Clayton & McKervey

CPA Firm Specializing in Industrial Automation in Illinois

Work with Clayton & McKervey, an award-winning CPA and consulting firm servicing Illinois and beyond. Our firm helps industrial automation businesses like yours best utilize revenue to fuel growth and expansion plans.

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What to Know About Selecting a CPA Firm in Illinois

Finding a CPA partner in Illinois, one of the epicenters of industrial automation, is a crucial step for ensuring your business makes the most of its opportunities and continues a path toward growth. Clayton & McKervey understands the unique challenges of this fast-growing sector.

We understand the key issues impacting Illinois industrial automation companies like yours. We can help you navigate the complexities of tax and compliance regulations to maximize your profitability and revenue. Our dedicated consultants will provide counsel and advice in other key areas, such as tax credits, operational efficiencies, and technology-based solutions.

Supporting Your Industrial Automation Business Through All Stages of Growth

Whether your business is in the start-up, growth, or maturity stage, we are ready to support you through a range of services. These include accounting and bookkeeping, financial reporting, and tools and systems for data-driven decision-making. As you focus on building your company, we can also help you understand the key data points that drive value so that when the time comes to transition your business, you are in the best position possible.

The Results You Need, From a Company Close to Home

Throughout our 70 years in business, we have helped dozens of businesses in the expanding industrial automation sector.

As A CPA Firm, Our Illinois Clients Trust Us For:

Tax & Accounting Support

We help industrial automation businesses implement new tax planning strategies, navigate federal, state and local taxes and leverage tax credits. Our proactive approach and deep knowledge of your industry guides business owners through the ever-changing tax legislation. We also provide accounting and bookkeeping support tailored to your specific business growth plan. Our cloud-based solutions and dedicated accounting specialists can serve as an outsourced accounting department or provide training for your current team. Finally, our team can help you maximize your current ERP, accounting and project management software through process optimization, reporting or selection.

At-A-Glance Dashboards

Data is the benchmark for better decision-making. If you’re tired of running multiple reports or waiting for your internal accounting staff to answer questions about key business metrics, we’ve got a solution. Our new ‘At-A-Glance’ service is designed to help industrial automation business owners like you understand how your company is operating at a glance. Our process starts with an interview so we can better understand your focus areas and help you identify key KPIs based on your unique business situation. We’ll help extract data from your current systems and display the metrics in one convenient location so you can track your business performance in real time and make data-driven decisions.

Strategic Growth Advisory

If you’re like the industrial automation companies we know, you’re focused on identifying barriers to growth. Our IA Growth Accelerator reveals the areas needing the most attention to maximize value. Designed for companies with up to $25M in revenue, our tool equips business owners with an easy way to measure progress throughout key life cycle stages. As owners’ time is often divided, it can be challenging to understand which actions drive results that matter. We’ll provide a strategic plan with benchmarks tracking success over time. Find out why it’s important to start thinking about your businesses value today instead of waiting until you’re ready to sell.

We are proud to be associated with the following organizations

A3 Association
CSIA Association
ACEC Association
Zweig Association
EFCG Association

“It’s important to continuously improve your operations and maximize value through informed objectives—whether you are just starting out or looking to grow. Make business value a priority today so you can understand what your company is worth and successfully position your business to potential buyers when it’s time to sell.”

Bryan Powrozek

Bryan Powrozek
Senior Manager, Industrial Automation

What to Expect When Contacting Clayton & McKervey

When you contact Clayton & McKervey, one of our local professionals will be in touch to discuss your accounting, tax preparation, or any other growth-related or financial goals. During our discovery call we focus on:

  • Business overview – location, revenue, focus & current situation
  • Company goals
  • Understanding of challenges and decision-making
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After our initial conversation, you can expect:

It is common for us to ask you for past tax returns and financial statements along with any other records that will help us gain insight into your business and how we can help. Once reviewed, we will provide you with our recommendations and pricing scope. You will also be introduced to other team members.

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