Business, Industry & Government
The AICPA provides financial managers and executives practicing in business, industry, and government with tools and resources needed to move organizations forward.
The quarterly AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is a leading indicator of U.S. economic growth and contraction based on CPA financial executives’ evaluation of corporate prospects, performance data, and first-hand knowledge of company staffing, spending and financing plans. See our latest release (Sept. 2018).
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) presented Deborah Loveless, CPA, CGFM, CGMA, with the Institute’s 2018 Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award and Kathryn Belfi, CPA, with the 2018 Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award at the state level.
Journal of Accountancy
FASB staff paper assists with franchise fee recognition
Nov 8, 2018
A new FASB staff paper provides information to private company franchisors as they decide how to recognize certain franchise fees under the new revenue recognition standard.
Revenue recognition tilts toward modified transition approach
Nov 8, 2018
A majority of S&P 500 companies chose the simplicity of the modified retrospective transition for their revenue recognition standard implementation, a new white paper shows.
SASB publishes industry-specific sustainability accounting standards
Nov 7, 2018
New industry-specific sustainability accounting standards published by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board are designed to help investors and companies make informed decisions about long-term value.
Management accountants serving in diverse roles, organizations and industries share insights about the value of the CGMA designation.