Posts Tagged ‘accounting’

BKD makes rankings from two magazines

by MBJ Staff Published: April 8,2014

Tags: accounting, Accounting Today, BKD LLP, Peder Johnson, ranking, training

BKD, LLP CPAs & Advisors has been ranked the 12th largest national firm in 2014 by Accounting Today and named a leading training and employee development company by Training magazine. The 2014 Accounting Today Top 100 Firms list has ranked BKD the 12th largest firm in the nation.  BKD was also named a national leader […] [...]

GranthamPoole, CPA’s Melanie D. Morrow recognized by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

by MBJ Staff Published: April 1,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Mississippi

GranthamPoole, CPA’s Melanie D. Morrow, CPA, CFE, CCS, was recently recognized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as the organization’s chapter leader for February 2014. A native of Jackson, Morrow earned her bachelor’s and M.B.A. from Mississippi College. She is a member of the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the American Institute […] [...]

DMR pays accounting firm more than double contract’s worth

BILOXI — The Department of Marine Resources, within months of signing a contract with the firm that conducted a 60-day review of the agency last year, has more than doubled the amount of money the agency will pay. DMR signed a contract in October with HORNE LLP for grant and accounting management assistance, according to […] [...]

Phelps Dunbar elects Seale Pylate as partner

by MBJ Staff Published: January 17,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Hinds County, JACKSON, law, Mississippi

Phelps Dunbar LLP has elected Seale Pylate of Jackson as partner in the firm. Since 2001, Pylate has practiced in the labor and employment group with a focus on employee benefits and executive compensation. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar, the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association and the National Association of […] [...]

TAXES — It’s time for businesses of all sizes to start gathering records before filing

by Lisa Monti Published: January 10,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, IRS, law, Mississippi, taxes

It’s a new year and time to get down to the nuts-and-bolts of tax season. Best advice? IRS spokesperson Dee Harris Stepter said, “Of course, what everyone should be doing is getting their records together so they can be ready to file.” The IRS will begin accepting 2013 business tax returns on Jan. 13. That […] [...]

Audit finds problems with county’s accounting system

by Associated Press Published: January 7,2014

Tags: accounting, audit, cash, finances, interfund loan, Jefferson County, Lorraine Lias

FAYETTE — An audit of Jefferson County’s fiscal year 2012 showed the county had unpaid interfund loans and cash accounts of more than $70,000 that were not recorded in the county’s central accounting system. In the audit, released yesterday, The Natchez Democrat reports auditors found the county had interfund loans that were outstanding after more […] [...]

Neel-Schaffer hires Duhe, Huggins

by MBJ Staff Published: December 6,2013

Tags: accounting, Business, JACKSON, Mississippi

Neel-Schaffer has hired Jonathan Duhe and Warren Huggins as engineers in training in the firm’s Louisiana operation. Duhe is working in the traffic division in Neel-Schaffer’s Baton Rouge office. He graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. The Lutcher, La., native worked for the Louisiana […] [...]

Butler Snow Advisory Services adds Jimmy Bailey

by MBJ Staff Published: December 6,2013

Tags: accounting, Business, Butler Snow, law, Mississippi

Butler Snow Advisory Services has added Jimmy Bailey as its newest director. Bailey brings with him more than 20 years of experience in corporate development, budgeting and planning, project management and pricing and financial analysis. Prior to joining BSAS, Bailey served in various roles within the wireless communication and finance industries. His experience includes serving […] [...]

Accounting error nets school system $1M-plus

BRANDON — A billing mistake worked in favor of the Rankin County School District to the tune of more than $1 million. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann presented a check to the school district yesterday. The error was attributed to an accounting problem by a gas company that leases oil and gas rights from the […] [...]

HORNE promotes Rebecca Geiger, John Newton, Joseph Cieglo and Jessica Webster

by MBJ Staff Published: November 8,2013

Tags: accounting, Business, CPA, Mississippi

CPA and business advisory firm HORNE LLP recently announced promotion of six team members in office locations across the state. Rebecca Geiger was promoted to manager. John Newton and Joseph Cieglo were promoted to senior associates. Geiger, Newton and Cieglo all work in assurance services for SEC registrants and large private companies in the Hattiesburg […] [...]

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