We focus on providing high quality work while
forming personal relationships with clients.

Since 1990, hb&k has served clients along the Gulf Coast and across the Southeast as one of the premier certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the industry.

We understand each client’s needs are different. hb&k believes in learning all we can about a client, including their goals and desired results, while building strong professional and personal relationships.

hb&k’s audit and assurance department includes a team of professionals with over 100 combined years of experience who are willing and able to assist you with your needs.  Today’s business environment often requires companies to rely on independent and objective certified public accounting firms.  Our firm is experienced in performing services to ensure financial statements meet the regulatory requirements, including audited, review, compilation and agreed-upon procedures.

As your business grows, so does the need for professional services.  The experts at hb&k can help you with this determination as well as perform the audit, if necessary.  These are some of the services we can provide you:

  • Accounting system setup
  • Agreed upon procedures
  • ALTA best practices
  • Cash flow and budgeting
  • Financial statement audits, review and compilations
  • Forensic accounting
  • Onsite bookkeeping assistance
  • Outsourced controllership
  • QuickBooks consulting
  • Xero consulting

As a business entrepreneur, you have a vision of where you want your business to go.  hb&k is ready to guide you through innovative approaches designed to fit you.  We love learning about your vision and helping you develop a strategy.

The professionals at hb&k can provide a full range of business accounting services, from designing and implementing accounting systems for your in-house staff to assuming full responsibility of your accounting department.  We customize our services to your current business situation.  As your business changes, we change with you.

Your strategy will be unique to you because you will be the driving force.  We do not believe in the cookie-cutter approach because each business and entrepreneur needs solutions designed for them.  We believe in this model because we apply it in our professional practice.  Our leaders have years of experience and will assist you with streamlining and enhancing your record-keeping process.  We keep track of the details so you can focus on managing and growing your business.  Here are a number of ways we can help:

  • Accounting system design
  • Business process analysis
  • Business valuation
  • Cash flow and budgeting
  • Debt/Financing assistance
  • Due diligence
  • E-Surveys
  • Internal control review
  • Lean Six-Sigma
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Profitability analysis
  • Start-up assistance
  • Strategic planning
  • Succession planning
  • Talent Screening
  • Team building – Kolbe Surveys

Taking care of your family includes planning for the future; however, many people procrastinate when it comes to making these decisions.  Whether you are making a difficult decision regarding succession planning for your business, making a large charitable contribution or needing advice regarding long term care solutions, one of our hb&k professionals is here to help.

Timely and accurate financial data is an essential element of any business enterprise.  The exponential rate of change in technology continues to increase the need for transparency and accurate financial information in real-time.  Our OAS team is the choice to turn to for your accounting and bookkeeping needs.  By focusing on building relationships, our team can customize your experience. Let us handle the bookkeeping and track the details so you can focus on growing your business.

  • Bill pay (online or manual)
  • Bookkeeping services
  • Maintain depreciation and loan schedules
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Payroll (full-service as well we after the fact)
  • Tax compliance (payroll, unemployment, sales & use, etc.)
  • Timely financial reports (delivered electronically)
  • Xero and QuickBooks On-line Certified Staff

hb&k’s tax division includes Certified Public Accountants (CPA) at each of our four locations who are experienced and ready to assist you with your tax needs.  The professionals at hb&k are your trusted team for tax services in a world where every business decision you make has an impact on your tax situation.  Tax rules become more complex every year and savings opportunities are often challenging to seize.

hb&k not only provides comprehensive tax services at the international, federal, state and local levels, we take the time to understand your business so we can anticipate your needs and help you reach your goals.  This is far more value than a basic tax services provider can offer, but it’s exactly what you’ll find at hb&k.

Tax Planning

  • Business succession
  • Entity selection
  • Estate and gifts
  • Individual and family
  • International taxation
  • Retirement

Tax Compliance/Preparation

  • Fiduciary
  • Foreign
  • Foundations
  • Individual, corporation, LLC and partnership
  • Multi-state
  • Tax exempt