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CPA Conversations podcast

Nov 25, 2019

Did you know that an offer of low fees could actually result in a potential client turning down your services? That people are much more motivated by the prospect of losses than they are by the hope of gains? It may seem counterintuitive but, according to Jordan Birnbaum, vice president of ADP, they are the truths at...


Nov 21, 2019

CPAs working in the corporate arena are often thrust into the role of health plan administrator, which is something they likely had little – if any – exposure to at any other point in their accounting careers. Aaron Risden, CPA, CFO of VBA in Pittsburgh, shares in this podcast some of the knowledge he’s gained...


Nov 18, 2019

Discussing their feature from the winter 2020 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Christopher T. Kosty, CPA, and Matthew Kraemer, CPA, of Schneider Downs & Co. Inc. in Pittsburgh, explore audit data analytics. Specifically, they talk about the details of a recent exposure draft on the topic, its benefits over...


Nov 11, 2019

In a preview of his feature in the winter 2020 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Adam Costa, CISA, CCSP, a robotic process automation (RPA) solution architect for Schneider Downs & Co. Inc. in Pittsburgh, offers a crash course on RPA, including the ways it is different from standard spreadsheet software, how structuring data...


Nov 7, 2019

Independent security reporting through SOC 2 is critical to the protection of sensitive data. Rich Sowalsky, CISA, senior manager with Baker Tilly Virchow & Krause LLP’s Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity Group in Philadelphia, discusses SOC 2 Trust Services Criteria and high-level ways service organizations...