Resources for navigating beyond CFOdirect

We've aggregated some of the best and most useful sites for navigating beyond CFOdirect.


  • PwC's 365 App
    PwC's 365 app brings the best of our people, ideas and insights right to your fingertips, every day. No other business publisher or consulting app puts you in touch with their people and insights. Available for iPad and iPhone.
  • Automated Disclosure Checklist
    Streamlines checklist preparation and review for financial statement disclosures and builds in quality assurance processes.
  • Inform
    Our Comperio accounting and auditing research library has merged with another PwC-developed accounting and auditing research library named Inform to form a single global platform. The combined tool is called ‘Inform’ and can be found at Inform is just as intuitive as Comperio, and includes features to make it faster and easier than ever to get the content you need. Whether your company reports under IFRS, US GAAP, or both, Inform's functionality allows you to navigate both sets of financial reporting requirements using one accounting research tool. Inform gives you access to the same PwC interpretive guidance used by our own professional audit staff.
  • PwC Careers
    Whether you're just starting out or an experienced professional, this site will help you explore career opportunities at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  • PwC GAAP Accelerator® - a web-based platform for enabling revenue recognition accounting change
    The new revenue recognition standard can have pervasive impacts beyond accounting and reporting, so PwC developed the GAAP Accelerator® - a custom-built, collaborative, web-based platform that helps standardize and simplify a client's transition to the new Revenue Recognition accounting standard.
  • PwC Open University
    An online educational resource that provides free access to PwC-developed training courseware to business executives, faculty, students and regulators around the world. Browse over 150 courses spanning multiple industries and topics, many of which are CPE eligible. We continue to expand the world-class library based on your needs and regulatory requirements. We believe sharing our award-winning education material with our clients helps us collaborate more effectively when solving business issues together.
  • PwC's 10Minutes iPad app
    Experience PwC's popular 10Minutes series on both the iPhone and the iPad. Each issue of 10Minutes provides PwC's perspectives on critical business issues of interest to the C-Suite in crisp, to-the-point language and a simple format that requires about 10 minutes of an executive reader's time. The app offers multimedia, including video clips of subject matter specialists, and more in-depth details on each topic.
  • PwC's TAS to Go App
    PwC's Board Center app provides timely insights on corporate governance issues and trends to enable board members to more effectively meet the challenges of their critical role. Available for your iPad, the app brings together insights on strategy and growth, executive compensation, financial reporting developments, and risk management with the corporate director in mind.
  • AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC)
    The Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) is the AICPA's senior technical committee for financial reporting. Its mission is to determine the AICPA's technical policies regarding financial reporting standards and to be the AICPA's spokesbody on those matters, with the ultimate purpose of serving the public interest by improving financial reporting.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    The AICPA is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.
  • Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)
    An autonomous, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to make the audit process more reliable and useful for investors at a time of growing financial complexity and market globalization. The Center represents the first time that public company auditors, as a group, have joined with public leaders in the investor and corporate communities to discuss the issues facing the capital markets, conduct research on these topics and ultimately make recommendations that will foster confidence in the capital markets.
  • Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
    COSO is a voluntary private sector organization dedicated to improving the quality of financial reporting through business ethics, effective internal controls, and corporate governance.
  • Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF)
    The Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) was formed in 1984 in response to the recommendations of the FASB's task force on timely financial reporting guidance and an FASB Invitation to Comment on those recommendations. The mission of the EITF is to assist the FASB in improving financial reporting through the timely identification, discussion, and resolution of financial accounting issues within the framework of existing authoritative literature.
  • Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB)
    The FASAB promulgates federal accounting standards after considering the financial and budgetary information needs of citizens, congressional oversight groups, executive agencies, and the needs of other users of federal financial information.
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
    The FASB establishes and improves standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors and users of financial information.
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
    The GASB establishes and improves the standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that results in useful information for users of financial reports. The GASB guides and educates the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of those financial reports.
  • International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
    Effective 1 April 2001, the IASB assumed accounting standard setting responsibilities from its predecessor body, the International Accounting Standards Committee. This was the culmination of a restructuring based on the recommendations of the report Recommendations on Shaping IASC for the Future.
  • International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
    The IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession. It works with its 158 member organizations in 118 countries to protect the public interest by encouraging high quality practices by the world's accountants. IFAC publishes standards and technical guidance, as well as studies, discussion papers, reports and a newsletter.
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
    The PCAOB is a private-sector, non-profit corporation, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports. The SEC appoints the chairman and members of the PCAOB.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    The SEC is the primary overseer and regulator of the U.S. securities markets. The SEC also oversees other key participants in the securities world, including stock exchanges, broker-dealers, investment advisors, mutual funds, and public utility holding companies.
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
    The GAO, commonly called the investigative arm of Congress or the congressional watchdog, studies the programs and expenditures of the federal government. The GAO evaluates federal programs, audits federal expenditures, and issues legal opinions.
  • PwC assurance services
    PwC's assurance services examines and attests to the financial performance and operations of your business. Beyond financial audits, we also provide internal control audits, business and performance reporting, and social, environmental, and other compliance reviews.
  • Governance Insights Center
    Provides offerings that enable board members to more effectively meet the challenges of their critical role. This is achieved by sharing leading-edge governance practices, developing insightful and timely thought leadership, and offering forums for directors to discuss contemporary issues.
  • PwC global accounting consulting services
    PwC's Global ACS is the coordinating function specializing in accounting consulting services related to the consistent application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for territories around the world.
  • PwC human resource services
    This PwC practice brings together professionals who work across four core disciplines: international assignments, HR management, reward, and people and change. Our solid grounding in tax, compensation, benefits, pensions and HR data metrics is the bedrock of our evidence-based approach to consulting with clients.
  • PwC internal audit services
    This PwC practice provides services in the following areas: internal audit solutions; behavioural transformation; human resource services; governance, risk & compliance; operational effectiveness; risk & value management; security & technology; and sustainability.
  • PwC private company services (PCS)
    This integrated team of PwC audit, tax and advisory professionals focus on the unique needs of private companies and their owners. PwC professionals concentrate on the needs of manufacturing, retail, wholesale and distribution, construction, and food and beverage companies, as well as on the needs of law firms and other professional service organizations.
  • PwC risk assurance services
    This PwC practice focuses on the details of your risks. Specifically, it looks at processes, policies, systems and controls with a fresh eye as well as business processes, regulation, IT and other projects, internal audit, data integrity, and the third parties you work with.
  • PwC Saratoga
    Saratoga, a service offering of PricewaterhouseCoopers, teams with executives and HR departments to help them measure, manage and maximize the value of their workforce.
  • PwC state and local tax (SALT) services
    Dedicated to helping PwC clients assess their state and local tax burden by recommending solutions that support their overall business objectives and provide support so that their filing positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states' applicable tax laws and rules.
  • PwC transaction services group
    PricewaterhouseCoopers' transaction services group advises corporations and private equity firms on how to use transactions more effectively to reach their business goals. We help clients understand trends in the market, assess the impact of regulatory changes, screen acquisition or alliance candidates, prepare for divestitures, and uncover hidden opportunities, risks and deal issues, whether the objective is to diversify, enter new markets, reduce costs, exit businesses, or raise capital.
  • PwC US GAAP & IFRS Convergence
    PwC's US GAAP & IFRS Convergence team provides information and resources designed to promote an understanding of the impact of convergence between US GAAP and IFRS as well as the conversion to IFRS.
  • PwC US tax services
    Market pressures, an increasingly complex regulatory environment, competition and globalization have all converged to complicate an organization's approach to tax planning and compliance. PwC brings together a distinctive combination of tax planning, compliance, and industry and regulatory experience to help our clients navigate this changing landscape.
  • PwC Washington national tax service (WNTS)
    The Washington national tax services (WNTS) office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is nationally recognized for its in-depth technical knowledge and experience in taxation.
  • PwC's center for technology and innovation (CTI)
    Provides leading-edge research and analysis of technology trends and their effects on companies, industries, and markets.
  • Tax News Network
    This PwC site connects members to the most current tax and legislative news, business developments and expert analysis. It is a real-time source of tax and industry information currently used by many of Canada's leading companies. Access to this virtual tax community minimizes corporate risk, alerts members to opportunities and helps in making important decisions. Tax News Network provides a secure and familiar environment where members can tap into a variety of Canadian, United States and international information that covers approximately 172 countries and includes the expertise of international PwC professionals.
  • PwC software revenue recognition website
    A user-friendly site to navigating through the many complexities of software revenue recognition.
  • PwC's aerospace and defense site
    PwC provides professional services to leading aerospace and defense organizations.
  • PwC's asset management site
    PwC provides professional services to leading investment managers. Visit PwC's asset management site to learn more.
  • PwC's automotive site
    PwC provides professional services to leading automotive companies. Visit PwC's automotive site to learn more.
  • PwC's banking & capital markets site
    PwC provides professional services to leading banking and capital markets companies. Visit PwC's banking & capital markets site to learn more.
  • PwC's center for technology and innovation (CTI)
    Provides leading-edge research and analysis of technology trends and their effects on companies, industries, and markets.
  • PwC's communications site
    PwC provides professional services to leading telecom companies. Visit PwC's communications site to learn more.
  • PwC's energy & mining site
    PwC provides professional services to oil and gas, and mining companies. Visit PwC's energy & mining site to learn more.
  • PwC's entertainment & media site
    PwC provides professional services to leading entertainment and media companies. Visit PwC's entertainment & media site to learn more.
  • PwC's Financial Services Institute
    Provides decision intelligence and trend analysis in all financial services sectors including banking and capital markets, insurance, and asset management.
  • PwC's financial services site
    PwC provides professional services to leading financial services organizations. Visit PwC's financial services site to learn more.
  • PwC's forest, paper and packaging site
    PwC provides professional services to leading forest, paper and packaging companies. Visit PwC's forest, paper and packaging site to learn more.
  • PwC's Health Research Institute
    PwC's Health Research Institute focuses on large scale issues and major developments and includes analysis on healthcare trends as well as key insights and industry best practices.
  • PwC's healthcare site
    PwC provides professional services to leading healthcare providers, payors, and health sciences organizations. Visit PwC's healthcare site to learn more.
  • PwC's industrial products site
    PwC provides professional services to leading industrial manufacturing companies. Visit PwC's industrial products site to learn more.
  • PwC's insurance site
    PwC provides professional services to leading insurers. Visit PwC's insurance site to learn more.
  • PwC's pharmaceuticals & life sciences site
    PwC provides professional services to leading pharmaceutical and life sciences organizations. Visit PwC's pharmaceuticals & life sciences site to learn more.
  • PwC's power & utilities site
    PwC provides professional services to leading power and utilities companies. Visit PwC's power & utilities site to learn more.
  • PwC's real estate site
    PwC provides professional services to leading property companies and institutional investors. Visit PwC's real estate site to learn more.
  • PwC's retail & consumer site
    PwC provides professional services to leading retail and consumer product (R&C) companies. Visit PwC's retail & consumer site to learn more.
  • PwC's technology site
    PwC provides professional services to leading technology companies spanning the semiconductor, software, life sciences, computer and networking industries. Visit PwC's technology site to learn more.