Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. We perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data. Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.
At CGD, we focus on building close client relationships
that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating
financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients face the myriad challenges
of business planning and execution. Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling
costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of
changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.
These services include but are not limited to:
- Reviews and compilations
- Entity selection and restructuring
- Accounting software selection, implementation, and support
- Business valuations
- Financial projections and forecasts
- Debt and finances advising
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Transaction structuring and negotiations
- Business succession
QuickBooks can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, it can only provide this information if you purchase the right product and then install, setup and use it properly. We don't just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.
CGD offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:
Personal Training - We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.
Installation - We install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer or in a network environment, in either single- or multi-user mode.
Setup - We assist new QuickBooks users with initial setup including: EasyStep Interview, Preferences, Lists, Customers, Vendors, Employees, Banking and Reports. We also help experienced users manage their businesses more effectively by improving their current setup. Many users experience problems and lack the ability to generate and track important information as a result of inadequate setup.
Support - Our QuickBooks support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, our support is not limited just to the software part of it, but we can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.
Review - Our QuickBooks review service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to review your transactions, accounts and reports. This review ensures that you receive timely, relevant and reliable financial information. We also inform you of any corrections, adjustments or reclassifications necessary to ensure that the financial information you receive reflects the correct financial condition of your business. Reviews may be conducted at any time, but monthly reviews provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.
From start-ups to established enterprises,
businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability
and capitalize on new opportunities. CGD's accounting services steer you closer to these goals with
accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial
accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, investments, and employee benefit and
These services include but are not limited to:
- General ledger and financial statement preparation
- Bookkeeping (Monthly, quarterly, or annual)
- Accounting system setup and support
- Payroll processing
- Cash flow budgeting and forecasting
- Personal financial statements
- Employee benefit and profit-sharing plans
- Corporate tax planning and return preparation
- Litigation support
We can set up financial reports for your view to streamline your business and save your valuable time. These reports are important tools that can guide your business in making financial decisions, planning, and evaluating performance.
Owners of small businesses often times have difficulty finding the appropriate level of finance and accounting support at affordable rates. Their needs can range from needing professional advice on things to consider when choosing an entity type, to finding someone to do accurate record-keeping for them. Layered on top are questions about state and local liability and reporting requirements, general ledger account setup, tax advantaged fringe benefits, and payroll processing. All of these issues are fundamental to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. CGD can help you with the behind-the-scenes aspects of running your organization so that you can more effectively focus on your core profit-making activities.
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, CGD can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. CGD can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business entity, cash flow is something that can make or break the business' ability to survive. We can help you analyze your spending, rebalance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. CGD combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company's success. We make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, CGD's professionals can assist you in sorting out the different options available for debt management and financing that will lower your payments and/or reduce the total amount of interest paid. Re-balancing your debts can also result in tax deduction savings. Even if you are able to handle the payments and the amounts of your current debts, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.