SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino, a cloud financial solutions leader and one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation, sponsored the Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. annual user conference, "EASi Summit 2014," in San Diego last week. The event also featured Armanino on panel forums with industry leading topic experts.
"Armanino is extremely excited about our growing partnership with EASi," said Dave Burlington, Armanino Partner and Cloud Solutions Practice Leader. "Our partnership with EASi allows us to continue to differentiate ourselves with leading cloud financial solutions for the CFO organization."
Armanino's Equity Management Solutions practice has doubled in size each year for the past three years. Manager Scott Schwartz presented on two panels:
- "Making Your Stock Plan Audit Ready"
- "Common Equity Mistakes for Private Companies"
A long list of technology clients turn to Armanino for stock option administration solutions that address knowledge gaps, process challenges, vesting schedule management, tracking of international employees, modification errors, valuation, accounting expense accruals, equity compensation financial reporting and more.
Armanino partners with EASi to provide a full suite of equity management services for companies including: technical accounting, valuation and equity administration, all in the cloud. As a Cloud Solutions leader, Armanino has successfully brought over 300 clients into the cloud over the past two years and provides business consulting services to half of all Silicon Valley companies filing for IPO. Armanino's industry-leading Cloud Solutions team includes experienced CPAs, technology thought leaders, and former CFOs with extensive finance backgrounds who understand the pain points the CFO Organization battles each day. They leverage technology to improve financial planning, data consolidation, analytics, reporting, internal controls, data security and more.
EASi Summit 2014 gathered finance and equity compensation specialists to advance their skills in using the EASi platform as well as discuss broader equity compensation topics. Arthur Levitt, former U.S. SEC Chairman, delivered the keynote address at the event on March 27th.
ArmaninoLLP (www.amllp.com) is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm in California and the 29th largest firm in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business from start-up through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology; leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. Armanino extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Stephens International Limited – one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates two other divisions – AMF Media Group (www.amfmediagroup.com) and Financial Horizons (http://www.fhllc.com).
Since 2002, Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. (EASi) has been making it easier for companies to compensate top talent with share-based awards. EASi's user friendly, web-based technology streamlines plan management, financial reporting, and analysis so that clients can focus on driving strategic value from their equity compensation programs. With technology based on in-depth accounting expertise and a flexible broker of choice model, EASi has helped more than 850 companies worldwide innovate their equity management processes. For more information, visit www.easiadmin.com.