CALIFORNIA

BlackLine Systems has established an alliance with Big Four firm KPMG LLP to deliver software and professional services to clients. Under the alliance, KPMG will continue to provide advisory and implementation services for account reconciliations, data matching, close cycle management and other related finance transformation projects, and BlackLine will enable these efforts through its BlackLine Financial Close Software Suite solution. ... Cetera Financial Group has completed its acquisition of Genworth Financial Investment Services Inc.

 

CONNECTICUT

The Norwalk office of Citrin Cooperman donated 20 pieces of art to the Seabury Academy of the Music and the Arts. A Citrin Cooperman partner, Gil Watkins, served as founding treasurer of the Academy, and maintained strong ties with the organization.

 

EL SALVADOR

ACN Auditores y Consultores de Negocios SA de CV, San Salvador, has joined Baker Tilly International. The firm provides audit, taxation, outsourcing and management consultancy services through a team of 24 professionals.

 

FLORIDA

Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English PA, Fort Myers, recently supported StarStruck, a dance competition and gala to benefit the programs and services of the Lee County chapter of the American Red Cross that raised more than $142,000.

 

NEW JERSEY

In late March, Cowan, Gunteski & Co., Tinton Falls, co-sponsored a form for business owners and executives featuring the chief economist for the state of New Jersey, Charles Steindel. The event was the third in a series of forums co-sponsored by Stephen Reed, shareholder and managing director of the Monmouth County office of Cowan Gunteski.

 

NEW YORK

Decosimo was the lead sponsor for the 4th Annual Mastering Due Diligence for Alternative Investments Seminar hosted by the Financial Research Associates in early April at the Princeton Club, New York. Decosimo principal Karl J. Jordan chaired the two-day conference.

 

OHIO

SS&G, Cleveland, will host four seminars focused on the issues facing nonprofit organizations. The seminars will cover private school leadership; an accounting, auditing, and tax update; a

QuickBooks clinic; and the role of the board. They will take place between now and December.

 

WISCONSIN

Marcia Teal has formed a new business valuation and financial forensic services firm, Teal Consulting Group LLC, Oshkosh.

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