Understanding Your Team Members Personalities
Learn how personality assessments can give the ability to understand why different personality types act & react the way they do and acknowledge that there is a place for each personality type. Included is a case study to illustrate the process
Published on August 07, 2012
Accounting Firms will Develop and Attract more Leaders
...up and down cycles over the next five years will be leadership. Read this inspiring article about the importance of leadership in a firm and how to attain that type of environment in your own
Published on December 22, 2011
Two Stage Deals
This article from Journal of Accountancy written by Joel Sinkin explains how a sequenced transition can smooth a firm’s ownership transfer. It shares more details on how this type of deal offers a transitioning CPA the opportunity to merge firms, but still maintain a considerable amount of independence for an
Published on September 09, 2012
Something New to Talk About
The medium firm article, written by F. Carter Heim, CPA, CFF, CGMA, in the December issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter discusses agreed upon procedures engagements. This article explains why agreed upon procedures engagements are helpful to protect clients against the risk of fraud. The article also provides practical tips
Published on December 23, 2013
FRF for SMEs Toolkit
The FRF for SMEs is a non-GAAP financial reporting alternative developed for small- and medium-sized entities. PCPS has developed tools to help your practice utilize this new financial reporting framework to serve your clients.
Published on July 01, 2013
Chemical dependency (either on legal or illegal substances) can cause behavioral changes. The effect of such behavior on client relationships is predictably negative for both the individual and the firm.
Published on February 14, 2012
Hitting Curveballs Out of the Park
Expect the unexpected during busy season. This sole practitioner from Kirkland, Washington describes what she does to hit curveballs out of the park during busy season.
Published on March 10, 2014
Peer Review & Quality Control Document Guidance
Here you will find an Overview of Peer Review Process and Requirements for PCPS Member Firms and the Quality Control Standards. The Program is a systemic evaluation whose value in serving the public interest and firms lies in its educational and remedial nature.
Published on February 07, 2014
This sole practitioner in Canton, Ohio tackled seasonality and workload compression issues by changing the way he works with his staff and his clients. See how staffing smarter and taking control of scheduling helped address seasonality and workload compression problems in his firm.
Published on July 31, 2013
Are Last-Minute Changes the New Normal
The January issue of the PCPS News & Views e-newsletter discusses the 2014 delayed filing season and last minute tax changes. Jina Etienne, CPA, CGMA provides tips on how to improve business processes to best tackle workload compression.
Published on January 14, 2014