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All Linkslinks posted by ifacsmpcommitteeUpdated: 15 hours 8 min agoAccountants, of all professionals, are the ones who should be best placed to set their fees so as to cover their costs and generate a sufficient profit, writes Mark Lee. On this article posted by bookmarklee.Chris Baysden writes about some of the ways young CPAs can accelerate the process to speed the path to partner.On this article, Ivy Lynn Delfino writes about how you can find your personal business development identity and run with it.Leon Gettler writes on this article about how Colin Dunn’s book shows accountants how to make the transformation from dwindling commodity to future-proofed consultant.Phil Cowperthwaite, FCA Discusses Using International Standards on AuditingPhil Cowperthwaite writes an article about how Accountants who perform audits gain a wealth of information about their clients – information that they can use to the benefit of businesses and themselves.Article by Phil Cowperthwaite - Is there a need for pared-down audit standards – sometimes called audit-lite?Article by Phil Cowperthwaite about Ensuring your clients are the ones you really want takes time and effort, but in the end it’s a win-win for everyone
What Audit Clients Want: Lessons Learned from “An Interview Study to Understand the Reasons Clients Change Audit Firms and the Client’s Perceived Value of the Audit Service” | CPAPhil Cowperthwiat, Richard Fontaine and David Herda write about how accepting new audit clients comes with a cost.The traditional partner-management model has come in for criticism. What could practices achieve, asks Nick Martindale, if they looked outside the profession for their management talent?Documentation talks about The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (“EFAA”) represents accountants and auditors providing professional services primarily to small and medium-sized entities (“SMEs”) both within the European Union and Europe as a whole.Jeff Drew writes about how to start and run a mentoring program the right people, processes, and reporting structure are key to meeting goals.Jennifer Warawa gives in this article the nine reasons why all entrepreneurs should work with an accountant.Ritika Puri writes about how cloud accounting allows SMBs to develop streamlined, powerful and always-on processes that integrate with a full suite of business softwareDavid W. Cottle gives helpful tips on how address client grievances when you are not sure how to address them.Jennifer Wilson Writes about four ways to inspire your team to deliver exceptional client service and profitabilityLarry L. Perry, CPA. CPA Firm Support Services LLC directs a presentation in regards to Performing Small Audit Engagements on March 2, 2014
The scoop on group audits: You may have them, even though you think you don’t | Journal of AccountancyMichael A. Westervelt, CPA writes an article on February 18th Explaining the scoop on group auditsArticle explains how a small business is unlikely to have a dedicated IT Department or Help Desk.ICAEW Business Service gives advice as of what happens when We’re all so busy coping with the hurly burly of everyday, it can be too easy not to set aside the time you need to protect yourself against those odd days when the unexpected happens.
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