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Public Company Services

As a public entity, you’re always in the spotlight. You know just how important it is to have an accurate portrayal of your organization’s business and financial activities, especially with the continually evolving reporting requirements. That’s why it’s essential to have a trusted partner making sure your “t’s” are crossed and your “i’s” are dotted. Failing to do so could result in shareholder actions, downgrades from analysts, and increased scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

There are many advantages for a private company to go public. Becoming a publicly held company can add both tangible and financial value, but the preparation for the transition can produce a stronger management foundation as well as improved internal controls.

GBH assurance accountants can assist you with registration statements such as:

  • Form S-1
  • Form S-3
  • Form S-4
  • Form S-8
  • Form 10
  • Offering circulars

Your public company must always be prepared for rapid growth and be instantly responsive to evolving opportunities. It should also have the appropriate finance technologies and a streamlined financial close process to support the long list of complex reporting requirements. All of this information must fit seamlessly together to ensure long-term profitability and success for your business. That’s where GBH can help you shine.

PCAOB and CPAB Accredited

GBH is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB). Our accountants are well-versed in the inner-workings of public companies. As a result of our significant public company experience, we pride ourselves on being able to minimize accounting comments that our clients receive from the SEC. Since most members of our management team have executive-level experience spanning many industries, we spend minimal time getting up to speed—ultimately saving you money.

As a registered firm with the PCAOB, GBH offers high-level expertise in a wide-range of public company services including:

  • Auditing financial statements and internal controls
  • Interpreting how SEC rules and regulations apply to your organization
  • Working with underwriters and legal counsel to launch your Initial Public Offering
  • Advising oil and gas, manufacturing, insurance, technology, and start-up ventures on specialized filing requirements
  • Managing issues related to the merger or acquisition of public entities including SPACs and reverse mergers

In addition, GBH offers Sarbanes-Oxley 404/internal control compliance and hands-on industry experience with internal audit functions and remediation assistance.

Guiding Your Public Company Filing Requirements

We realize that it is imperative to adhere to your filing requirements as well as assess the corporate and tax implications that can arise from the public sale of company debt or equity. That’s why our specialists are dedicated to help you measure and manage the impact that decisions can have on your organization’s filing requirements.

We’ll partner with you to provide thorough audits, quarterly reviews, tax compliance, due diligence, internal control assistance, and answers to all your public company accounting standards questions.

Contact us today about your assurance needs. We’re ready to guide you through the process and answer all your questions.