Use of “Data Analytics” to Detect or Prevent Purchasing Fraud


In our July 2018 WNDE newsletter, we discussed the detection and prevention of purchasing fraud. Special computer software is available that can perform “data analytics” on a large computer database of purchasing and vendor transactions, in order to identify unusual or suspicious transactions....

WNDE Named as One of the Top 150 Accounting Firms in the U.S.


Ranks 149th on INSIDE Public Accounting’s IPA 200 List National magazine INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE) #149 on its IPA 200 list of the country’s top accounting firms. The IPA 200 survey is highly regarded as one of the most thorough, complete...

Partner Profile: Michael Glaab


Michael Glaab is an audit and assurance partner. Looking for a stable industry to start off his career, Michael elected to major in accounting at Chapman University. When comparing his performance in accounting classes to that of his peers, he found that he had a natural understanding of the...

Summer Leadership Program

3rd Annual Summer Leadership Program Introduces Students to Accounting Profession


White Nelson Diehl Evans hosted its 3rd annual Summer Leadership Program held at WNDE’s Irvine office and the nearby Second Harvest Food Bank on July 26-27. The event gave 21 Southern California college students who are interested in careers in public accounting the opportunity to meet WNDE’s...

Partner Profile: Kassie Radermacher


Kassie Radermacher is an audit and assurance partner. In this role, she is involved with planning audits, performing fieldwork for all aspects of audits, supervising staff accountants and preparation of financial statements. She has performed all phases of local governmental audits including...

White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP rose from 12th place in 2017 to 9th place in 2018, experiencing a 14% growth in staff and employing 143 at its Irvine headquarters.

WNDE Rises to Top Ten in OC Business Journal Accounting Firm Rankings


The Orange County Business Journal released its annual list of the county’s largest accounting firms; White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP rose from 12th place in 2017 to 9th place in 2018, experiencing a 14% growth in staff and employing 143 at its Irvine headquarters. WNDE is currently the 2nd largest...

Leases Accounting Standard

Preparing For the New Lease Accounting Standard


Introduction When the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) unveiled its new lease accounting standard in February of 2016, the January 2019 implementation date felt like a lifetime away. As the implementation deadline looms closer, we recognize the urgency to buckle down and make some...

Online Retailers

Supreme Court Tax Ruling Will Impact Online Retailers


On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court released its ruling on the much-anticipated South Dakota v. Wayfair case. The impact of this decision will dramatically change the U.S. sales and use tax landscape. All U.S. states will now be able to follow South Dakota and establish bright line sales/use...

WNDE’s Connectedness Committee Improves Employee Morale


In 2014, WNDE’s leadership continued its commitment to support the goal of fostering a united and collaborative firm culture by founding a “Connectedness Committee” with the mission to strengthen relationships through periodic and regular activities involving everyone from staff to partners,...

Employee Benefit Plan

Why You Should Be Benchmarking Your Employee Benefit Plan


“Fiduciary responsibility” is a term that can make your heart skip a beat as a benefit plan sponsor, and understandably so. The Department of Labor is charged with enforcing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and does so by requiring plan sponsors to perform certain...