accounting firm

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Noun1.accounting firm - a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a feeaccounting firm - a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
business firm, firm, house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
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At the same time, if the premise behind your question is that in a contract tax management engagement involving just the compliance function--that accounting firms are unable to develop planning ideas through compliance activity--we disagree.
Some recent studies have suggested that small public accounting firms tend to perform lower quality accounting work than larger firms.
Sarbanes-Oxley has concentrated the minds in the executive suite and the boardroom on greater and more transparent financial disclosure, on better corporate governance throughout the organization and on new relationships with accounting firms.
Conducting inspections (the successor to peer review for public companies) of registered accounting firms.
Barrett said, Were now strategically acquiring accounting firms where theres an opportunity to work with our planning firms.
Although technical and professional qualifications of women working in contemporary accounting firms are comparable to men, recognition and success at the higher levels of the profession eludes women.
The small number of large international accounting firms performing audits of almost all large public companies raises interest in potential effects on competition and the choices available to large companies needing an auditor.
Accounting firms worldwide have for many years formed alliances, and there are good reasons to do so.
The profession's growth, coupled with a finite pool of candidates, has accounting firms dangling higher starting salaries, beefed-up benefit packages and other perks to attract employees.
The accounting firms have been accused of covering up their clients' sins, or perhaps worse, being unable to detect the fraud in the first place.
Background: Section 103(a) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOA) directs the PCAOB to establish "ethics standards to be used by registered public accounting firms in the preparation and issuance of audit reports.

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