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Texas-sized Accounting Firm Goes Even Bigger: Boosts Audit Power with ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach and Accounting Research Manager (ARM)
Weaver Invests in Leading-edge Audit Solutions from Wolters Kluwer, CCH
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., December 11, 2013) – Texas-based Weaver, ranked as the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by AccountingToday magazine, has selected CCH’s ProSystem fx® Knowledge Coach and Accounting Research Manager® (ARM) solutions to streamline its audit workflow and management processes. Both state-of-the-art solutions enable professionals to drive audits to higher levels of proficiency while maximizing efficiency and productivity. CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).
Weaver, also listed in AccountingToday’s 2013 Top 100 Firms, operates in nine locations throughout the United States, including Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, Odessa and San Antonio in Texas; as well as Denver and Stamford, Conn.
“We’re thrilled to be able to expand our relationship with Weaver and continue to help them grow, manage and protect their business,” said Mike Ritchie, CCH Director of Product Management for Accounting, Audit & Workflow Solutions. “Knowledge Coach is an ideal solution for progressive firms such as Weaver – its intelligent workflow and integration of data throughout the application supports a higher quality audit, helping auditors assess risks and conduct a thorough but highly focused audit.”
“CCH provided us with the best option for an integrated audit methodology and the services to continue operating at the highest levels in serving all of Weaver’s clients,” said David Rook, Partner-in-Charge, Assurance and Advisory Services for Weaver. “It’s good to know that our professionals have the most advanced technology, services and support behind them when they are assisting clients.”
Premier Audit Solutions
Knowledge Coach is an award-winning and peer-reviewed solution that’s an audit planning tool, workpaper generator, workflow management application and risk monitor all rolled into one. Tailored audit information flows from planning through completion, coaching auditors through the process while still allowing for professional judgment. The explicit linkage of risks to program steps helps auditors follow a risk-based audit approach in an efficient and effective manner.
With convenient integration to CCH’s ProSystem fx® Engagement, Knowledge Coach provides a superior audit management solution that’s supported by Knowledge-Based Audit (KBA) methodology – ideal for streamlining the investigative work of auditing and for boosting productivity, compared to older checklist-based solutions.
And when Knowledge Coach is combined with optional, direct linkage to ARM, users benefit from premier research content, information and analysis in one place – also on the go via Apple iPad®. CCH’s ARM solution provides expert guidance and translates complex details into easy-to-understand terms with interpretations and clearly defined rules.
Free Trials, More Information
Free trials are currently available for ARM by calling 1-800-872-2454 or by having a CCH representative contact you.
More information about ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach is easily available at 1-800-PFX-9998 (1-800-739-9998) and also by having a representative contact you with more information.
Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 500 employees and Texas offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, Odessa and San Antonio. The firm also has locations in Denver, Colo., and Stamford, Conn. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by AccountingToday magazine. The firm is also ranked the 37th largest firm in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting and the 42nd largest firm by AccountingToday.
Weaver serves a broad range of clients including public and private national and international companies, and nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides numerous advisory services, including energy compliance and consulting; risk advisory; transaction advisory; IT advisory; financial institutions consulting; public company; and forensics and litigation services; as well as international tax; property tax; state and local tax; and wealth strategies services. Learn more at weaver.com.
About CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer
CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer (CCHGroup.com) is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH Axcess™, CCH® IntelliConnect®, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Follow us now on Twitter @CCHMediaHelp. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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