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:  http://www.rbskpartners.com/assurance

Guide to Financial Statement Services





Nick Wallpe Newest Partner at RBSK

29 01 2016

John G. Seale, managing partner at RBSK Partners, is pleased to announce that Nick Wallpe has joined the partner group as a principal owner. Nick joined the firm on a full time basis September 1, 2005.

Nick graduated from Ball State University with a Master of Science degree in Business with a concentration in accounting. Along with his CPA designation he also carries the CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant).  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.  Nick exemplifies the leadership characteristics, professionalism and technical skills necessary to be a principal owner and is committed to taking this important professional step in his career.

Nick and his wife Melissa, and their two children, Andrew and Abigail, reside in Greensburg.

RBSK Partners PC provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At RBSK Partners PC, we strive to meet each client’s specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.

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Nick Wallpe, CPA





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 rknueven@rbskpartners.com or call him at 812-663-7567 extension 208.





Meet John Seale

31 12 2014

JohnSMJohn G. Seale, CPA.CITP is the managing partner of RBSK Partners with overall responsibility for achieving the firm’s goals and growth plans. He is ultimately responsible for employee and client satisfaction for the firm. He has specific oversight of audit and accounting and the firm’s technology practice. He is experienced in fraud investigations and is a qualified peer review team captain.

Before beginning his career at RBSK thirty years ago, John graduated from Brookville High School as the highest ranking male in his class. While in high school, he won the Indiana state mathematical award and was president of the National Honor Society. After high school, he received a congressional appointment to West Point and an alternate appointment to the Air Force Academy. Choosing not to go the military route, he attended Eastern Kentucky University and attained a BBA in Accounting. From there he was employed by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, where an audit in Greensburg sparked his interest in public accounting.

Through his position as a CPA, John has been able to serve on the Peer Review Committee and Report Acceptance Board of the Indiana CPA Society, and he is a former member of the AICPA Information Technology Committee. Additionally, he is a director of MainSource Financial Group (MSFG).

John and his wife Julie reside in Brookville with their son Austin, a senior at Franklin County High School. Austin plays on the golf team and is an avid hunter. Austin has been able to hunt deer, bear, alligator, Corsican Ram, coyote, sting rays, and other small game. John enjoys accompanying Austin on his hunting trips; he also enjoys boating and travel.

John brings experience, commitment, and excellence to RBSK to gain the trust and confidence of our clients. John can be reached via email jseale@rbskpartners.com or by phone at 663-7567, extension 221.





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 nwallpe@rbskpartners.com or call him at 663-7567, extension 234.