Architectural & Engineering

As a certified public accounting firm, we understand the professional services industry from both a service and business operations perspective. Service-based, professional businesses face a unique blend of challenges, including addressing costing issues, developing methods for key employee retention and identifying fair methods of compensation. We know you put in long hours to meet client needs and grow your business, just like we do.

Recognizing these challenges, we help professional service businesses manage operations cost-effectively, so you can focus on providing the highest quality services to your clients. At Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, we have developed the expertise to assist our professional services clients.

  • Strategic planning and compensation strategies
  • Profitability analysis
  • Internal control review
  • Bank financing assistance
  • Budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management
  • Accounting systems selection
  • Mergers and acquisitions and due diligence services
  • Succession planning
  • Overhead rate audits