Modem audits require input from and participation by many different types of professionals in addition to CPA
For Jimmy Williamson, "America counts on CPAs
" is more than a tagline.
The benefits of the PFS designation are an indication of the advantages it provides to a CPA
. It especially can help practitioners stand out from the crowd.
Against this backdrop, the LPD began its CPA
with three goals in mind.
Whichever camp you're in, the inevitable and probably most important question is: How will changes in the structure of CPA
firms affect auditor independence?
, founding and managing shareholder of Miller Grossbard in Houston, says his 24-person, 14-partner firm started offering HR consulting and CFO executive search and placement after a client asked for help recruiting a CFO.
Further, the SEC has pursued limited actions against CPAs
in this area.
In 1985, the Orlando, Florida, Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in the United States to organize a CPA
.  Classes met one night each week for 10 weeks.
If you suspect an employee may be inadvertently or deliberately using the CPA
designation improperly, your company may be vulnerable to repercussions.
Where necessary, the CPA
values businesses and other assets.
As professionals, CPAs
have a responsibility to provide their clients with quality service.
Challenges of recent years have culminated in a wide range of initiatives that reinforce CPAs
' professionalism and expand opportunities for members.