Full-Service Accounting Firm in Des Moines, Iowa



Charter Accounting, PLC is a full-service accounting firm offering business accounting and tax services for individuals, and businesses of Iowa. For over 20 years, the accounting firm has provided clients with individual tax preparing and planning, cash flow statements, monthly operating statements, payroll, bookkeeping and more, making it easy to run day-to-day operations. As a local accounting firm, we take pride in the level of service we provide our clients, that is why we have committed to a level of excellence un-matched by competitors. We focus on prodiving our clients with the resources, knowledge, and expertise they need to achieve their financial goals.

Learn more about Charter Accounting, PLC accounting services today and contact us for a better financial tomorrow.
Free Consultation
We work with individuals, corporations, and nonprofits of all sizes. Call to schedule a complimentary consultation with a member of our firm. We will schedule an appointment with you in our offices at your convenience. This is an opportunity for you to have your accounting questions answered by a professional.
IRS and State Audit Problems and Resolution
Our professionals have extensive experience dealing with the Internal Revenue Service allowing us to offer this experience, knowldge, and resource. We have successfully represented countless individuals and dealt successfully with the IRS on their behalf. We have achieved a level of competence that ensures you will receive the best representation possible.

Business Consultation

Business Consultation IS the backbone of all the Charter services. A personal discussion of your financial statements or other business matters is always available when you need it as close as your phone.

Complete Tax Planning and Preparation

Complete Tax Planning and Preparation of Tax Records includes federal and state, income tax, Social Security, unemployment, and sales taxes. We prepare and maintain whatever is necessary to protect your interests, save you time. money and headaches, and provide deposits and reports for your review prior to filing dates.

Monthly Operating Statements

Monthly Operating Statements ... monthly breakdowns of sales, cost of sales and expenses (profit and loss) for the month and totals for year to date. Percentages for both help you compare performance and spot problem areas so you can take immediate action.

Operating Statement Performance Graph

Operating Statement Performance Graph means each month you will receive graphs that give you a concise visual picture of your business trends. The first graph shows your total sales, expenses and profit margin by month for the previous twelve months. The second presents monthly comparisons of sales for the last twelve months against those of the previous year. To

Balance Sheets

Balance Sheets summarize your summarizes your total business assets, liabilities and net worth at the end of each month so you can make important decisions about new equipment purchases, etc.

Cash Flow Statements

Cash Flow Statement ... shows how much money you have made; how much you have; and, how it has been spent for the month and year to date.

Payroll Register

Payroll Register ... payroll and tax information for all employees for the current month, quarter and year to date, as required by various governmental agencies.

Bank Reconciliations

Bank Reconciliations ... reconciles the bank balance with the balance in your checkbook and financial statements every month so you can be aware of exactly how much money you have available for cash flow needs.

Detail General Ledger

Detail General Ledger ... a record of dates, check numbers, payees and amounts for all expenses and total income received for each account for the month and year to date.

Comparative Operating Statement

Comparative Operating Statement ... shows prior year amounts and differences shown for the month and year to date to help you manage your business better.

Payroll Check Writing

Payroll Check Writing ... fast, efficient and trouble-free, our payroll check writing service produces professional, computer-generated checks, plus management analysis. With Charter, payroll is no longer a tedious worrisome process but a smooth function of your business.

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial Ratio Analysis ... analyzes important relationships such as rate of inventory turnover, aging of accounts receivable, and working capital to current liabilities, etc. Important managerial tools that help keep you in control of your business and money.

Assistance with Loan Application and Business Planning

Assistance with Loan Application and Business Planning ... to provide you with detailed, organized, concise, clear information to put forth a strong business image as you plan for your future financial needs.

Accounts Receivable and Payable Systems

Accounts Receivable and Payable Systems If you extend credit to your customers, we prepare all journals, post charges and credits, issue customer statements, and aging reports by customer so you can easily evaluate who pays and who doesn't. To help control your accounts payable, we can enter statements and invoices, confirm that they have not been paid previously, and print your checks for payments and aging reports. Everything is handled with computer accuracy, reliability and economy.