Financial Consulting

Serving governmental entities since 1984.

Full-service governmental accounting and consulting support

Together, we will review existing practices and systems and identify ways to support decision-making, meet applicable standards and enhance the organization’s operational efficiencies.

Annual Financial Statement Preparation

We prepare financial statements and notes for audit by the government’s external auditors that are based on the government’s chart of accounts and trial balances.

Budget Preparation Assistance

We offer consulting assistance in the development of the government’s annual budget, including assistance in estimating revenues, preparing the budget document, conducting or participating in budget workshops and more.

General Accounting and Reconciling Assistance

Get help with the development or modification of the chart of accounts, posting transactions, reconciling accounts, report preparation, identifying and making needed adjustments or recording the adjustments into the government’s records.

Budget Monitoring Assistance

We provide consulting assistance that includes preparing monthly budget status reports from the government’s accounting records, evaluating periodic budget statuses, proposing budget amendments and presenting periodic budget status reports.

Capital Asset Records Maintenance

Get assistance with the development of initial inventory plan, training of the government’s staff, providing guidance to government staff participating in the conduct of asset inventory and research of records for estimating historical cost, data entry of inventory information and updating records for annual additions and disposals.

Internal Control Assistance

Let our experts provide advice on adequacy of design of the government’s internal control policies and procedures and assist in implementing recommendations for improvement of the design or compliance.

Payroll Tax and Other Regulatory Report Assistance

Our consulting assistance helps with the preparation or correction of federal and state tax, and other regulatory forms or reports, such as payroll tax reports, energy regulatory reports and annual budgetary condition reports.

Crawford & Associates’ leadership is widely recognized as expert speakers and instructors

Each year, our speakers and instructors are invited to speak at numerous state, national and international conferences on governmental topics as well as provide continuing education to CPA firms and accounting or auditing organizations. Our team is skilled in topics including governmental accounting, auditing and financial management and is often recognized for our ability to educate in an entertaining, easy-to-understand manner.

The Performeter® -a unique, financial analysis and rating tool

The Performeter® tool provides financial indicators and trends related to your financial position, performance and ability to arrive at an overall financial health and success rating. Developed by Crawford & Associates, this tool is used to measure a governmental entity’s financial health and success.

Kimberly Meek, City Manager, City of Duncan

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