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AAFCPAs Welcomes Accounting Manager to Support Steady Growth of Outsourced Accounting Practice

Boston, MA (May 24, 2019) – 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 the addition of Accounting Manager James Perkins, MBA. James joins AAFCPAs’ growing Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) Practice, which provides high-quality, cost-effective, cloud-based accounting and CFO solutions. He has extensive experience increasing data accuracy by implementing internal control enhancements, training staff, monitoring budget variances,... continue reading

AAFCPAs to Present Workshop on Right-Sizing Your Finance Function at Cannabis Convention, Boston

AAFCPAs to Present Workshop on Right-Sizing Your Finance Function at Cannabis Convention, Boston

AAFCPAs has been selected to present an educational workshop: Right-Size Your Finance Function at the 5th Annual New England Cannabis Convention, March 22-24th, 2019, at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston MA. The New England Cannabis Convention in Boston is considered the can’t-miss event of the year by cannabis growers and business cultivators across the region. This will be the largest, most important cannabis industry event on the East Coast. Right-Size... continue reading

AAFCPAs Managed Accounting Solutions Practice Recommends Three Strategic Budgets for Nonprofits

AAFCPAs Managed Accounting Solutions Practice Recommends Three Strategic Budgets for Nonprofits

It can be tempting for finance teams and executive leadership of nonprofits to focus mostly on near-term strategy.  However, in order to ensure sustainability, AAFCPAs advises nonprofits to broaden the scope of their financial planning process to address the challenges of the current economic and funding landscape, and to ensure sustainability in the long-term. We encourage clients to consider short and long-term strategies, and to develop three distinct but complementary... continue reading

AAFCPAs Welcomes Consulting CFO Scott Posnick to Support Steady Growth of Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

AAFCPAs Welcomes Consulting CFO Scott Posnick to Support Steady Growth of Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

Boston, MA (November 11, 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 the addition of Consulting CFO, Scott Posnick, CMA. Scott joins AAFCPAs’ growing Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) Practice, which provides high-quality, cost-effective, cloud-based accounting and CFO solutions. He is a senior executive-level member of the Practice’s multi-functional team providing outsourced CFO oversight and strategic... continue reading

AAFCPAs Welcomes New Partner Joyce Ripianzi to Support Steady Growth of the Firm

AAFCPAs Welcomes New Partner Joyce Ripianzi to Support Steady Growth of the Firm

Boston, MA (October 16, 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 the addition of a new Partner, Joyce Ripianzi, CPA. Joyce joins AAFCPAs as a key member of the firm’s growing Managed Accounting Solutions Practice. She will be a core part of a senior level team providing right-size, outsourced accounting solutions, from... continue reading

People, Processes and Technology, the Three-Legged Stool: AAFCPAs to Lead MNN Educational Workshop

AAFCPAs’ Partner Janice O’Reilly, CPA, CGMA and Manager Dawn Pantano, CPA, CITP will present a timely, educational workshop at the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s 2018 Annual Conference in Framingham, MA on October 10th on the topic of right-sizing the modern finance function. Nonprofit finance departments are often juggling the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities alongside more complex and time consuming tasks, such as: HR-related activities; maintaining compliance; optimizing revenue; mergers &... continue reading

Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Finance and Accounting Teams in Today’s Environment: Janice O’Reilly to Lead Boston CFO Leadership Council Event

AAFCPAs’ Partner Janice O’Reilly, CPA, CGMA will lead and facilitate a thought-provoking and interactive discussion with her national CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC) peers on September 25th from 12pm-1pm CDT on the topic of Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Finance and Accounting Teams in Today’s Environment. Janice will focus the discussion on the following key challenges and opportunities for CFOs: Right-sizing the accounting & finance department, including people, processes, and systems Making... continue reading

AAFCPAs Advises on Internal Controls When Giving Employees a Business Credit Card

Businesses may receive many benefits when issuing credit cards to employees, including convenience and efficiencies when making purchases, improved expense tracking, and incentive rewards. However, AAFCPAs urges clients to stay vigilant, and make certain that adequate internal controls and protocols exist to ensure sound financial management. We have provided the following best practice recommendations to help readers develop and maintain a sound company credit card program. Develop a written policy –... continue reading

People, Processes, and Systems Will Lead CFOs to a Right-Sized Finance Department

A strong economy brings a breadth of opportunities for growing businesses, and there is no doubt that Boston has been enjoying an upward trajectory for some time.  Indeed, the labor market in our region has far outpaced the country’s average year over year employment growth, and is among the top metropolitan areas when it comes to recent gains. It is an exciting environment, but one that presents unique challenges for... continue reading

AAFCPAs to Present on Strategic Budgeting for Association Executives

AAFCPAs to Present on Strategic Budgeting for Association Executives

AAFCPAs’ Jeffrey Cicolini, CPA, CGMA will present an educational workshop titled “Rethinking Your Budget – Leading a More Comprehensive Financial Planning Process.” This session is part of the New England Society of Association Executive’s (NE/SAE) Annual Management Conference, scheduled for January 18-19, 2018, in Newton, MA. This presentation will provide insight to association executive management in order to broaden the scope of their financial planning process to address the challenges... continue reading