A surge in passion on issues of racial justice, diversity and inclusion has led to opportunities for CPAs to lead meaningful change. Members of the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion share best practices for CPAs who are eager to support change.
Firm practice management
Accounting firms looking to connect with NextGen talent and clients need to learn about what they value and how they like to communicate, says Jennifer Wilson, co-founder and partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC.
Here are nine tips from CPAs on how to get their emails noticed in clients’ inboxes and how to communicate more effectively and efficiently.
Firms must guard against liability for actions of their clients or vendors against their employees.
Firm leaders need to be on the same page to bring optimum results to clients.
Building relationships is a key to helping clients achieve their mission, according to Alan Jowers, CPA, a partner with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.
The upheaval of the coronavirus crisis caused the accounting profession to turn to technology like never before. Our technology roundtable discusses what was learned — and what the future holds.
Here are tips that help CPAs understand which service they should provide as well as other important issues related to the PPP.
The best way to engage NextGen clients is to get to know them and learn their needs and how they like to do business, says Jennifer Wilson, co-founder and partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC.
Changes once considered radical have become the norm in the accounting profession. Firm leaders share their lessons learned.
Tom Hood, CPA/CITP, CGMA, shares what the pandemic-fueled acceleration of work-from-home practices means for business in the future.
With few employees taking extended time off this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, firms will inevitably face scheduling challenges as the year ends.
NextGen clients are more likely than traditional clients to be searching for a virtual service or remote service model for accounting, according to Jennifer Wilson, co-founder and partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC.
Firms must consider strategic as well as practical issues as they reopen. These questions can help you think through some of these issues and point you toward ways to preserve positive changes made during the lockdowns.
Transparency and sensitivity are important when managers have to tell employees about job cuts, and these tips can help prepare you for that communication.
Reopening your physical office is not a decision to take lightly. Here’s an overview of the many issues firm leaders need to consider when developing a plan to reopen.
Firms that want to attract and retain NextGen talent must get them involved in strategizing to improve service, client experience, and efficiency, according to Jennifer Wilson, co-founder and partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC.
Hard trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic means that the mantra "More with Less" should become a rallying cry for the accounting profession. What does More with Less mean?
Organizations and leaders seeking to address concerns about racism can learn valuable lessons from an expert on race in the workplace.
Amid tense and uncertain times, two leaders of the National Association of Black Accountants describe their emotions and a sense of hope that they can produce positive change in the accounting profession and their communities.