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 (May 2018).
NC State's ERM initiative, in partnership with the American Institute of CPAs, released its 2018 Overview of ERM Practices. Based on survey responses from 474 business executives spanning a number of industries, types, and sizes, the report provides detailed insights about the maturity of their organization's current state of ERM practices. This is the ninth year NC State has conducted similar research in partnership with the AICPA.
Journal of Accountancy
FASB issues 16 minor amendments to lease accounting standard
Jul 19, 2018
FASB clarified rules and corrected application of guidance for its lease accounting standard.
SEC provides disclosure relief, considers employee stock compensation rules
Jul 18, 2018
The SEC raised a disclosure threshold and sought public comment on other ways to modernize its rules for employee stock compensation.
GAO issues revised Yellow Book standards for government auditors
Jul 17, 2018
The revised standards are designed to provide a framework for high-quality work by government auditors.
Management accountants serving in diverse roles, organizations and industries share insights about the value of the CGMA designation.