Accounting Organizations


AICPAThe American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.
NYSSCPA
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is the largest state accounting organization in the nation and currently has 30,000 members.
PCAOB
The PCAOB is a private-sector, non-profit corporation, created by the Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports.
FASBThe mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information.
CPA ExamBeginning April 5, 2004, the Uniform CPA Examination will be delivered in a computer-based format at Prometric and state-board authorized test centers across the United States. From this site, CPA candidates can quickly determine the most convenient center at their chosen location, and schedule or "reserve" a seat and time.
  
ROCHESTER AREA ACCOUNTING FIRMS  
 
 Deloitte: Tom Tehan, Joanne Delia deloitte.com
 KPMG: Lisa Baker, Tamara Finchkpmg.com
 PWC: Mark Bruno us.pwc.com
 E & Y no website listed
Bonadio: Sue Conway   
bonadio.com
 Davie Kaplan Braverman: Laurie Enright  dkcb.com
 DeJoy Knauf & Blood: Tim Thaney teamdkb.com
 Eldredge Fox Porretti: Chris Johnstonjohnston@efpcpa.com 
 Insero & Company: David Mandrycky inserocpa.com
 Mengel Metzger Barr: Michelle Cain  mmb-co.com
 Rotenberg: Michelle Cohen  rotenbergllp.com
 Ray Wager: Mike DeBadtsraymondfwagercpa.com
 Fagliarone Group CPAs, PC: Kari Dalton tfgcpa.com
 Freed Maxick and Battaglia: Julie Becht freedmaxick.com
 Brock Schechter Polakoff: Mary Ellen Frandina bspcpa.com
 Lumsden and McCormick: Eileen M. Connor-Costilow lumsdencpa.com
 Advantage Professionals: Mark Paulter advantageprofessionals.com
 Bank of Castile: Aleesa Jansch bankofcastile.com
 Constellation Brands: Aaron DiCicco 
 U of R: Marianne Fleckenstein, Jon Peterson 
 Kodak: Karl Thaesler  
 Xerox 
 Wegmans: Heidi Ernst-Fuller 
 Bausch and Lomb: Dinesh Guglani 
  
 NEW YORK CITY ACCOUNTING FIRMS 
 GT 
 BDO-Seidman 
 Eisner 
 VDMG/ IES