Our advisory service team can provide you with an objective, unbiased and comprehensive view of your situation and deliver value-added solutions that will enable you to create sounds strategies, increase technological capabilities and improve your operational efficiency. We work with you to understand your issues and interests. Our systematic approach is customized to meet your unique needs and focuses on improving your business performance. Our advisory services include:
- Business valuation
- Governance, risk and compliance
- Information technology
- Investigative (forensic)
- Litigation support
- Operational improvement
- Strategic analysis
Our assurance services, which include 404 audit support, IT audit support and SAS 70 services, support the design, implementation and effectiveness of controls. In today’s global economy, organizations (public, private and government) must demonstrate that they have adequate controls and safeguards in place, particularly over financial reporting and information technology. Our assurance services provide companies with independent and objective support in the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of controls throughout the organization.
Business valuation services help business owners navigate accounting mandates from FASB, the SEC and other oversight agencies. Through our wholly-owned subsidiary, PKF Valuations of Hawaii, LLC, we have the valuation resources and expertise to support our work. Our knowledgeable specialist has performed business valuations for a number of different purposes, including those associated with the purchase/sale of a business, merger or acquisition, estate and gift taxes, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) and litigation support.
Governance, risk and compliance
Governance, risk and compliance (“GRC”) services address the rapid changes occurring in the market and professional services environment. Our GRC services include internal audit services, Sarbanes-Oxley consulting and governance and regulatory compliance.
Information technology is often one of the most important and most vulnerable assets a business has, making the role of the chief information officer an integral component to a company’s overall success. Our services include IT due diligence, IT security, IT assessment and solution selection.
This type of work can be undertaken outside of the context of litigation, although it may lead to litigation. Allegations of accounting irregularities are generally involved.
Litigation support services include the computation of damages or opinion testimony regarding valuation or an accounting-related dispute.
Operational improvement services help clients to improve their business performance by addressing the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. Operational improvement services include finance function improvement, business process re-engineering and sourcing and procurement.
Strategic services help organizations ensure that major business initiatives are planned and executed effectively to meet their objectives, whether improving their organizational infrastructure, opening a new facility, seeking efficiencies in a merger or acquisition, or restating their financials. Services in this line include project management, financial restatement support, organizational planning and assessment, and post-merger integration.