AI Bookkeeping: The Future of Accounting for Finance Professional

AI Bookkeeping: The Future of Accounting for Finance Professional

In 2020, the global revenue for the artificial intelligence (AI) market for software, hardware, and services segments grew to 281.4 billion U.S. dollars. The AI market is expected to grow to 327.5 billion U.S. dollars. Just as AI is slated to touch every sector, accounting is a function that is already leveraged by sector. Hence,…

5 Reasons Why Principles of Accounts

5 Reasons Why Principles of Accounts

You just finished your final year examinations and are considering your options. The familiar arts (history, literature or geography) and science  (biology, physics and chemistry) Principles of Accounts (POA) sounds so foreign and you’ have heard from friends that it is boring. But there’s more to debits and credits in POA. “’Double-entry bookkeeping’ is one…

Event: CPA S’pore Powwow: The Shifting Power Balance: Is Gender the Issue?

Event: CPA S’pore Powwow: The Shifting Power Balance: Is Gender the Issue?

Despite global support for the fundamental rights of women and men to participate equally in decision-making, women are still poorly represented at the higher levels of decision-making in both public and private sectors. The 21st century corporate world needs to recognise that the optimisation of women’s talents will boost business performance.

Recognised Accounting Degrees for Practicing as a CA in Singapore

Recognised Accounting Degrees for Practicing as a CA in Singapore

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) lists the recognised professional qualifications for registration as a public accountant. To be practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Singapore, an applicant must at the time of his application for registration (a) have passed the final examination in accountancy of one of the following: (i) the Singapore Polytechnic…

What are independent auditors?

What are independent auditors?

Independent CPA auditors are like referees in the financial reporting arena. The CPA comes in, does an audit of the business’s accounting system and methods and gives a report that is attached to the company’s financial statements. Publicly owned businesses are required to have their annual financial reports audited by independent CPA firms and any…

Careers in Accounting

Careers in Accounting

There are many different careers in the field of accounting ranging from entry-level bookkeeping to the Chief Financial Officer of a company. To achieve positions with more responsibility and higher salaries, it’s necessary to have a degree in accounting as well as achieve various professional designations. One of the primary milestones in any accountant’s career…