Assurance Services

Assurance Services

Our assurance solutions are smart and offer some relief from all that multi-tasked juggling.

Overview

Managing your business operations can be like walking a tightrope. And that’s a bit stressful. We provide balance, the expert counsel, and a safety net to keep your business on task. Our assurance solutions are smart and offer some relief from all that multi-tasked juggling.

Benefits

Corrigan Krause assists in identifying and managing risks. We help you translate numbers into accurate management information. These efforts enable you and your advisers to improve the interpretation of financial data and keep your business in compliance.

Our quality controls ensure that our financial reporting services conform to standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and other regulatory bodies. So, take your next step. With confidence.

Assurance Services We Provide

  • Audits
  • Reviews
  • Compilations
  • Personal Financial Statements
  • Forecasts and Projections
  • Agreed Upon Procedures Engagements
  • Internal Control Reviews
  • Accounting System Reviews
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audit Services
  • Bookkeeping

client testimonials - Assurance Services

When we first started out, we had to figure out how to do things like payroll. Once Corrigan Krause came on board, we could focus on making a quality product and talking about that product to our market, which is the whole reason we went into business.

Ronald Matcham

President

Quality Blow Molding, Inc.

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Mary Stinn

Director

Before Molly Stinn joined Corrigan Krause 20 years ago, she had already “retired” from public accounting to be home with her two young daughters, though she maintained her CPA license. After being introduced to CK’s team of directors by a mutual friend, she came in one Saturday during tax season to lend a hand and has since been offering her expertise in a range of areas as Director, head of the Assurance Services Department, and member of the Business Development Group.

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Renee Hawke

Senior Manager

Renee decided on a future in accounting during her first high school accounting class. Today, she is a Senior Manager in the Assurance Services Department as well as a Technical Reviewer. Renee also has her certification as a Family Business Advisor, and puts all of her years of dedication into understanding the unique situation of each and every one of her clients.

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Sheri Terens

Director

As a director in the Assurance Services Department at Corrigan Krause, Sheri stays busy with her role managing the employee benefit plan audits and corporate audits. With almost 20 years of experience, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge where plans of both large and small entities a concerned. She has assisted clients in implementing policies and procedures to prevent errors in how clients operate their employee benefits plans.

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Albert Harsar

Director

Director of Assurance Services and the Emerging Business Group, Al has a knack for understanding the personal side of his clients and what they expect from their relationship with him and the firm. Getting to know his clients and what makes them both happy and successful is one of the ways that Al is able to offer them expertly-tailored tax and financial solutions. After spending almost thirty years in the industry, he has also developed an important specialization in Not-for-Profit Organizations.

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Brian Weisbarth

Senior Manager

As a Senior Manager in the Assurance Services Department, Brian is a vital member of the auditing team. His experience encompasses all phases of financial and tax services, including preparation and review of financial statements. Brian is adept at analyzing a business’s accounting system to detect areas of risk or inefficiency and then make recommendations accordingly. He finds that seeing a client reach an important goal is the most enjoyable part of his work.

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Sean Brady

Supervisor

Sean joined the Corrigan Krause team in 2013 as a Senior Associate in the Assurance Services Department. His efforts are focused primarily in audits, and he has considerable experience with the medical, real estate, and restaurant industries. This experience allows him to listen carefully to the needs of his clients and offer practical and creative solutions with services to better their personal finances or business outlooks.

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Aaron Apathy

Manager

While completing his MBA program at Baldwin-Wallace University six years ago, Aaron interned for Corrigan Krause and was hired full-time right away. He has since developed his niche areas of employee benefit plans and not-for-profit audits in his role as a Supervisor in the Assurance Services Department. Aaron also has an active role in the Business Development Group and the internship program.

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Elizabeth Friswold

Supervisor

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Michelle Dito

Associate

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Bookkeeping

We work to improve your bottom line and ensure that your books are current and accurate.

Overview

Think of our bookkeeping services as your designated hitter—we’re ready to come off the bench when you need us for the day-to-day accounting tasks that are crucial to your business. Working with you to improve the bottom line, Corrigan Krause ensures that your books are current and accurate.

Benefits

As your trusted partner, we take a methodical, proven and detailed approach to improve efficiency and productivity. We do the accounting, so you can concentrate on new business development, client service, growth strategies and more.

When you outsource your bookkeeper, you save on salary, insurance and other related costs—and having one associated with an accounting firm brings credibility and trust. Our services can be set up on an as-needed basis or ongoing retainer, so when you make informed management decisions, you know that your financial information is accurate and timely.

Bookkeeping Services We Provide

  • Preparation of Invoices
  • Preparation of Business and Payroll Checks
  • Recording of All Deposits and Issued Checks
  • Reconciliation of Bank Accounts, Credit Cards and Loans
  • Adjusting Entries to the General Ledger
  • Preparation of Sub-journals for Accounts Receivable/Payable (including maintenance of customer and vendor files)
  • Preparation of Payroll and Related Tax Returns

Credentials

  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
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client testimonials - Bookkeeping

From day one, the bookkeeping services at Corrigan Krause have exceeded our expectations. Working with us at our offices takes the hassle of bookkeeping away from our staff so that we can spend more time doing productive activities.

Peter Kolodgy

Founder and CEO

The Maritime Group

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Jill Petz

Bookkeeper

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Susan Johnson

Bookkeeper

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Employee Benefit Plan Audits

We will help you protect what matters most: the people that keep your business going.

Overview

As business owners, our employees are our greatest assets. Corrigan Krause works every day to protect the retirement benefits of our own employees – and those of our clients. And we will help you protect what matters most: the people that keep your business going.

Employee benefit plan audits are complex. Being a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) provides us with the best practices, guidelines and tools. Our team also understands ERISA filing requirements to help you comply with all Department of Labor regulations.

Qualified with specialized techniques and procedures gleaned from comprehensive training and firm-wide quality controls, our team provides efficient and timely employee benefit plan audit services. It’s the kind of service we value as much as our employees.

Employee Benefit Plans We Audit

  • 401(k), 403(b) and Roth IRA Plans
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans
  • Profit Sharing Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • Defined Benefit Plans
  • Health and Welfare Plans and Multiple Employer Plans

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client testimonials - Employee Benefit Plan Audits

When I think of Corrigan Krause two words come to mind: timeliness and dedication. Their team understands the intricacies of employee benefit plan auditing and ultimately that saves the client money.

Pamela S. Noble

President

Noble Davis Consulting Services, Inc.

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Sheri Terens

Director

As a director in the Assurance Services Department at Corrigan Krause, Sheri stays busy with her role managing the employee benefit plan audits and corporate audits. With almost 20 years of experience, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge where plans of both large and small entities a concerned. She has assisted clients in implementing policies and procedures to prevent errors in how clients operate their employee benefits plans.

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Aaron Apathy

Manager

While completing his MBA program at Baldwin-Wallace University six years ago, Aaron interned for Corrigan Krause and was hired full-time right away. He has since developed his niche areas of employee benefit plans and not-for-profit audits in his role as a Supervisor in the Assurance Services Department. Aaron also has an active role in the Business Development Group and the internship program.

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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Elizabeth Friswold

Supervisor

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