Audit & Assurance


Turn your audit or review engagement into a springboard for impactful change.

Turn your audit or review engagement into a springboard for impactful change.

Many businesses consider their audit or review engagement to be a nuisance, a "necessary evil," only obtained because someone requires it. And for many of them, their feelings have been justified through bad experiences. But when you work with a firm that sees these engagements as an opportunity to further understand your business, you can see the additional value that understanding provides.


We've been providing audit and assurance services to many industries for 100 years, developing significant industry expertise in the process. Accompanied by a firm approach of hands-on engagement partner involvement, our high staff retention rate means you can expect a consistent team each year—a team that will truly understand your business.

Latest Insights

August 12, 2019
The new accounting standards are impacting many organizations, but changes in effective dates may allow for some breathing room.
June 20, 2019
Your internal audit can help build credibility for your business, but how do you build credibility into your internal audit? Here’s how a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program can help.
June 10, 2019
There are many different types of business audits including financial, internal and performance audits. All audits provide important and deeper insight into an organization. The purpose of a financial audit is to provide assurance that financial …
May 22, 2019
The Department of Labor is taking a tougher stance on employee benefit plan sponsors who fail to perform regular searches for missing participants.
May 9, 2019
In this revenue recognition scenario, we look at senior living facilities and assessment of ability to pay.
May 3, 2019
Regardless of your year-end date, it’s time to start thinking about the next few years of GASB implementations.

What Is an Audit and How Does It Compare to Other Assurance Services?

Accounting is the language of business, and financial statements are how companies talk to investors, lenders and other outside parties. Sometimes it’s hard to know if you need an audit, review, compilation, or a basic financial statement. This article will help you understand the different levels of assurance.


Scot R. Phillips
Scot R. Phillips
Partner-in-Charge of Audit & Assurance
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