For nearly 50 years, we’ve helped local governments throughout Minnesota serve their communities more efficiently.

As the leading governmental auditing firm in the state, we provide accounting, financial, and audit services to over 300 governmental entities. In 2009, we established AEM Financial Solutions, LLC — a company dedicated to providing day-to-day accounting and financial management services for local governments.

Our far-reaching experience lets us go beyond what you might expect from an auditor. As an integral part of your team, we work with you to deliver one-of-a-kind solutions for improving best practices in your entire organization. You can expect to work with our partners and managers to resolve issues ranging from paperless audit and workflow to establishing a learning environment for your staff.

Our specialized city accounting and consulting services include:

Finance Consulting
  • Assistance in creating a budget
  • Reporting results to city council
  • TIF accounting and reporting solutions
  • Quarterly reporting on key operating solutions
Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Debt service source and use analysis and recommendations
  • Enterprise fund rate studies and recommendations
  • General fund cash flow analysis and investment planning
Payroll Services and Payroll Tax Issues
  • Preparation of Form 941
  • Preparation of Forms W-2 and W-3
  • Preparation of Forms 1099 and 1096
  • Quarterly reporting
  • Resource on a number of IRS issues
Remote Controller Services
  • Monthly cash and investment reconciliation
  • Payroll processing
  • Year end audit preparation assistance
Fraud Services
  • Internal control recommendations
  • Gathering evidence in fraud allegations
  • Communicating results of engagements to law enforcement and officials

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