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Accounting Services

At LaPorte, we understand that some businesses may lack the resources to staff an accounting or finance department or to handle special accounting project needs.

We can help. LaPorte’s accounting services professionals can provide the accounting support you need, including ongoing accounting services, project support, and outsourced controllership services. If we’re doing our job, you will be able to focus on your core business.

What makes LaPorte accounting services stand out? We have over 20 professionals with deep experience, including eight CPAs, and five QuickBooks ProAdvisors. Many of our accounting professionals have served on the industry side. Our client service focuses on team continuity, developing strong partnerships with our clients, and proactively educating clients on new laws and regulations. Our clients range in size from small to some of the firm’s largest organizations and range across industries. The breadth of our team’s experience translates into a broader perspective on your needs, your business, and what exterior forces may impact them.


Assurance services

  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Compiled and reviewed financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and special frameworks of accounting

Traditional services

  • Accounting consultations
  • Accounting reconciliations
  • Accounting systems set up and implementation
  • Business license and property tax return preparation
  • Cash-flow analyses
  • Financial statement analyses and consultations
  • Financial statement preparation
  • General ledger processing
  • Government agency payroll research (e.g., employee versus independent contractor and 1099s)
  • Outsourced controllership functions
  • Payroll and sales tax return preparation

Consulting services

  • Accounting closing processes
  • Accounting principle consulting
  • Accounting software selection
  • Analyses of engaging/disengaging professionals
  • Benchmarking and budget analyses
  • Break-even analyses
  • Customized financial and management reports
  • Fund administration
  • Grant monitoring
  • Internal control recommendations
  • Judicial appointments as financial administrators
  • Professional service compensation analyses
  • Recruitment
  • Training and consultation
  • Utility rate analyses

Accounting software

LaPorte’s Accounting Services professionals are knowledgeable in the following software:

  • Creative Solutions
  • QuickBooks Enterprise
  • QuickBooks Online Edition
  • QuickBooks Premier
  • Sage 50 (Peachtree)
  • Sage 50 (Quantum)
  • Sage 100 ERP (MAS 90/200)

Industry-specific software


  • Foundation
  • Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Sage Timberline)

Hospitality and entertainment

  • Compeat
  • Micros

Law firm services

  • Juris

Oil and gas

  • OGsys

Real estate

  • Yardi
  • Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Sage Timberline)