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Construction Accounting & Financial Management

Full-Service Financial Management

The building boom is big in Colorado. For all the growth, construction firms still face many complex issues that stand in the way of their success. This is due to challenges like managing cash flows, the rising costs of building materials and insurance, finding qualified skilled workers, and bidding against competition successfully. In an industry where change is a constant, success demands accurate and timely information to assure profitability.

Stratagem’s dedicated team includes Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFPs) possessing over 25 years of experience with small and large construction firms across Colorado and the western US. We’re an independent, solutions-oriented firm that is just the right size to be cost effective, and we are committed to guiding you through the construction industry’s unique challenges.

Our financial services for the construction industry include:

Construction Tax Services

Guidance on tax filing, identifying opportunities to optimize tax benefits, and developing a tax planning strategy that fits your unique needs. Our services:

  • Tax returns- Preparing company and individual tax returns to maximize tax savings for you and your business
  • Tax considerations- Collaborating with you on special tax considerations and credits
  • Tax planning- Creating long-term strategy to amplify potential benefits

Construction Assurance/Audit Services

Audited financial statements that display accurate and meaningful results strengthen your ability to carry out your projects effectively and profitably. Our services:

  • Audit, review, and compilation- Auditing, reviewing, and compiling your company’s financial statements to give you the level of assurance and sophisticated financial reporting that your business requires, improving your access to capital and surety bonds
  • Auditing your company’s deferred benefit or deferred contribution plan to assure compliance with Department of Labor requirements

Construction Consulting Services

Strategic thinking around complex business challenges that helps you in managing your business. Our services:

  • Succession planning- Identifying and implementing business owner exit strategies to provide peace of mind and maximize the company’s value
  • Government contracts- Budgeting, bidding, and executing government contracts to maximize project performance. Help with developing the accounting system and overhead rate structure required to be compliant with the Federal Acquisition Regulation
  • Merger and acquisition- Assessing tax considerations, product and service compatibility, competitive tactics, and position to get the most out of the sale or purchase of a business
  • Overhead rate structure

Construction Accounting Services

Our accounting team can provide support or assume the role of your internal accounting team to ensure you to have accurate and timely financials. Our services:

  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Monthly statement reconciliations – bank accounts, investments accounts, credit cards, etc.
  • General ledger review
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Cash flow budgets and forecasting
  • Payroll processing and payroll tax return filing including year-end W-2s
  • Workers’ compensation audits
  • Sales and use tax reporting
  • Annual report filing
  • Maintaining property listing and complete annual personal property filings
  • 1096/1099 &1098 reporting
  • Accounting software assistance and training
  • Job costing

Construction CFO Services

We provide in-depth financial analysis, improve cash management practices, and upgrade internal controls to enhance the overall financial position of your company. We will coordinate project estimating and project management with your accounting system to improve and streamline project analysis.

Construction IT Services

We share our technology expertise with you, making sure your systems run smoothly and your information is secure and safe from hack. Our team can help with:

  • Technology Consulting Services
    • General technology – hardware, software, and network setup
    • Strategic Technology Planning
    • Technical project management and implementation
    • Current technology assessment
    • Written policies and procedures
    • Security and risk assurance
  • Managed Services
    • 24/7/365 monitoring and maintenance of your systems and servers
    • Disaster recovery and backup for business continuity
    • Expert support, both onsite and virtually
    • Firewall and security management
    • Cloud computing and virtualization
    • Virtual CIO services
  • Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
    • Sharepoint


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