Latest News:

  • Oct 08, 2020

    Fall Advance 2020 to feature YCPA panel

    New this fall, OSCPA’s Advance program will feature a 30-minute panel discussion with four young CPAs.
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Perspective: What it’s like to be in college during the coronavirus pandemic

    If someone had told me that my senior year of college at Xavier University would involve Zoom classes and wearing masks all around campus, I would not have believed them.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Fall Advance 2020 First Look

    It’s that time again! Our bi-annual Advance program, a staple in OSCPA’s learning curriculum, is returning this fall with four virtual sessions on Nov. 13, 18, 19, 23.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Senate committee takes up CPA-supported exam bill

    After passing in the Ohio House of Representatives in June, House Bill 442 – the CPA exam bill – moved to the Senate Sept. 23 for its first hearing with the Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee.
  • Sep 17, 2020

    The pipeline to the profession starts with students

    Now more than ever, it’s essential to introduce students to the accounting profession early on; The Ohio CPA Foundation is committed to doing just that.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Attracting diverse students takes connection, practice

    As the profession continues to improve in employing and retaining a diverse workforce, it’s essential to reach diverse students at the secondary education level and the post-secondary education level who are considering accounting.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    When companies get happiness wrong

    It’s in the best interest of your company to keep you happy at work. Happy employees mean higher productivity and less turnover, but according to a recent article, many employers are relying on the physical surroundings of their space to keep their staff happy.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Creating employee loyalty means creating engagement

    Through network connections, eager recruiters and a quick search on Monster.com, it’s easy for staff to learn about job opportunities outside of your company.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Giving clear feedback in the moment

    Offering constructive criticism can be awkward. Sometimes the receiver doesn’t handle criticism well, and other times the giver butchers the delivery.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Is neurodiversity the next big thing in D&I?

    An accounting firm reports that embracing this dimension of diversity has sparked greater innovation, improved manager leadership, strengthened pride among employees and highlighted the firm’s purpose.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    ACLA program begins in Columbus

    ACLA is a professional development opportunity for college students of color to prepare for a successful future in accounting. At OSCPA we talk a lot about building a pipeline of diverse professionals, but just talking isn’t enough.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Surefire ways to lose future leaders

    As another class of accounting students graduate this month from universities around the state, profession leaders should reevaluate how they will engage with their new office colleagues
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Nontraditional applicants can aid in building pipeline

    As Silicon Valley continues to deal with increased scrutiny (looking at you Facebook and Uber), their hiring practices are under the microscope, too.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    New opportunity for Cleveland high school students

    A new OSCPA opportunity in the greater Cleveland area might be a game changer for underrepresented high school students interested in business and accounting.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Hires determine this company's culture

    FloQast co-founder and CEO Michael Whitmire said his company has succeeded by hiring well and allowing their people to build the culture.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Best places to work top August news

    OSCPA members were interested in a smorgasbord of news in August, as the topics ranged from the emergence of new skills in education to the latest legislative action.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Firm eyes continued growth with new Akron building

    A national firm seeking a foothold in Northeast Ohio and a longtime Akron firm looking to grow have found both those things together in Akron.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    A second act for Tom Hazelbaker, CPA: teaching

    Tom Hazelbaker, CPA, retired and intended to be a grandparent. But instead, four years later he’s teaching full time and enjoying every minute of it.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    How to keep CPAs happy at work

    Telecommuting, flextime, sabbaticals and job sharing are among the perks companies offer to attract and retain employees, but these appeal primarily to job-oriented individuals.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    CPA Voice: CPA exam changes ahead

    In April the CPA exam will undergo a change meant to prepare new CPAs for a world focused more on application, analysis and interpretation.