Since 1998, Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith has been a member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local accounting firms sharing a dedication to exemplary client service.  By supplementing our services, the BDO Alliance USA brings us tools to better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

As an independent member firm, the BDO Alliance USA allows us to:

  • Enhance our client services and broaden our capabilities overall
  • Expand our domestic and international coverage
  • Gain greater technical knowledge in specialty areas
  • Utilize professionals with experience in a wide range of industries
  • Access the most up-to-date technical information
  • Participate in the latest training programs
  • Utilize state of-the-art, customized computer systems
  • Provide our clients with key contacts and sophisticated professionals throughout the U.S.

By supplementing our existing services, the BDO Alliance USA brings us the necessary tools to better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness. We offer expanded capabilities in such specialty areas as appraisals, corporate finance, litigation consulting, energy, cost segregation, and real estate services.

This arrangement in the Alliance is very similar to the arrangement that exists between national firms with multiple offices.

The BDO Alliance USA is a division of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership. BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting firms serving both publicly traded and privately held companies, has over 50 offices throughout the United States and more than 400 independent Alliance firm locations. BDO USA, LLP is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the world's fifth largest accounting and consulting network with over 1,200 offices in 144 countries.

With over 250 publicly traded companies as clients, BDO USA, LLP has significant experience with the various Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules, regulations and reporting requirements. In addition, BDO has been the auditor for clients who have had offerings underwritten by virtually all of the major national investment banking firms.

We can utilize BDO and our Alliance partners to assist in complex transactions or draw upon our close contacts at regulatory institutions or professional service organizations to provide clients with quick responses when timing is critical.

BMSS is the only firm in Birmingham and one of 6 in Alabama in the Alliance.

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