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Monthly Archive: April 2012

Featured Job: Chief Financial Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Featured Job: Chief Financial Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Company:
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Country:
United States

State:
Massachussetts (MA)

Address:

Job Category:
Financial Services

Position Type:
Full Time

Post Date:
04/02/2012

Witt/Kieffer is a leading executive search firm serving the healthcare industry.  We have been retained by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) to assist in their recruitment efforts for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Based in Wellesley, Massachusetts, HPHC is the number one, [...]


Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate , Grant Thornton

Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate , Grant Thornton

Job Code:
021938

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Los Angeles

Address:

Post Date:
04/09/2012

URL:
https://gt.taleo.net/careersection/gt_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=36721

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

We are committed to capitalizing on [...]


Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate, Grant Thornton

Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate, Grant Thornton

Job Code:
022314

Country:
United States

State:
-

City:
Los Angeles

Address:

Post Date:
04/10/2012

URL:
https://gt.taleo.net/careersection/gt_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=42261

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths [...]


Deloitte Finds Economy Depends on Skilled Workforce

By Kalen Smith, Big4 Blogger

Businesses in the United States must contend with an increasingly competitive global economy. Global competition is taking its toll on the United States economy.

The Commerce Department issued its first quarter GDP estimates, which came in much lower than anticipated. This has created some concern over the direction of the nation’s economy. Shortly before [...]


Paul Moore, HBOS Whistleblower, Claims to Have Crossed The Rubicon With KPMG

The UK Telegraph reports that Paul Moore, HBOS whistleblower and former head of risk has referred KPMG to the UK regulator FRC in a formal complaint.

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PwC Now Numero Uno On Diversity

Yes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC, the largest accounting firm on Planet Earth now reflects its global stature – the No. 1 on DiversityInc’s 2012 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list from 587 participants.

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Improve Your Management Performance

By Michael VanBruaene, Big4.com Guest Blogger

Are you managing as well as you should? Or are you being asked to improve how you manage your operating unit or teams?

Our Management Practices Assessment and Improvement Tool provides you with an approach and guidance on good management practices.

The management principles and practices described in the tool apply to managers at all [...]


Women Entreprenuers! You Have Just One Day To Apply!

Yes, that’s right, Ernst and Young is looking for passionate, visionary and growth-oriented women entrepreneur to apply to the fifth annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program.

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Featured Job: Sr. Director, Audit Ops/Finance (USA) Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Sr. Director, Audit Ops/Financ (USA) Job, Capital One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1NKq8kZ1qM

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Sr_-Director%2C-Audit-OpsFinanc-%28USA%29-Job/1858582/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Sr. Director, Audit Ops/Financ (USA)-715111Description
Corporate Audit Services, the Internal Audit function within Capital One, is a dedicated group of audit professionals focused on delivering top quality assurance services to the organization’s Audit and Risk Committee. The CAS department is considered one of the leading internal audit [...]


Featured Job: Director, Credit Governance – Auto Finance Job, Capital One

Featured Job: Director, Credit Governance – Auto Finance Job, Capital One  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1NKq8kZ1qM

URL:
http://capitalone.jobs2web.com/job/Plano-Director%2C-Credit-Governance-Auto-Finance-Job-TX-75023/1858559/?feedId=943&utm_source=Big4Alumni&utm_campaign=CapitalOne_Tier1

Director, Credit Governance – Auto Finance-714510Description
Capital One comprises two national lines of business – Credit Cards and Financial Services (including Capital One Auto Finance and Home Loans) – and a local Banking business.

Capital One Auto Finance, with $20 billion in assets and the fourth largest [...]


Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate, Grant Thornton

Featured Job: Audit – Senior Associate, Grant Thornton

URL:
https://gt.taleo.net/careersection/gt_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=42261

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.We are committed to capitalizing on our [...]


Accenture Finds European Employers Cutting Training Programs

By Kalen Smith, Big4 Blogger

A new study from Accenture and the Federation of Enterprises found that European employers are scaling back on employee development and training programs. Over the past year, nearly 90% of European employees have either cut their budgets for training programs or discontinued spending altogether. According to Mark Spelman, Accenture’s managing director of strategy, this [...]


Featured Job: Employee Benefits Paraprofessional, Grant Thornton

Featured Job: Employee Benefits Paraprofessional, Grant Thornton

URL:
https://gt.taleo.net/careersection/gt_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=42422

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths and serving dynamic organizations [...]


Management Of Reputational Risk

By Richard Cornelisse

Aim Of The Blog

This guest blog is not about whether effective tax planning is right or wrong, but raises the question whether besides evaluating tax risks (level of tolerance) also reputational risks of the company as part of tax risk management should be determined and managed accordingly.

I don’t necessary agree with the content of various [...]


Featured Job: Property Tax Assistant, Grant Thornton

Featured Job: Property Tax Assistant, Grant Thornton 

URL:
https://gt.taleo.net/careersection/gt_careersite_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=38983

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths and serving dynamic organizations [...]