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Monday, January 22, 2018

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As a nonprofit organization, you are faced with a variety of unique business concerns. Oversight of tax-exempt organizations has increased, and many nonprofit entities are facing strict requirements for transparency not only from donors, but also from the IRS, Department of Labor, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as well as the Public. Today’s tax-exempt organizations have to meet extensive filing requirements that are more complex than ever before. As a result, compliance and accounting practices should be aligned with new governance, policy/procedure and disclosure questions so that requirements of the ever changing regulatory environment are consistently met.

Having worked with nonprofit organizations for more than 20 years, McConnell & Jones can provide innovative solutions to meet the multiple reporting and compliance requirements and help to achieve:

    • Effective Program Monitoring and Compliance
    • Better Fiscal Management
    • Greater Financial Accountability
Nonprofit Services    
McConnell & Jones offers broad knowledge and understanding of tax-exempt organizations place us in the position to be a valuable advisor for your unique needs.

Our services include:


•     Financial Statement Audits
       - US Generally Accepted
          Auditing Standards
       - Government Auditing
       - Single Audit Act
          Amendments of 1996
•     Financial Reviews and
•     Employee Benefit Plan Audits
•     Program Audits
•     Agreed-Upon Procedures
•     Internal Control Reviews
•     Quality Control System
•     Internal Auditing Support
Tax and Accounting

•     Federal Tax Returns
       - Form 990, 990-T and 990-PF
•     DOL Reports
       - Form 5500
•     Tax Research and Strategic
•     Financial Statement
•     Reconciliations
•     Fund Accounting
•     Budgeting and Cash Flow
•     Controllership Services
•     Bookkeeping
•     Special Reports and Analyses

•     Strategic Planning
•     Governance and Organization
•     Management Performance
•     Business Process Improvement
•     Human Resource Consulting
•     Procurement Assistance
•     Policy Analysis and Program
•     Transformation and Program
Proven Market Knowledge    
We have a thorough understanding of the important factors that determine the success of your nonprofit—funding from federal and state agencies as well as individual and corporate donations. These factors not only determine how successful your organization will be, but can also indicate your ability to grow and continue to serve the needs of the community. McConnell & Jones has firsthand experience working with nonprofit organizations including:
    • Social and Human Service Organizations
    • Community Service Organizations
    • Arts, Culture and Membership Organizations
    • Community and Private Foundations
    • Faith-Based Organizations
    • Professional Associations
    • Higher Educational Institutions
    • Public Charter Schools & Private Schools
    • Healthcare Providers and Facilities
    • Health and Welfare Organizations
    • Homeowner Associations

Dedicated Professional Expertise    
McConnell & Jones offers a talented, knowledgeable team that blends an appreciation for your organization’s operational environment and culture with a steadfast understanding for your bottom line. Our dedicated nonprofit team has the experience, depth of knowledge, and expertise you truly deserve to take care of your unique challenges and guide you through complex issues.

Quality Standards    
Our goal is to offer the same high standard of service typically associated with large, multi-national firms. Therefore, we have committed ourselves to project excellence and to provide quality deliverables.

We know that quality service delivery is highly dependent on knowledgeable professionals with the right skills, therefore, we work hard to maintain high standards of professional practice which includes a strong system of quality control that emphasizes independence and objectivity.
As a testament to our quality standard, the firm is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In addition, we are a member of several external quality control bodies including the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC), the AICPA Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center.

Community Commitment
McConnell & Jones is committed to giving back to the community in which it lives, and we share your passion for philanthropy and serving others. Our leadership team has served or is currently serving the following nonprofit organizations:

•   American Heart Association
•   United Way of Greater Houston
•   Grambling State University - Black & Gold Foundation
•   Florida A&M University - FAMU Foundation
•   Greater Houston Partnership
•   National Kidney Foundation of Southeast Texas
•   Houston Museum of African American Culture
•   Mental Health America of Greater Houston
•   Aspiring Youth of Houston
•   The Ensemble Theater

About McConnell & Jones
McConnell & Jones LLP is a certified public accounting firm providing a full spectrum of audit, tax and advisory services that effectively assists governmental and nonprofit organizations throughout Texas in dealing with operational and accountability matters. Our experienced auditors, accountants, and business consultants have a deep understanding of the unique business and operational challenges faced by these entities, and are skilled in working with a variety of nonprofits including; charities, foundations, religious organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies.

McConnell & Jones is an affiliate of McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP, a full-service professional services firm providing accounting, financial planning, management consulting, engineering and technical services. According to a recent survey by the Houston Business Journal, McConnell and Jones is the 16th largest CPA firm in Houston. For additional information please visit us at





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