Budgeting Add-Ons Create Efficiency and Ease

Today’s more robust Accounting and ERP Systems typically have budgeting functionality built into the platform.  For many complex organizations, however, they may still not quite meet your current budgeting and reporting requirements. How do you know you need a budgeting add-on? While most systems will allow for the import of a completed budget and allow […]

Automate Rote Processes With Robotic Process Automation

Automate Rote Processes With Robotic Process Automation

With constant pressure to increase efficiencies and speed to insight, reduce costs and errors, and improve process quality, many organizations are turning to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as a solution. AAFCPAs introduces RPA solutions where appropriate to eliminate a myriad of mundane tasks clients perform on a routine/repeatable basis. With automation, clients are delegating these […]

The Skills, Tools & Technology Needed Now to Be Future Ready

This year’s Annual Nonprofit Seminar is packed full of insight and inspiration to take nonprofits into the future, including discussions related to Pay for Success, Impact Reporting, and Leveraging Data Analytics & Predictive Modeling! Unfortunately, some nonprofits may be unable to equip for the future without addressing significant lags in the present. Time Is Of […]

Leet, Kontoglis Promoted to Directors, Business Process & IT Consulting

Leet, Kontoglis Promoted to Directors, Business Process & IT Consulting

AAFCPAs (Westborough, Boston, Wellesley, and Waltham) happily announces the following promotions to support the continued growth of the firm’s Business Process & IT Consulting practice. Promotions Robyn Leet (left) has been promoted to AAFCPAs’ Director, Business Process Assessments & Attestations. She is a solution-oriented, business process improvement architect & strategist with broad expertise in identifying […]

AAFCPAs Helps Clients Prepare a 360 Degree Action Plan for Business Continuity

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel Coronavirus an official global pandemic. Businesses across the globe experienced interruptions, shortages, and other unexpected challenges that impacted multiple aspects of their organizations. Many continue to struggle to adapt. Some industries, like hospitality, are dealing with acute slowdowns in their operations and revenue. Others, […]

Keys to a Successful Accounting Software Implementation

Implementing a new accounting software application requires significant investments in time, energy, and financial resources. A proper implementation plan is key to maximizing the long-term value of your new system. AAFCPAs Provides the Following Best Practice Recommendations to Ensure Clients Get the Most Out of Their New System: Change is Hard AAFCPAs advises clients to […]

eBook: Best Practices for Reducing IT & Cyber Risks

eBook: Best Practices for Reducing IT & Cyber Risks

Cyber threats are continuously evolving, with new structures and schemes emerging daily. This everchanging landscape of both cyber security and its infiltrators makes it difficult for individuals and corporations alike to know how to protect their Personally Identifiable Information (PII), client records, proprietary information, and other sensitive data.

Five Internal Control Modifications Needed in Response to the ‘New Normal’

Some organizations’ internal control frameworks and operational processes did not skip a beat when faced with the disruptions caused by COVID-19. Especially those who had already implemented cloud-based systems and remote-enabled processes. Others were forced to “change the tire while driving.” During this pandemic, organizations have been challenged by processes executed with fewer people and […]

Continuous Improvement of the Finance Function: Accept the Things You Cannot Change… But Change the Things You Can!

Listen to Podcasts:   The most thriving nonprofits are those that have a continuous improvement culture. Continuous improvement ensures systems and processes scale with growth; systems integration and integrity is maintained or improved; highly-manual processes and lengthy/overburdened close cycles are eliminated; and meaningful data is available on-demand for decision-making. In this informative session, members of […]

People, Processes and Technology, the Three-Legged Stool: AAFCPAs to Lead MNN Educational Workshop

AAFCPAs’ Partner Janice O’Reilly, CPA, CGMA and Manager Dawn Pantano, CPA, CITP will present a timely, educational workshop at the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s 2018 Annual Conference in Framingham, MA on October 10th on the topic of right-sizing the modern finance function. Nonprofit finance departments are often juggling the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities alongside more […]