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Norman Moore

Norman Moore, CPA, is a partner and serves as HORNE’s firmwide director of assurance services. He provides audit, acquisition due diligence, technical accounting advisory services and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation assistance to public and middle market companies. He also provides assurance and advisory services to many of Mississippi’s largest privately-owned companies.
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March 15, 2018

What You Need to Know About the SEC’s New Cyber Guidance 

During the primetime of the 2017 10K filing season, the SEC issued additional guidance and expectations for cybersecurity disclosures. Cyber has been a hot topic for the SEC in the last several years. The financial impact to companies to prevent and then respond to a breach cannot be overstated.

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Topics: Cyber Security

July 27, 2017

Dreaming Bigger: Maintaining the Pace of Growth Beyond Startup

Few things can match the excitement of the first day of business. For many people, it’s the realization of a career-long dream to be their own boss. Even for the serial entrepreneur who has been through the process multiple times, there’s still an adrenaline rush when the website goes live and/or the doors unlock and all of the planning and preparation comes together.

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Topics: Strategy, Growth

April 07, 2017

Will Artificial Intelligence Make Accountants Obsolete?

(Spoiler alert: Your favorite accounting and advisory firm is not about to write a blog post to announce that we’ll be replaced by technology.)

As a baby boomer, my accounting career has coincided with an exponential growth in the application of technology to the work that CPAs do. As a young staff auditor in the early 1980s, I recall lugging around “portable” computers that looked more like sewing machines than today’s ultralight laptops and tablets.

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Topics: Anticipatory, Artificial Intelligence

December 10, 2015

Measuring the Quality of Your Audits

If you commission regular audits of your company, you know the purpose of an effective audit is to deliver both an appropriate audit opinion and an opinion in which your shareholders and other stakeholders have confidence.  Many, if not most, accounting firms can provide that.  So what differentiates one audit firm from another, and how should you assess the quality of your audit? 

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Topics: Audit

November 24, 2015

Waypoints Top-Ten Hits

The HORNE PMM team has been sharing its insights and ideas for a little more than six months, and we hope we’ve provided you with a valuable resource. Sometimes we write about emerging trends, sometimes we write about what we’ve learned, and sometimes we write about issues that can keep your company out of trouble.

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Topics: Enterprise Complexity

September 16, 2015

The #1 Job for CFOs in 2016

Fall is just around the corner, and as a chief financial officer, it’s not too soon to start thinking about the challenges your business will face in 2016.

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Topics: Enterprise Complexity

May 21, 2015

Welcome to Waypoints!

Describing today’s business environment as complex is an understatement. In fact, a recent survey showed that four out of five CFOs rank internal complexity as the number one challenge facing their organizations. Adding the ever-evolving external factors impacting your business increases the challenge even more. Yet, you are asked to manage and succeed in just such an environment, and the risks are often huge.

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Topics: Enterprise Complexity