The types of services we have provided in our client's industries include the traditional attestation services associated with certified public accountants, including those listed below, and many other non traditional engagements.
Audits Performed Under Government Auditing Standards Issued by the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO)
Single Audit Act (A-133)
All Other Engagements Under GAO
Audits under auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America
Examination of Prospective Financial Statements
Compilation of Prospective Financial Statements
Agreed-Upon Procedures of Prospective Financial Statements
Examination of Written Assertions
Review of Written Assertions
Agreed-Upon Procedures of Written Assertions
Review of Historical or Personal Financial Statements
Compilation of Historical or Personal Financial Statements
Estate Planning (inheritance, donations)
Preparation of tax returns
Our list of non-traditional engagements is vast and continuously growing. It includes:
Factor lien and other inspections for financial institutions
Due diligence on sales or acquisition of businesses
Impairment tests over goodwill and intangible assets under SFAS 142
Audits, compilations, or reviews of specified elements of a financial statement
Audits, compilations, or reviews of special-purpose presentations
Other attestation engagements (such as reports on internal control, compliance, or non-financial information).
Other assurance services (such as risk assessment and performance measurement).
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA Membership Requirements
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national professional organization for Certified Public Accountants. Membership in the AICPA is voluntary.
To qualify for membership in the AICPA, a professional must possess a valid CPA certificate issued by a legally-constituted authority of the United States, including Puerto Rico pass an examination in accounting and other related subjects satisfactory to the AICPA Board of Directors and complete 120 hours, or its equivalent, of continuing professional education. The education shall be directed to maintain professional competencies in the member's area of practice or employment.
All members must agree to abide by the AICPA Bylaws and Code of Professional Conduct.
The Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance and rules to all members in the performance of their professional responsibilities.
In performing all our services we adhere to the applicable professional standards, including those related with attest services.
Peer Review Program
The members of the AICPA, who are engaged in the practice of public accounting, are required to be enrolled in an AICPA approved practice-monitoring program.
We are enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and have proudly completed successfully the peer reviews of our practice every three years since the beginning of the Program 1990.
To see our latest Peer Review Report…
To know more about the AICPA you can click here www.aicpa.org .
Certified Fraud Examiners
All our four partners are Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) and members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
The CFE designation denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation.
Our services as CFE include evaluating accounting systems for weaknesses, designing internal controls, determining the degree of organizational fraud risk, interpreting financial data for unusual trends, and following up on fraud indicators and handling issues of loss prevention.
To know more about ACFE you can click here www.acfe.org .
Certified Valuation Analysts
Mr. Eduardo Zayas and Mr. Pedro Morazzani are also Certified Valuation Analysts and members of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).
NACVA is a global, professional association that supports the business valuation, litigation consulting, and fraud deterrence disciplines within the CPA and professional business advisory communities.
NACVA trains and certifies Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) to perform business valuations as a service to both the consulting community and the users of their services. Through training and rigorous testing, CVA's demonstrate they are qualified to provide capable and professionally executed valuation services. Users of valuation services benefit by having greater confidence that the service they receive is professional in quality, adheres to industry standards of practice, and meets a level of expertise the Association deems credible and worthy of one of its certified members.
To know more about NACVA you can click here www.nacva.com .