Governments are charged with serving their constituencies and preserving public trust. Since 1978 PKS & Company has been assisting local governments and municipalities do just that. By providing the knowledge, insight and awareness of pertinent legislation and regulatory implications, we assist governments in elevating performance in an era of declining budgets.

We offer a hands-on, responsive, risk-based service led by dedicated industry professionals. We are proactively involved with our clients and provide them with industry-specific information on a timely basis. More than half of our members and professional staff receive annual training related to governmental accounting and auditing and exceed the education requirements of “Government Audit Standards” (the “Yellow Book”). Our government industry structure enables us to identify best practices, review industry trends and work together to reach creative solutions for our clients.

We provide:

  • Independent Audits of Financial Statements
  • Special Purpose Audit
  • Agreed-Upon Procedures
  • Audits of Federal Awards Programs (compliance with OMB Circular A-133)
  • Financial Reporting
  • Assistance in reviewing and preparing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • Internal Control Evaluations
  • HUD Compliance Audits
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Performance & Operational Reviews

In addition to performance of audits (including those under the Single Audit Act, Government Audit Standards, and generally accepted auditing standards), we perform a number of consulting services including:

  • Assist with bank reconciliation and other bookkeeping problems
  • Review of business office duties and assignments
  • Budget consulting
  • Bond issue consulting and accounting
  • Real estate and earned income tax audits
  • Computer consulting
  • Payroll tax consulting
  • Staff training
  • Implementation of Section 125 “Cafeteria” Plan

Some examples of our governmental clients include:

Component Units of Local Governments, County Governments, Fire, Water & Sewer Districts,  Municipalities, School Boards, Community Colleges