Accounting Services Suites

As a growing business, your needs are continually changing and evolving. No matter what stage you’re in, CK is here to help you with your accounting processes. Below are the different services we offer and the suite of options that you can choose from based on your specific situation and budget. No matter which level you choose, we will be helping you interpret financial results, benchmark your performance, increase efficiencies, reduce overhead and streamline reporting.

Core bookkeeping services:

  • Vendor bill processing
  • Customer invoice processing
  • Cash management and forecasting
  • General ledger processing
  • Financial statement/management report preparation
  • Sales tax and payroll tax preparation
  • 1099 preparation and much more
Level 1: Oversight Function
Level 2: Bookkeeping Function
Level 3: Controller Function
Custom Services
Level 1: Oversight Function

This option is best when you simply need a second set of eyes on your processes. We will review your financial statements and will share best practices, advise on transactional postings and communicate operating results to you.

  • Review of your internally prepared financial statements.
  • Preparation of adjusting journal entries based on review.
  • Review of internal reconciliations.
  • Preparation of executive summary on period activity to management.
Level 2: Bookkeeping Function

This option is best when you need accounting function support. At this level, we’re more hands on. We will prepare journal entries, reconciliations, post cash and credit card transactions, plus the functions of Level 1.

 

  • Bookkeeping activities, see core services above.
  • Customized centralized accounting services.
  • Preparation of adjusting journal entries.
  • Generation and preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Preparation of account reconciliations.
  • Issuance of Executive Summary on period results.
  • Communication with management on a quarterly basis.
Level 3: Controller Function

This option is best when you want true strategic guidance for your finance function. We will get in the weeds, helping you develop and facilitate reports, analytics and strategy for the future. This is in addition to the services provided in Levels 1 and 2.

 

  • Bookkeeping activities, see core services above.
  • Customized centralized accounting services.
  • Preparation of adjusting journal entries.
  • Preparation of account reconciliations.
  • Generation and preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Development and facilitation of management reports and custom analytics.
  • Issuance of Executive Summary on period results.
  • Communication with management on monthly basis.
Custom Services

If your business requires a more tailored approach, we’ll work with you to create a custom package. Custom services include:

 

  • Serving as part of your professional services team. We can be present for key meetings, liaison with various action items, and communicate key decisions.
  • Reviewing various agreements (corporate, banking, operational) and extract key financial matters affecting financial reporting.
  • Preparing customized reporting to meet contractual terms.
  • Conducting detailed analysis including ratio and account variances.
  • Interview assistance for key accounting positions.
  • Assistance in year-end audit preparations from planning to work paper preparation.
  • Offering support with QuickBooks as QuickBooks Pro Advisors including full utilization of Intuit product lines (QuickBooks and third party applications) to streamline financial and operational processes.
  • Accounting needs assessment.
  • Internal control review.

 

Cost Effective Solutions

We believe that outsourced accounting services benefit businesses by providing significant expertise without significant expense. The cost of employing an in-house bookkeeper goes beyond salary when you add in training and benefits. By choosing to outsource your accounting with Cray Kaiser you are getting a team of experts in accounting, tax and closely-held business operations.

Amy Langfelder
CK Partner
630-953-4900 ext. 204
Eva Koziel
Senior of Accounting Services
630-953-4900 ext. 240
Debbie Myers
Accounting Service Specialist
630-953-4900 ext. 215
Karen Hoban
Accounting Service Specialist
630-953-4900 ext. 219