Accounting & Finance Advisory

FDP's provides Accounting & Finance Advisory Services to assist organizations with technical accounting and financial reporting issues. Our consultants are CPAs and advisors who have served as controllers and CFOs. FDP has advised on: 

  • Cash/working capital optimization strategies
  • Validating accounting restatements and errors
  • Remediating material weaknesses of internal controls and addressing other internal control concerns
  • Developing KPIs for managing operations and facilitating decision-making
  • Creating enterprise-wide accounting policy frameworks and documentation
  • Streamlining financial processes and controls
  • Improving the financial statement close process
  • Evaluation and redesign of internal controls
  • Training financial reporting teams

Highlighted Engagements


integrated building systems providerĀ of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and control systems


paper mill and corrugated sheet manufacturer


community bank with $500M AUM


Platform-as-a-Service company (PAAS) for healthcare providers to create, manage, code and bill

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Sep - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Motor Distributor

Fort Dearborn Partners served as a financial advisor for the refinancing of a $3.5M Line of Credit and $2.2M mortgage for a $20 million Illinois-based motor distributor coming... Read More

Jul - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

Chicago, IL - Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that we served as exclusive financial advisor to a private high school for the refinancing of $13,000,000 in... Read More

Jul - 20

July 2020 Newsletter

Since early March, we have monitored the impact of COVID-19 on our client base. As expected, early results display widely divergent financial performance - some industries have... Read More