Posts about accounting diversity written by lori braden, mike colgan, and maureen renzi. During a hearing in 2004 on the financial services industry, congressional members and witnesses expressed concern about the lack of diversity in the industry’s work force, particularly in key, management-level positions the govern-ment accountability office, the audit, evaluation and investigative arm of congress, subsequently was asked to provide an overview on the status of diversity. Improving diversity is not just a legal imperative the concept of diversity is an inherent good with ubiquitous appeal and ethical, social and commercial value for accounting firms but while good practices are developing, the profession still has some way to go in the transition to becoming more diverse. The official web site of the american accounting association. Examination of the accounting information systems in a business organization coverage extends over topics such as business processes, internal controls, and the fundamentals of accounting information systems analysis, design, implementation and control acg 3802 professional speakers series credits: 1 to expose students to technical topics and emerging issues in accounting. Financial / accounting diversity, minority, multicultural, and female/women non-profit organizations and groups, events, news, profiles for minority professionals. Diversity in accounting by afwa national president, linda harris, cpa each february, many organizations take a moment to acknowledge the importance of diversity diversity is more than race, it’s also ethnicity, age, and gender in afwa, we champion for diversity in the accounting and finance industries by empowering women to take a. Diversity and inclusion in the cpa profession more than 40 years ago, the aicpa recognized the need to support people of color within the cpa profession the aicpa launched the minority initiatives committee and began a minority accounting scholarship program among the many accomplishments during this time are: scholarships for.
Accounting diversity affects financial statements accounting differences may affect cash flows and lead to a direct affect on valuation accounting differences may also affect balance sheet items and measures of capital adequacy or credit worthiness that indirectly affect managerial decisions and firm valuation. Accounting diversity problems (1) excel case translating foreign currency financial statements charles edward company established a subsidiary in a foreign country on january 1, 2013, by investing fc 3,200,000 when the exchange rate was $050/fc. This paper examines four distinct approaches to accounting for diversity outcomes in global organisations: shareholder, stakeholder, regulation and global value chain.
Various attempts have been made to reduce the accounting diversity that exists internationally this process is known as convergence and is. Diversity in the workplace has become a goal of companies across the country, but what are its pros and cons.
Accounting diversity and the value relevance of accounting earnings and book value in four countries-the united states. The accounting career awareness and diversity program (acadp) is a program of the school of business at cbu designed to increase the number of students from ethnic groups that attend college and major in accounting. Claremont mckenna college the effect of culture on the implementation of international financial reporting standards submitted to professor marc massoud.
In a survey of participants in the international capital market, we find that accounting diversity is a problem that affects the capital market decisions of roughly one-half of the participants in our study.
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