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.

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September 4, 2018
How do I implement ASC 606? Here are a few examples of ways ASC 606 can be implemented in an organization. Each video covers a different aspect of the new regulation.
August 13, 2018
In this time of constant change and business disruptions, the cost of a breakdown in even one internal control in a high-risk area has the potential to be quite significant. Think about the potential impact of a control not functioning as intended…
June 20, 2018
While cash management can be easy, there are a few key details that some organizations need to remember to avoid findings that could have otherwise been easily prevented.
June 6, 2018
In FASB Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB provides a 5-step framework for determining revenue recognition. Leading up to step four, an entity will have identified all the performance obligations…
May 29, 2018
A medium–sized organization reached out to one of our offices with a problem. A long-term employee responsible for the reconciliation of the organization’s deposit account retired. A little over a year after this retirement, another…
May 21, 2018
Fraud can happen at all levels of employment but the question that is on everyone’s mind each time they read about another embezzlement in the news: “Why didn’t the auditors catch it?” It’s a fair question. Auditors are your accounting expert, so…

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, Director of Audit & Assurance
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