Tax & Accounting Blog

Joe Harpaz “40 Under 40” Honoree

Joe Harpaz “40 Under 40” Honoree

Joe Harpaz, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Corporate business of Tax & Accounting was recently recognized by CPA Practice Advisor as a 2011 “40 Under 40” Honoree. This program is designed to highlight young professional leaders that have demonstrated their commitment to innovation and are shaping the future of tax & accounting. Joe was asked … Read More

How We Listened @ the 2011 ONESOURCE Global User Conference

How We Listened @ the 2011 ONESOURCE Global User Conference

226 tweets, 204 written comments, 10 listening sessions and dozens of ONESOURCE client interviews were all captured in just three days at the recent ONESOURCE User Conference in Miami. By allowing our clients to tweet (#ONESOURCEuc), stop by the “We’re Listening” booth to speak directly with Thomson Reuters executives, leave an anonymous written comment, and … Read More

HOW TO MAKE EVERY SECOND COUNT DURING YOUR YEAR-END CLOSE

HOW TO MAKE EVERY SECOND COUNT DURING YOUR YEAR-END CLOSE

VPs and Directors in tax departments are always looking for ways to shave time off of their close so they can focus on more value-add activities. And, it’s no secret that having better access to data allows for a faster close of the books. We’re seeing the trend towards accelerated provision close times, down to 1-3 … Read More

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey  Reveals Automation is the ‘Last Frontier’

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey Reveals Automation is the ‘Last Frontier’

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey According to results from  Protiviti’s 2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey, one in three – about 35% – of organizations across the U.S. have plans to automate more compliance controls and address risk management.  The survey benchmarks compliance strategies that organizations take with regard to cost, time and effort. Results revealed automation as likely being the ‘last frontier’ of process improvement … Read More

Final Thoughts from the 2011 ONESOURCE User Conference in Miami

Final Thoughts from the 2011 ONESOURCE User Conference in Miami

We’re fresh on the heals of closing sessions at 2011 ONESOURCE User Conference in Miami. Watch final running commentary from Day 4  to learn how we wrapped up this year’s festivities. The final moments of this one-of-a-kind global experience include a discussion led by me on  plans for the future of … Read More