Accountant

CAMICO Appoints Steve Tatone to Board of Directors

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 6:30pm

CAMICO ( www.camico.com ), the nations largest CPA-owned and directed program of insurance and risk management for the accounting profession, has appointed Stephen M. Tatone, CPA, to the companys board of directors, effective Nov. 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • CAMICO ( www.camico.com ), the nations largest CPA-owned and directed program of insurance and risk management for the accounting profession, has appointed Stephen M. Tatone, CPA, to the companys board of directors, effective Nov. 30, 2020.
  • Tatone is chairman of the board of directors for CPA Mutual, which recently announced an agreement with CAMICO to transfer CPA Mutuals Accountants Professional Liability Insurance program to CAMICO, effective Jan. 1, 2021, as policies renew.
  • He began his accounting career in 1974 and served as the president and CEO of Aldrich for over 30 years.
  • His addition to the CAMICO board will continue that goal by giving members a voice inside the CAMICO leadership team well into the future.

CPA Yukon: Five CPA Students Excel in National Exam

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 5:30pm

WHITEHORSE, Yukon, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chartered Professional Accountants of Yukon (CPAYT) and the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) congratulate the five Yukon CPA students who passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in September 2020.

Key Points: 
  • WHITEHORSE, Yukon, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chartered Professional Accountants of Yukon (CPAYT) and the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) congratulate the five Yukon CPA students who passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in September 2020.
  • The five students are Kaitlyn Bouvier, Rene Grewal, Jacqueline Henley, Caleb Kelly, and Benjamin Robinson.
  • Grewal also made the National Honour Roll for her outstanding results on the CFE.
  • Congratulations to the five Yukon CPA students for successfully passing the CFE, said Peter Woodruff, CPA, CA, chair of CPA Yukon.

CPABC: 1,004 CPA Students Excel in National Exam

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 5:15pm

CPA students who passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in September 2020.

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  • CPA students who passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in September 2020.
  • students also made the National Honour Roll for their outstanding results on the CFE.
  • CPA students for successfully passing the CFE, said Geoff Dodds, CPA, CA, chair of CPABC.
  • The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 37,000 CPA members and 5,500 CPA candidates and students.

CPA Canada unwraps Canadians' 2020 holiday spending plans

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:01pm

According to the annual Holiday Spending Study from Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), despite COVID-19, 37 per cent of holiday gift shoppers have still put money aside for gifts in 2020, similar to the 39 per cent reported in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • According to the annual Holiday Spending Study from Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), despite COVID-19, 37 per cent of holiday gift shoppers have still put money aside for gifts in 2020, similar to the 39 per cent reported in 2019.
  • While 29 per cent of surveyed holiday gift shoppers plan to spend less this year due to the pandemic, when it comes to gifting, Canadians still intend to spend an average of $588 this holiday season, slightly higher than the $583 reported in the CPA Canada 2019 Holiday Spending Study.
  • A big change for the holiday season in 2020 is how people plan to shop.
  • Nielsen conducted the CPA Canada 2020 Holiday Spending Study via an online questionnaire, from October 1 to October 6, 2020 with 2,004 randomly selected Canadian adults, aged 18 years and over, who are members of their online panel.

DGAP-News: Gunnar Glöckner Appointed as New CFO of PSI Software AG

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:01am

Berlin, November 20, 2020 - Effective 1 July 2021, Gunnar Glckner (50) has been appointed to the Management Board of PSI Software AG as Chief Financial Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Berlin, November 20, 2020 - Effective 1 July 2021, Gunnar Glckner (50) has been appointed to the Management Board of PSI Software AG as Chief Financial Officer.
  • As the company already announced on 31 July 2020, Harald Fuchs will leave the company at the end of his contract on 30 June 2021.
  • Gunnar Glckner, certified public accountant and graduate in business administration, has been working for an international auditing company for 25 years.
  • Gunnar Glckner is married and father of five children.

Black CPA and Financial Services Group Becomes Diverse Organization of Firms

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Diverse Organization of Firms' (DOF) goal is to increase public awareness of the existence of Black-owned CPA and financial services firms that provide a myriad of accounting, auditing, tax, consulting and financial services to corporations, small businesses, government agencies and individuals, as well as employment opportunities to thousands across the country.

Key Points: 
  • The Diverse Organization of Firms' (DOF) goal is to increase public awareness of the existence of Black-owned CPA and financial services firms that provide a myriad of accounting, auditing, tax, consulting and financial services to corporations, small businesses, government agencies and individuals, as well as employment opportunities to thousands across the country.
  • "For businesses, government agencies and individuals wanting to work with Black-owned accounting and financial services firms, it is essential to be able to identify them in various regions of the United States," said Odysseus Lanier, CPA, DOF chairman.
  • "Doing business with Black-owned accounting and financial services firms provides America's corporations facing changing demographics the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage," said Lanier added.
  • The Diverse Organization of Firms was established in 1986 as the Division of Firms of the National Association of Black Accountants.

CPA Canada study highlights financial challenges, strengths during period of uncertainty

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 2:01pm

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - A new study from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) shows great variations in how Canadians are coping and even succeeding during this unprecedented time.

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  • TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - A new study from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) shows great variations in how Canadians are coping and even succeeding during this unprecedented time.
  • CPA Canada's comprehensive 2020 Canadian Finance Studyexplores people's attitudes and feelings toward their personal finances.
  • The results being unveiled during Financial Literacy Month in Canada, highlight the new financial realities that Canadians are experiencing during the fallout from COVID-19.
  • "There's no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has increased financial difficulties and concerns for many Canadians," says Doretta Thompson, CPA Canada's Financial Literacy Leader.

Black-Owned CPA and Financial Services Firms Announce New Name and Brand

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 1:50am

BALTIMORE, Nov. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A 35-year-old association of Black-owned certified public accountant (CPA) and financial services firms will reveal its new organizational brand and firm-searchable website on November 12, 2020 at Noon.

Key Points: 
  • BALTIMORE, Nov. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A 35-year-old association of Black-owned certified public accountant (CPA) and financial services firms will reveal its new organizational brand and firm-searchable website on November 12, 2020 at Noon.
  • The Diverse Organization of Firms (DOF) is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit association whose active members are Black and other minority owners of licensed CPA and financial services firms.
  • Press conference on organizational name change and new website where the public can find Black-owned CPA and financial services firms.
  • To raise public awareness of the existence of Black-owned CPA and financial services firms, to address supplier diversity issues, and to dispel claims that Black-owned CPA and financial services firms are hard to find.

How U.S. Expatriates Will Impact the 2020 Presidential Election, Reports Bambridge Accountants New York

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --How U.S. Expatriates Will Impact The 2020 Presidential Election, Reports Bambridge Accountants New York .

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --How U.S. Expatriates Will Impact The 2020 Presidential Election, Reports Bambridge Accountants New York .
  • Bambridge Accountants surveyed a sample of U.S. expats to assess whether there will be a higher portion of U.S. expatriates voters this year.
  • Alistair Bambridge, partner at Bambridge Accountants New York, explains:"There will be record numbers of Americans overseas who will vote in the 2020election.
  • Bambridge Accountants New York is a New York-based firmspecializing in U.S. expattax, U.K.expats, actors, other creativesin the U.S. and U.K.

Andesa Services Successfully Completes SOC 1®, SOC 2®, and SOC 3® Examinations

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

The SOC examinations were conducted according to attestation standards created and managed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Key Points: 
  • The SOC examinations were conducted according to attestation standards created and managed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • The AICPA has established three, distinct SOC examination engagements SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3.
  • The completion of our SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II audit demonstrates to Andesa Services' clients that Andesa is deeply committed to protecting our systems and data.
  • With nearly 40 years in business, Andesa Services offers this suite of services in a secure, private cloud environment.