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Monthly Archive: March 2012

Accenture Projects Microinsurance to Grow in Coming Years


Featured Job: Chief Financial Officer, DailyCandy, NBC Universal

Featured Job: Chief Financial Officer, DailyCandy, NBC Universal

Company:
NBC Universal

Job Code:
4854BR

Country:
United States

State:
New York (NY)

City:
New York

Post Code:
10012

Address:

Job Category:
Financial Services

Position Type:
Full Time

Post Date:
03/08/2012

URL:
http://appclix.postmasterlx.com/track.html?pid=ff80808135ec36c10135eeefe5ae16f3&source=bigfour&p=subsourceId=AD081

JOB DESCRIPTION:


This is an operationally-oriented leadership position with responsibility for all Accounting, FP&A and Business Intelligence activities supporting DailyCandy’s growing and evolving digital media and eCommerce businesses. Reporting to the EVP and General Manager of DailyCandy, the [...]


Featured Job: Tax Director- Trust & Estate, J.H. Cohn LLP

Featured Job: Tax Director- Trust & Estate, J.H. Cohn LLP

Company:
J.H. Cohn LLP

Job Code:
RLO -Tax Director

Country:
United States

State:
New Jersey (NJ)

City:
Roseland

Post Code:
07068

Address:

Job Category:
Accounting/Auditing

Department:
Tax

Position Type:
Full Time

Salary Range:
Competitive compensation and benefits

Education:
Bachelors degree in accounting required. MST or LLM degree preferred.

Additional Information:
CPA Required

Post Date:
03/08/2012

J.H. Cohn LLP is one of the leading accounting and consulting firms in the United States. J.H. Cohn has offices in New [...]


Featured Job: Sr. Derivative Accountant, NextEra Energy Resources

Featured Job: Sr. Derivative Accountant, NextEra Energy Resources

Company:
NextEra Energy Resources

Country:
United States

State:
Florida (FL)

City:
Juno Beach

Post Code:
33480

Address:

Job Category:
Accounting/Auditing

Position Type:
Full Time

Travel:
5% of the time

Post Date:
03/05/2012

URL:
https://nee.taleo.net/careersection/jobspecific_external/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233&job=1200593&src=JB-10480

Position Title: Senior Derivative Accountant

Summary: NextEra is seeking to hire an accountant to assist in performing accounting due diligence and research functions for NextEra Energy Resource’s energy business activities, with a focus on derivative and lease [...]


Accenture Recognized as Best IT Vendor for Life Sciences

By Kalen Smith, Big4 Blogger

IDC, reputed global market intelligence firm, released their survey on the top IT vendors for life sciences firms last month. The IDC Health Insights Report follows several hundred firms around the world. These firms were asked which IT vendors they expected to select for their IT services through 2012.

According to the survey the [...]


KPMG and Apptio Collaborate on IT Partnership

By Kalen Smith, Big4 Blogger

KPGM and Apptio have agreed to collaborate on an IT partnership that will help them improve the quality of the IT solutions they deliver to their clients. Apprio is recognized as the leading provider of Saas Technology Business Management solutions. KPMG believes their alliance with Apptio will help them considerably as they attempt [...]


Deloitte Survey Shows Optimism and Caution Over Corporate Growth

By Kalen Smith, Big4 Blogger

Deloitte’s recent CFO survey showed the financial officers have become far more optimistic about future growth over the last quarter. However, they are still concerned about the performance of their firms and the sustainability of their profits. Many CFOs have stated that their companies are expanding their customer base through mergers and acquisitions [...]


RIP RIM?

By Ritesh Biswas, Big4.com Guest Blogger

No points for guessing which one is AAPL and which one is RIM? 2 different charts but very compelling and contrasting stories.

With all the not so positive news today on RIM, I thought it’s a good way to start my blog posts at big4. Being a tech guy, it’s always amazing to [...]


Featured Job: Business Analyst – Southern Methodist University Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Business Analyst – Southern Methodist University Job, Capital One

Job Code:
1659967A2

Country:
United States

Address:

Post Date:
03/14/2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1NKq8kZ1qM

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Business-Analyst-Southern-Methodist-University-Job/1659967/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Business Analyst – Southern Methodist University-711399Description
What is Capital One?

Capital One Financial is an unconventional, top-ten bank and top-5 credit card issuer challenging the status quo in financial services.

- Analytical, Strategy- Driven Company – Combines strategy consulting disciplines directly into day-to-day operations and [...]


Featured Jobs: Business Analyst – Rice University Job, Capital One

Featured Jobs: Business Analyst – Rice University Job, Capital One 

Job Code:
1567266A3

Country:
United States

Address:

Post Date:
03/08/2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1NKq8kZ1qM

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Analyst-Development-Program-Rice-University-Job/1567266/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Business Analyst – Rice University-709725Description
What is Capital One?

Capital One Financial is an unconventional, top-ten bank and top-5 credit card issuer challenging the status quo in financial services.

- Analytical, Strategy- Driven Company – Combines strategy consulting disciplines directly into day-to-day operations and businesses
- Innovation [...]


Featured Job: Business Analyst – Wellesley Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Business Analyst – Wellesley Job, Capital One 

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Analyst-Development-Program-Wellesley-Job/1560276/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Business Analyst – Wellesley-709412http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1NKq8kZ1qM

Description
What is Capital One?

Capital One Financial is an unconventional, top-ten bank and top-5 credit card issuer challenging the status quo in financial services.

- Analytical, Strategy- Driven Company – Combines strategy consulting disciplines directly into day-to-day operations and businesses
- Innovation Leader – Pioneer in new [...]


How To Manage The Perception of C-level And Realize Tax Objectives

By Richard Cornelisse, Big4.com Guest Blogger

This Blog is about managing the perception of C-level and realize own tax objectives. Writing a set of standard indirect tax objectives is not that difficult. It is a paper exercise. Why? At the moment that these objectives are validated, specific goals have to be set within these boundaries. The goals have to be specific, measurable, [...]


Deloitte Survey: CFOs Optimistic about U.S. Economy

By Michael Foster, Big4.com Blogger

A new survey of CFOs suggests that optimism about the American economy is taking steam.

The study was conducted by Deloitte and consisted of a poll of 94 chief financial officers at companies across North America. In total, 63 per cent said that they are “more optimistic” about the economy than last quarter. Only [...]


Escaping Cultures of Fear – A Key Pillar of Innovation?

By Simon Hill, Big4.com, Guest Blogger

As an innovation company, our focus is on helping our customers to build innovation into the hearts of their business. An ambitious goal and one not easy to strive for, let alone achieve. It is a journey, but having the vision and confidence as a business to not just assert this value but [...]


Big Data Analytics Opens New Opportunities

By Alan Radding, Big4.com Guest Blogger

 

Is there a consultant out there who hasn’t heard of Big Data? Most probably can’t program map/reduce, the code behind Hadoop, but that’s not the point.  The vendors will take care of that.  Still, there is much left for consultants to do. The big action will be helping clients capitalize on the analytics possibilities, recognizing worthwhile insights, and putting [...]