Standard. As reported by The Standard. IAS 16 establishes principles for recognising and measuring items of property, plant and equipment as assets. The proposed amendments would prohibit deducting sales proceeds from the cost of an

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Job Opportunity – Principal, Accounting Standards

Accounting Standards Board

CPA Canada is seeking an individual to join the accounting standards team to develop accounting and financial reporting standards for public companies, private enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and pension plans in Canada. As reported by The Standard. You will be a member of a highly skilled, energetic and committed team of professionals to advise and carry out the plans of the

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What topic would you like TheGAAP.net to present in one of our upcoming workshops?

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If we haven’t had that workshops topic before, and we choose your idea; we will award you two tickets to attend and an exclusive meet and greet with the founder of TheGAAP.net (Paul J. Calleri) shortly following the workshop. TheGAAP.net has just presented: Time Management Solutions for Increased Productivity in February and is back by popular demand on April the

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The 2017 IFRS® Conference – November 1-2, 2017

Accounting Standards Board

Jointly presented by CPA Canada and the IFRS Foundation in Toronto, this conference is your opportunity to receive authoritative updates and implementation support on IFRS Standards. Presenters include the IASB® members Sue Lloyd (Vice-Chair), Gary Kabureck, Darrel Scott, Tom Scott, and Mary Tokar, as well as AcSB Chair Linda Mezon. As reported by The Standard. This year the International Financial

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