Announces Winner of 2019 Innovative Practitioner Award

Javier Goldin Recognized for Creative Approach to Outsourced Accounting Services Model

NEW YORK (Nov. 21, 2019) – Javier Goldin, CPA, an early champion of virtual CFO/controller services, has been named the 2019 recipient of's Innovative Practitioner Award, which recognizes innovation in process, services or technology implementation in public accounting.

Goldin is founder and managing partner of the Goldin Group LLC, a Bethesda, Md.-based firm that focuses on professional services and nonprofit organizations. The firm designs customized solutions for each client, going beyond traditional outsourcing to create a blended team approach that incorporates technology, CPA expertise, and advisory consulting on business decision-making that extends to human resources and training.

Bernard N. Ackerman of BNA CPAs & Advisors was voted the second-place winner of the award. Ackerman's Rock Hill, S.C.-based firm was an early convert to cloud solutions and is committed to driving efficiencies and adding capabilities that improve client service.

Michael S. Moffitt, president of MSM Advisors, LLC, was named the third-place winner. His Lawrenceville, Ga.-based firm provides business advisory services to small and midsized businesses, with an emphasis on long-term financial goals.

"While Javier has been an early adopter of technology in his firm, he also understands that innovation involves more than just rolling out the latest solutions," said Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of "Innovative firms combine emerging technologies with new methods to enable a better client experience. Javier and our other two honorees embody this approach."

Goldin will be invited to attend the 2019 Digital CPA Conference as a guest. This year's event will be held Dec. 9-11, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue outside Seattle.

Award winners were chosen primarily through a vote of their peers.

To read more about the three honorees, please visit the Innovative Practitioner Award page. More information about the Digital CPA Conference can be found at

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