Why do local governments choose Maze & Associates?
One of our primary focuses is on the unique needs of local governments. With over 29 years in the municipal audit business, time and again, local governments choose Maze & Associates for our knowledge, experience and quality. Maze & Associates manages nearly one hundred municipal clients, making us one of Northern California’s most reputable and best known municipal audit, consulting and accounting firms. Our audit portfolio has included cities – both big and small, counties, Water & Sewer Districts, Transit Agencies, Joint Power Agencies and much more in Northern and Central California. We also have experience guiding some Municipalities through various levels of financial distress.
Due to our vast and varying client base, our staff develop excellent command of the governmental accounting field, and this is reflected in many of our former employees becoming Finance Directors, Assistant Finance Directors and Accounting Managers after their tenure at Maze & Associates at many local governments throughout the State of California.
Maze & Associates stays current with pronouncements issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, and constantly assist our clients in the preparation for, and implementation of, these pronouncements. Due to our focus on local governments, we also stay current with all of the economic and political issues facing our clients.
We assist our clients with financial statement audits and preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) and/or Basic Financial Statements. We also perform compliance audits including Single Audits, Transportation and Development Act audits and Successor Agency compliance audits; and perform consulting and accounting services that do not conflict with our role as auditors.
Our municipal clients have won more Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) than those of any other firm every year since 1992.
Maze & Associates’ audit profile includes financial statement audits, compliance audits – including A-133 Single Audits, financial statement reviews and compilations. We have wide-ranging experience in both preparing and assisting in the preparation of basic financial statements for non-profits, municipalities, corporations, special districts – fire, water, sewer, mosquito, joint powers authorities and associations.
Maze & Associates also provides accounting services for multiple clients. Leveraging our extensive understanding of the accounting marketplace, our staff has assisted in budget preparation, payroll processing, policy implementation and varying other advisory services required of organizations of all shapes and sizes.
Maze & Associates offers a myriad of Information Technology Services to cater to your organizations ever-evolving needs. Whether it is an information system review, allowing us to identify vulnerabilities in an organization’s financial system, cybersecurity, IT Training, PCI Compliance, to Office 365. No matter the need, our staff possesses the training, technical skills and capability to deliver answers to any information technology challenge your organization may encounter.