BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walter & Shuffain, P.C.,has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting's (IPA's) annual Best of the Best accounting firms. IPA honors 50 CPA firms across the country for their overall superior financial and operational performance on more than 70 IPA criteria. The right combination of planning, strategy, and execution distinguishes Best of the Best firms from among more than 540 firms that participated in IPA's 26th Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms.
IPA considers a wide variety of metrics to evaluate who is a Best of the Best firm, including metrics that measure growth, profitability, income, productivity, accountability, turnover, professional development, and governance. The IPA Best of the Best firms come in all sizes – from 26 employees to 2,400 – and are geographically dispersed across the U.S. and Canada.
“Best of the Best firms are financially successful, but that’s only part of what makes them exceptional,” says Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group and publisher of the accounting trade publication, INSIDE Public Accounting. “Best of the Best firms are built on a strong foundation that consider the needs of staff, owners and clients as the three key constituencies of any successful business. They are not content to stand still. They plan ahead for the future of the firm and they anticipate the needs of their clients.”
Walter & Shuffain is a results-driven firm that serves privately-held businesses and their owners. In addition to the expected traditional assurance and tax services offered at an expert level, the firm provides consulting, tax and estate planning, and accounting services to a variety of business sectors, including real estate, professional services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, and construction. In addition, the firm specializes in financial forensics.
"We're truly honored to have been named to INSIDE Public Accounting's Best of the Best accounting firms," said Jonathan Yorks, Managing Shareholder at Walter & Shuffain. "We employ a team approach to achieving clients’ business goals and work closely with them to provide innovative solutions to the challenges that closely-held businesses -- and their owners -- face each day, and throughout the years."
Walther & Shuffain has offices in Boston and Norwood, Massachusetts, and maintains a staff of more than 60 employees.