As I make a difference in the lives of my clients, it’s humbling to know that my work has impacted my peers.”
Devon, PA (PRWEB)
August 11, 2017
Surgent, the leading continuing professional education (CPE) provider for CPAs and other accounting, financial, and tax professionals, today announced the selection of Sidney Blum, CPA for the 2017 All-State CPA Award in California. The annual awards program recognizes one Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in each of the 50 states through peer nominations.
Peers nominate a CPA who they believe best demonstrates top professional standards in the areas of knowledge, innovation and problem solving, trust and integrity, and reputation in the client and peer community.
Nominations were only accepted for licensed, currently practicing CPAs.
Blum was nominated for his global, in-depth knowledge of royalty auditing, having authored two industry-leading books on the topic. He is credited with creating the royalty audit methodology for Ernst & Young and KPMG, now an industry-wide standard.
“Sid is widely regarded as the world’s leading expert in royalty auditing. He is also sought after for his knowledge in contract writing and intellectual property monitoring. He is one of the leading CPAs in America and stands out among his peers,” said Dean Bower, CPA, who nominated Blum for this award.
Additionally, peers recognized Blum’s position as the Vice Chair of the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world’s largest antifraud organization with more than 75,000 members.
“I am thrilled to have been recognized by my peers for work I truly enjoy doing. As I make a difference in the lives of my clients, it’s humbling to know that my work has impacted my peers,” said Blum. “A peer-recognized awards program is a brilliant idea, as it validates the importance of the networks and alliances that already exist within the accounting community.”
Having seen the difference that high-quality continuing education can make for CPAs, both in advancing their careers and serving clients, Surgent created this award as a way to recognize those accounting and tax professionals who go above and beyond to keep their knowledge…