Howard Ecker Shares FASB Expertise with Forbes

I was recently interviewed by Forbes regarding the impact the new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines is set to have on company balance sheets. Referring to the new FASB guidelines as “the biggest change to hit business owners in decades,” author Brian Rashid examines the financial impact they will have on any business owner [...]

Conflicts of Interest Exposed by New FASB Lease Standards

CFOs are bracing for corporate real estate turmoil beyond their balance sheets when the new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) lease standards are implemented in 2019 and 2020. The new rules will require CFOs to document all leases on their balance sheets as liabilities rather than expenses. This will put CFOs at greater risk with [...]

Will You Be Relocating Your CPA Firm Office In 2014?

CPA firms of all sizes are growing. One of my clients has doubled in size (headcount) in just a little over a year. Maybe you are not facing that kind of extreme growth, but I hear directly from many firms that they are “building out space.” Howard Ecker of Howard Ecker + Company, a commercial tenant [...]

4 Big Mistakes Most Accounting & Finance Firms Make When Expanding Office Space

Decisions regarding office space can prove to be a difficult, disruptive, expensive, and stressful endeavor. Firms that are doing it right, whether a full-service global firm or a smaller specialized firm not only lock in efficient space at economic terms that work for their business, but also create work environments that reflect their culture, ethos, [...]

4 Big Mistakes Most Accounting & Finance Firms Make When Expanding Office Space

The end of the year usually signals a time of change in the personal and professional lives of many people. As we prepare to bring in the upcoming New Year, many reflect on the ups and downs of the past year. Firm owners are no different. As you meet with your staff, clients and business [...]