Crawford & Associates, P.C. has earned an international, national and statewide reputation second to none in the area of governmental accounting and consulting. Our vision in 1984 to establish a CPA firm to exclusively serve governments has proven to be ahead of its time and has allowed the firm to become recognized internationally as a well-respected leader in the state and local government arena. This respect and recognition has garnered the attention of a number of other organizations and service providers around the country as evidenced by the 2015 blog article from the IT company EMSCO Solutions entitled Crawford & Associates P.C. vs Other Oklahoma City CPA Alternatives.
Crawford & Associates is a 25-person firm headquartered in Oklahom a City, Oklahoma. The firm specializes in providing consulting and accounting services solely to governmental entities. We have a unique blend of talent and expertise among our professional associates, including a number of professionals who have direct past experience serving as governmental accountants or auditors for a state or municipal government prior to joining our firm. We offer a variety of services including financial statement preparation, fraud investigations, internal control analysis, accounting policy and procedure development, contract internal auditing, staff training, and expert witness testimony in litigation and labor arbitration matters. See our Services overview page for more detailed information on the type of services available.
Picture above is from Mike Crawford's 2016 induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame for City and Town Officials.
Articles About the Firm - A sample of articles spotlighting the firm include the following:
- Hometown Auditors with a World Wide Reputation Click here
- Crawford Brothers receive National Appointments Click here
- Crawford & Associates Establishes Endowment Fund for Municipal Officials Click here
- Crawford & Associates Add Contribution to the Endowment Fund Click here
Our Commitment to Government
Since its humble beginnings in 1984, Crawford & Associates has stayed true to its mission of promoting accountability and transparancy in state and local government in an effort to help maintain and enhance public trust. We have consistently been and are still leaders in the field of governmental accounting and auditing, including chairing state and national committees and councils for the OSCPA, AICPA and GASB. Because of our commitment to government and our public speaking expertise, firm shareholders and other staff are continuously in high demand across the country as public speakers and presenters of governmental accounting, auditing, and financial management topics. See our Training and Public Speaking page for more information.
Quality Control and Peer Review
Crawford & Associates is proud of it's involvement with and membership in the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center and Peer Review Program. As part of this membership, the firm undergoes a comprehensive quality control review by an independent CPA firm every three years. Our most recent peer review resulted in a Pass rating. Click here to view a copy of our most recent accepted peer review report by C.B.E.W.
Our Unique Office Environment
If you get the opportunity, you must stop by the corporate headquarters of Crawford & Associates to experience our unique office décor. Because of firm chairman Mike Crawford's passion for 1960's and 1970's rock and roll (he was once a lead guitarist for a local rock group in the late 60s and early 70s), the Oklahoma City office doubles as a rock and roll museum and memorial to classic rock. Autographed guitars, pictures, albums, and much more hang from the office walls, along with a collection of other rock and roll memorabilia displayed throughout the office. Click here to see a sample of the rock and roll items on display.