We help firms ranging in size from those with multiple offices across the country to the local, one person consultant. No matter your size, we provide a committed service team who will listen to your needs, deliver innovative solutions to your issues, make promises that we will keep, and exceed your expectations.
Accounting for Architects + Engineers
We understand the built industry.
We employ over 20 professionals who specialize in the built industry – a fact our clients value as we provide compliance and consulting services. With our built industry knowledge and financial expertise, we are uniquely qualified to help with your architecture and engineering accounting needs.
In addition to traditional tax compliance and financial statement services, Aldrich offers expertise in these key areas when offering accounting for architects and engineers:
Industry benchmarking and financial analysis
What should my realization or utilization rate be? Am I spending too much money on overhead? Our team of experts can help you answer these questions and more.
Overhead rate (FAR 31) audits and compliance
If you are doing work for the government, you need an overhead rate. We can audit the overhead rate to help you comply with government requirements. We also provide advice to help firms maximize the overhead rate while still staying compliant with the regulations.
Developing a succession plan is a process, not an event, and needs a strategic approach. Our team of transition professionals will take the time to evaluate your best course of action.
- Compensation and bonus analysis
- Operational/internal control reviews
- Retirement plans, including ESOP and 401(k) plans
- Employee benefits, including health/life/disability
We work with companies on a variety of tax credits, including implementation of Research and Development (R&D) credits and implementation of 179D.
What We Do
Engineering and architecture accounting services
- Tax compliance and financial statement services
- Overhead rate (FAR 31) audits and compliance
- Transition planning and ownership succession
- Implementation of 179D and tax credits
Meet Our Professionals
Jim Dailey, CPA, CMA®
Aldrich CPAs + Advisors
Whether transitioning to the next generation or finding a suitable buyer, Jim has a passion for guiding business owners through the transition of their company. Prior to joining the firm, Jim spent 14 in the private industry as a controller, vice president of finance, general manager and project manager for two construction companies. He speaks nationally at construction…
- Private closely-held businesses
- Succession and transition planning
- Business valuation
- Business consulting
- Certified Public Accountant
- Certified Management Accountant (CMA)