Houston, TX, October 1, 2012 – MaloneBailey, LLP, a market-leading public accounting firm based in Houston, Texas, announced today that award-winning, accounting trade publication, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), has named the firm a 2012 IPA All-Star Firm and one of the top All-Stars In Planning for the Future.
INSIDE Public Accounting presents its annual recognition of the IPA All-Star firms in its October issue. Selected solely on their performance in specific areas, these firms are compared with the 430+ others participating in the 2011 - 2012 IPA Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms. MaloneBailey is recognized in 2012 as one of the All-Stars firms as a result of its market-leading, SEC audit specialization. According to the publication, “the firms come in all sizes and are geographically diverse.”
Additionally, MaloneBailey is highlighted as one of the 2012 All-Stars In Planning for the Future, a designation that showcases firms that are using all the tools in the toolkit to “run smoother, grow faster and improve quicker than others.” These tools include: strategic planning, core values, succession planning, partner agreements, partner code of conduct, requirements to become partner, partner training programs, partner performance reviews, marketing planning, upward evaluations, 360-degree reviews and disaster recovery planning.
MaloneBailey, with offices in New York, Beijing, Shenzhen and Houston, is a full-service global public accounting firm that specializes in audits of small- and medium-sized public companies trading on United States stock exchanges. MaloneBailey is in elite company as one of only nine firms in the world that require an annual inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB); all other firms are inspected every three years. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires the PCAOB to conduct annual inspections for firms that regularly provide audit reports for more than 100 issuers. The New York Stock Exchange will not accept a company for listing that does not use one of these 9 firms.
“We are delighted to be recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting. The ranking showcases MaloneBailey’s market leading capabilities in the area of SEC audit specialization and a commitment to strategic planning for the future. We look forward to participating in the process again next year,” said John Malone, Founding Partner, MaloneBailey, LLP.
One year ago in September 2011, MaloneBailey also received prestigious designations by INSIDE Public Accounting and was named in its Beyond the IPA 100 rankings. Beyond the IPA 100 picks up where the IPA 100 accounting firms list, IPA Best of the Best, left off, identifying No. 101 to No. 200. Furthermore, MaloneBailey was also named the Fastest Growing Firms among the Beyond the IPA 100 firms.
MaloneBailey, LLP, with offices in New York, Houston, Beijing and Shenzhen, is a mid-market, public accounting firm that delivers audit and tax services to small and middle market companies, both public and private. The firm is a market leader in the delivery of SEC audit services to small and mid-cap publicly traded clients. For more information about MaloneBailey, visit www.malonebailey.com.
The Platt Consulting Group (PCG) is the publisher of the INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and National Benchmarking Report. PCG works with accounting firms and consultants across the nation to provide practical ideas and information that managing partners can implement to take their firms to the next level. For more information about INSIDE Public Accounting, visit http://insidepublicaccounting.com/index.php