Firm Practice Management

Make attest engagements more profitable

Better planning and more efficient processes and procedures can help accountants, auditors and firms gain more profit from their attest engagements, consultant Alan W. Anderson, CPA, said at the AICPA ENGAGE 2018 conference.

6 steps to accounting automation success

For firms embracing the automation age, artificial intelligence requires smart thinking and human wisdom, Boomer Consulting’s Arianna Campbell and Marc Staut explained at the AICPA ENGAGE 2018 conference.

Focus on clients, and revenue will follow

Figuring out what clients want can be a challenge for any CPA firm. But if you’re diligent in seeking feedback and take the time to listen, you’ll discover more opportunities to provide revenue-producing services.

How to recruit the best job candidates

Understanding candidates’ motivations and carefully crafting job descriptions can give employers an advantage in recruiting, says Sarah Dobek, the founder and president of Inovautus Consulting.

How tax reform is impacting tax practitioners

Tax practitioners usually get to enjoy some down time during the summer. But this year summer may be a little more hectic than usual thanks to the changes brought about by tax reform.

Paving the way to a new digital world

The JofA’s annual technology roundtable looks into the future as blockchain, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotic process automation fuel transformation in the accounting profession.

Accounting firms: The next generation

The article provides a glimpse into a future dominated by fast access to big data and driven by intelligent technology applications deployed by a new breed of CPA practices.

Customizing talent development

Walter & Shuffain PC, a fast-growing firm in Boston, has fashioned a leadership development program to prepare its most promising people to advance.

SPONSORED REPORT

Building client loyalty with payroll services

In this report, CPA experts detail their tactics for performing successful payroll services, how to mitigate risk in the process, and the impact payroll can have as a value-added service.

PODCAST

Using drones to enhance audits

Hermann Sidhu, CPA, global assurance digital leader at EY, walks us through EY’s exciting new project to use drones to help audit large warehouses and outdoor inventories.