Advantage

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Traditional accounting solutions focus on where you have been. Baker Tilly Advantage (Advantage) transforms the traditional accounting approach into proactive solutions that focus on where you are going. The difference is a powerful combination of innovative cloud technology, financial expertise and industry insight delivered by experienced advisors who are committed to helping you gain a competitive advantage.

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    Client accounting and advisory services

    As a business owner, you need information that's timely and relevant in order to drive the decisions you make every day. Advantage client accounting and advisory services (CAS) addresses that need by leveraging best-in-class technologies to deliver customized accounting, finance and operational assistance.

    Whether you are looking to outsource your entire accounting department or seeking assistance with basic accounting and bookkeeping, Advantage CAS will work with you to create a customized solution that meets your needs and scales with you as you grow.

    Bookkeeping services

    • Payroll processing and reporting
    • Sales and use tax reporting
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Accounts payable processing
    • Vendor reconciliations
    • 1099 reporting

    Tax services

    • Strategic tax services
    • Income tax compliance
    • Cost segregation
    • Tax treatment of gift card programs
    • Multistate activities/Nexus
    • Sales and use taxation
    • Income/franchise taxation
    • Unclaimed property
    • Tax accounting methods
    • Partnership allocations
    • Tax payroll matters (i.e. TIP credit calculations)

    Controller services

    • Cash management
    • Financial statement preparation
    • Account reconciliations
    • Designing control procedures
    • Consolidated reporting
    • Audit preparation

    CFO services

    • Operational performance review
    • Budget preparation and reporting
    • Financial forecasts and modeling
    • Cash flow analysis
    • Acquisition due diligence
    Our team invests significantly in our clients’ daily and monthly finance, reporting and planning needs – leaving them free to focus on what matters most, running their businesses. Advantage is a one-stop shop: we have the resources and expertise to provide our clients with whatever level of accounting, operational, strategic and transactional support they require. And we’re constantly looking to the future – we’re proactive about addressing challenges and opportunities and recommending solutions to help clients meet their future business goals.
    Wade Huseth, Partner and Baker Tilly Advantage Practice Leader

    Technology solutions

    Advantage serves as your one-stop shop for innovative technology solutions that simplify your financial reporting processes. Our recommended tools offer real-time reporting, easy-to-use dashboards and automated processes that reduce manual workload and improve day-to-day efficiencies.

    • Tailored management dashboards with customized reporting capabilities
    • Integration of your existing applications for a comprehensive view of your data
    • Cloud-based solutions that allow secure access from any device
    • Scalable solutions to meet your growing needs

    Choose to outsource to the Advantage team or receive training and implementation support to handle in-house. Our team takes the time to understand your business strategy so, no matter what level of technology and support you need, we will customize a solution that empowers you with the most relevant information to drive your success.

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    Industry specialization

    Advantage team members are organized by industry specialization to focus on key challenges and opportunities that can be addressed with outsourced solutions. We combine our knowledge of your business with industry insights to keep you competitive, informed and in compliance. Receive ongoing support from professionals who see the big picture and can assist you in strengthening your business over the long-term.

    Since working with Baker Tilly Advantage, we’ve been able to scale our organization without a corresponding increase in finance full-time equivalents (FTEs). There is a seamless transition of accounting support and organizational knowledge…unlike the gap created when managed internally. The account team doesn’t look at our organization with a single focus — they look beyond the numbers to bring a broad range of ideas for how they can support Filene’s success.
    Patsy Stewart, Chief Finance and Operations Officer, Filene Research Institute