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Funkhouser Linkedin Presentation

  1. 1. <ul><li>Gregg N. Funkhouser, CPA, MST Government Contracting Segment Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Tysons Corner Office </li></ul><ul><li>1430 Spring Hill Road, Suite 300 </li></ul><ul><li>McLean, VA 22102 </li></ul><ul><li>703.970.0416 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>GOODMAN & COMPANY, LLP
  2. 2. Our Firm <ul><li>10 Locations: </li></ul><ul><li>Chester, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Danville, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Newport News, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Norfolk, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Richmond, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Roanoke, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Rockville, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Tysons Corner, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Beach ,VA </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, DC </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our Firm <ul><li>One of the largest certified public accounting firms based in Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by M. L. Goodman over 75 years ago, the firm has since expanded to nine locations throughout Virginia and an emerging presence in Maryland. </li></ul><ul><li>Noted among the Top 100 accounting firms nationally by Accounting Today magazine for the past five years. </li></ul><ul><li>Our CPA’s are annually among those recognized by their peers as “Super CPAs”, a listing compiled by Virginia Business magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Clients <ul><li>Goodman & Company serves individuals, businesses, municipal and governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, and financial institutions, among others. We also serve both private and publicly traded businesses with local, national and international interests. </li></ul><ul><li>Our clients range in size from individuals and small family owned businesses to large multi-million dollar corporations. </li></ul><ul><li>Past experience has proven that our success in meeting our clients’ needs comes not only from understanding the financial side of their business...but equally as important... understanding the people side. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Practice Specialties <ul><li>  Our certified public accountants have the expertise and years of experience essential to evaluating, analyzing and understanding your unique situation. We pride ourselves on the personalized service we provide, whether assisting you with traditional accounting services or services that require specialized knowledge and experience. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Our service specialties include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting and Auditing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting Software Services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tax Planning and Preparation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Valuation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified Plan Audits and Administration </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Estate Planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resource Services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Litigation Support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tax Credits and Incentives </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Segregation Studies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Industry Specialties <ul><li>  We welcome new business and would appreciate an opportunity to discuss our varied service offerings and industry specialties. </li></ul><ul><li>Our industry specialties include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture/Engineering </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Auto Dealerships </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction/Contractors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electrical Cooperatives </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Government Contractors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Municipal and Governmental Entities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals and Nursing Homes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other Institutional Healthcare Providers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Law and other Professional Service Firms </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing and Distribution </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Practice Groups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not-for-Profit Organizations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate/HUD/VHDA </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retail and Service Industries   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Our Commitment to Professional and Community Service <ul><li>Goodman & Company has a strong commitment to the accounting profession, as well as charitable, community and civic activities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Firm members actively serve the profession through affiliations with the the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Equally significant, is our commitment to the communities in which we live and work. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Firm members are encouraged to give their time and talents to the betterment of those in their communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our professionals are strongly encouraged to volunteer their time and even to become leaders in civic and community organizations. The firm enthusiastically supports them in these endeavors. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goodman Accounting Challenge <ul><li>We understand that the future success of the accounting profession and our firm is dependent upon the best and brightest accounting graduates. </li></ul><ul><li>Goodman Accounting Challenge recognizes outstanding achievement in the accounting field and promotes the integrity of the profession. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Commitment to Community <ul><li>Commitment to College Accounting Students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$250,000 commitment to numerous area colleges and universities in the area </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VSCPA Educational Foundation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourages students to pursue accounting degrees and careers, and rewards outstanding academic performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$100,000 donation </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Fantastic 50 Sponsorship <ul><li>Goodman & Company is a signature sponsor of the Fantastic 50 competition, spearheaded by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. </li></ul><ul><li>The award’s program recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in Virginia for their contribution to the Commonwealth through increased employment and capital investment. </li></ul><ul><li>Our professionals commit their time and effort in securing nominations, compiling applications, verifying financial information from the nominees, and producing the final ranking. </li></ul><ul><li>This is our 10th year of sponsorship. </li></ul><ul><li>16 of our clients were named among the Fantastic 50. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Our Resources <ul><li>Using the most up-to-date technology, our professionals stay at the forefront of accounting, tax and industry issues affecting our clients’ interests. These capabilities allow us to advise our clients to avoid financial missteps and to take full advantage of emerging opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>The firm’s website at makes available the biographies of our professionals, contact partners for specific services, current tax law information and forms, in-depth brochures on life-cycle events, an extensive array of financial calculators, practice area descriptions, employment opportunities and firm news and events. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Our Commitment to Quality <ul><li>Member of both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Practice Section and the Private Companies Practice Section of the American Institute of CPAs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We adhere to stringent requirements concerning quality control and mandatory peer reviews. Peer Review is an independent and rigorous inspection of a firm’s professional practice. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In 1972, Goodman & Company was among the first firms in the country to voluntarily submit to this quality review. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our firm has consistently received the highest rating possible, an unqualified report without matters for further consideration. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meets the requirements for serving public corporations, SEC reporting companies. and those serving privately-held companies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add to this, the adherence to a formalized internal structure of policies and practices to ensure the quality and accuracy of our work. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What Makes Us Different <ul><li>Industry Specific Expertise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For every engagement, Goodman & Company selects a service team composed of trained and knowledgeable professionals with varied and extensive experience in serving your industry. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diverse Service Offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In addition to traditional accounting and tax expertise, we are also prepared to quickly bring to bear the resources necessary to respond to all of your current and future needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Personal Attention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We provide personal attention that can only be offered by a local practice. We have found that knowing our client’s business and its people make us better accountants and advisors. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. What Makes Us Different <ul><li>Constructive Approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>we consider alternatives to the manner in which you perform various functions, and will make recommendations for increasing the effectiveness of your operations, strengthening financial structures and improving accounting and administrative controls.  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timely Year-Round Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our professionals are always “on call”. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Our Success <ul><li>Throughout our 77 years history, we recognize that our success comes not only from understanding the financial side...but equally as important…understanding the people side of our client’s businesses. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Gregg Funkhouser, CPA <ul><li>Local </li></ul><ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune 500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohasco </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1992- Founded Hollrah Bernstein & Funkhouser, LLP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2001- Merged into Goodman & Company, LLP </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Skill Set Development <ul><li>Technical Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audit/Tax/Government Contracting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finders vs. Minders </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote most technical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very little sales training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion depends on growing a base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural born salesman </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public vs. Private </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start in public </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goodco University </li></ul>
  18. 18. Opportunity to Advance <ul><li>Growing entity </li></ul><ul><li>Upward evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>Timely & constructive downward evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic planning </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant hands on experience </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to a variety of industries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tax/Audit/Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work/Life balance </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Firm Ownership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner vs. Corporate </li></ul></ul>