“SERVICE IS THE BADGE OF GREATNESS” (adapted)
Service & Solution Offerings
I. Philippine-based Companies
A. Audit and assurance
Financial statements audit. We provide an opinion on the fairness of the financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards. In the conduct our work, we adhere to professional, ethical and regulatory standards. Focused on creating and delivering value-added services, we identify the risk areas particularly business risks and processes which are formally communicated to those charged of governance.
We also maintain a collaborative arrangement with some Metro Manila-based accounting and consulting firms for a cost-efficient service delivery.
As external auditors, we are duly accredited with the Board of Accountancy, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Securities and Exchange Commission, National Electrification Administration, Insurance Commission, and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
Financial reporting. The convergence of accounting and auditing standards around the world shall continue in the next decade. Thus, we provide ready access to key accounting and auditing guidance to clients across industries and jurisdictions. Our resources are developed to assist audit committee members, chief financial officers, controllers, compliance officers, and internal audit directors to ease the rather complex financial and audit frameworks.
Transaction advisory. We perform agreed-upon procedures to identify areas of concerns in a planned business transaction, merger or acquisition, investment, corporate development, project finance, and transaction support. Our team of financial auditors and advisors together with our affiliate lawyers and tax consultants helps client identify and manage potential areas of concerns and accordingly optimize the benefit of the planned transaction.
Internal and compliance audit. Internal audits ensure that processes, systems, and governance functions supporting one entity’s operations are effective, efficient and properly complied. We provide specialized contract services that fit the needs of the internal audit division via sourcing or co-sourcing arrangement. We can assist in establishing the in-house internal audit organization and functions. In addition, as a Qualified Internal Audit Assessor / Validator, we perform external quality assessment of internal audit activity. Based on the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), validation / assessment of internal audit function should be performed once every five years.
Forensic audit. Our team of certified internal auditors and fraud examiners help companies investigate suspected fraud or misappropriation of assets. We also provide litigation support. Our forensic personnel have undergone appropriate trainings from experts in the intelligence and investigative functions.
Sarbanes-Oxley (Section 404) compliance assessment. Subsidiaries and affiliates of publicly listed-companies in the US are required to comply with the provisions of Section 404 of the US Saxbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. We collaborate with the audit group to perform the assessment.
B. Business and knowledge support services
Finance and accounting business process outsourcing. To maximize results, companies should focus on their core and strategic business competencies. Support functions such as finance and accounting are increasingly outsourced. As third party service provider, we have tailored-fit solutions in the area of accounting, bookkeeping, payroll processing, bank and account reconciliation, accounts receivable and payable processing. We also facilitate payroll-related matters such computation and remittance of withholding taxes, and compliance with government regulatory requirements.
Business process improvement. We help companies strengthen key controls in business processes, at the same time streamline redundant tasks. We also provide recommendations based on best practice and taking into consideration the advent in information systems and communications technology.
Personnel secondment. We provide competent personnel on a temporary or project-based assignment to address client’s requirement. This may apply to seasonal jobs, backlogs, or special projects.
C. Tax services
Tax management. We provide our clients tax management services responsibly and proactively. Our team and affiliated tax consultants bring technical knowledge, business experience, and support for a successful tax function. Tax planning and strategies are aligned in order to achieve maximum potential. Income tax, business tax, excise tax, indirect tax, transaction tax, local tax, and international tax all have their appropriate management.
Tax compliance review. We assist companies, organizations, and individuals in assessing their compliance with tax rules and regulations.
Tax support. We assist clients in evaluating assessments, support tax positions, conduct protests, or request for tax credit or refund. We also facilitate request for tax rulings and other tax related works.
D. Business consulting and advisory
Business consulting. Solutions for management, including strategic management, business valuations, litigation support, customer service, inventory control, supply chain performance enhancement and international support.
Complete IT solutions including IT infrastructure, e-commerce, and IT controls and audits.
Human resources, training and executive search
Benefits consulting, executive placement, policies and procedures, training and education and an integrated array of human resource services. We also offer executive search and staffing for accounting professionals, corporate secretarial and related services. The trainings we conduct include courses on human resource, leadership and management, finance and accounting, taxation and business risks.
E. Auxiliary services
We provide services for business formation and its registration with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Philippine Export Zone Authority (PEZA), Board of Investment (BOI), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and other government agencies. Further, we assist our clients in complying the reportorial requirements of the different government agencies such as submission of audited financial statements, general information sheet, general form of financial statements, among others.
II. Foreign-based and multi-national companies
We provide value-adding business process outsourcing (BPO) to foreign and multi-national companies. By outsourcing finance, accounting, and tax functions, we ensure our clients to focus on their strategic and core business competencies, and save on cost. We also ensure faithful and cost-efficient financial reporting and regulatory compliance.
Our finance, accounting and tax outsourcing include functions such as accounts receivable and payable management, payroll processing and remittance, and financial and tax reporting.
Further, our affiliation with The Leading Edge Alliance enables us to better serve multi-national companies or reach overseas markets.