Category: CPA

Right Networks Named Partner of the Year

Right Networks has always believed in the resilience, consistency, and measurable impact of cloud technology. And since the beginning, we’ve shared these messages with our…

5 Financial Books Every Accountant Needs in Their Library

Accountants: Looking for a little good business reading? Gene Marks, CPA and Right Networks expert contributor, has a few ideas. Gene is a columnist, author, and small business owner. A past columnist for both The Washington Post and The New York Times, Gene writes regularly for The Hill, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Inc. magazine,, The Washington Times and The Guardian.

The Client Accounting and Advisory Services Playbook | Webinar

The time is now to harness the power of today’s powerful technologies, productize client accounting and advisory services, and provide clients with all of the support they want. In our upcoming webinar (The Client Accounting and Advisory Services Playbook) Roman Kepczyk, Director of Firm Technology Strategy at Right Networks, will present several approaches and resources to support this conclusion.

Skills Needed for Building an Effective CAAS Team

With information technology eliminating most geographic boundaries, generalist firms will find it increasingly harder to compete with niche specialists who have differentiated themselves with more expertise and process efficiency, particularly those targeting CAAS (Client Accounting and Advisory Services). 

Is remote work the new normal for accounting firms?

When you think of remote work, what comes to mind? For auditors and consultants, it’s working on the road at client offices, airports and hotels. For tax managers, it’s most…

Addressing “Sacred Cows” to Get Buy-In for Your Firm’s Transformation to Advisory Services

As with any strategic initiative, progress can be significantly derailed by individuals that nod their heads in agreement in public but do not adopt processes and/or quietly countermand them in…

Accounting Firm Security: How to Go Beyond the IRS Security Six

Firms need to manage all areas of data protection, including server security, password security, system patches and even voicemail. Each of those areas of security comes with its own challenges and potential pitfalls, even though they don’t fall under IRS requirements.

The “New Normal” Is Here

Whether you run a CPA firm, work for a CPA firm, or work in a business’s financial department, there’s a good chance your metaphorical hand shot up before you even finished reading the above sentence.

.CPA Domains Available for Firms Beginning September 1, 2020

This past June, the AICPA was awarded the .cpa (dot CPA) top-level (worldwide) domain which has been reserved exclusively for entities confirmed by the AICPA to be affiliated with the…

How to Work Securely at Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic required accounting firms to go 100% remote virtually overnight.   While a good number of firms were either already in the cloud had implemented cloud-enabled applications, or had…

Right Networks Acquires Rootworks

The Right Networks team is always seeking ways to improve our offerings and our methods of helping accounting firms excel in this fast-changing industry. This desire to ever improve has…

How CPA Firms Can Help Clients Manage CARES Act Funds and Power through Shutdowns

With some states reopening their economies, the end of widespread coronavirus shutdowns might finally be in sight. But with many states still in lockdown and businesses digging out of a…

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