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Cherry Bekaert Honored as One of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work”

As announced by SC Biz News and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Cherry Bekaert LLP has been recognized as one of the state’s 2014 “Best Places to Work” in the Large Employer category. As part of a multiyear initiative by SC Biz News and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the “Best Places to Work” program identifies and recognizes the state’s most innovative and top-notch employers. Surveyed by Best Companies Group, companies selected to the list were reviewed based on data collected from questionnaires issued to employers and their employees. Divided into Small-Medium Employer (15-249 U.S. employees) and Large. Read More.

CBBC’s 2014 Affordable Care Act Survey Results

After receiving hundreds of responses, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting has reviewed the results of this year’s Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) Survey. Analyzing how companies are adapting to the provisions created by the ACA, the survey asked employers how the healthcare reform has impacted costs, hiring practices, medical plans and insurance benefits. Click here to read about the survey’s findings.

Cherry Bekaert Honors Georgia’s Fast 40 Middle Market Companies

Nationally recognized public accounting firm Cherry Bekaert is proud to be the founders of the ACG Fast 40 program, and congratulates the companies honored at the 2014 Georgia Fast 40 Awards Dinner and Gala on June 19, 2014. The awards recognize the top 40 fastest growing middle market companies in the state of Georgia, hosted at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead. During the selection process, Cherry Bekaert served as the official validators of the revenue and employment information submitted by nominees. For the purposes of the Georgia Fast 40 Awards, a lower middle market company has annual revenues between $15. Read More.

Jamie Byington Named to Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Governors

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”), one of the country’s top public accounting and consulting firms, would like to congratulate Jamie J. Byington on becoming a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s (“the Chamber”) Board of Governors (“the Board”). As South Florida’s largest business organization, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce reaches more than 400,000 employees across Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties. Unanimously voted onto the Chamber’s Board of Governors, Byington will help support South Florida’s business community, as well as create and carry out the Chamber’s annual goals. One of her first possible actions as a Board member will. Read More.

South Carolina Roaring Twenties Program Accepting Nominations

Presented with SC Biz News and CertusBank, nationally recognized public accounting firm Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is excited to announce nominations are currently being accepted for the annual Roaring Twenties program. Similar to the Firm’s North Carolina Mid-Market FAST 40, the Roaring Twenties program recognizes the top 20 small and middle-market South Carolina businesses that have contributed to the state’s economic growth. Selected companies will be divided into “Small” ($10 million and under) and “Large” (over $10 million) categories, as well as ranked according to their revenue growth over a one-year period. Dollar and percentage increases will be considered. Read More.

Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting Issues Affordable Care Act Survey

Intended to gauge the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) impact around the country, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting LLC (“CBBC”) is proud to announce the launch of its Affordable Care Act Survey (“ACA Survey”). The intention of the survey is to examine how the ACA is impacting employers and their business decisions. The questions cover topics such as hiring practices and insurance benefits, and the results will assist CBBC in understanding how companies are handling the uncertainty and ever-changing rules created by the ACA. Questions and expected findings from the CBBC’s ACA Survey include: Will the Affordable Care Act’s definition of a full-time employee (i.e. working 30. Read More.

Cherry Bekaert Expands Talent in Transaction Advisory Services Practice

In response to the growing demand for its transaction advisory and due diligence services, nationally recognized public accounting firm Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”), is pleased to announce the additions of Tim J. Koch , Michael Coppa and Brian T. Dermott . Based in the Firm’s Charlotte office, Tim will serve as a Partner, Michael as a Senior Manager and Brian as a Manager within the expanding Transaction Advisory Services practice. Cherry Bekaert’s Transaction Advisory Services practice consists of experienced financial and tax transaction professionals who specialize in middle market mergers and acquisitions. Team members have the unique ability to concentrate on the early identification of critical issues, understand key risk factors,. Read More.

Cherry Bekaert’s Jonathan Kraftchick Receives NCACPA’s “5.0 Discussion Leader” Award

Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”), one of the nation’s largest and most prominent public accounting firms, congratulates Senior Manager Jonathan Kraftchick for winning the North Carolina’s Association for Certified Public Accountants’ (“NCACPA”) 5.0 Discussion Leader Award. Presented annually, winners of the 2014 awards were recognized during a special dinner held April 30, 2014, at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Instructors eligible for this award must have a perfect 5.0 rating on either knowledge or skill from participant evaluations. At the ceremony, Kraftchick was honored for providing outstanding professional education to NCACPA seminars, which sets the bar. Read More.

Cherry Bekaert Named “2013 Full Service CPA Firm of the Year”

Known as one of the nation’s largest accounting and consulting firms, Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) has been named Acquisition International Magazine’s “2013 Full Service CPA Firm of the Year.” Published monthly in the United Kingdom, the magazine annually recognizes both individual and company achievements in the finance industry. Acquisition International Magazine also awards winners based on merit, commending those most deserving for their outstanding work. Nominated by the Firm’s clients and peers, Cherry Bekaert earned the “Full Service CPA Firm of the Year” recognition due to the Firm’s success, innovation and ethics across international business communities over the past. Read More.

Cherry Bekaert Named To “Best Places to Work” List

Cherry Bekaert was recognized as one of the Triangle Business Journal’s 35 “Best Places to Work” in the North Carolina Research Triangle area for 2013. Winners of the award were selected through surveys and data collected from employees. Based on survey results, the Triangle Business Journal will honor top businesses in four different size categories: small, medium, large and giant. “Being chosen once again by the Triangle Business Journal is an honor every Cherry Bekaert associate should be proud of,” remarked Scott Duda , Managing Partner of the Firm’s Raleigh practice. “This accomplishment wouldn’t have been possible without the passion and dedication. Read More.