School Districts

At CDS, we commit to offering specialized services and having reliable, knowledgeable, consistent management and staff on every school audit.

Our Commitment

  • A Partner or an Audit Manager is assigned to every audit, is on-site for field work and sees the engagement through from beginning to completion
  • Consistent government audit staff throughout the entire engagement and from year to year
  • Currently auditing over 14 schools and educational cooperatives
  • Specialize in auditing services for school districts
  • Members of:
    • Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO)
    • Governmental Audit Quality Center through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • We are participants of the Minnesota Society of CPA’s School District Review Task Force

Financial and Attestation Services

  • A full range of auditing services geared to the specific organizational and accounting needs of schools
  • Compliance auditing in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, the Minnesota Legal Compliance Audit Guide for Political Subdivisions and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Evaluation of accounting systems and recommendations for improvements, including budgeting and internal control systems
  • Special services, including employee benefits consulting, compliance, accounting services and administration of employee benefit plans

Management Consulting Services

  • Assistance with investment policy and investment accounting issues
  • Long-term strategic planning
  • Accounting support and consulting services for schools
  • Assistance with management issues involving compensation, as well as personnel searches for key financial positions

Let us exceed your expectations. Contact Kari Steinbeisser at (888) 388-1040 to learn more.


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