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AAFCPAs’ #GivingTuesday Match Donates Over $31K to Charities

AAFCPAs’ #GivingTuesday Match Donates Over $31K to Charities

AAFCPAs participated again this year in #GivingTuesday, on November 27th, 2018, a global day dedicated to giving! Collectively, the firm and its team members donated $31,778 to mission driven nonprofits! HOW DID AAFCPAs TAKE PART IN THE SPIRIT OF GIVING? Extra incentives to give! For #GivingTuesday, AAFCPAs and our company-sponsored Charitable Foundation matched employee gifts 1:1 (100%) to any charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) during a 3-week window in November leading up to... continue reading

What Does Rising Talent Look For in a CPA Firm?

What Does Rising Talent Look For in a CPA Firm?

Public accounting has changed a great deal in order to keep pace with the way client needs have changed, requiring specifically talented professionals to evaluate these needs from multiple angles. This may be one reason that rising stars in the CPA world need a different type of environment to learn and thrive. At our firm, we have taken an aggressive route to test programs, encourage feedback and ensure that skilled... continue reading

An Emerging Leader’s Perspective: ONE piece of advice I would have wanted when I started my career…

An Emerging Leader’s Perspective: ONE piece of advice I would have wanted when I started my career…

I was recently honored at the MSCPA’s 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit as an Emerging Leader/2018 Women to Watch Awards—which was a great honor, especially since many colleagues from AAFCPAs along with my Mom, Dad, and husband Mat were there to celebrate this success! This recognition lead to a significant realization for me: I may be a role model or mentor to someone. The transition from mentee to mentor was subtle... continue reading

An Experienced Leader’s Perspective: Women Supporting Women

An Experienced Leader’s Perspective: Women Supporting Women

I was honored to be recognized recently as a recipient of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs’ (MSCPA) 10th Annual Women to Watch Awards. This award, in the Experienced Leader category, prompted me to reflect on my career and take stock in what I’ve accomplished. I’ve been a career-long advocate and regular speaker on the topic of retaining and re-entering women in the accounting profession. Twenty-four years ago, while attending a... continue reading

AAFCPAs Launches Innovative Advanced Degree Programs to Support Rising CPA Talent

AAFCPAs Launches Innovative Advanced Degree Programs to Support Rising CPA Talent

Boston, MA (October 30, 2018) – AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for assurance, tax, accounting, wealth management, valuation, business process, and IT advisory solutions, today announced it has partnered with Nichols College Graduate & Professional Studies to provide tailored programs for CPA licensing and MBA degrees. The initiative is part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to attract the best accounting talent in the industry. The program will... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Partner Sorie Kaba, CPA will Present at NABA Minority Business Conference in Boston

AAFCPAs Partner Sorie Kaba, CPA will serve as a panelist on Saturday, October 20th, providing guidance on Creating a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion in the corporate environment.  This session is part of The Boston Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants’ (NABA, Inc.) Annual Minority Business Conference (AMBC), organized for the benefit of students, professionals, and corporate representatives interested in education, resources, and building meaningful career connections to qualified minority... continue reading

Women in Great Places: Getting to the Top and Helping Other Women Succeed

Women in Great Places: Getting to the Top and Helping Other Women Succeed

AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA has been asked to serve on a women’s leadership panel presentation organized by the Women’s Bar Association, scheduled for Monday, September 24th, 2018 in Boston. Carla will share her personal experiences and insights on how she continues to reinvent “leaning in” with her strategic initiatives for the future of women leaders at AAFCPAs. Carla will join other distinguished executive panelists: Geeta Aiyer, CFA, President and... continue reading

AAFCPAs Partners Dunk It Out, and Issue a Challenge to Other Companies

AAFCPAs Partners Dunk It Out, and Issue a Challenge to Other Companies

At this year’s Summer Outing, my partners and I cooled off as we got dunked by eager team members lined up with their $1s for a shot at striking the target. Our good-natured, yet slightly sinister Dunk Tank was a fun way to provide entertainment for our team, while making a difference at the same time by raising money for a not-for-profit organization in need. Proceeds Donated to Help SAVE Young... continue reading

The Question that changed my formula for success…

The Question that changed my formula for success…

My life is pretty diverse, and I love the challenges it brings. Being co-managing partner of a nearly 200-person CPA firm is just part of it: I’m passionate about paving the way for young women in the industry, and always keep my family as top priority as well. Figuring out the formula to get to this stage was not a straight line, though. I benefited from a great mentoring moment,... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Carla McCall Provides One-on-One Coaching for BBJ’s Mentoring Monday

AAFCPAs’ Carla McCall Provides One-on-One Coaching for BBJ’s Mentoring Monday

AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA will volunteer her time, and share advice as a professional Mentor for Bizwomen Mentoring Monday, February 12th at the Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA. The annual, national event is organized locally by the Boston Business Journal, and will take place in 43 Business Journal markets on the same day, which means at least 200+ women will be coached in every market or 10,000... continue reading