A roundup of recent expansions, additions, new services and other news from firms across the country.

AFGHANISTAN

Ahmed Hassan Naeem Chartered Accountants has joined global accountancy network UHY. The firm has 33 staff, including four partners, and is based in Kabul. It is in the process of adopting the UHY branding and will be known as UHY Ahmed Hassan Naeem Chartered Accountants.

 

CALIFORNIA

Software providers Intacct, San Jose, and BlackLine, Los Angeles, were named 2016 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in the United States by Fortune and Great Place to Work.

 

CONNECTICUT

BlumShapiro will partner with Christian Community Action for the fifth consecutive year to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to more than 2,000 families and seniors in New Haven, through its BlumShapiro Thanksgiving Food Basket Campaign for Christian Community Action. … Representatives of the Connecticut Society of CPAs New and Young Professionals Group and the Foundation for Life Bikes for Kids program surprised 21 underprivileged local kids with new bikes and helmets. (See the story.)

NEW MEXICO

REDW LLC, Albuquerque, launched its first financial literacy program for Native American high school students as part of its strategic partnership with Notah Begay III, which has a special focus on promoting and improving financial literacy and business education for Native American youth.

 

NEW YORK

The CPA Journal, the New York State Society of CPAs monthly accounting magazine, has been named a finalist for the 2016 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards in the “Association/Non-Profit Business to Business - Full Issue” Category for its June 2016 issue. … The International Federation of Accountants and its chief operating officer, Alta Prinsloo, received the Accountancy Capacity Building Champion of the Year Award at the 2016 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards. … Marcum LLP has been named the exclusive U.S. member firm of ECOVIS International, a global accounting and advisory network with members in 60 countries on six continents.


NORTH CAROLINA

Dixon Hughes Goodman has been certified by Great Place to Work for its emphasis on its people, their careers and flexibility.


OHIO

Sikich LLP has been named to the 2016 NorthCoast 99 list, which recognizes the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio.


PENNSYLVANIA

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP has been named a Best Place to Work in PA by the Central Penn Business Journal, Team PA Foundation, the Society for Human Resource Management – PA State Council, and Best Companies Group.

 

TEXAS

Sikich LLP has been named one of the best places to work in Houston by the Houston Business Journal.


UNITED KINGDOM

PwC’s data-auditing tool, Halo, has received the International Accounting Bulletin’s Audit Innovation of the Year Award.


WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Center for Audit Quality launched a new website, DiscoverAudit.org, to provide information about careers in public company auditing. (See the story.) 


WISCONSIN

Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, closed its doors on Sept. 22 so that hundreds of associates throughout the firm’s 37 U.S. offices could spend the time giving back to their communities on the firm’s Community Day. Firm employees dedicated over 5,000 work hours to 82 organizations.

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