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The Accounting Podcast

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A weekly Accounting, Business News and Tech News podcast featuring David Leary and Blake Oliver
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The Accounting Podcast

Earmark Media LLC

The Accounting Podcast

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The Accounting Podcast

Earmark Media LLC

The Accounting Podcast

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A weekly Accounting, Business News and Tech News podcast featuring David Leary and Blake Oliver
 61 people rated this podcast
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Today, Blake and David explore how artificial intelligence is reshaping accounting, discussing its potential to handle 70% of information-based tasks and impact workflows like data collection, reconciliation, and client services. They criticize
Blake and David explore the intersection of AI, remote work, and accounting technology. They take a look at the phenomenon of "mouse jiggling," examine various AI tools reshaping the accounting industry, and analyze a survey showing widespread
Kwame Agyei, founder and CEO of Appoynt, joins Blake and David to discuss the benefits of outsourcing specific business functions like accounts receivable management. Kwame shares his unique journey from accountant to entrepreneur and offers pr
Kwame Agyei, founder and CEO of Appoynt, joins Blake and David to discuss the benefits of outsourcing specific business functions like accounts receivable management. Kwame shares his unique journey from accountant to entrepreneur and offers pr
Adam Zaki of CFO.com joins Blake and David to explore the trends reshaping the industry, from AI to the talent shortage. They dive into the murky waters of corporate financial controls and audit practices. They also examine what makes a truly e
SponsorsLiveFlow - http://accountingpodcast.promo/liveflowRightRev - http://accountingpodcast.promo/rightrevMakers Hub - http://accountingpodcast.promo/makershubChapters(00:38) - Blake's Conference Adventures(03:13) - AI and the Future of Aud
Discover the compelling advantages of nearshoring your accounting and finance functions to Argentina. In this episode, Nicolás Villafañe, partner at South Offices, shares his insider perspective on why Argentina is a top destination for accessi
Blake and David get brutally honest about why pricey accounting conferences are a no-go and how the industry sidelines neurodivergent professionals. You'll also get a rundown of the rebranded Intuit Connect event's new direction, the political
Anthony Venette, Director of Business Valuation and Advisory Services at DeJoy & Co., joins Blake to discuss his unconventional career path and the world of business valuation. Anthony shares his journey from audit to tax and eventually to valu
Blake and David delve into the accounting and bookkeeping aspects of Donald Trump's recent guilty verdict in New York. They discuss the charges related to falsifying business records and hush money payments and explore the potential implication
Dr. Mfon Akpan, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Methodist University joins Blake and David for a conversation on the impact of AI on accounting education, the challenges faced by accounting graduates entering the workforce, and the future
Blake and David dig into reports from the Illinois CPA Society and National Pipeline Advisory Group highlighting issues like long work hours, the 150-hour rule, and low starting salaries. They examine the potential disruption of traditional acc
This week, Blake and David are puzzled by the results of a survey that shows 40% of tax professionals believe generative AI will allow them to charge clients higher rates. They also cover the sham audit firm BF Borgers and question why the firm
Cody Turley, CPA and Certified Fraud Examiner, joins Blake and David to discuss his SEC career path, describing what it's like to investigate securities law violations. He emphasizes that while Big Four experience is valuable, it's not the only
The SEC charged Trump's audit firm with a massive fraud – 1,500 fake filings over 2.5 years! Plus, hundreds of small US banks are at risk due to commercial real estate loan exposure. We're also talking about the potential of AI tools like Claud
Blake and David examine the latest tax legislation traveling through Congress, including a new bill requiring the IRS to provide detailed explanations for math errors on tax returns. They also discuss the IRS's new direct file program, the bann
Blake Oliver sits down with Brannon Poe of Poe Group Advisors to discuss the differences between traditional and subscription-based virtual accounting firms. Brannon shares his expertise on firm valuation, revealing that factors like cash flow
Blake and David take a dive into Google's decision to offshore accounting jobs to Mexico and India, which Google’s CFO claims is necessary to free up resources to invest in AI. They also discuss the stagnation of CPA salaries despite a shortage
Blake and David delve into the effects of remote work on accountant salaries and the mental health challenges faced by auditors at Big Four firms. They inspect a recent study showing lower pay for hybrid workers compared to fully remote or in-o
Joe Woodard joins Blake and David to examine how accountants and bookkeepers can increase the value of their services in the eyes of their clients. Joe introduces the Cobb value curve, illustrating how differentiation and relative value impact
Blake and David dive into the concerning trend of small CPA firms conducting shoddy audits of large companies and SPACs, raking in big fees while facing minimal consequences for deficient work. They also discuss the latest accounting app fundin
Blake and David dig through the latest accounting news, including the effectiveness of pizza parties in boosting accounting firm morale, the record number of baby boomers reaching retirement age, and the impact on Social Security, as well as th
Blake and David meet with M&A advisor Charles Bedard about valuations for accounting firms looking to sell. Bedard explains that subscription-based "modern" firms command much higher multiples than traditional hourly billing firms. Bedard provi
Blake and David look at the potential impact of AI on the accounting profession and discuss how AI tools like ChatGPT can boost productivity by automating tasks, improving communication, and assisting with problem-solving. They also examine the
Professor Ed Ketz of Penn State joins the show to discuss audits' current state and future. We delve into the relevance of audits and explore the value of unqualified opinions in making audits meaningful. The discussion also touches on the over
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