Public Company Accounting Oversight Board PCAOB

Publicly-traded companies must answer to stakeholders while simultaneously enduring the scrutiny of regulators. Management teams at these multi-dimensional companies are under pressure to implement and maintain a system of controls that facilitates proper reporting and operating efficiency.

Our specialists understand the needs of publicly-traded management teams and provide extensive audit, review and compilation services that help these companies ensure compliance, gain investor confidence, and sustain business growth. Their in-depth experience with regulatory compliance for publicly-traded companies complements enviable skill in the audit procedures regulated by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). PKF O’Connor Davies has been serving publicly registered clients in a variety of industry sectors since 1970 and therefore, our clients expect – and benefit from – the highest level of audit quality. Our teams collaborate with those of our clients to assure ongoing communication and updates on new and evolving regulations.

Outstanding capabilities that provide publicly-traded companies with superior audit quality.

Audit Related Services for Publicly Traded Companies

  • Certified audits
  • Audits of internal control over financial reporting
  • Acquisition audits
  • Pro forma financial statements
  • Assistance with registration statements filed with the SEC
  • Review of the 8K filings with the SEC
  • Assistance with other filings with the SEC
  • Filing reviews for registrants who are audited by foreign member firms of PKF International
  • Client representation at pre- or post-filing conferences with the SEC and assistance in responding to SEC comment letters
  • Internal control reviews – SSAE 16, SOC 1 and 2 reports
  • Compliance, including Dodd-Frank, AIFMD, corporate, investor mandate compliance
  • IT cybersecurity services

Accounting/Advisory Services for Publicly Traded Companies

  • Preparing the books and records for audit
  • Testing internal controls in connection with management’s assessment of internal control over financial reporting
  • Preparing disclosures in the business overview, management discussion and analysis, and liquidity sections of the registration statement
  • Accounting for acquisitions, including fair value measurment
  • Providing certain tax services
  • Preparing financial statements and related footnote disclosures
  • Valuation – fair value analysis under ASC820
  • Due diligence

PKF O’Connor Davies is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It is also a member of the Center for Audit Quality of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.