Strategic Consulting

Industry, economic and business expertise

Personnel shortages. Staff turnover. Outdated data, analytics and enterprise systems. It’s not unusual for corporations to experience growing pains.

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HORNE can provide objective insights into the potential pitfalls, innovative solutions or best practices that help you make smarter, data-driven business decisions. By combining our strong analytical skills with the lessons we’ve gleaned over the past 40 years, we can bring a fresh perspective to key areas of your business.

Leadership & Governance

Build leadership structures that reflect the knowledge and experience needs of your company.

  • Board and audit committee training
  • Strategic planning
  • Corporate governance
  • Succession planning

Accounting & Advisory Services

Both privately held and publicly traded organizations rely on HORNE to help navigate and implement new, often complicated, accounting standards. Focusing our efforts on nonroutine transactions, we advise on accounting for income tax, business combinations and share-based compensation, as well as assisting with SEC reporting and adoption of current and new pronouncements.

We help our clients anticipate the impact of major events on financial reporting, from mergers and acquisitions to significant contracts to the compensation of key employees. Because we’re focused on your accounting needs, you are free to focus on your passion – your business.

  • Financial reporting and accounting standards relief
  • Income tax accounting support
  • IPO readiness
  • Transaction accounting assistance

Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

The investing landscape is constantly changing. As stakeholders look to environmental, social and governance factors as part of a company’s value, it’s critical to understand the steps your organization needs to take to meet these criteria and strengthen investor trust.

More Services

Other strategic consulting services include:

  • Staff augmentation
  • Project management
  • Process efficiency assessments
  • Data analytics
  • Business model transformation
  • Growth strategies
  • Human resources consulting
  • Vendor management and assessment
  • Incident response and preparedness
  • Process automation and outsourcing

Insights and
Resources

Accounting Today ranked HORNE in top 30 accounting firms in the U.S. in 2024

HORNE has been named one of the top 30 accounting firms in the U.S. by industry publication Accounting...

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Why bad culture is scarier than a hard conversation

We work with enough leaders like you to know that hard conversations are scary in their own way. You probably wouldn’t use the word “scary,”...

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How to make hard conversations easier

How do you feel when you know you’ve got to have a hard conversation with...

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This one mistake can cause most of your turnover

Have you ever felt unappreciated? What was the situation? How did that impact you? Whether you’re aware of it or not, appreciation is a deep...

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How Strategic Planning Can Help You Hire and Keep Good People

We hear it all the time: it’s hard to hire and keep people. There is obviously truth to...

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Six ways to improve how you communicate change

What does it mean, practically, to “get people on board” with change? It often boils down to communication. Specifically, effective change...

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Acceleration & Growth

HORNE’s acceleration and growth services help you stay ahead of the change with our technology, people, process and experience solutions.


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