Accounting & Reporting Advisory Services

We help clients navigate complex accounting issues and improve financial reporting accuracy and timeliness.

Delivering a higher level of financial reporting advisory insight 

More than ever before, businesses need to respond rapidly to change — whether due to the shifting economic landscape, increased competitive pressures or evolving regulations and accounting rules.  

Successful businesses move at the speed of change. Navigating regulatory complexity shouldn’t slow you down when preparing financial statements, implementing new standards or executing and reporting on complex transactions.  

We provide the technical knowledge and support you need to meet all applicable accounting and financial reporting standards. Our multidisciplinary teams offer comprehensive guidance on all aspects of new standards implementation. We work with clients to understand the effects on reporting, disclosure requirements, whether or not changes to internal controls or systems are needed, how to communicate with relevant parties, and how much time it will take to manage it all.   

With experience that spans companies of all sizes and industries, our experienced professionals are here to help with your most challenging accounting and financial reporting issues.  

How BDO Can Help


IPO Readiness

BDO professionals have deep experience working with high-growth companies and private equity firms and can help navigate how to go public through the traditional IPO, SPAC or other exit process.


From preparing accounting policies and disclosures to outsourced accounting support, we provide comprehensive accounting assistance for clients of all sizes, both private and public. We help with: 

  • Complex accounting  
  • Guidance on applicable accounting rules 
  • New standard implementation (revenue recognition, lease accounting, CECL, et al.) 
  • GAAP consulting and IFRS conversion 
  • Industry-specific guidance 

We help clients streamline financial reporting processes, navigate technical issues and deliver accurate reports in compliance with all accounting standards and regulatory requirements. Services include: 
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Disclosure compliance 
  • ’33 and ’34 Act financial statement and filing requirements 
  • Restatements 
  • Preparation of pro forma financial information 

For companies poised for growth, we provide technical accounting support around business and capital-raising transactions so your team can stay focused on the end goal. Our experience includes: 

Emergence from bankruptcy comes with significant accounting complexities. We help reduce the burden of the technical accounting planning, adjustments, and disclosure requirements so you can focus on running the reorganized business. Our services include: 
  • Pre-emergence planning 
  • Emergence adjustments 
  • Post-emergence accounting 
  • Financial statement disclosures and fresh-start accounting 

Backed by the resources of our global network, we help companies around the world connect the dots between U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and local statutory accounting requirements. Services include: 
  • End-to-end IFRS conversion 
  • Preliminary impact assessment 
  • Detailed assessment 
  • Implementation 
  • Post-implementation review 

The nature and variety of our software solutions present extremely complex revenue recognition issues. The deep software revenue recognition skills and collaborative approach conveyed by the BDO engagement team have been invaluable to us in anticipating revenue recognition issues upfront as we have transitioned to a stand-alone entity, while also navigating expansions and other changes in our software solutions and sales channels.

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