Rotz & Stonesifer Acquires Butler Gingerich & Company

Chambersburg, Pa.-based Rotz & Stonesifer acquired Butler Gingerich & Company of York, Pa. Butler Gingerich & Company’s four certified public accountants and three professional staff members will join Rotz & Stonesifer and will retain the York office location. Butler Gingerich & Company has been serving businesses and individuals in the York area for more than 40 years, … [Read More...]

EY Leader Says Refugees Are ‘Ideal Talent Source’ for German Companies

The Big 4 firm EY is leading an effort to integrate refugees into German society and encourage companies to hire from this “ideal talent source.” A European arm of New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) has established a roundtable of 50 German companies to share ideas and expand upon government efforts to hire refugees. EY has provided companies with information, tools and … [Read More...]

Jeffrey Buchakjian

AICPA Appoints Chair of Certified in Financial Forensics Credential Committee

AICPA appointed Jeffrey Buchakjian chair of the certified in financial forensics (CFF) credential committee. Buchakjian is a partner and forensic accounting specialist in the financial advisory services group of New York-based EisnerAmper (FY17 net revenue of $352.6 million). The CFF credential committee plays a role in promoting the growth of financial forensics services by raising the level … [Read More...]

Jason Ramey

Grant Thornton International Welcomes Ramey to Global Leadership Team

Jason Ramey will join the global leadership team at Grant Thornton International Ltd. (GTIL), serving as global leader for service lines and industries. He will report to GTIL’s chief executive, Peter Bodin. Ramey will drive deeper consistency, alignment and collaboration across all service lines including audit, tax and advisory across the global network of member firms. He will also guide … [Read More...]

Mike Platt

Platt’s Perspective: Will The Definition Of Success Change For Firms In The Future?

Ever since key performance indicators were created for accounting firms, measurements of success have been dominated by traditional metrics like growth percentages, leverage, revenue per charge hour, revenue per FTE, utilization, realization, profit margin and the ultimate target – net income per equity partner. In recent years however, conversations have turned to targets of a different nature … [Read More...]

EY Leader Says Refugees Are ‘Ideal Talent Source’ for German Companies

The Big 4 firm EY is leading an effort to integrate refugees into German society and encourage companies to hire from this “ideal talent source.” A European arm of New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) has established a roundtable of 50 German companies to share ideas and expand upon government efforts to hire refugees. EY has provided companies with information, tools and … [Read More...]

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Jill Johnson

Lumsden & McCormick Admits Two Partners

Lumsden & McCormick (FY16 net revenue of $16 million) of Buffalo, N.Y., admitted Jill Johnson and Brian Kern partners, effective Jan. 1. Johnson, who has been with the firm since 2002, works in the … [Read More...]

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Grant Thornton International Welcomes Ramey to Global Leadership Team

Jason Ramey will join the global leadership team at Grant Thornton International Ltd. (GTIL), serving as global leader for service lines and industries. He will report to GTIL’s chief executive, Peter … [Read More...]

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CS&L CPAs Admits Messal as Principal

Bradenton, Fla.-based CS&L CPAs (FY16 net revenue of $7.8 million) admitted Jennifer Messal as principal. Messal provides full service tax consulting and compliance, specializing in federal taxation. … [Read More...]

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