Streamlining Accounting Research
a CCH Customer's Voice event

Learn research best practices from one of your peers! Join Tammy Straus, Quality Control Senior Manager from Grassi & Co., as she describes how they have streamlined research processes and increased efficiencies in their offices. In this informative session you will learn:

  • How Accounting Research Manager® provides faster and better research
  • Research insights from a veteran CPA firm
  • Best practice ideas for immediate implementation


Program level: Basic (no prerequisites required).

Receive 1 hour of free CPE credit for participating in this live webcast.


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Presented by:

M. Darren Root, CPA.CITP
Darren is the Executive Editor of CPA Practice Advisor, and remains in public practice as the principal of Root & Associates, LLC, in Bloomington, Indiana, and president of his consulting practice, RootWorks. He formerly served on the Board of the AICPA's CITP Credentials Committee and is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana CPA Society. He speaks at dozens of professional organizations each year and frequently serves as a guest lecturer at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.



 Tammy Straus, CPA

Tammy is a senior manager at Grassi & Co. with almost 20 years in in public accounting in auditing, due diligence, technical accounting consulting and securities litigation. In her current role in Quality Control, Tammy performs accounting research to assist audit teams with complex issues such as derivatives, leasing, convertible financing and business combinations. She manages risk to the firm and clients by identifying potential accounting issues in clients’ financial statements and proposed transactions.

Prior to joining Grassi, Tammy spent 10 years at a Big Four firm in auditing and due diligence and managed SEC engagements in financial services, manufacturing and energy. A highlight of her tenure there was a three month engagement in Korea, where she helped translate the financial statements of a major bank from Korean GAAP to U.S. GAAP.

Tammy has a Master in Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. Tammy holds CPA licenses in New York and Texas and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

This FREE online seminar is a continuation of the magazines' mission to provide unbiased, independent information on technologies available to practicing public accountants and tax professionals.

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