Be the Thought Leader in Your Finance Department

Running a finance department means juggling on-going challenges:

Compliance Requirements

Budget, Budget. Budget!

Revenue Stability

Rising Pension Costs

Reliable Reporting Tools

ERP & Other Technologies

Streamline your processes. Improve your financial reporting. Evolve & invest in your technology.

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Our Solutions

We love helping finance departments thrive! Whether you only need an audit or are looking for help with bigger challenges, we have you covered. Think of us as your resource for ever-changing compliance, regulations, new GASB's and technologies.


Getting the compliance work done is the first step.

We prepare Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) as well as Single Audits under OMB Circular A-133 and the new uniform guidance.


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Streamline your processes, systems, policies & procedures to reduce activities that cost staff time and money.

We’ll help you automate the redundant day-to-day tasks and improve efficiencies in your department so you can focus on the bigger picture. We’ll also share what other organizations are doing to manage budgets, pension costs and other shared challenges, and connect you to others who can help.

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Keeping you up to date on the latest GASB pronouncements, best practices, and other current topics through a series of videos, templates and guides. All designed to support staff accountants, managers, controllers, & CFOs.


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Automation = Cost Reduction

Increase efficiency and improve controls by leveraging technology. We’ll assist and advise on ERP implementation, process automation, enhanced reporting and cloud strategies that fit your needs.

Take the hassle out of changing auditors.

Our step-by-step guide shows you how to prepare to make the change smoothly.

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LSL GASB Goes Virtual

Same Speakers. Same Training. New Delivery System!


LSL GASB 2020 Goes Virtual: A Message from LSL Partner, Debbie Harper, CPA from LSL CPAs on Vimeo.

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Meet the Team

Rich Kikuchi, CPA - Managing Partner

Bryan Gruber, CPA - Partner

Debbie Harper, CPA - Partner

Brandon Young, CPA - Partner

Gail Gray, CPA - Partner

Frank North, CPA - Senior Manager

Ryan Domino, CPA - Senior Manager

Kirk Hamblin, CPA - Manager

Jocelyn Esparza, CPA - Manager

Jaeson Freitas - Client Success Specialist

Matthew Freitas - Project Manager

Ruan Strydom - Senior Programmer, CaseWare Specialist

Jordan Smith - Technical Support Analyst

What Our Clients Say

“LSL embodies professionalism.  They’re the best audit firm I’ve worked with.”
Nathan Black, CPA, Auditor-Controller  | Sutter County
"LSL team members are not only knowledgeable and responsive but also friendly and personable. The audit process feels like a collaborative effort between City staff and the LSL team."
Kate Zawadzki, Deputy Finance Director | City of Dixon
"Basically, in my opinion, LSL is an amazing partner.  You have helped us meet rigorous deadlines for CAFR production, answered “other” process questions both during and after regular business hours and always been pleasant and professional."
Jeanette Prickett, Finance Manager | City of Big Bear Lake

Services Provided


Financial and Compliance audits
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) preparation and review
Single Audits (OMB Circular A-133 and new Uniform Guidance)
Internal audits
Agreed upon procedures
Litigation support (consulting and expert witness)
Policies and procedures/Internal controls


Operational reviews
Accounting services
Interim reporting or staffing
CAFR reporting models
Financial training and education
GASB implementation consulting


Strategic planning
IT strategic planning and consulting

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