Professional Development Services

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Balog + Tamburri, CPA’s can provide professional development and CPE programs to your staff. We have established a strategic alliance with The ARC Consulting Group, Inc. an internationally recognized provider of leading-edge Accounting, Financial, and Business Management seminars.

Kate Balog, Principal, serves as Director of Professional Development. Our seminar leaders are internationally recognized speakers and trainers. Many have won awards from organizations such as The Institute of Internal Auditors, Education 1st Training Center, and The National Center for Continuing Education. They are all are highly rated speakers and many have over 25 years of hands-on seminar development and presentation experience.

Some of the most popular programs we provide include:

Fundamentals of Finance
Introduction to the Accounting Process – Accounting 101
Interviewing Skills for Audit and Technical Professionals
Financial Modeling and Forecasting Using Excel
The Forensic Accounting Course: Developing the Fraud Resistant Company
Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting Using Excel
Framework for Performing Effective Internal Audits
Financial Analysis

Fundamentals of Finance

Business executives need to understand the financial factors critical to business success. This interactive seminar shows you how finance works in today’s fast-paced business environment. You will understand the critical issues of profitability, liquidity and financial structure. You will understand the accounting process and principles of financial reporting together with how to budget and maximize profitability.

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Introduction to the Accounting Process – Accounting 101

This is accounting Boot Camp! Learn the language of business! This program will give you the basics of accounting, and help you understand the inner-working of the accounting system – from the entry to the financial statements.

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Interviewing Skills for Audit and Technical Professionals

This program will provide you with the tools, techniques, and understanding necessary to plan, and conduct various types of interviews, from fact-finding to fraud and loss investigations, with a wide range of personalities, corporate levels, and manage conflict when the interview process delves into sensitive areas.

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Financial Modeling and Forecasting Using Excel

The development of effective and realistic financial models and forecasts is a critical tool in today’s value-driven organization. Using Excel®, the Financial Modeling and Forecasting process provides an effective tool with which the you and project the potential outcomes of various strategic and tactical initiatives.

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The Forensic Accounting Course: Developing the Fraud Resistant Company

Latest results show that employees, customers and suppliers, steal over 7% of your company’s revenues. In the past 10 years, external CPA firms were complicit or knew about 50% of the biggest frauds—and did nothing! In this hard hitting program, you will see how crooks have taken advantage of systems that may be in your own organization, and learn how to create the “Fraud Resistant Company®!”

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Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting Using Excel

This program explains the budgeting process from beginning to end. You will explore the budget development process; how decisions affect the “bottom line;” and what budget variances are saying. At the same time, you will learn how to use the leading-edge tools available on Excel®.

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Framework for Performing Effective Internal Audits

We designed this 3-Day program specifically for new internal auditors as well as financial and operational managers who need to identify the risks and related controls as part of management’s new level of accountability. The program will provide you with a structured Nine-Step Framework®, developed by The ARC Consulting Group, Inc., that ensures compliance with the new financial reporting legislation.

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Financial Analysis

Reading the financials is one thing, finding if they tell the truth is a totally different level! This interactive program goes far beyond the typical financial analysis program; identifying the strategic drivers that can dramatically enhance the profitability of your organization, to a higher level; determining if they are hiding fraud! Using the power of Excel©, you will learn how to master the tools and techniques it provides to master the latest financial analysis techniques, understand what the numbers are saying, and be better able to predict the outcome of strategic and tactical decisions.

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For additional information:
Please call Ms. Kate Balog, at 904-268-1148.

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