Firm practice management

Career advice and RPA tips from CPA leaders

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.

Building DEI for the future profession

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.

What type of culture does your firm have?

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.

Time has come for firms to cull clients

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.

CAS practices see 20% growth rate

Client advisory services practices saw a 20% growth rate in terms of net client fees per professional, according to the latest CPA.com & AICPA PCPS Client Advisory Services Benchmark Survey.

Private equity’s push into accounting

TowerBrook Capital Partners’ purchase of an ownership stake in EisnerAmper marked the first private-equity deal with a top 20 accounting firm. In a Q&A with the JofA, accounting firm consultant and M&A broker Allan D. Koltin discusses the mechanics of such a deal and the likelihood that there will be more PE forays into large accounting firms in the future.

How one firm gets succession right

A top 200 firm’s plan for transitioning to next-generation leaders offers best practices for other firms to keep in mind when anticipating partner retirements.

Ask the expert: Surcharging

Dustin Hall is the director of CPACharge — an Austin, Texas-based company that specializes in payment processing solutions for accounting professionals.

Where to find July’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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Better decision-making with data analytics

Data analytics has become a hot topic, but many organizations have not yet managed to understand its potential, let alone put it to work. This report will take a deep-dive on how to best introduce or enhance the use of data in decision-making.