CPA Advisory Council Resource Materials

NASBP is grateful to have the benefit of the excellent informational content from those serving on the CPA Advisory Council to enhance NASBP’s already robust educational offerings to its members, affiliates, associates, and the public about suretyship, construction, and government contracts. 

The following are articles written by those who serve on the CPA Advisory Council. These articles have previously appeared in NASBP publications. NASBP will continue to post articles on various relevant accounting, tax, and financial issues. They have also contributed to NASBP BlogsNASBP Podcast episodes, and the NASBP Pipeline enewsletter. 

Articles by CPAs serving on the NASBP CPA Advisory Council

Carl Oliveri "Construction Accounting During Uncertain Times—What Is the Importance of Cash Flow Budgeting and Forecasting for COVID-19 Recovery?"
By Carl Oliveri at Grassi in New York, NY
(SBQ, Winter 2020, p. 41)
David Jean

"Construction Accounting During Uncertain Times—What Should Construction Companies Do to Mitigate Risk in an Uncertain Economy?"
By David V. Jean at Albin, Randall & Bennett in Portland, ME
(SBQ, Winter 2020, p. 40)

Emilio Alvarez "Construction Accounting During Uncertain Times—Why Is the Contractor's "Surety Village" So Important During This Period?"
By Emilio F. Alvarez at H&CO LLP in Coral Gables, FL
(SBQ, Winter 2020, p. 40)
"Five Ways COVID-19 Will Reshape the Construction Industry and Steps Contractors Can Take to Mitigate its Impact"
By Joseph Natarelli and Roger T. Gingerich at Marcum, LLP in New Haven, CT
(SBQ, Summer 2020, p. 33)
BHayes.jpg "Get Ready! There's a Train A-Coming! -- The New Lease Accounting Standard"
By R.A. Bobbi Hayes, Larry May, and Robert Coker of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC in Albuquerque, NM
(SBQ, Fall 2019, p. 18)
Joseph Natarelli "Increasing Banking Capacity and Maximizing Surety Credit"
By Joseph Natarelli and James Miller of Marcum LLP in New Haven, CT
(SBQ, Fall 2019, p. 32)
for-web-Martin-McCarthy_-CP.jpg "Watch for Changes in Key Performance Indicators Due to New Accounting Standards"
By Martin C. McCarthy of McCarthy & Company, PC in Lafayette Hill, PA
(SBQ Winter 2019, p. 26)
"Know the Fundamentals of Contractor Financial Statement Analysis - Part 1 of 2"
By Julian M. Xavier of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in Walnut Creek, CA
(SBQ, Fall 2018, p. 29)
"Know the Fundamentals of Contractor Financial Statement Analysis - Part 2 of 2"
By Julian M. Xavier of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP in Walnut Creek, CA
(SBQ, Winter 2018, p. 26)

"Bond Producers and Their Clients Should Understand Tax Depreciation Treatment of Fixed Assets"
By Kevin Doyle of Lanigan, Ryan, Malcolm & Doyle, P.C. in Gaithersburg, MD
(SBQ, Summer 2018, p. 33)
smlr2017_CallahanJack.jpg "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Top 10 Focus Areas for Contractors"
By Jack Callahan of CohnReznick in Eatontown, NJ
(SBQ, Summer 2018, p. 35)
"Bottom Line Protection with Job Cost Accumulation & Allocation" 
By R.A. Bobbi Hayes of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC in Albuquerque, NM
(SBQ, Winter 2017, p. 26)


"Bond Agency Owners: The Hardest Part is Letting Go" 
Kevin M. DoyleTimothy T. Wilson, and R.A. Bobbi Hayes
(SBQ, Fall 2017, p. 21)  


 CPAs are critical   Construction CPAs Are Critical to the Successful Management of Contractors' Businesses"
Five NASBP CPA Participants Share Insights on Accounting, Tax, and Other Financial Issues        
(SBQ, Spring 2017, p. 40)

Lease Accounting A New Standard is Coming"
By Gehrig C. Cosgray of CliftonLarsonAllen in Calverton, MD
(SBQ, Winter 2014, p. 10)

  Front Line Underwriting: Choosing a Quality Construction CPA”
By Emilio F. Alvarez of E.F. Alvarez & Co. in Miami, FL and John Armour of CBIZ MHM, LLC
(SBQ, Fall 2014, pp. 22)
  It's Finally Here: FASB Issues New Revenue Recognition Standard”
By Timothy T. Wilson of BKD in St. Louis, MO and Michael Sibolewski of BKD 
(SBQ, Fall 2014, p. 32)