The PCPS Firm Practice Management Center supports CPA firms in the everyday intricacies of running a practice. PCPS - the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section - partners with firms of all sizes, creating targeted and customizable practice management resources, networking opportunities and is a strong, collective voice within the CPA profession.


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    Spotlight

    small firm update Small Firm Update
    Carl Peterson, CPA, AICPA Vice President of Small Firms, discusses the trends affecting CPAs, the challenges and opportunities practitioners face, as well as best practices being used at successful firms across the country.
    Early Fall 2014 TIC Alert Fall 2014 TIC Alert
    In the Fall 2014 TIC Alert, read about TIC’s recent meetings with FASB, PCC and GASB providing small firm perspective to standard setters. Topics included FASB’s simplification initiative, partnership accounting and GASB fair value measure and application.
    Center for Plain English Accounting Center for Plain English Accounting
    The Center for Plain English Accounting (“CPEA”) provides expertise and resources in plain-English to help its members comprehend the meaning of A&A guidance readily and precisely.

    The AICPA has developed a free e-version of the Practice Aid Establishing and Maintaining a System of Quality Control for a CPA Firm’s Accounting and Auditing Practice.

    PCPS regularly develops new resources and tools to help firms. Check out the latest ones along with the ones your peers are using most often.

    Human Capital (HR Resources) 

    Recruiting and retaining quality staff is key to firm success. Find solutions that will help you navigate every twist and turn, develop your employees and boost morale.






    All Human Capital Resources
     

    Financial & Admin Operations 

    Maximize your performance through effective financial and administrative operations. Determine sound management policies, analyze the financial results of your practice and benchmark against firms of similar size.




    All Financial & Admin Operations Resources
     

    PCPS Community

    We encourage our members to utilize and participate in PCPS’ strong community.  Get involved and join PCPS social media conversations or firm size networking groups!

    Did you know?

    PCPS has a member hotline for your practice management questions. Call us at 1-800-CPA-FIRM and ask away! We promise to get back to you within 24 business hours.

    Strategy & Planning 

    Strategic planning is the foundation for growth and sustainability. Jump start a well-defined strategy and succession plan to keep your practice running smoothly for long-term success. 

    All Strategy & Planning Resources

    Practice Growth & Client Services 

    Unleash your firm’s potential and maintain a thriving practice in this changing economy. Win, keep and grow clients and shift your practice into drive.




    All Practice Growth & Client Service Resources

    Technical: Quality & Services Delivery

    Keeping up with the constantly changing and complex accounting and auditing standards and tax regulations is a challenge. Stay ahead of the curve, educate your staff and deliver the highest-quality client service.

    All Technical: Quality & Service Delivery Resources

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