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Our partners would like to "beef up" our engagement letter language with regards to our clients soliciting and/or hiring our staff. Would anyone be willing to share the language within your firm's...
Engagement Letter Language
Belinda Arabie 08/31/15, 1:19pm
 
Our firm is trying to figure out a way to track the improvement or lack thereof with regards to our accountants on tax prep work. We currently shred our review notes so we have no method of tracking...
Tracking progression of improvement on review notes
Belinda Arabie 08/31/15, 1:13pm
 
We have been recapturing on a client by client basis. We bill by activity and project so we created those items. We have had some clients have an issue with it but for the most part with a short...
ACA and TPR
John Ferrari 08/20/15, 2:33pm
 
yes please do quote me-I mean every word of it!
Greeting from Vermont!
Amy Enzweiler 04/30/15, 11:47am
 
Hi from Allendale, New Jersey. If anyone has a question about risk management or professional liability insurance, I'd be happy to respond. I've been assisting CPA firms since 1987 and was the...
Hello from New Jersey
Rickard Jorgensen 04/30/15, 8:27am
 
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2015 ACE Award Recipient Announced

June 8, 2015 (Orlando, FL) - The Association for Accounting Administration has awarded some of North America's most experienced and respected firm practice managers the coveted ACE Award since its 1989 inception. The ACE Award stands for Achievement, Commitment and Excellence and is awarded to CPA firm managers carrying such...
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AAA Launches Successful Project Management in CPA Firms Best Practice

While you may not have one solely in the role of project manager based upon your firm size, surely you have worn the hat at one time or another. Project management is an art as no two projects are the same. Projects are both big and small, long and short. While they each have their own characteristics, one thing is common...
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Shared Tools: Recruit with Intention Checklist

If your firm is looking to add qualified staff, you are not alone. In fact, attracting top talent is a key challenge facing many practices these days. That is why this checklist is dedicated to providing practical tips and strategies that you can put to use right away in your own practice. Not only do these strategies require...
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Ransomware Awareness

There has been a recent surge of Ransomware attacks on accountants whose workstations were not adequately protected and backed up, leading to some firms paying a ransom and others recreating the data (and wishing they would have paid the ransom instead).  For those of you not familiar with Ransomware, it is a term for malicious...
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Best Accounting Firms to Work for 2015

Accounting Today's Best Accounting Firms to Work for 2015 is a survey and recognition program dedicated to finding and recognizing the best employers in the accounting industry.  If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the eighth annual "Best Accounting Firms to Work for" list, you are encouraged to...
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25 Years in the Disaster Recovery Business

I can’t believe it has been 25 years since I started in the disaster recovery business with Comdisco, a computer leasing and disaster recovery services provider. What a change I have seen over the years. When looking back on my career, there were three major events that stood out to me as turning points for this industry...
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Scott Krueger Named CFO

Scott Krueger (AAA Member) is the new Chief Financial Officer for Irvine-based accounting firm White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP.  He has 20 years of experience as a financial executive, including 10 years in corporate finance at Disney, Ingram Micro and Coca-Cola and 10 in operational roles at professional service firms including...
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