Navigating complex deals in rapidly changing markets is a high-pressure challenge. Due diligence remains essential, and it may need to be conducted in a compressed time frame.
Firm practice management
"I saw accounting wasn’t just about numbers — it was about getting to know different clients as well as their businesses and industries," says Amish Mehta, CPA.
Client continuance provides a firm with additional insights regarding the risk of an existing client so the firm may respond accordingly.
Respondents to a survey report higher net client fees per professional.
Focus on environmental, social, and governance issues is rising amid investor and regulator interest.
The Black CPA Centennial celebration highlighted the inspiring stories of Black CPAs who broke through barriers and paved a path for others to join the accounting profession. Against the backdrop of the commemoration, work continues to be needed to improve recruiting, retention, and advancement of Black CPAs.
By offering reliable and helpful information, potential clients may turn to you if they need accounting help in the future.
One CPA leader shares more on being a lifelong learner and the advice she gives to up-and-coming accountants; another leader explains some of the opportunities that firms have to automate certain processes and begin to offer more advisory services.
Top-performing client advisory services practices are more likely to follow certain best practices, the CPA.com and AICPA PCPS CAS Benchmark Survey found.
Balancing business goals with employee experience can provide the best path forward as hybrid working becomes commonplace.
AICPA leaders highlight the profession’s opportunities for CPAs from diverse backgrounds.
After closing the book on busy season, employees savor shorter workweeks.
Practicing due diligence and understanding state and local laws are keys to success for firms that choose to engage with this industry.
Both accomplished leaders and young professionals are among the many people working to advance the accounting profession’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the future. Read insights and experiences from DEI leaders as well as some 40 Under 40 Black CPA Award winners on how to expand Black CPA representation in the profession.
Use of these terms in an engagement letter can help manage the defense and cost of a claim.
Hear or read advice from a CPA firm leader on how to approach succession planning the right way: Start early, identify candidates, and communicate clearly.
In this second part of a two-part podcast, Guy Gage, founder of consulting firm PartnersCoach, talks about interview questions to ask that can determine whether a job candidate will integrate well to your culture.
Learn about the reasons some CPA firms are separating themselves as CAS top performers and about the role technology plays in growing a CAS practice in this podcast with transcript.
In this first part of a two-part podcast, Guy Gage, founder of consulting firm PartnersCoach, discusses the three types of culture he sees most often in CPA firms, and ways you can tell which predominates in your firm.
Accounting firms see many opportunities in the marketplace but with an already stretched workforce, they are struggling to find the capacity to take on new challenges.