Industries

Public Sector

We are recognized as one of the tri-state area’s premier providers of accounting, auditing and advisory services for public sector organizations.

For those who choose a life in public service, the rewards are many. The challenges, however, include changing budgetary priorities, restrictive regulations and time-consuming demands for transparency. Not only do these challenges divert managers’ attention from everyday operations, they require the development of specific solutions, customized procedures and processes — which is why so many government officials and managers seek the help of experts like ours.

Dedicated to Public Sector Organizations.

One of the tri-state area’s leading providers of accounting, auditing and advisory services for public sector organizations, PKF O’Connor Davies offers a bridge between accounting practices and financial management, helping resolve complex regulatory issues, fulfill critical reporting requirements and more. We deliver extensive resources to public sector organizations of every size while simultaneously offering the concentrated personal attention that many larger firms cannot.

The Singular Focus Only Specialists Can Deliver

Proactive, thorough and efficient, our professionals forge long-lasting relationships with clients. They deliver attentive, responsive service to government officials and managers along with firm partners, also actively involved in the engagement. Many are involved in various national and local professional organizations as well as numerous government and accounting organizations, including:

  • AICPA – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • ASBO – Association of School Business Officials: National, New York and New Jersey chapters
  • CTCPA – Connecticut State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • GFOA – Government Finance Officers Association: National, New York and Connecticut chapters
  • NJCPA – New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • NYSAC – New York State Association of Counties
  • NYSSCPA – New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

      Trusted by a Diverse Constituency

      Our client base extends throughout the tri-state area and includes:

      Boroughs
      Towns
      Villages
      Cities
      Counties
      State agencies
      Public authorities
      School districts
      Justice courts
      Fire districts
      Hospitals and nursing homes
      Educational institutions

      In-Depth Industry Expertise

      Our partners and professionals possess significant experience in serving the public sector, which equips them to tailor services to address specific concerns and objectives, including:

      Audit Services

      • Audits of public sector organizations
      • Single Audits (under Uniform Grant Guidance)
      • Internal auditing
      • 403(b) plans; Audit and compliance reviews
      • 457(b) plans; Deferred compensation plan audits
      • GASB standards implementation guidance

      Management Advisory Services

      • Budget consulting
      • Performance management studies
      • Bookkeeping services
      • Indirect cost rate calculations

      Information Technology Consulting

      • IT application feasibility studies
      • Systems and software design and implementation

      Additional Services

      • Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) preparation and review
      • Official statement reviews
      • Refunding bond verification
      • Federal and state regulation interpretation
      • Federal and state agency audit findings response
      • Organizational policies and procedures development
      • Grant administration reviews
      • Government finance training seminars
      • Grant proposals, contract proposal and cost proposal development assistance
      • Employee benefit plans consulting
      • Cost reporting for governmental agencies