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    Based on my understanding the owner income portion on schedules c and partnerships that is forgiven is based on payments made to the owner. The 20833 will be forgiven with no requirement for having paid payroll or any other expense So a sole proprietor ...

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    If you would like a detailed discussion and answers to these types of questions, on 12/01 (Tuesday) from 1:00pm-3:15pm, Boston Tax Institute, Ltd. is sponsoring another 2-hour live video conference entitled Rev. Rul. 2020-27 & Form 8275 Disclosure Statement ...

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    In case you are interested, Boston Tax Institute, Ltd. is sponsoring another 2-hour live video conference on 12/01 (Tuesday) from 1:00pm-3:15pm entitled Rev. Rul. 2020-27 & Form 8275 Disclosure Statement for PPP Loan Forgiveness.  This live video conference ...

MSCPA CEO Blog: Amy's Angle

  • Greetings from my home office! This afternoon we wrapped up our successful 2020 New England Practice Management (MAP) Virtual Conference . While I missed hanging out with all of you and wandering through the halls to greet friends old and new, it was wonderful to connect this week from our homes and offices across the state.     More than 100 firm leaders, emerging leaders and firm operations staff joined the event to hear from experts in the accounting industry. Conversations centered around the pandemic, of course, and how you can continue to run your firms successfully and efficiently, while providing the services your clients need and continuing to connect with and support your staff.     This conference was developed by the MSCPA’s Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Committee, and I’d like to thank them, our wonderful sponsors and Society staff for pivoting to this virtual format and providing a conference full of stellar content and networking ...

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    CPA Corner is a webinar series for students to meet MSCPA members, learn new skills and have their questions answered. We will be exploring different topics each month, all with the goal of increasing your knowledge and understanding of the accounting profession and preparing you for success in your future career as a CPA! Recordings of each series are included below: Managing Partner Q&A Session (11/18): During this webinar, students heard perspectives from two managing partners, learned more about the managing partner role and had the opportunity to ask any questions in a relaxed environment. To listen to the webinar, click here . You Got the Interview? Now What? (10/28):  During this webinar, students heard from Lauren Thornton, campus recruiter from EY, who discussed tips on following up with firms, how to prepare for your interview and improving your resume. This webinar was sponsored by Assumption University . To listen to the webinar, click ...

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  • Braintree, Massachusetts, Kevin P. Martin & Associates (KPM), a progressive Top 15 Firm with offices in Braintree, Danvers, Fall River and Boston has an opportunity for an Manager for our Private Enterprise Group.  KPM offers a progressive, dynamic environment and a team-based approach to client service that provides a unique opportunity for employees to develop professionally while promoting work / life integration. Based out of Fall River, this position has unlimited long term growth potential for a motivated professional.  KPM is a regional leader and still growing.  At KPM people count!  Our people are core to everything we do, they are the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact for our Clients and deliver extraordinary results.  We believe in flexibility.  We focus on relationships.  We encourage each individual to follow their own path.  If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference and make a professional home at KPM is the place for you. Responsibilities & Objectives: Participate in and provide leadership for firm initiatives and projects. Lead and manage the review and compilation engagements in accordance with firm and professional standards within budget and deadline expectations. Perform detailed reviews of workpapers completed by other associates, communicate proactively with clients and engagement partners regarding project status. Provide training, direction, and supervision to staff and senior accountants. Review tax-related information to include tax provisions Strong technical skills in reviewing relevant return types. Ability to work remotely and use relevant technology Research and communicate with client and firm personnel regarding complex accounting and tax matters Actively participate in firm sponsored events for industry-specific and/or regional clients and prospects. Requirements: Strong interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable interacting directly with clients and prospective clients in business development efforts.  Ability to manage client base and service delivery filing requirements; Ability to work remotely and use relevant technology; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Attention to detail and ability to prioritize under tight deadlines; Manage, develop, train and mentor staff including performance reviews; Desire to develop a career;   Qualifications   A Bachelor's or master’s degree in accounting is required. A related graduate degree preferred. MST a plus; A CPA certification is required; At least eight years of job-related experience of which five years are in public accounting   Additional Job Details Must be able to travel to meetings, training, and attend events in the New England area. Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off, Flexible schedule, Parental leave, Professional development assistance, Tuition    Resumes can be emailed to: Attn: Colin J. Jackson email: cjackson@kpm-us.com
  • Needham, Massachusetts, Audit Semi Senior   We are currently expanding our audit practice to meet the growing needs of our company, so we are looking for experienced Audit professionals who have technical audit knowledge and a commitment to excellence. Our audit professionals utilize a client-focused approach to all our engagements and work closely with a diverse clientele.   Our Semi Senior Auditors will direct and review the work of staff accountants and are capable of making decisions on most accounting, tax, and auditing matters. Depending on the nature of the engagement they are able to work directly with clients and with little supervision.   They will be primarily responsible for planning and executing day-to-day audit activities for all client engagements which include meeting time constraints and client deadlines and thorough knowledge of first level of review of basic audit work reports produced by junior audit staff. Help run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing audit projects and managing to budget. Have and maintain technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff on audits, compilations, reviews, and tax work. Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed. Examine financial and accounting records, other documents and tangible items. Prepare and index working papers. Prepare routing correspondence to client for approval and signature of Partner Draft reports   Audit Semi Seniors are provided on the job training as well as formal training programs to assist them in their career growth.   Requirements: Minimum one to three of progressive audit experience Bachelor's degree in Accounting required; Master’s degree in taxation or equivalent a plus. CPA preferred. Ability to work in a team environment, supervise staff and lead projects. Proficient with Profx tax, engagement and document or similar paperless office software, a plus Ability to work additional hours as needed. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Boston, Massachusetts, Job Description: Our Firm has an immediate need for an experienced Accountant Manager. The Accountant Manager will oversee daily accounting and oversight.   Key Responsibilities and Qualifications: Cash flow and budget management. Responsible for maintaining general ledger and schedules Developing and maintaining a company’s financial policies and procedures Creating and completing financial reporting systems (daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual) Utilization and maintenance of financial software in Deltek VantagePoint Overseeing payroll and accounts receivable and payable Managing any outsourced financial activities Accounts payable and consultant accruals Accounts receivable processing, monitoring, and tracking One-page update of financial performance monthly Backlog assessment (monthly) Pipeline assessment (monthly) Quarterly updates for budget plan Oversee outsourcing of payroll processing and work with Operations Manager Oversee and work with Operations Manager on yearly capital budgeting Be the interface with the retained CPA for tax planning and year end Manage the professional liability relationship Other projects/assignments that may be assigned from time to time. Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or finance. 10+ years related work experience Architecture/Engineering/Construction Industry knowledge required CPA or CMA preferred but not required Proficient with Deltek software (Vantage Point, Vision) Proficient with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel. Outstanding knowledge and understanding of applicable general accounting principles (GAAP). Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work as part of a team Ability to provide financial projections Other Characteristics Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives. Demonstrates positive attitude, energy, and resilience. Willing to mentor. Views oneself as a team player working towards common goals. Customer oriented. Demonstrates genuine commitment to the Firm’s mission and success through action. Embodies the Firm’s core values.



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