We've designed our services so you may choose the degree of business support you need. If you're interested in a more comprehensive approach, see our additional "consulting" pages. We look forward to partnering with you to help you achieve future success.
We like to solve problems
We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We help you arrive at success by listening, discerning and recommending solutions that will move you forward. We believe in doing what we know is right for you and pride ourselves on a history of satisfied clients.
We're large enough to offer the variety and quality of services of a national CPA firm yet small enough to provide personalized services and reasonable rates. Below is a sampling of the many types of consulting services we offer.
Business Advisory Services
Whatever concerns you have, we offer industry experts who understand your business challenges and are familiar with the latest business management advances and best practices. We are solution-focused in our approach so that you start seeing results sooner rather than later. We advise clients in medical/dental practices, non-profit organizations and privately-held companies. We can help you navigate your way through financial concerns, overhead streamlining, staffing issues/recruitment, effective marketing and more.
Business Entity Selection
Choosing the form of entity of your business is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. Should you establish an "S" corporation, sole proprietorship, Limited Liability Company? We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.
Business Succession Planning
Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company's day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.
Whether you are thinking of buying a new business or in the midst of a difficult divorce, the amount attached to the value of your business is important. We can provide useful and objective analysis to assist you in the valuation of any business in which you have an interest.
Buying & Selling a Business
Structuring the purchase or sale of a business properly is a critical step in the process of buying or selling a business. Our competent staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations.
Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis
A business can be profitable and still run into trouble due to cash flow issues. We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses.
Client Training Center
We offer a variety of options to our clients through our client training center. We offer seminars, classes, coaching, small groups, lunch and learns all of which are designed to help our clients excel in their professional and personal lives. These sessions are also great networking opportunities for everyone involved.
We believe culture trumps strategy. We can assist you in analyzing your company's culture and offer solutions to assist you in accomplishing your purpose. We also can assist in team building exercises.
Family Business Issues
We want to do everything we possibly can do to prevent family-owned businesses from injuring family relationships. We have extensive experiencing in coaching, consulting and planning to help achieve healthy relationships in family-owned businesses.
Financial Forecasts & Projections
Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company's financial goals.
Fraud Prevention & Detection
We use accounting and auditing skills to provide an analysis of financial records in conjunction with fraud and theft investigation. Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices.
Quality of Life
We work with our clients, at their request, to improve the quality of their work lives. This seems to be a common problem in today's society.
Many clients do not need and may not be able to afford a fulltime controller/CFO. In specific situations, we can fulfill this role as an extension of our many other services.
If you're planning a start-up, we can help you avoid costly "rookie" mistakes. We'll help you develop your business plan and projections for lenders. We understand what lenders are looking for and can provide the necessary strategic guidance as you launch your new practice. If you're planning an acquisition, choosing the right practice and paying a fair value are important decisions. We can analyze the seller's conclusion of value so you have confidence that the practice was fairly valued. Equally important are the terms and conditions of your buy/sell agreement. We can provide transition planning advice as you negotiate the buy/sell agreement.
Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business's future growth and success. Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial/strategic plan will ensure financial independence during your working and retirement years.
Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.
A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.
We assist our clients in determining the proper financial loans or investments and the places to obtain them.
"They're the whole package. They provide honest, practical advice that keeps us heading in the right direction."
Raj K. Maturi, MD
Midwest Eye Institute, Indianapolis, IN
"They replace problems with solutions."
"It's helpful to have someone with their experience navigate all the different dynamics of a larger practice."
James Wendel, MD
Mt. Auburn Ob/Gyn Associates
"It's just not all about the numbers. They understand accounting but don't settle for bean counting."
"We appreciate their culture of integrity and have complete trust in them with all our business dealings."
Donald J. Raithel, MD
Anesthesia Associates of Cincinnati
"They won't lead us down the wrong path."
"They have the reputation, size and depth to handle our large practice and are extremely rapid in their response."
Richard L. Liston, MD
Dayton Eye Associates
"Any accountant can give you the numbers, but it's their people who make the difference with clear insight."
Frank Dumont, MD
"They are the equivalent of a versatile financial tool for a business like ours."
Jeff Isenogle, Dalbert
Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home
"They take tremendous interest in me, not just as a client, but on a personal level, too, and want me to do well."
Murray Dock, DDS, MSD
Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry
"They bring the truth, even the hard truth, to the table."
City Gospel Mission
"I can call them and before we get off the phone, we have a plan to solve a problem or at least are moving toward it. I feel like I've chosen the Cadillac."
John W. Richard, MD
Bluegrass Family and Extended Care, Lexington, KY
"Honesty is their biggest differentiator."
"We feel very well taken care of and view them as an extension of our group. We couldn't do what we do without their support."
Chief Operating Officer
Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center