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BEDERSON

STRENGTH INTEGRITY VISION PA R T N E R S H I P


Bederson is a regional accounting firm that has been helping clients meet and sustain their financial goals since 1937. Our two New Jersey offices serve clients in many industries – and provide a full suite of accounting, tax, business advisory, litigation services and more to privately held businesses individuals and the legal community. The firm’s culture is centered around old-fashioned values, thought leadership and world-class service.

H E L P I N G P R I V A T E LY H E L D BUSINESSES AND NON-PROFITS THRIVE SINCE 1937


LOCAL, REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CAPABILITIES

ACCURATE FINANCIAL DATA VIA THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY

In addition to being Certified Public Accountants in the State of New Jersey, many of our professionals are certified in New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida and Pennsylvania.

Bederson continually expands its technical capabilities, best practices and market specialization to make sure our clients have the advantage of service that reflects the latest developments, efficiencies and industry knowledge.

Bederson is a member firm of AGN International, a global association of separate and independent accounting and advisory businesses. The mission of AGN is to enable its members to support businesses and individuals with high standards, straight forward and pratical business advice and local commercial know-how, wherever the neeed arises worldwide. Our AGN membership gives us direct access to business information globally, within a structure of trusted relationships that is designed to deliver high standards. We have the benefit of a continuous exchange of technical, product and managerial information, export and import insight and seminars for specific industry groups. This unique resource broadens and deepens our ability to effectively assist you with the very best practices, services, efficiencies, and knowledge of economic trends.

World-Class Qualifications Bederson’s team of professionals have decades of industry experience and have earned advanced designations. In addition to CPA, many of our accountants have also earned MBA (Masters in Business Administration), CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics), CFE (Certified Forensic Examiner), CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), CIRA (Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor), CFP (Certified Financial Planner), ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), CMA (Certified Management Accountant), CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) and FLMI (Fellow, Life Management Institute) certifications. Several have also earned their JD (Juris Doctorate) and LL.M. (Master of Laws). Our professionls hold leadership positions in NJCPA chapters, Chambers of Commerce and philanthropic organizations. They are frequently solicited by industry associations for participation on panels and their articles and interviews commonly appear in well-respected New Jersey business magazines and industry periodicals.


THE ROAD TO SUCCESS STARTS HERE Bederson creates highly customized, actionable strategies that speak directly to the unique challenges and opportunities facing our clients. We strive to create sustainable growth and a steady course for the achievement of our clients’ business and life goals. As operators of a privately held business, we understand the unrelenting demands placed on business owners. We have a first-hand understanding of challenges such as the new tax code and healthcare reform from the positions of both employer and advisor. SMARTER DECISIONS, MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION Bederson partners with you on your business and keeps you up to date on your operations by providing tools and accounting information on profitability, budgeting and forecasting, compliance information and bank reporting. We keep you abreast of all accounting and financial reporting changes so you are always aware of the most current events affecting your industry and your company.

ACCOUNTING/AUDIT/ TAX COMPLIANCE SERVICES A Comprehensive Suite of Services Successful, privately held businesses and nonprofits want to focus on growing their business, not on their books and records. Since 1937, Bederson has helped clients do that, by working closely with them to navigate complex challenges and seize opportunities with a full suite of accounting and advisory services including: • Accounting, Audit and Related Attestation Services • Tax Compliance and Planning • Business Advisory and Succession Planning • International Tax Compliance and Advisory


LEVERAGE THE STRENGTH OF INSIGHT AND EXPERTISE

UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEEDS Before a trusted advisor can address a client’s accounting and tax issues, he or she has to understand the client’s industry, lifecycle, and its goals and requirements. Bederson professionals do this by tapping into a wide and deep cross-industry knowledge base. From direct experience, we know the issues that you face, the best practices to utilize, and the dangers to avoid. Our forward-thinking expertise can help your business move ahead. Bederson serves clients in industries such as: • Professional Services including Law Firms • Non-Profit and Private Schools • Food, Beverage and Hospitality • Medical Services • Manufacturing • Distribution and Logistics • Retail • Real Estate and Subsidized Housing • Construction • Foreign Operations • Family Offices


INSOLVENCY AND LITIGATION SERVICES Solid History. Superior Outcomes. Dealing with complex issues requires knowledge, experience and expertise. When it comes to insolvency and litigation services, Bederson has an unparalleled breadth of understanding that maximizes returns and limits exposure. Our professional team includes Certified Public Accountants who have earned advanced designations such as CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CFF (Certified in Financial Forensic), CIRA (Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor), ABV (Accredited Business Valuator) and CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) who not only serve as financial advisors, but also perform highly specialized services in the complex fields of insolvency and litigation.

Decisions made at this juncture will have a critical effect on the outcome of your case or your business’ future. Count on the Bederson for exceptional financial services in matters including: • Insolvency • Reorganization • Business Valuations • Accountants to Debtors and Creditor’s Committees • Accountants to Trustees • Court Appointed Examiners • Court Appointed Mediators • Court Appointed Fiscal Agents, Receivers and Fiduciaries • Turnaround and Workouts


100 Passaic Avenue • Fairfield, NJ 07004 347 Mount Pleasant Avenue • West Orange, NJ 07052 973.736.3333 • bederson.com

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