So The Bank Wants a Financial Statement! Now what?

25 08 2016

Do you know the difference between an audit, a review or a compilation? Most business owners rely on CPAs to assist with determining what type of financial statement they need. Your banker or bonding company will often request a specific type of financial statement. If you would like an easy to read guide that describes the basics of financial statement preparation, RBSK Partners has a FREE Guide to Financial Statement Services: Compilation, Review and Audit. To get your FREE copy, simply go to the Assurance page of our web site. There are no forms to complete, just a link to the guide. Here is a shortcut to that page:

Guide to Financial Statement Services

Meet Ron Knueven

30 01 2015

Ronald J. Knueven, CPRonSMA, CVA is a partner of RBSK Partners PC. Ron specializes in delivering accounting and tax services to individual and closely-held business clients in a variety of industries, including retail, wholesale, professional services, agriculture, manufacturing, telecommunications, real estate, and nonprofit.

In addition to being a CPA, Ron is also a Certified Valuation Analyst, or CVA. As our director of Business Valuation Services, Ron provides essential valuation services to his business clients for gift and estate tax purposes, marital dissolutions, buy/sell agreements, and for the purchase or sale of a business. He has testified as an expert witness on business valuation matters.

Ron also serves as the manager of RBSK Partners’ Accounting and Auditing Department, ensuring proper accounting and auditing standards are followed and that financial reports produced for our clients are of the highest quality. He invests in ongoing education to stay current on and educate our staff and clients about all accounting, auditing, and business valuation developments.

Actively involved in his community and his profession, Ron is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, The Indiana CPA Society, and the National Association of CVAs. He has served as a member, officer, director, and committee chairperson of various community groups, including the Ripley County Community Foundation, Margaret Mary Community Hospital, and the Chamber of Commerce.

Ron has also presented on a variety of accounting and auditing related topics for clients and staff training sessions. He has also authored several business valuation articles that have been published in local newsletters.

Ron brings his significant experience and commitment to excellence to RBSK to make a difference for our clients. To contact Ron, email him at or call him at 812-663-7567 extension 208.

Meet Nick Wallpe

16 11 2014

Nick 2013Nicholas P. Wallpe, CPA, CGMA is a manager at RBSK Partners. Nick specializes in delivering accounting and tax services to individual and closely-held business clients in a variety of industries, including retail, professional services, agricultural and manufacturing.

Nick has been with RBSK Partners for 10 years. Nick is in charge of most of the firm’s Audit and Assurance work. He is responsible for planning and performing the audits in a professional and timely manner. Nick started full time in September of 2004 (and also worked as an intern during 2003 and 2004 tax seasons.) He started as a staff accountant and has moved through the ranks of senior accountant and supervisor to his current role as manager.

Nick is originally from Greensburg and attended and graduated from North Decatur High School. After that he attended Ball State University and majored in accounting. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2003, and a Master’s of Science with a concentration in accountancy in 2004.

He married Melissa (Storie) on June 14, 2008, and they have two children Andrew and Abigail. Melissa is in her 7th year as an elementary school teacher at Milroy Elementary, she is currently teaching the 6th grade. Andrew enjoys tractors and farming with his grandpa; Abigail enjoys swinging in her swing and watching her brother play.

He is a member of St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Decatur County and is the chairman of their finance committee. In the past he has also coached and umpired for the Decatur County Youth Baseball League.

Nick is a member of The Indiana CPA Society and the AICPA. Besides a CPA, he is also a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). To contact Nick, you can email him at or call him at 663-7567, extension 234.