Whitney considers a well-organized, well-thought-out audit bag to be a virtual lifeline while in the field. What's inside her bag? Let's find out!
By Whitney Land, Audit Supervisor
After six years of working as an auditor, surviving just as many busy auditing seasons, I have learned how to work in a whole different world… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/04/whats-my-audit-bag/
From profitability to inventory turnover ratio, Andy is pointing out common reg flags to help you avoid any surprises in a target company’s financial statements during your analysis.
By Andy Dube, Shareholder
A company’s financials provide important information regarding current economic wellbeing and, if you know what to look for, can provide information… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/02/red-flags-not-miss-companys-financials/
If you’re a private company and haven’t read the new lease standard and started your assessment, now is the time! Andy’s new blog post can help get you started.
By Andy Dube, Shareholder
As you may know, the new lease standard, ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on February 25,… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/01/new-year-new-lease-standards/
Are you tired of switching between tabs on your single Excel workbook? Want the ability to calculate backward? Fortunately, Microsoft Excel now has functions to solve these demands. In our newest addition to the Excel Hacks series, Travis will be showcasi…
by Travis Aguirre, Audit Senior
Are you tired of switching between tabs on your single Excel workbook? Want the ability to calculate backward? Fortunately, Microsoft Excel now… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/09/excel-hacks-accountants-millennial-pros-volume-4/
The auditing profession is facing emerging trends in technology and changing attitudes of people causing us to re-examine and re-invent the role of auditors and how we do our job.
By Brian Franklin Shareholder, Head of Assurance
Independent, third-party audits have long been viewed as a necessary component of doing business. It’s something that generally… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/06/near-term-trends-auditing-profession/
Our team wanted to get millennials’ take on their 401(k) plans. We asked them questions around their company’s policies and how they are saving for retirement.
by Denise Woods, Director of Employee Benefit Plan Audits
A fresh, new year always brings up resolutions. These hopes and dreams usually surround health, love and money (and… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/02/401k-plans-according-millennials/
Short-term and long-term planning is critical to the success of any company, as CFOs well know. Business owners and leaders are busy making new plans and tweaking existing ones. Keep the following items in mind when creating your own “to-do” list for 2018…
By Andy Dube, CPA Shareholder, Weinstein Spira
“Success often comes to those who have the aptitude to see way down the road.”
- Laine Burns
Short-term and… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/01/cfos-checklist-successful-new-year/
It’s true what they say about accountants. We practically live in Microsoft Excel. In our new series, we will be bringing you, easy-to-learn “hacks” based on questions our clients often ask or positions we often find ourselves in during our work days.
It’s true what they say about accountants. We practically live in Microsoft Excel. We learned the basics as part of our collegiate and post-graduate training, but it’s in the… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2017/09/excel-hacks-accountants-millennial-pros/
Conducting proper due diligence is an important aspect of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, and performing an audit can greatly improve the standing of both the buyer and seller.
Conducting proper due diligence is an important aspect of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, and performing an audit can greatly improve the standing of both the buyer and… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2017/05/importance-audits-successful-m-deals/