Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

August 10, 2018

Don’t Get ICEd!

As the United States tightens security at its borders, employers are feeling the pinch.  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) doubled its number of worksite inspections from 2016 to 2017 and is on track to exceed that in 2018.  For 2019, the Trump administration’s proposed budget calls for $570 million to hire 2,000 additional ICE …

June 7, 2018

JOBS Act Deadline Looming for Many EGCs

We are reaching the 16-year mark since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed by Congress and signed into law. One criticism consistently levied against the legislation is the cost associated with complying with the various provisions. There have been a variety of measures put in place over the years to reduce the expense of SOX …

May 2, 2017

ASC 606: What Early-Stage Companies Need to Think About Now

As a CEO, COO or CFO of an early-stage company, you have enough to worry about. Lining up investors, getting a minimally viable product to market, and persuading customers to sign a contract are pursuits that get the lion’s share of your attention—as they should. However, there is one additional thing you need to focus …

December 9, 2014

Evaluating Year-End SOC Reports – Best Practices

As the calendar year end approaches, it’s time to start collecting and analyzing Service Organization Controls (SOC) Reports. SOC reports are independent audit reports regarding your service providers’ controls. Since most organizations choose the calendar year as their fiscal year, vendors and their SOC auditors plan to complete their SOC audits and deliver the reports …