Halt, Buzas and Powell Hosts Semi-Annual Nonprofit Symposia

Oct 06, 2010, 10:37 ET from Halt, Buzas & Powell

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With an uncertain economy and the effect it may have on an organization's ability to prepare for financial readiness in 2011, the nonprofit organizations are in a state of flux.  With this in mind, Halt, Buzas & Powell (HBP), a leader in accounting, auditing, tax and financial services to nonprofits, is holding their Semi-Annual Nonprofit Organization Symposiums in Baltimore, MD and Alexandria, VA.  The Nonprofit Symposiums will be held on October 19, 2010 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport and on October 21, 2010 at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria.

The symposia will be hosted by the firm's leaders of the Tax, Audit, Outsourced Accounting and Management Systems departments, bringing together Finance Executives, Executive Directors, and Board of Directors from the area's nonprofit organizations and will address key issues facing the nonprofit industry.

Andrew Powell, HBP Principal and Audit Department Practice Leader, said, "I am excited by the response we have had for our fall symposia.  This is a great opportunity for us to share our knowledge and experience with the nonprofit organizations to help them prepare and grow in 2011."

The Semi-Annual Nonprofit Symposia will feature recognized experts in areas that are of concern to nonprofit organizations.  Among those scheduled to participate are Robert Sheehan, Principal, Sheehan Nonprofit Consulting, and Mark Stevens, CRPC, Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch, and Charlie Mengel, Systems Engineering Manager, The Legnem Group.

Other speakers include:

  • Carol Mount, CPA, Tax Manager, Halt Buzas & Powell
  • Jeanne Allert, President, Ellipsis Partners

The current agenda for the symposia can be viewed at www.cpas4you.com.  Credentialed journalists and established bloggers seeking press passes are encouraged to email or call Brandan Nass before October 19, 2010.

About Halt, Buzas & Powell

Halt, Buzas & Powell is a full-service CPA and management consulting firm that specializes in working with nonprofits. With offices in Bowie, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia, we have been committed to serving the nonprofit community for over 40 years. We presently represent a broad range of not-for-profits including; charitable organizations, associations, health care and religious based organizations.

Our devotion to service, quality and value has led to Halt, Buzas & Powell being recognized by Washingtonian magazine as one of the area's top 25 CPA firms for service and by the Washington Business Journal as one of the area's top 50 CPA firms for size.

Our professionals are well acquainted with the audit and reporting requirements of nonprofits, including GAAS, GAAP and OMB Circular A-133, and with the federal and state tax treatment of nonprofits.  In addition to providing audit, tax, and outsourced accounting, we offer a full range of business application and accounting software -- including direct support for Dynamics GP.  Our main focus is to help our clients use technology to achieve their strategic business objectives through the use of cost-effective, high-quality accounting and financial management solutions.

Web Site:  http://www.cpas4you.com

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