Oregon Firms: Participate in the AICPA PCPS/CPA.com National MAP Survey 2018: Deadline extended to July 31

June 7, 2018

2018 National Management of Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey now open!

MAP SurveyOSCPA is partnering with the AICPA PCPS and CPA.com to offer the 2018 National MAP Survey. For several decades this leading benchmarking tool has provided solid practice management information to Oregon firms to assist in decision-making.

  • The 2018 survey has been streamlined for increased relevance and focuses on important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) identified by practitioners to help your firm better understand the new workplace as it looks to move successfully into the future.


What's in it for you?

  • Survey redesign means it is easier for your firm to participate and takes significantly less time to complete.
  • Targeted benchmarks include billing rates, chargeability ratios, compensation, and other key performance indicators.
  • Clear picture of how your firm aligns with similar-sized practices, both regionally and nationally.
  • Gain an understanding of the latest technology trends in firms around the country.
  • Practical insights into building a more profitable practice.
  • Your firm's data is confidential.
  • FREE personalized summary report with over 100 data points to compare will be available to all firms who complete the survey. Below are just a few of the KPIs included in this free report:
      • Financial performance measures
      • Firm realization
      • Billing rates and compensation
      • And more...


New for the 2018 Survey:

  • Streamlined survey questions capturing only the most important benchmarks
  • Verify your data real-time with data input rules
  • Immediately view firm results when data entry is complete


Your participation is vital!

We must have a minimum number of firms respond in order to ensure Oregon-specific results; otherwise, our data will be combined with other states to produce regional results.

How to Participate:

  • Login or Sign up Here to participate in the AICPA PCPS/CPA.com 2018 MAP Survey. If your firm participated in 2016, you have an existing account (see instructions on sign up page).

  • Take 2018 MAP Survey (only one response per firm).
      • Firm membership in PCPS is not required to participate.
      • Extended response deadline: July 31, 2018

FAQs and Survey Information:

The survey may be completed in multiple sittings as responses are stored as you proceed. We encourage you to utilize the Survey Data Collection Worksheet (below) to gather the relevant information before sitting down to complete the survey.

  • View FAQs and Survey Information from the AICPA. These FAQs are also available once you log into the survey.
  • Survey Data Collection Worksheet. This is a downloadable Excel spreadsheet to help you collect the information needed to complete the survey. It contains all the questions and their associated help text that can be easily printed or forwarded to others for assistance in collecting the necessary data. 
  • For technical assistance contact: pcps@aicpa.org.
  • Response deadline: July 15, 2018 at midnight.


Questions?
Contact Tonna Hollis, Director, Member Services & Professional Development, at 503-597-5471 / 800-255-1470, ext.129 or email Tonna.

Obtaining Survey Results - Two Options:

(order when completing the survey; there is no cost to participate in the survey)

1. Type of Report, Based on Membership and Related Cost:

Membership

Survey Participant

 

Non-Participant

 

PCPS

Personalized Comprehensive
Reports*

National Summary

Firm Size Reports

Under $5M Special Reports

Free



Free


Free
 
$329

National Summary

Free

AICPA

Personalized Summary

Personalized Comprehensive Reports*

National Summary

Under $5M Special Report

Free

$100

 

$200
 
$559

National Summary 

$200

     OSCPA

Personalized Summary

Personalized Comprehensive Reports*

National Summary

Under $5M Special Report

Free


$200


$300


$659

State Comprehensive Report**

 Free

       None

Personalized Summary

Personalized Comprehensive Reports* 

National Summary

Under $5M Special Report

Free

$300

 
$300

$659

 National Summary

$300

 * Includes access to the dynamic Compare Firms reporting tab on the survey platform, with downloadable PDF and Excel files. 

2. **OSCPA Firm Member Option: 

Member firms will also have the option of obtaining the non-customized 2018 MAP Survey results in a complimentary PDF.

To pre-order a complimentary PDF, email your request to Tonna Hollis

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