Donovan CPAs has been an establishment in central Indiana for 50 years as a top accounting, tax and business consulting firm…but we always felt we were missing something. We figured out that the missing piece to our puzzle was adding Jay Boughner as our newest partner. Ceaselessly, we endeavor to expand our services and capabilities…
Though there are many misconceptions about changing CPA firms for your financial services, the bottom line is that if you’re choosing a more valuable firm, the process should be smooth and simple.
Team unity is a fragile achievement; unity has many enemies. If you’re a part of a dysfunctional team or the leader of it, recognizing these common challenges is the first step toward solving problems together. The next step is taking action to avoid committing the same mistakes again.
Auditors quote prices in many different ways. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of the most common fee structures can help your organization save time and make a better decision according to your preferences.
Whether you hire a local auditing firm or one that handles all your documents remotely, understanding the benefits and drawbacks to both will help you figure out which type you prefer.
Not every auditor is the same. Each accounting firm has its own values, culture, and reputation that you should consider in addition to their quote. One of the most important things to check is whether your auditor has violated any ethical standards during their time as an accountant.
Your organization needs a trustworthy, reputable auditor to tell your financial story. Find out how good your CPA firm’s reputation is by checking the score on their most recent peer review report.
Do you work with a different auditor every year? Signs of high turnover rates like this may be a red flag that a CPA firm isn’t as stable and reliable as it should be. Your auditor should work to build a relationship with you and your organization year after year.
Auditors are financial storytellers. Some organizations choose auditors by asking only a single question: “What’s the fee?” In this blog series, we tackle six crucial factors beyond the bottom line that will help you ask practical questions and get the most from your audit.
Some of you may know that our firm was one of 125 companies to be honored on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce 2022 Best Places to Work list. As a result, Donovan CPAs was featured in the May 2022 publication of BizVoice Magazine. In the article, our managing partner, Jeff Donovan, gives insight into how…