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Brian Finley

As part of the audit staff, I provide Remarkable Client Service to a wide range of industries including: construction, manufacturing, governmental, nonprofit and deathcare. I work in a team environment to report on financial statements, 401(k) plans, and trust funds. I am responsible for smooth client communications, leading compilation, review, 401(k) and other attest engagements, preparing quality workpapers, and preparing financial statements.

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How to Increase the Quality of your Construction Contract Work

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2016 12:07:07 AM / by Brian Finley posted in Construction Industry

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The main goal for a construction contracting company is to carry out a construction project’s work in a way that meets the project’s objectives, at a high level of quality. It is up to the project manager to meet these objectives, which can occur through the completion of four phases: initiation, planning, execution, and closing. Once these phases are finished, the contract is deemed complete.

Together, these four phases are known as the contract life cycle. One important aspect that runs across the four is effective management. Aspects of management that include communication, documentation, and budgeting are all critical to a successful project.

Here, I’ll explain each of the phases of the life cycle in greater detail, along with a discussion of some of the benefits of using life cycle management.

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Do you have a true picture of your construction company’s financial position?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2016 12:00:00 PM / by Brian Finley posted in Construction Industry

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As the owner of a construction company, it can sometimes be difficult for you to get an accurate understanding of the financial position of your company; at the same time, it is so important because it is the key to operating a successful business.

One issue accountants see with construction companies is that the actual net income the company derives for each project does not always comply with accounting standards. We provide the assurance that the financials are in line with the standards, bringing the revenue amount to where it should be. But, the solution is not always what the company wants to hear, because often the income is decreased as a result, and the company is less profitable than expected.

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