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Public Accounting Report is the independent newsletter of the accounting profession since 1978 and provides competitive intelligence to accounting firm leaders at firms of all sizes. Subscriptions to this prestigious publication include EXTRA! editions covering research-based reports annually, including PAR’s annual associations directory, professors survey, largest firms survey, and women’s survey.
Julie Lindy is the Editor of Public Accounting Report. Julie has been writing about, observing and analyzing the accounting and professional services business since 1995. She is author of the book, "Recruiting and Retaining Accounting Professionals" and has ghostwritten books for leading consultants to the accounting profession on topics such as managing professional services firms in the 21st Century and mergers and acquisitions. For her analysis and insight on the public accounting profession, Julie has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, Inc., Bloomberg, Time, The Washington Post, FastCompany, CBS, National Public Radio and other news organizations. Her work has earned national journalism awards for analysis of profitability benchmarks to the accounting profession and for coverage of the Price Waterhouse/Coopers & Lybrand merger and the Arthur Andersen-Andersen Consulting breakup.
Julie graduated with a degree in journalism from Louisiana State University and went on to study international media systems at the University of London. She also has a master’s degree in English education and is a certified teacher in Georgia. Julie is a veteran of the daily newspaper business, where her work was recognized with awards from such prestigious organizations as the Associated Press, Gannett, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Public Accounting Report
Topics and Content
Topics covered include breaking news, in-depth firm profiles, mergers and acquisitions, office closings, key personnel moves, legal and regulatory issues, competitive intelligence, niche practices and product launches, and much more.
Each issue is packed with timely information you can use to benchmark how your firm is performing. Here are some recent headlines that you may have missed:
- Accounting Image Takes Upturn - poll shows profession image makes largest jump
- Growth Leaders Take Varying Routes to Success - Another newcomer turns in highest Top 100 growth rate
- Grant Thornton Nixes Internal Control Work for SEC Audit Clients
- AICPA Shifts Student Recruitment Campaign Focus
- Deloitte & Touche Leads Insurance Audits - PwC rakes in most fees
- Elliott Davis & Co. Sells Valuation Unit - Firm plans to focus on several high-growth initiatives
- PCAOB May Look at Tax Shelters - Lack of strict definitions make the job of setting rules tougher
- AICPA Council Gives Nod to Credentials
- News about the SEC and PCAOB, as well as other legal and regulatory issues
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Firm profiles
- Auditor changes
- Key personnel news
- Niche practices