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Monthly Archive: February 2012

Chinese Operations Threatened at Big Four Firms

By Michael Foster, Big4.com Blogger

Negotiations continue as PwC, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young discuss proposed changes to accounting guidelines with China’s Ministry of Finance. While the Chinese regulators want the firms to comply with Chinese accounting qualifications, the Big 4 firms are worried that the requirements would make it difficult, if not impossible, for foreign accountants to [...]


KPMG Releases New Tax Magazine

By Michael Foster, Big4.com Blogger

KPMG is launching a new online-only magazine that focuses on developments in corporate tax issues.

The periodical, entitled Tax Dispute Resolution Quarterly, will be released four times a year and will showcase developments in tax disputes and resolutions at all enforcement levels. Its premier issue was released in January and focuses on the new [...]


Featured Job: Financial Consultant I- Baton Rouge Burnside Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Financial Consultant I- Baton Rouge Burnside Job, Capital One

Job Code:
1612195A2

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Baton Rouge

Post Code:
70801

Address:

Post Date:
02/27/2012

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Baton-Rouge-Financial-Consultant-I-Baton-Rouge-Burnside-Job-LA-70801/1612195/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

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Financial Consultant I- Baton Rouge Burnside-710490Description
Summary:
The Financial Consultant I provides support and assistance to department officers in the administration of accounts by performing administrative functions as assigned by officer. The incumbent is responsible for communicating both verbally and in writing [...]


Featured Job: Director, Statistical Analysis (USA) Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Director, Statistical Analysis (USA) Job, Capital One

Job Code:
1433390A6

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Richmond

Post Code:
23173

Address:

Post Date:
02/27/2012

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Richmond-Director%2C-Statistical-Analysis-%28USA%29-Job-VA-23173/1433390/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

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Director, Statistical Analysis (USA)-703287Description
Leads a team of statisticians in creating new models, tracking established models and applying statistical thinking to new business domains. Identifies changes required in Capital one practices, defines project scope, executes and evaluates projects, manages individuals, champions new ideas and [...]


Featured Job: Senior Internal Auditor, Nielsen Associates

Featured Job: Senior Internal Auditor, Nielsen Associates
Company:
Nielsen Associates

Job Code:
VS

Country:
United States

State:
New York (NY)

City:
New York

Post Code:
10169

Address:

Job Category:
Accounting/Auditing

Department:
Internal Audit

Position Type:
Full Time

Travel:
30% of the time

Salary Range:
65 to 85K + Bonus

Education:
Education and Licenses: •Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required. •CPA required. 4 parts passed for the CPA exam awaiting certification is acceptable.

Additional Information:
If you are interested in this position, please send your [...]


Featured Job: Senior IT Auditor, Moody’s Corporation

Featured Job: Senior IT Auditor, Moody’s Corporation

Company:
Moody’s Corporation

Country:
United States

State:
New York (NY)

City:
New York

Post Code:
10007

Address:

Job Category:
Accounting/Auditing

Post Date:
01/30/2012

URL:
https://www.moodys.jobs/psp/hrrec/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/ROLE_APPLICANT.ER_VIEW_JOBS.GBL?&JobReqNbr=011210

Objective:

Execute internal audits of information technology and SOX program with the following responsibilities:

-Plan and execute information technology and operational audits of Moody’s ratings and analytics businesses in accordance with the internal audit plan and departmental and the Institute of Internal Auditors standards.

-Develop [...]


Deloitte: Financial advisers to overhaul their business models?

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter

FSA proposals could force financial advisers to overhaul their business models.

“When an adviser sees a client after RDR it is likely that they, acting in their client’s best interests, will need to review the client’s entire investment holding and recommend that the customer switches from expensive legacy contracts into cheaper, more keenly-priced factory-gate priced contracts,” says [...]


Latest KPMG News Video – KPMG Developments, KPMG Research

Each week Big4.com covers key news, events, happenings, opinions and blogs relating to all the Big Four accounting and consulting firms. The video can be viewed on the Big4.com website and on Big4.com’s channel on Youtube.

This week Big4.com has a special video focused totally on KPMG, covering the following developments:

Increased budgets for market expansion despite market woes

Internal combustion engines [...]


Ernst & Young: New Study Shows Diversity in US Market and Record Development in Wind and Solar Projects

Rob Starr, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to Ernst & Young’s latest quarterly Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (CAI), released today, in 2011, American renewable energy investment in solar and wind technologies dominated the global market, propelling the United States past China into the leadership position.

While California’s dominance of the All Renewables Index was anticipated, the top five rankings of [...]


Big4 Firms Face Radical Challenges in Proposed Chinese Regulations

By Michael Foster, Big4.com Blogger

New Chinese regulations that would require accountants with Chinese qualifications to operate in the country are challenging the Big4 firms.

Greater regulatory pressure in Europe has already challenged the Big4 firms, and new regulations in China would limit their expansion potential even further. Likewise, some experts see the Big4 firms as an essential part [...]


Featured Job: Financial Consultant Partner Broker Beaumont, TX Job, Beaumont

 Featured Job: Financial Consultant Partner Broker Beaumont, TX Job, Beaumont 
Job Code:
1682390A1

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Beaumont

Post Code:
77657

Address:

Post Date:
02/24/2012

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Beaumont-Financial-Consultant-Partner-Broker-Beaumont%2C-TX-Job-TX-77657/1682390/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Financial Consultant Partner Broker Beaumont, TX-712015

Description
Summary:
Under general supervision, the incumbent must successfully be able to advise clients in investment concepts in a bank environment. The Financial Consultant must meet production goals that are reviewed on a monthly basis. This individual must hold [...]


Featured Job VP,SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (USA) Job, Bethesda

Featured Job VP,SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (USA) Job, Bethesda 

Job Code:
1515658A3

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Bethesda

Post Code:
20810

Address:

Post Date:
02/24/2012

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Bethesda-VP%2CSPECIAL-OPPORTUNITIES-%28USA%29-Job-MD-20810/1515658/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

VP,SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (USA)-707484

Description
Capital One is seeking a Vice President for the Special Opportunities group. This individual will develop and implement special opportunities strategies to (i) identify strategic portfolio acquisition opportunities, (ii) source business development opportunities for the Commercial and Specialty Finance business within Capital One, [...]


Featured Job: Financial Consultant II Partner Broker Westchester Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Financial Consultant II Partner Broker Westchester Job, Capital One

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URL:http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/White-Plains-Financial-Consultant-II-Partner-Broker-Westchester-Job-NY-10601/1715143/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1.
Financial Consultant II Partner Broker Westchester-711994

Description
Summary:
Under general supervision, the incumbent must successfully be able to advise clients in investment concepts in a bank environment. The Financial Consultant must meet production goals that are reviewed on a monthly basis. This individual must hold FINRA Series 7, 63 [...]


Featured Job: FINANCIAL CONSULTANT III (USA) Job, Capital One

Featured Job: FINANCIAL CONSULTANT III (USA) Job, Capital One

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http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/New-York-City-FINANCIAL-CONSULTANT-III-%28USA%29-Job-NY-10001/1642444/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT III (USA)-710712Description
Summary:
Under general supervision, the incumbent must successfully be able to advise clients in investment concepts in a bank environment. The Financial Consultant must meet production goals that are reviewed on a monthly basis. This individual must hold FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65/66 [...]