Balbin International
Alliance of Independent Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants
Combined Experience
                 Selected Combined Professional Experience of the
                  Alliance Members by Business Sector and Activity

Hi-tech
  •   Manufacturing, service and sales offices in principal US cities, a subsidiary in London and a branch in Paris -  
      audits, SEC 10K and 10Q, tax returns preparation
  •   Manufacturing, modem and other electronic devices – audit
  •   Engineering, equipment design - audit
Real estate and related activities
  •   Housing authorities - small and large - several - audits
  •   Low income housing projects - in excess of 100,000 units - audits
  •   Low income housing federal tax credit - several - audits
  •   Residential rental apartment buildings - several - audits
  •   Office rental buildings - several - audits
  •   Construction projects – in excess of one hundred $ millions - audits
  •   Construction company rendering services to a major city and other local governments - audits
  •   Highway and street construction and maintenance projects - audits, closing contracts services
  •   Construction cost certificates - in excess of twenty - audits
  •   Plumbing service companies - accounting services
  •   Advisors for refinancing purposes - advisory services
  •   Real estate brokers - tax return preparation and representation
  •   Escrow corporations - audits
Education
  •   School districts - Small and large - audits
  •   Community colleges - federal programs - audits
  •   Day cares - audits
  •   Several educational programs under the US Department of Labor - audits
  •   Joint powers - small and large - audits
Municipalities
  •   Electronic data processing systems of a large city, including a system with annual volume in excess of
      US  $ one billion annually -  several departments - review of their electronic data processing system logic,
      and testing of their internal controls in place
  •   Bonds department - large city - audits
  •   Transportation department -  several cities - agreed-upon-procedures
  •   Federal programs - agreed-upon-procedures
  •   Fiscal monitors and instructors of a large city - Agreed-upon-procedures, fraud investigation, and other
      services, training their accounting staff, auditors and their grantees' accountants - Over fifteen years
  •   Construction company rendering services to a large city - audits
State
  •   State-wide - housing programs - large state - over 30 locations - audits
  •   State-wide - highway maintenance - contractors - over 20 - agreed-upon-procedures
  •   State-wide - recreation parks - concessionaire - several - audits
Not-for-profit
  •   Small, medium and large size – hundreds of audits, agreed upon procedures, compilations, cot allocation
      plans, tax return preparation and representation
Retirement plans
  •   401k - audits, accounting services, tax return preparation form 5500
Health care
  •   Small, medium and large hospitals - audits
  •   Small and large outpatient health clinics - audits, compilations, tax returns preparation
  •    US Federal Medicare - audits
  •   Medical and dentistry doctors’ offices - audit, tax returns preparation, tax planning, tax representation
US Federal Milk Subsidy program - audits
Business development
  •    Several programs under the US Department of Commerce - audits
Transportation
  •   Trucking  – Small and large companies - accounting and special service, tax returns preparation
  •   Passengers – Compliance with Federal National Transit Database - agreed-upon-procedures
  •   Cost Urban Mass Transportation - audits
  •   Shipping – Inter-ocean shipping company - audits
  •   Freight forward - audits
Retail stores
  •   Several one to two stores - audits, agreed-upon-procedures
  •   Retail chain – small from about twenty stores to medium size about one hundred and seventy stores -   
      audits, accounting/part time controller     
Attorneys' offices - accounting, tax returns preparation
Credit unions - audits
Stock brokers - audits
Entertainment and media
  •   Motion pictures producers – Small and medium size - audits, tax returns preparation
  •   Motion pictures distribution – Small companies - accounting services
  •   TV station - small to medium size - audits      
  •   Theater productions/presentations - large, top presentations - audits
  •   Music stores - audits
  •   Actors/actress -  personal financial accounts, tax returns preparation, tax planning
  •   Newspaper - local community newspaper - accounting and tax returns preparation
Garment industry and related activities
  •   Small and medium size factories, including national recognized labels – in excess of twenty - audits, reviews
  •   Small and medium size garment shop subcontractors – in excess of ten - accounting services, tax returns
      preparation, tax planning
  •   Factor - Specialized lender to garment industry - audits
  •   Retail stores - audits
Etcetera