Our Specialties

Alerding CPA Group offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our firm provides expertise that is specific to your goals. We have a broad spectrum of experience from the start-up phase of your business to the audit compilation necessary for your nonprofit. We help create individual retirement plans and work with you to ensure your financials match your personal or business goals.

Business Consulting

Alerding CPA Group gauge’s our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.

Financial Forecasts & Projections

Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company’s financial goals. We will provide you with tools to assist you in drafting your business plan and preparing projections that will allow you to see your future before it happens. Then we’ll help you measure the level of your success once it happens. We not only look at traditional revenues and expenses, but our proprietary projection model integrates the profit and loss statement into the balance sheet and the statement of cash flows. The product of our proprietary projection model gives you all you need to go to market with a viable and comprehensive plan.


Whether you are a publicly-traded company, a private company, a Not-For-Profit entity or a Lender that is looking for an affordable, professional and responsive alternative to your internal audit needs, Alerding Internal Audit Services has the solution. Our full-time staff of professional internal auditors is ready to serve your business using an outsourcing model that is both efficient, effective and affordable.

We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company’s profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:

  • Audit- an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
  • Review – some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
  • Compilation – based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Finding the right business partner for your company can be a difficult task. We can assist you in the merger or acquisition process by assessing such critical elements as tax considerations, product/service compatibility, competitive tactics and position, financial impact, and cash flow considerations.

Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual and business clients. Whether you are an individual or a multi-tiered partnership, our experienced staff can develop tax strategies that take advantage of new tax laws and legislation.

Mediation & Arbitration

Mike Alerding spent over a decade as a member of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) Large Case Arbitration Panel in the Midwest Region and has completed all required training in Alternative Dispute Resolution. With his educational background in mediation and arbitration, along with over 40 years of experience in working with client disputes, Mike has been accepted as a Mediator in a number of matters where the legal process is either too expensive or where time does not allow for formal mediation. His mediation skills focus on the financial aspects of the issue and often result in a settlement that is both reasonable and cost effective for the parties.