Grand Rapids Small Business Testimonials


Chris Slater has helped numerous nonprofits navigate the complexities of financial management and achieve their goals. Here at Specialized Accounting Services, we are small business tax accountants committed to ensuring that your Grand Rapids charity organization’s accounting and financials are accurate, transparent, and compliant with all regulations.

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Our clients have seen significant improvements in their financial management processes and outcomes since partnering with us. From streamlining accounting procedures and reducing overhead costs to small business tax accounting, we work closely with each Grand Rapids client to identify their specific financial needs and develop customized solutions that meet their goals.

But don’t just take our word for it. Please take a look at the testimonials from some of our satisfied Grand Rapids small business tax accounting clients to see how we have helped them achieve their financial goals and make a difference in their communities. We take pride in our work and are honored to partner with nonprofit organizations to further their missions.

“Chris has a knack for taking the complex and simplifying it into understandable and actionable information. His expertise extends beyond the financial; he has taken a personal interest in the inner-workings of our business so that his guidance aligns with our mission and strategy.  He cares deeply about people, has character, and is committed to doing great work. –“


Sarah Wildey
Chief Executive Officer
Choice Schools

“Chris has a comprehensive understanding of accounting, budgeting, tax laws and investments. He partners with the CEO to attain organizational financial goals. His work is timely and accurate. He provides perspective and insight to recognize opportunities while also evaluating risk. As a former CEO, he understands the balance of meeting board expectations and achieving organizational goals. He thinks both strategically and logically. He can explain financial information in a way that can be understood by a wide range of people. Chris is an asset to any organization.”


Ellen Carpenter
Executive Director
Ronald McDonald House Charities West Michigan

“Chris has played an instrumental role in setting up and maintaining our books. His knowledge of accounting and best practices has been invaluable. As our organization has grown Chris has been able to give advice from his experiences and he makes sure that we are aware of what is happening with the finances. He has worked tirelessly to ensure that he is providing the best service for us. He is a pleasure to work with.”


Mike Wildey
KDA Consulting


Managing finances can be a daunting and overwhelming task for anyone, especially in the nonprofit and service sectors. That’s why it’s important to have a CFO, Controller, or Accountant that you can trust, to keep you on track. Chris Slater is a Grand Rapids small business tax accountant here to help you grow your profits and manage your resources, to enjoy sustainable success for years to come.

Specialized Accounting Services offers a wide range of bookkeeping, financial planning, tax strategic planning services, and accounting for charities and small businesses in Grand Rapids and throughout the Midwest, including Tennessee, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Get in touch with us today to learn more!