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Do More with Less. Now, more than ever, financial managers in the public sector need trusted advisors to help them provide more services with less resources.

You already know Rehmann as one of the leading independent auditors for local governments — promoting efficiency, providing high-quality reporting and consistently meeting or beating deadlines. But Rehmann is so much more than just an audit firm.

Rehmann clients benefit from our proven approach to delivering governmental business wisdom. We can provide your organization with the many tools it needs to be more efficient and effective. By bringing together our team of CPAs and consultants, wealth advisors and corporate investigators, we can perform services that satisfy the broad range of financial management and investigative needs you may have, now or in the future. We offer a wide array of services to local governments, including:

  • CFO, accounting and other financial management outsourcing
  • Year-end closing and audit preparation assistance
  • Process engineering and restructuring
  • Forensic auditing, professional investigation and security consulting
  • Cost allocation plans and templates; utility rate studies
  • Operational improvement

Through extensive use of technology, on-site presence by our top executives and a thorough understanding of governmental operations, we have a strong reputation for the quality and timeliness of our work. We provide a broad range of services for governmental entities including:

Outsourcing: Flexible, customizable solutions

Because each entity is unique, we’ll work with you to craft a solution that applies to your particular financial management situation. It might be filling the high-level chief financial officer role, supplying midlevel accounting staff or providing a combination of finance office duties specific to your circumstances.

Our outsourcing services can be short- or long-term arrangements and can take any number of forms, including:

  • Assistance with year-end closing
  • Assistance in preparation for auditors
  • Drafting financial statements (year-end or interim)
  • Creating budgets and formulating deficit elimination plans

Training: Tailored to your needs

Current courses available from our experienced trainers include:

  • Governmental accounting and financial reporting
  • Governmental auditing
  • Grant administration and federal cost principles/ regulations
  • Internal controls and fraud risk
  • Computer technology tips and tricks (Excel, Acrobat and Word)

Process engineering: A blueprint to efficiency

Rehmann has deep experience in process engineering and turnaround services with a team pre-approved by the Michigan Department of Treasury to provide restructuring and transformation services. We can work with you to identify inefficiencies and redundancies to get the most from your workforce.

Investigative services: Best handled by professionals

Rehmann Corporate Investigative Services (RCIS) provides an array of professional investigative services from background checks to forensic auditing to cyber security and much more. Unfortunately, issues sometime develop where investigative services are warranted; when that happens you need the trained, experienced professionals from RCIS on your side.

Auditing: The basis of our governmental business wisdom

Of course, we are still in the business of performing governmental audits and providing significant value for our services. We audit all types and sizes of local governments, from some of the wealthiest to some of the most distressed, and everything in between. We provide a range of audit services, including financial statement audits, CAFR preparation, federal single audits, agreed-upon procedures and all other common or uncommon attestation engagements.


We’re ready to help with your financial and operating needs, and we look forward to working together to achieve your goals. Contact us today to learn more about how our governmental entity advisors can help:

Mark Kettner, CPA, CGMA
Principal-in-Charge of Governmental Services
517.841.4889
mark.kettner@rehmann.com
Stephen W. Blann, CPA, CGFM, CGMA
Principal, Director of Governmental Audit Quality
616.975.2810
stephen.blann@rehmann.com

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