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San Antonio, TX

Advanced knowledge of programming language(s), software development tools and environment(s) and systems analysis and functional design

Hot Finance and Accounting Dates

March 28, 2012
Hot Finance and Accounting Dates

April 2 - 3           Roadmap for Profitably Moving Your Client Accounting  

                           Services Practice to the Cloud

New York, NY

Cloud Technology is playing a transformative role in the way firms and small businesses operate today—enabling firms to revitalize their client accounting services line and provide value-added bundled services that may include bill management, financial reporting, payroll and more via a cloud based accounting platform. As progressive forms make the transition from on-premise to cloud solutions, there are many practice development implications that need to  be addressed—including how best to staff the client accounting services areas of your firm, how to package and price your services, how to engage your clients and market the solutions. To help you navigate this change, CPA2Biz has developed this comprehensive 12-CPE credit, two-day workshop.

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April 11              FASB Board Meeting & Education Session

FASB Boardroom

Registration

 

April 12              Is the Office of Finance Secure in the Cloud? Separating

Fact from Fiction

                           CFO.com

It's clear that cloud computing is being widely adopted as a cost-effective strategy for deploying mission-critical applications within the enterprise. However, the Office of Finance has been slow to adopt the cloud due to potential concerns over data security, integrity, and the complexity of compliance. Are these concerns overblown? Join us for a webcast that will explore the facts and fictions of cloud computing for the Office of Finance. In an effort to set the record straight, our distinguished panel of experts will dive into topics that include cloud security, risk management, and finance.

Registration

 

April 18              FASB Board Meeting & Education Session

FASB Boardroom

Registration

 

April 18              How to Sustain Profits Amid the "New Normal" of Cost

Volatility

                           CFO.com

Volatility in prices of energy and commodities during the last five years has reached unprecedented levels, putting great pressure on companies' profits. During this Webcast, featuring David Owens, Director of Research with CFO Research Services, as well as Lora Cecere, founder of the research firm Supply Chain Insights, and Richard Essigs, Vice President with Genpact, you will learn about best practices to mitigate the effect of volatility on your company's profits.

Registration

 

April 25              FASH Board Meeting & Education Session

FASB Boardroom

Registration

 

April 26              Public Roundtable Meetings on the FASB and IASB Exposure

Draft on Revenue Recognition

FASB Office

The FASB and IASB will hold four joint public roundtable meetings to discuss the November 2011 proposed Accounting Standards Update (Revised), Revenue Recognition (Topic 605): Revenue from Contracts with Customers (including proposed amendments to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification®). The Boards’ purpose in holding the meetings is to engage in a constructive dialogue about the proposal with a wide variety of stakeholders. To ensure the Board receives broad-based input, meeting participants will represent a wide variety of perspectives, including those of preparers, auditors, investors, and other users of financial statements.

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April 30              Moving Beyond Budgeting to Dynamic Performance

Management

CFO.com

Join planning and performance measurement expert Steve Player for this Webcast, in which he explains the core principles of his Beyond Budgeting approach, and features case examples of "best-in-class" corporations using the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) framework to succeed. You will see how organizations like American Express, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Park Nicollet Health Services, Unilever, and Guardian Industries are thriving as they apply the Beyond Budgeting principles.

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April 30 – May 1 AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies for the High-Income

Individual

Las Vegas, NV

The 2012 AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual features an all-star cast of renowned experts and thought leaders offering timely insights, solid strategies, and valuable ideas over two intensive days of interaction. The Tax Strategies Conference will guide you through a myriad of timely tax-related subjects – zeroing in on the latest income and estate tax changes during this critical election year.

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April 30 – May 2 AICPA Conference on Employee Benefit Plans

Atlanta, GA

The AICPA Conference on Employee Benefit Plans provides you with key updates on recent and proposed legislative changes and regulatory issues. Presented by some of the industry’s leading experts, including Department of Labor and IRS representatives, this three-day event will offer the information you need to perform high-quality employee benefit plan audits and provide up-to-date tax guidance. Benefit from an extensive selection of sessions in tracks specifically geared toward professionals who concentrate on the auditing and reporting of employee benefit plans, or those who are responsible for tax and regulatory consulting, including preparing and submitting returns, as well as plan sponsors or third party administrators.

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May 2 – 4           AICPA Small Business Practitioners Tax Conference

co-located with the NEW AICPA Conference on Tax

Controversy

Las Vegas, NV

The AICPA Small Business Practitioners Tax Conference offers important information pertinent to the small business arena. There will be no discussion of big business issues and tax theory at this conference. Instead you will gain insights from leading experts on the complex tax issues that directly impact your small-business clients. Plus there will be plenty of networking opportunities. You’ll be able to provide value-added services to your small business clients – services you can implement immediately to help grow your practice. With these benefits, you cannot afford to miss this conference! 

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May 7 – 11         AICPA National Business Valuation School

Chicago, IL

Over the course of an information-packed five days, you’ll be exposed to fundamental relevant theory, applications, best practice methods and controversies. You will be ready to obtain maximum results for your business valuation engagements.

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May 8                 Public Roundtable Meetings on the FASB and IASB Exposure

Draft on Revenue Recognition

Salt Lake City, UT

The FASB and IASB will hold four joint public roundtable meetings to discuss the November 2011 proposed Accounting Standards Update (Revised), Revenue Recognition (Topic 605): Revenue from Contracts with Customers (including proposed amendments to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification®). The Boards’ purpose in holding the meetings is to engage in a constructive dialogue about the proposal with a wide variety of stakeholders. To ensure the Board receives broad-based input, meeting participants will represent a wide variety of perspectives, including those of preparers, auditors, investors, and other users of financial statements.

Registration

 

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