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Finance & Accounting Solutions

Plante Moran

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Seamless service to keep your business running

Whether you’re a sole proprietor or a Fortune 500 company, you have unique finance and accounting needs. From daily accounting tasks to CFO-level duties, streamlining your finance and accounting operations can become a challenge and takes your focus away from core business activities. We’ll help you work through your finance and accounting challenges and determine how our experts can best support you — whether it’s through interim accounting assistance or a completely outsourced accounting solution.

Our finance and accounting specialists will become a seamless extension of key functional areas, providing the expertise to support your organization.

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Finance and Accounting Solutions Thought Leadership

  • The CFO cheat sheet: Nine ways to improve effectiveness

    Whether you’re a CFO looking to improve your strategy or a CEO or board member wanting to coach your CFO, this nine-point guide can help.

    Stan Hannah
    Article April 29, 2021 7 min read
    Business professionals looking at charts on a large screen
  • Financial reporting considerations going public as a SPAC

    A special-purpose acquisition company can sidestep some hurdles that come with a traditional initial public offering. However, when companies go public, there are a few caveats to consider with financial reporting, such as compliance with U.S. GAAP.

    David Steimel Jack Kristan
    Article April 9, 2021 3 min read
    Businessperson reviewing their notes at a kitchen table.
  • Going public through a SPAC: Five things to consider

    Everybody’s talking about SPACs, and we can see why — there are several benefits to this creative way to go public. But before you take another step, make sure you’ve addressed these audit and accounting issues. 

    David Steimel Jack Kristan Felicia Donaldson
    Article April 6, 2021 3 min read
    Angled view looking up at city skyscrapers.
  • Upgrade the finance function to assure private equity value creation
    The degree of financial reporting upgrading that’s required by private equity firms after an acquisition isn’t always fully appreciated. There are three areas funds should be focusing their efforts in order to begin post-acquisition value creation.
    Brad Rummel
    Article March 5, 2021 3 min read
    Business partners overlooking a blurred cityscape

Our Clients Say

With the concurrence of our private equity sponsor, the company brought in Plante Moran’s FSS team to help drive transformative changes in our financial processes to support growth and acquisitions.  The Plant Moran FSS group brought best practices that allowed us to condense our monthly close time to 5 days (down from several weeks), and implement robust policies and more accurate processes for major accounting estimates.  We also brought them in to help us during the post-acquisition phase of our most recent acquisition. Not only did they help integrate our newest vertical into our organization, they helped us claw-back a large portion of the purchase price through the net working capital adjustment once they discovered that the financial information reported by the Seller contained inaccuracies. They also discovered a direct violation of the purchase agreement which resulted in additional recoveries. We would absolutely use Plante Moran again for future deals.

Keith Marchiando CFO, AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc.

Professionals discussing accounting solutions
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Accounting department assessment
An accounting department assessment improves GAAP compliance, timeliness and accuracy of financial reporting, and the burden of the accounting team for a rapidly growing professional services company.
Kevin DeAutremont
Case Study May 21, 2019 2 min read
People looking over financial documents
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Organization saves $200,000 and reduces risk with outsourced accounting
A thorough evaluation and revamped accounting process helps organization avoid crisis, save money, and reduce risk.
Rebecca Kelley
Case Study May 1, 2019 1 min read

Added value to your organization

Our solutions will help you switch your focus from arduous accounting tasks to a strategic, data-driven finance and accounting program. Not only will you have access to our experienced team members with certifications such as MBA, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, and CISA, but you’ll also benefit from the collective power of our firm.

“We’ll support and solve your current needs and challenges, but our team provides value beyond the day to day,” says Tom Risi, our finance and accounting solutions leader. “Our goal is to be your trusted advisor. We’ll leverage the expertise of entire firm to provide future-focused, strategic advice to improve your organization today, and tomorrow.”

How can we help your business?

Contact us or submit an RFP