Services Offered

Auditing Services

Luther Speight & Company has extensive experience in performing audits of governmental and other non-profit organizations; particularly Single Audits performed in accordance with governmental auditing standards set forth in the “Yellow Book” and the Office of Management and Budget Circulars A-133. Our governmental clients include a variety of city, state and federal governmental agencies. Our firm’s prior experience includes the following funding agencies:

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education

Our firm has adopted a policy that all professional services rendered by our firm in the governmental environment must comply with the standards established by the “Government Auditing Standards” commonly referred to as the “Yellow Book.” In many instances, our firm’s policies and standards exceed those established by the Governmental Auditing Standards.

Small Business Services

On a recurring basis, we provide comprehensive client service to well over 100 small and medium size businesses and organizations. The professional services generally fall within the categories of Accounting, Tax, Business Management, Automation and Management Advisory Services. Our firm also continues to tap into the varied expertise of our diverse staff to successfully solve issues plaguing some of our clients. Services provided by this group have expanded to include the development of accounting systems, and the installation of numerous accounting software programs.

Our clients are very diverse and represent a cross section of the local economies in New Orleans, Atlanta and Memphis. Industries represented include:

  • Healthcare
  • Governmental and Quasi-Governmental Agencies
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Transportation
  • Churches
  • Retail

The majority of the services provided by this Group are performed on a recurring (monthly or quarterly) basis. Our firm’s Commitment to Small Business has remained strong since our inception and remains the foundation of our practice. Our small business practice has been built through referrals and “word of mouth.” We believe that this is the best testimony to the level of client satisfaction.

The scope of the services that we perform in this area includes the following:

  • Small Business Consulting and Management Advisory Services;
  • Operational and Efficiency Studies;
  • Internal Control and Administrative Control Studies;
  • Compiled Financial Statements
  • Reviewed Financial Statements
  • Preparation and Analysis of Financial Statements;
  • Cash Account Analysis and Reconciliations;
  • Financial Forecasts and Pro Forma Financial Statements