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Peer Group Benchmarking – The Real End to the Financial Close

Peer Group Benchmarking – The Real End to the Financial Close

Do you believe benchmarking against market peers is a critical component to evaluating the health and future of an effective strategy? Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE allows you to analyze financial results, benchmark against other companies, and present clear and concise results to your internal stakeholders. With benchmarking, you can compare your company results to those within … Read More

How can tax and accounting professionals manage their workpapers?

How can tax and accounting professionals manage their workpapers?

Did you know…? Tax is the primary cause of control deficiencies. Managing risk through the adherence of controls is a key objective of a tax professional. A recent study of nearly 400 tax departments from public and private corporations revealed numerous concerns around workpaper efficiency and controls. Tax professionals spend 30% to 60% of their … Read More

(Closed) SYNERGY 2014 Question of the Week: What do South By Southwest (SXSW) and SYNERGY have in common?

(Closed) SYNERGY 2014 Question of the Week: What do South By Southwest (SXSW) and SYNERGY have in common?

Answer the question at the bottom of this post and you could win a ONESOURCE prize pack!  When you think of “best in breed” conferences, South by Southwest (SXSW) may rise to the top of the list for music, film and interactive.  But what makes this conference in Texas’ state capital such a huge success? … Read More

Meet the Taxologist: Lauren Kovar

Meet the Taxologist: Lauren Kovar

“I am multidimensional. I am a leader,” says Lauren Kovar, director of client advisory and strategy at Thomson Reuters. If you’re committed to driving toward total tax organization efficiency, such qualities are essential. In today’s world of growing tax complexity, you cannot think inward. Lauren recommends looking beyond the scope of the status quo and … Read More

Meet the Taxologist: Tim Freeman

Meet the Taxologist: Tim Freeman

“I am ever-evolving. I am an interpreter, I am a Taxologist.” – Senior Director of Enterprise Accounts and ONESOURCE University, Tim Freeman. With the traditional manual nature of tax, it would seem intuitive that tax departments would use technology to streamline processes. Unfortunately, that has not always been the case. Tim recognizes that Tax has … Read More

Meet the Taxologist: Jeanne Turndahl

Meet the Taxologist: Jeanne Turndahl

“I’m a visionary. I challenge the status quo,” says Jeanne Turndahl, Director of Tax at Thomson Reuters. Jeanne’s tenacity and enthusiasm has proved quite the boon to her position. A seasoned tax veteran, she has always been motivated by efficiency. She noticed quite the change in the contemporary tax landscape compared to that of the … Read More