William I. Eskin, CPA
Bill is the owner of a consulting group, WIE, Inc.,in Baltimore, Maryland,
that provides assistance in various accounting and financial fields including
construction contractors and real estate developers. The firm's services include
profit enhancement, forensic and fraud investigations, and expert witness
testimony in the areas of GAAS compliance, SSARS compliance, and GAAP
compliance, specifically related to identifying and proving CPA malpractice.
Previously, Bill was the Director of Financial Analysis and Investigation for
the world’s largest surety fidelity operation. There, he provided financial and
accounting assistance, and advice to the underwriting and claims functions in
addition to performing numerous forensic and fraud investigations related to
employee dishonesty and other defalcations.
Bill is an annual speaker at the AICPA National Construction Conference, numerous
state CPA societies, as well as many organizations related to GAAP, GAAS,
and SSARS compliance. In addition, each year, he assists in the authoring and
review of the AICPA annual Construction Audit Guide Update and Construction Contractors
Industry Developments. Bill has recently authored and published Construction
Contractors: Real-World Guide to Accounting & Auditing and Real Estate:
Real-World Guide to Accounting & Auditing. In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and
2013 Bill was a recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.