Professional Services Firms
From one professional services firm to another – it takes one to know one. We can relate to the tug in both directions of client service and running a business. From experience, we also know that it is best to use your time wisely and surround yourself with good advisors. ARB provides tax, accounting and advisory services to architecture firms, engineering firms, law firms, marketing agencies and consulting firms so that they can shift the primary focus back to client service.
How We Do It
Attract and retain the best in town with partner agreements, buy-ins, retirement plans, and more, while setting compensation policies, guidelines, and incentives that ensure equity, competitiveness, and legal compliance.
Tax Planning & Preparation
Internal Control Consulting
Entity Type Selection
Succession & Exit Planning
Employee Benefit Plan Audits
Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis
Forecasts & Projections
M&A Advisory Services
Advance planning, from entity selection and due diligence to finalizing the deal.
How We’re Helping Professional Services Firms
Buy-Sell Agreements: We help firms develop buy-sell agreements that address everything from partner compensation to retirement clauses for planned mergers and more.
Profitability & Benchmarking Measures: Firms that bill by the hour need to know if they are charging the right rates. We help firms consider how efficiency, realization, utilization and market forces all come into play when adjusting their rates to remain profitable and in line with the competition.
Professional Services Firm Advisory Services Team Leaders
John Hadwen | Tax Director
John Hadwen joined ARB in 2021. He is a Director specializing in providing comprehensive tax compliance and tax consulting relating to partnership, corporate, individual, construction, manufacturing, professional service firm and real estate taxation. Prior to joining ARB, John was a Tax Principal at a large, regional CPA firm.