Client Advisory Services

Focus on building your business — not your back office.

Day-to-day financial tasks are time consuming and take in-house resources that are often better used in other areas. Free yourself from having to staff, train and oversee back-office functions, and remove the headaches and worries of turnover and compliance with Client Advisory Services from HORNE.

And as your construction business grows, we can easily scale to meet your needs. The HORNE team can provide CFO-level guidance, institute best practices and help you plan your financial future to give you the peace of mind to manage your business with confidence.

Go ahead and grow.
We’ll take care of the numbers.


We offer a complete array of construction-specific accounting and financial services. We’re large enough and experienced enough to address virtually any challenges that arise. And with our proven background in construction, we can help you spot industry-specific issues and opportunities that other outsourcing and accounting firms may miss.


Contractors count on us for reliable, accurate and efficient payroll services. Help take away the worry about whether you’re compliant with federal or state laws. Our services include:

  • Payroll checks, direct deposits or paycards
  • Federal, state and local tax payments
  • Quarterly and annual payroll filings
  • Payroll record integration with general ledger for accurate profit/loss statements
  • Annual employee W-2 preparation and reporting
  • 401(k)/simple plan deductions and submittals
  • Worker’s compensation calculations and audit support
  • Child support/garnishment withholding and submittal to authorities
  • Client access for employee record maintenance, payroll review and approval
  • Standard payroll record reports
  • Analysis of accounting workflow to reorganize the flow of information to be more efficient
  • Month-end closing and producing financial package
  • Time entry
  • Job costing
  • Audit assistance
  • Census assistance
  • Schedule tax payments

Cash Flow Management

By monitoring and managing your cash flow more effectively, you can boost your bottom line, position yourself better for bonding and conduct day-to-day business with greater confidence.

We help you manage accounts-payable transactions, analyze the financial trends of your business and monitor and project your business’s cash flow so you always have a clear picture of your financial footing today and in the months and years ahead.

  • Weekly payment processing and outstanding payables updates
  • Vendor payment history maintenance
  • Oversight to avoid duplicate payment
  • Cash management planning based on historical payments, future obligations and anticipated cash flow

Contractor Sales Tax Filings

Sales tax laws vary by state, and that’s particularly true for contractors. Construction tax and accounting have unique rules on the timing of income and expense related to jobs. We can identify the best method of reporting income and determine the most cost-effective tax calculation.

Outsourced CFO

Growing construction businesses often reach a “middle ground” where financial needs become more complex, but the budget or workload doesn’t justify a full-time CFO. HORNE gives you access to the leadership you need within an affordable framework that lets you pay only for the services you use.

Our experienced CFOs and controllers can help you navigate the challenges that all growing businesses face and offer the guidance you need to develop sound financial strategy and better business decisions.

Compliance Reporting

Establishing your business’s financial credibility is crucial. With a focus on precision and efficiency, our team delivers customized reports that not only meet compliance requirements but also improves your reputation for financial responsibility and accountability.

  • ACA assistance and filing
  • Sales tax returns
  • Annual property renditions and payment submission
  • SOS annual reports
  • W-2 filing
  • 1099 filing

Consulting Services

Redefine your financial strategy. Our team leverages deep industry knowledge to offer personalized solutions that drive efficiency and manage risks, and foster sustainable growth.

  • Accounting software setup, assistance and training
  • Multi-state sales and use tax
  • Sales and use tax audit assistance
  • Insurance audit assistance
  • Payroll consulting

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