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Discussing Public Accounting Practices - Entrepreneurial Services

Written by AnonymousAugust 2, 2011
Entrepreneurial Services

Entrepreneurial services is a specialty service area offered by some Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firms. Entrepreneurial services is a fast-growing and dynamic practice area that’s typically only offered by larger CPA firms. This specialty service area, within the field of public accounting, typically combines audit, tax, and management consulting services, and its primary goal is to help startups and fast-growing companies to manage rapid growth. Some fast-growth businesses may lack the in-house resources to handle financial and management matters and turn to entrepreneurial services professionals for help. Entrepreneurial services professionals may assist in projects such as long-range strategic planning, increasing revenue or growth in new markets, taking a company public, employee compensation issues, or selecting a computer information system for an organization. 

In 2010, salaries for entrepreneurial services professionals in public accounting firms ranged from $38,750 to $53,250 for those providing professional tax and audit services to a range of $42,000 to $166,000 for those who offer management services.