Cathy Becker, CPA, Senior Controller and Project Manager here at AccountingDepartment.com, is speaking at AICPA Engage 2021, joining forces as a panelist with the Jirav team! Along with Blake Oliver, Martin Zych, and Bruce Phillips of Jirav for "Financial Forecasting: Add Value, Save Time and Delight Clients", Cathy will share her experience and knowledge with attendees in person and virtually. This session promises insights from process innovators, sharing tips on how to develop a scalable forecasting and budgeting service offering for clients, opportunities to position it appropriately, and ultimately, create a new profit center within accounting firms and services. The expert panelists are each visionaries in the world of budgeting and forecasting, and will provide insightful methods on data to collect, questions to ask, and tools to be more productive.
For decades, local CPA firms have worried about being replaced by new competitors. First, it was national accounting.