August 2014, AICPA Headquarters – Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford has successfully completed a rigorous peer review of its accounting and auditing practice. The reviewer concluded the firm complies with the stringent quality control standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the national professional organization of CPAs.
Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford participates in the AICPA Peer Review Program, one of the AICPA-approved practice-monitoring programs. A firm participating in any of these programs must have an independent review of its accounting and auditing practice every three years. The review was conducted under the auspices of the California Society of CPAs following standards issued by the AICPA.
The peer review of Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford was performed by another independent CPA firm who qualified under the program’s requirements for services as a reviewer. The objective of the peer review is to determine whether a CPA firm has suitable quality control policies and procedures and is complying with them.
Its unmodified report indicates Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford measures up to the accounting profession’s high standards of quality and professionalism. If requested, the firm will provide a copy of the report on the results of the review to all interested parties although not required to do so.
Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford services businesses, individuals, non-profit organizations, special districts and school districts throughout the Antelope Valley and the Indian Wells Valley area. The firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax and consulting services.
The AICPA is the national professional organization of CPAs with more than 330,000 members in public practice, industry, government and education. AICPA members are committed to the highest standards of quality, independence and ethics in their practice. In its continuing efforts to serve the public interest, the organization sets audit standards, upholds the Profession’s code of conduct, provides continuing professional education, administers peer review programs and prepares and grades for the Uniform CPA Examination.