Westborough, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – AAFCPAs, a best-in-class public accounting firm known for assurance, tax and advisory solutions, announced its 9th annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar & Reception. The invite-only event will be held May 3rd at the Newton Marriott, and will host the firm’s clients, friends and colleagues for a day of education and inspiration.
This seminar is regarded by Massachusetts nonprofit CFOs, Finance Directors and Executive Directors as the highest-priority educational event of the year. This year, the firm’s partners, managers, wealth advisors and tax strategists will educate attendees on how to overcome some of the most pressing challenges gripping the nonprofit world today, and reveal actionable advice derived from their years of experience advising sophisticated nonprofits.
The seminar’s 2017 keynote speaker is Joseph (Jay) Caporale, philanthropic counsel to nonprofits and vice president of corporate and foundation engagement at Merrimack College. Jay will discuss how nonprofits can advance a Board of Directors and ensure its aligned with the direction of the organization’s philanthropic efforts.
Attendees will also enjoy insights offered by AAFCPAs experts, and topics include:
- The CFO’s guide to choosing key performance indicators and bringing clarity to your data through dashboarding
- Understanding the new nonprofit financial statement presentation standards
- Planning for how tax laws may impact charitable giving
- How to lead an organization through a more comprehensive financial planning process
- Preparing for IT security breaches and how to adapt and safeguard
- Understanding fiduciary responsibility for plan sponsors
- Personal financial planning considerations for nonprofit executives
“Nonprofits in Massachusetts are facing a significant shift in their financial and operational environment, which makes it a perfect time for us to re-convene and collaborate,” said Carla McCall, co-managing partner at AAFCPAs. “We look forward to engaging on timely issues from tackling IT security, to utilizing data analytics and navigating complex tax laws. As in past years, we expect that all attendees will come away with valuable information and enjoy the opportunity to connect with hundreds of like-minded peers.”
AAFCPAs anticipates this event to be the largest seminar to date, and for a full agenda and speaker topic descriptions, click here.
AAFCPAs is an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and National CPA firms. The firm provides best-value assurance, tax, business consulting and information technology advisory solutions to nonprofit organizations, commercial companies, wealthy individuals and estates. Since 1973, AAF’s sincere approach to business and service excellence has attracted discerning clients along with the best and brightest CPA and consulting professionals. AAF donates 10% of its net profits annually to nonprofit organizations.