Audit Preparation

Navigate audit complexities
with ease.

We use our years of experience to provide insights to streamline
the audit process and efficiently prepare for an audit.

Our Solutions

Forge your path forward with expert insights and support.

Preparing for an audit can overload an already saturated accounting department.

We help you navigate the road ahead by properly preparing for auditor requests, minimizing adjustments and avoiding costly road bumps through a full suite of project-based services.


  • Identify complex areas requiring further evaluation, prepare pre-audit adjustments, and participate in pre-audit planning.

  • Set realistic deadlines, prepare required documentation and streamline the audit process.

  • Manage communication and collaboration with external auditors to reduce project challenges.

  • Align business goals, enhance communication and create more efficient processes to reduce risk.

  • Resource allocation and development of roles and responsibilities to ensure timely progress, status and completion.

  • Prepare requested technical white papers, draft GAAP-compliant financial statements and assist in the preparation of supporting calculations and analyses.

How We Help

Drive audit success,
one step at a time.

From stepping in to support your accounting team with day-to-day duties to driving successful collaboration with external auditors, we work closely with your organization to provide the hands-on expertise you need to achieve audit success.

We help with your audit preparation challenges, including:

  • Understanding the demands an initial audit creates on internal resources
  • Overcoming condensed timelines for project completion
  • Ensuring adherence to accounting regulations, standards and best practices
  • Preparing financial statements that are fully compliant with US GAAP
  • Mitigating risk upon error identification
  • Understanding the impact of delayed deliverables on the audit timeline

Hear what our clients have to say.

“Kranz really understands what it takes to support a venture-backed company. They have a talented pool of people that are able to step into your finance organization and provide immediate value.”

Matt Jones CEO Cloudshield

“We have found that everyone at Kranz provides diligent and reliable service to our organization. I have complete confidence in the team to provide us everything from tactical check writing to strategic financial planning.”

Doug Knopper Co-Founder & CEO Freewheel

“I have recommended Kranz to several of my portfolio companies to provide full service CFO/Finance support, as well as consulting on seeking and structuring venture debt. In each case they have delivered excellent results with a qualified, professional, ethical & cost-effective team.”

Pete Solvik Managing Director Sigma Partners

“Kranz is a true value add to my organization, giving us the peace of mind, we need to run our business. Every member of the accounting team is technically smart, collaborative, and customer service oriented. Weekly meetings with our CFO and team provide real-time transparency and line of sight into our financial operations. We very much appreciate the partnership, knowing we have such sound financial stewardship.”

Amit R. Patel Axiado

“Working with Kranz has been a game changer for my business. Our CFO advisor is a true business partner, adept at decision-making and highly adaptable. His CFO’s subject matter expertise and well rounded industry insight provides a layer of financial and strategic acumen that is tremendously valuable to us particularly as we navigate the current macro environment. He has also been a great coach and mentor to members of our finance and accounting teams, making them far more productive in their roles.”

Mondy Herndon CEO JOLYN

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Our Process

Empower your team with our tailored approach.

Pre-audit GAAP Adjustments

Identify and record GAAP accounting adjustments before the audit begins.

Pre-audit Project Planning

Meet internally to create a plan to manage the ongoing audit process.

Audit Planning

Participate in planning meetings with external auditors.

Ongoing Engagement Management

Act as a key source of contact for external auditors.

Prepare Audit Deliverables

Prepare documentation requested by the auditors.

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Grow to your full potential with Kranz by your side.

With over 30 years of industry experience, we are proud to be the “go-to” finance and accounting firm supporting startups and emerging growth companies.

From interim management to leading your organization to an IPO, we ensure that your business receives a tailored white-glove service through every stage of growth.

Power your team with benefits that matter:

  • Reduce Resource Costs
  • Save Time
  • Customization
  • Objectivity

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