Assistance in research, analysis and documentation related to complex accounting issues, including but not limited to: revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, asset impairments, equity issuances, complex debt issuances, derivative instruments, restructuring, fair value accounting, consolidation, foreign exchange, deferred costs, inventory and leases.
Technical research, documentation and conclusions related to complex and judgmental acquisition-related accounting treatment. Preparation or review of purchase accounting entries and subsequent adjustments.
Review of financial information related to acquisition targets, potential adjustments to deal pricing and summarization of potential issues and exposures.
Preparation or review of quarterly and annual filings or equity and debt offerings (including IPO’s).
Assistance with important financial planning and analyses necessary for internal or external stakeholders on a regular or ad-hoc basis.
Assistance with evaluating the impact of adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in place of US GAAP.
Preparation of account reconciliations, equity and fixed asset rollforwards, and other schedules requested by the audit team as well as various testing procedures ahead of the audit team to minimize audit adjustments.
With our experience as former external auditors, we can communicate effectively with the audit firm, respond to the auditor’s inquiries which often includes drafting of technical memos.
Preparation of GAAP compliant financial statements including drafting of the primary financials footnotes, review of classification of expenses and completion of disclosure checklists required by the audit firms.
Full accounting systems implementation support and ability to bridge accounting policies to system configuration and company operations including business requirements gathering, translation of requirements into system configuration and more.
Analysis and redesign of close process related activities, optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting organization including workflow revamp, documentation, training, and implementation of financial close management software.
Leveraging our knowledge of best practices and deep experience in process, workflow, and data flow designs our services include: data gap analysis, data flow documentation and re-engineering, process flow documentation and re-engineering, system architecture review and optimization etc.