Tampa Bay Area Firm Passes Accounting and Auditing Peer Review

October 01, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   In The News   |   Comments Off on Tampa Bay Area Firm Passes Accounting and Auditing Peer Review»

The Apollo Beach Certified Public Accounting firm of Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm announced this week that it passed its recent Accounting and Auditing Quality Control System Peer Review.

The AICPA’s (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Peer Review Program is dedicated to enhancing the quality of accounting, auditing and attestation services performed by AICPA members in public practice. Of the 5,500 licensed firms in the state of Florida, only 1,450 are in the peer review system; of these 1,450 firms, even fewer perform the more rigorous system review instead of an engagement review.

Daniel Hevia, Chair of the AICPA Peer Review Board, performed the System Peer Review of Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm. This review determined that the firm has in place a system of quality controls within its organizational structure. Accounting firms that participate in a System Peer Review are responsible for designing and complying with a system of quality controls that provide a reasonable assurance of performing and reporting that conforms to the professional standards established by the AICPA.

José A. Alvarez, CPA & Managing Director states, “We take quality control very seriously at Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm and we’re proud of the results from our recent System Peer Review. We strive to continue to deliver the highest quality of service to our clients. The controls and procedures we have in place are integral in providing our clients with the professional service we deliver.”

Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm specializes in business and individual tax planning and preparation; audit; review and/or compilation of financial statements; business advisory services; new business setup; and bookkeeping services, training and assistance, including QuickBooks.

The firm is a member of the AICPA, the FICPA (Florida Institute of CPAs), the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, PCPS (Private Companies Practice Section) and Mr. Alvarez is a certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor.

Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm traces its roots to 1975 and is currently located at 605 Apollo Beach Blvd. Apollo Beach, FL 33572. The firm believes in creating mutually beneficial relationships with clients and business associates. The accounting firm serves clients in the greater Tampa Bay area including: Riverview, Brandon, Ruskin, Sun City Center, St. Pete, Clearwater, Lakeland, and most of Central Florida.

You can reach Alvarez Company PA CPA Firm by calling 813-938-2400 or by emailing [email protected]

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