SEC Audit

Steering Clients Through the SEC Compliance Maze

In today’s highly-regulated reporting environment, public companies face greater scrutiny than ever before. Decision makers need audit, tax and advisory advice and guidance they can trust, as changing compliance requirements continue to focus on the responsibilities of corporate management and audit committees.

Cherry Bekaert’s SEC Compliance Services professionals help existing and aspiring public companies negotiate the maze of assurance, regulatory and transactional demands. Registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), we combine specialized expertise with emphasis on timeliness and quality when it comes to compliance services. The size and structure of our firm ensures engagement continuity through the SEC audit and direct partner access to ensure comprehensive audit planning and an integrated audit engagement.

We currently serve a significant number of publicly-held audit clients as well as many pre-IPO clients. Our active involvement with more than 100 private equity, venture capital and other investment funds provides a continuous pipeline of clients seeking the placement of public equity or debt securities. The professionals at Cherry Bekaert have extensive experience across a wide spectrum of entities registered with the SEC, including start-ups, middle-market companies, global corporations and qualified benefit plans that are required to file Form 11-K.

Based our clients’ specific needs and relevant independence considerations, we can offer an integrated, coordinated set of SEC compliance services supported by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals, including:

  • Financial statement and statutory audits
  • SEC reporting, including quarterly and annual filings
  • Due diligence
  • SSAE 16 attestation services
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Internal audit and risk advisory services
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Multistate tax consulting
  • IPO planning
  • Private Investment in Public Entities – PIPE transaction consulting
  • IFRS conversion and implementation
  • International tax
  • Stock-based compensation consulting
  • Revenue recognition consulting

Cherry Bekaert is well-equipped to provide your company with exemplary SEC compliance services.