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Exceptional CPA Services

SERVICES OFFERED BY OUR CPA'S SPECIALIZING IN:

CONSULTING SERVICES

  • RFP Valuation for Audit, Banking, Finance Software, and Actuarial service
  • Emergency Preparedness 
  • Year End planning and preparation
  • Corporate credit card handling and accountability
  • Implementation of financial accounting software
  • Implementation of internal auditing systems
  • Automation of Bank Reconciliation
  • Implementation of new banking services
  • ​Audit representation
  • Training of Finance staff 
  • ​Litigation support

REPORTING SERVICES

  • Preparation of Basic Financial Statements
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preparation 
  • ​Regulatory report preparation 
  • SSRS and Cognos Report Preparation ​

TAX & ACCOUNTING SERVICES

  • Tax return preparation and filing
  • Implementation of GASB and FASB standards
  • Chart of Accounts Design
  • Consultation on recording of complex accounting transactions
  • Assistance with audit preparation
  • ​Bookkeeping 

BUDGETING SERVICES

  • Budgeting
  • Regression Analysis
  • Cost Allocation Plans
  • ​Critiquing financial statements of prospective tenants and debtors​​

FREQUENTLY REQUESTED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & CPA SERVICES

BANK RECONCILIATION AUTOMATION

CPA SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Design and Review of documentation templates
  • Testing of interfaces between subledgers and cashiering modules to the general ledger.
  • Will optimize existing software capabilities
  • Automated testing and tracing of credit card batch submissions to merchant processor, bank, and back to the general ledger.
  • Programming or compilation of reports from City software, Bank website, merchant processor website for automated tracing
  • Recommendation of needed reports
  • Design and Review of bank account structure.
  • Recommendations for additional bank-data access.
  • Automated downloading and scheduling of reports in central locations when needed

REPORT PROGRAMMING & COMPILATION

CPA SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Consultation on financial accounting systems and implementation thereof;
  • Implementation of internal auditing systems
  • Automation of Bank Reconciliation Process
  • Staff Training
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preparation and consultation on efficiently preparing the CAFR
  • Regulatory report preparation and consultation on its efficient preparation; i.e. State Controllers Report
  • SSRS and Cognos Report Preparation for regulatory reports, Income Statements, and Balance Sheets
  • Chart of Accounts Design
  • Assistance with audit

BANKING RFP VALUATION

CPA SERVICES INCLUDE:
  • Fully quantified scoring methodology of proposals, bank prices, and quality of services
  • Design and Review RFP expectations and logistics
  • In-depth interview questions
  • In-depth online banking analysis
  • Will put the candidates in ranking order starting with the bank that has the best and highest levels of service for the lowest cost
  • Ensure apples-to-apples comparison of bank fees and services proposed
  • Design and Review bank account structure for optimal use
  • Recommendations for less expensive, yet effective banking tools
  • Design and Review efficient internal control procedures over banking And much more!

GASB 34 INFRASTRUCTURE VALUATION

CPA SERVICES INCLUDE:
  • Obtaining historical cost information and sufficient supporting documentation for all assets valued so that infrastructure valuations calculated will withstand any challenge during a financial audit.
  • Providing a detailed fixed asset listing and related depreciation schedule that can be easily updated with information regarding new, deleted, or replaced infrastructure assets. The listing will be formatted to easily feed into CAFR fixed asset tables.
  • Filling in the gaps in fixed asset policy, including a proposal of estimated useful lives for infrastructure fixed assets.
  • Implementing finance software fixed asset modules before or after valuation is completed.
  • Types of Infrastructure assets included are: Streets, Curbs and Gutters, Sidewalks, Bridges, Street lights, Street Signs, Traffic Signals, Trees, Sewer Lines, Water Lines, Storm Drain Lines, Catch Basin/Gates, Water Wells, and Easements
  • Breaking up lump sum infrastructure dollar values into proportional units
  • Determining historical value of land underlying infrastructure if previously neglected
  • Tested estimation techniques for historical cost
  • Design and implementation of fixed assets numbering system and general ledger chart of accounts integration
  • Techniques for easy tracking and reporting of infrastructure replacement

TRAINING & EVENTS

  1. EVENT: We are delighted to welcome you to stop by our booth at the CMSFO Conference in Anaheim, CA January 28th to January 30th, 2020. Please contact us for more information.

  2. EVENT: We will be delivering a lecture at the CMTA Conference in Burlingame, CA in April 2020 in regards to Disaster Banking. Please contact us for more information.

MORE EVENTS COMING SOON

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