Our Services

 

Our goal at Grace and Associates and SagePoint Financial is to help you gain and manage assets. In an effort to do this, we stay abreast of changes in tax, valuation, forensic and financial issues that may affect you.  By combining our dedication to provide the most professional, personalized services possible with continuing professional education and the latest technology, we strive to help you make decisions you will be happy with years from now.  To accomplish this, we offer the following services:

Accounting

We offer a full range of professional accounting services, including:

  • Financial statement preparation.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Controllership – Financial statement preparation at your place of business; oversight of your accounting department.

Audit and Review

Our auditors have over fifty years combined experience auditing small and large business alike.  Each financial audit is designed to allow us to understand the internal control system of the organization and ultimately to aid in the issuance of financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and where applicable, generally accepted governmental auditing standards (GAGAS), including audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133.  We are available to engage in :

  • Financial and governmental audits.
  • Program specific audits.
  • Reviewed financial statement preparation with full disclosure.
  • Operational and management audits.
  • Forensic/fraud engagements.
  • Agreed upon procedures – in depth type review of certain areas of your business.
  • Grant compliance testing.
  • Federal, state and program specific compliance testing.

Consulting

We offer a wide variety of consulting services.  If it doesn’t fit into one of our other service categories, it probably falls into consulting services.  Whatever your consulting needs may be, we are here to help with:

  • Tax planning – planning to determine most tax efficient way to implement your decisions.
  • Life planning – long term plans using the most current software to get you from where you are today, to where you want to be in the future.
  • Business start up and development.
  • Litigation support.
  • Systems design, control and monitoring.

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations

Offering the uniquely focused and specialized services of forensic accounting and fraud investigation, we are committed to follow through with the mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners which is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime.  Our Certified Fraud Examiner may assist you with:

  • Investigation, detection and deterrence of fraud.
  • Investigation of fraudulent financial transactions and financial reporting.
  •  Investigation of asset misappropriation.
  • Investigation of corruption.
  • Federal and State government compliance investigation.
  • ERISA compliance and retirement plan investigations.
  • Internal control design, review and monitoring.
  • Financial policies and procedures development designed to deter fraud.
  • Management of internal groups to maximize “buy in” of systems design.
  • Specialized plans and investigations.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of information.

 

     

Investment Services

Investment services are designed to fit your particular needs.  Whether you have a Corporate or Institutional Portfolio, personal investment management needs or financial or retirement planning, we are available to assist.  We offer:

  • Comprehensive financial and retirement plans.
  • Portfolio management.
  • Asset allocations.
  • Diversification strategies.
  • Support from one of the nations largets networks of independent broker-dealers in the country - SagePoint Financial, Inc. 

     

Taxation

We are an IRS authorized e-file provider and can accommodate the tax planning and preparation needs of:

  • Individuals
  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Estates
  • Gift tax reporting
  • Sales tax reporting
  • Property tax reporting
  • Excise tax returns
  • Fiduciary accounting and tax preparation

Valuations

Our experienced Certified Valuation Analyst has a solid knowledge of accounting fundamentals which the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts has determined to be foundational to performing valuations.  He is available to assist you with:

  • Business valuations.
  • Partnership interest valuations.
  • Limited partnership interest valuations.
  • Litigation support.
  • Buy/sell agreements.
  • Gift and estate tax valuations.
  • Specialized valuations.

If you need other services not listed here, please contact us—we may be able to help!