GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Road to recovery

By David Malamed What solutions exist to improve the possibility of recouping losses, which can range from small amounts to some of staggering proportions? “In 2013 recovery auditors returned more than US$3 billion into [Medicare’s] coffers,” US publication Modern Healthcare … Continue reading

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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The strategy of innovation

Ciarán Black and David O’Leary explain why Chartered Accountants should involve themselves in all stages of the innovation process. To most people, the mention of “accountancy” and “innovation” in the same sentence conjures up an incongruity at best. It doesn’t … Continue reading

11/10/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Connect and reflect: Dialogue in corporate governance

To succeed in the modern world, businesses must move away from defensive old-style news management and corporate positioning. ICAEW argues that if companies embrace a positive approach to corporate governance that ensures they connect with and reflect society, they will … Continue reading

Corporate governance

17/06/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Bringing board performance into focus

Justin Moran explains why private sector boards need a sharper focus if they are to perform optimally in the best interest of the company. The benefits of effective governance for private sector companies includes more strategic thinking, improved decision making … Continue reading

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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How to minimise financial statement risk

By Ken Tysiac Telecom giant AT&T’s director of accounting discusses a few ways organisations can avoid unintended errors in financial statements. In a complex world of evolving standards and technology, there are many risks associated with financial statements. Fortunately, there … Continue reading

17/02/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Awareness is your security blanket

CIMA and Airmic have created a risk-identification framework that can help executives find peace in preparation and knowledge. Organisations can find all sorts of ways to trip themselves up. A recent CGMA survey of 1,300 executives across the world found … Continue reading