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How AI is Transforming and Disrupting Audit

Rob Valdez joins Blake to discuss how artificial intelligence and generative chatbots like ChatGPT could automate routine audit tasks. They also explore the potential ...

Solving Accounts Payable Pain Points with MakersHub

Phong Ngo and Charley Howe join Blake to discuss how their accounts payable automation software is helping small and mid-sized manufacturers, construction companies, a...

From Public Accounting to Tech Unicorn IPOs With Brandt Kucharski

Blake chats with Brandt Kucharski, former chief accounting officer at GrubHub and current CAO at Ethos Life, about his career journey from public accounting to leading...

Harness the Power of AI: Practical Uses for Accountants

On this bonus episode Blake explores how artificial intelligence will transform the accounting profession. You'll learn how leading AI tools and chatbots can help auto...

Overcoming Burnout to Create a Sustainable Accounting Practice

Hitendra R. Patil joins Blake for an insightful conversation about the staffing shortage in the accounting profession, identifying overwork and lack of work-life balan...

The Young CPA Perspective on the Talent Shortage

Blake is joined by two "Young" CPAs, Hannah Hood, and Joey Kinney, both virtual CFOs with Summit Virtual CFO by Anders. Among the topics of discussion are challenges f...

How Logan Graf Built a Dream Firm in Three Years

Rising CPA star Logan Graf joins Blake to discuss his success in growing a profitable firm in just three years. Logan shares his unique transparent approach, how he ra...

Jody Grunden's $10 Million Secret: Weekly Client Meetings

Jody Grunden, the founder of Summit CPA Group, was a trailblazer in establishing one of the first CPA firms specializing in virtual CFO services. They recently achieve...

Accounting Firm Marketing In The Era of Generative AI

David Toth of Winding River Consulting joins Blake to examine how digital marketing and AI are disrupting accounting firm marketing. They also look at how innovative f...

From Auditor to Google: How Mike Manalac Landed His Dream Job in Accounting

Mike Manalac, AKA "Mike from Accounting," joins the show to share his inspiring career journey and unconventional path from public accounting to a dream role at Google...

Becoming Employee-Owned: How BDO Broke Out of the Partner Model

Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA, joins Blake and guest host, David Leary, to discuss BDO's recent transition to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), making it the fir...

An Alternative To Advisory: Collaborative Accounting

Blake is joined by Twyla Verhelst, Head of Accountant Channel at FreshBooks, to discuss a groundbreaking concept in advisory known as "Collaborative Accounting." This ...

Soft Skills, Not Spreadsheets: Keys to a Successful Accounting Career

Jerry Maginnis has over 40 years of experience in the accounting profession. In this episode, he shares his journey from college student to managing partner at KPMG, o...

From Felon to Firm Owner: An Unconventional Path in Accounting

Think the pathway to owning an accounting firm is linear? Think again.In this episode, Blake has a fascinating conversation with Scott “OKR” Scarano, an accounting fir...

Beat the House: Tax Strategies to Offset Gambling Winnings

From tracking gambling sessions to offsetting winnings with losses, professional gamblers and enthusiasts alike need to know how to beat the house when it comes to tax...

Did They Just Kill Desktop? 2023 QuickBooks Update with Hector Garcia, CPA

Major changes are afoot in the world of QuickBooks. QBO and Payroll prices are going up. Intuit is phasing out QuickBooks Desktop Pro while touting QuickBooks Online a...

From EY to Starbucks to Startups with Keeley Favoino, CPA, Controller at Foxtrot

Follow the journey of Keeley Favoino, CPA, from her background in accounting at various organizations, including EY, Starbucks, OfferUp, and Farmer's Fridge, before jo...

Finances Uncovered: Empowering OnlyFans Creators with Expert Accountancy

Blake Oliver is joined by Katherine Studley and Jim Swiech, the founders of Prisma Tax Group. Katherine and Jim specialize in helping OnlyFans creators and sex workers...

From 3 Orders a Day to $300 Million in Revenue: Scaling Accounting at PopSockets

In this episode of the Earmark Accounting Podcast, Blake talks with Stacey Feldman, CPA, about her experiences in the world of CPG and accounting at PopSockets. They l...

Pro Wrestling, Anime, and Financial Modeling with Ariel Menche

Ariel Menche recounts his FP&A journey - from his tenure with KPMG and the WWE, to FP&A consulting to startups. His strategic financial advisory story highlights valua...

How Accountants Can Profit From The Subscription Economy

In this episode, Blake and Ron Baker discuss the subscription economy. They delve into the origins of the terminology and how CPAs and accountants can provide more val...

To be, or not to be a CPA firm with Chase Birky of Dark Horse CPAs

We’re talking to Chase Birky, CEO and co-founder of Dark Horse CPAs, a non-traditional CPA firm. Learn the advantages and challenges of being a CPA firm, the importanc...

The Chick-fil-A of payroll providers with Tim Petrey of HD Davis CPAs

Tim Petrey shares his journey from starting as a receptionist to becoming a partner in his CPA firm and founder of a payroll service. He discusses how his firm, HD Dav...

6,000 clients and $7 million gross revenue in 12 years with Ben Sutton of Mazuma

Blake Oliver is joined by Ben Sutton, the founder of Mazuma. Mazuma offers core monthly bookkeeping services, reconciliations, basic financials, and tax returns for a ...

Why diverse accountants quit the profession according to the Illinois CPA Society

Half of accountants believe that diversity is important. Half do not. Meanwhile, efforts to increase diversity in accounting firms have had disappointing results. Todd...

How to buy an accounting firm with Michael Ly of Reconciled

Michael Ly, founder and CEO of Reconciled, shares his advice for accountants, CPAs, and fellow entrepreneurs who are interested in purchasing a firm, based on his own ...

How to build a six-figure firm on Instagram with Sandra York

Sandra York, CPA, burned out as a senior manager at a Top 100 accounting firm and set out on her own. Learn how she built a thriving bookkeeping and tax business on In...

Profitable bookkeeping for under $200 per month with Michael Alliman

Learn how Michael Alliman of Alliman Business Group has built a profitable and sustainable bookkeeping business at a starting price of just $179 per month.

Outsourced controllership with team & technology featuring Félix Latour of Le Contrôleur

Félix Latour of Le Contrôleur runs an outsourced accounting operation that provides a team approach to controllership with robust internal controls using the latest cl...

Building an offshore team in the Philippines: From 0 to 15 staff in 4 years with Argel Sabillo

Argel Sabillo, CPA, left Deloitte to start his own accounting and tax firm, hiring offshore staff from the start. He shares mistakes, best practices, and secrets learn...

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