NJCPA Focus is an informative blog that discusses timely issues, trends and developments in the accounting industry from NJCPA members, staff and other professionals. 

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    How Reverse Mentoring Can Be Beneficial to Your Company

    Posted: October 31, 2022
    A reverse mentoring program allows companies to transfer knowledge and technical skills to junior employees and familiarize their senior employees with a different mindset. This type of mentoring is helpful in learning about the latest tools and applications.
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    7 Effective Time Management Tactics for CPAs

    Posted: October 24, 2022
    Time management is one of the fundamental skills that every professional needs to master. Here are some tips for CPAs to stay ahead.
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    Understanding the Importance of ESG Reporting

    Posted: October 20, 2022
    Because of how new and rapidly changing the ESG regulatory environment is, it has left most companies and accountants to ask themselves, “where can I start?” Here are five questions and related ESG information to consider.
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    10 New Homeownership Dos and Don’ts: Where CPAs Can Help

    Posted: September 16, 2022
    As their trusted advisor, CPAs need to remind clients that buying a home, after all, is most likely one of the largest financial transactions in their life. They also need to understand how everyday decisions can impact their budget and financial situation.
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    5 Common Types of Employee Fraud and Audit Steps to Find Them

    Posted: September 12, 2022
    No auditing procedure can guarantee success in uncovering fraud but having preventative measures in place can provide the right environment for detecting these common forms of employee fraud. Here are some audit steps to consider.
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    10 Strategies to Increase Audit Quality

    Posted: September 9, 2022
    How can you ensure your assurance practice does not get sued by an audit client, fail an AICPA peer review or face a regulatory enforcement action? Follow these 10 recommendations for boosting the quality of your audit practice.
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    Persuading Clients to Heed Your Words on Financial Independence

    Posted: August 31, 2022
    As an accounting professional, how can you bring up the subject of retirement planning, not embarrass your client and give them hope for the future? Try repositioning the goal as financial independence.


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