FINANCIAL STATMENT PREPARATION

Annual Audit, Review & Compilation for Church and Ministries

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Bookkeeping, Financial Reporting & Budgeting

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Specializing in Church and Ministry Payroll and Tax Compliance

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AREAS OF EXPERTIES

Financial Statement Preparation

Audited, reviewed or compiled financial statements by a Church CPA serve several purposes and provide a benefit to the ministry by providing leadership with the ability to demonstrate their commitment to financial accountability and transparency.

Bookkeeping Services

Dennison CPA, PC offers virtual full services bookkeeping, bill payment and accounting consultation to ministries and churches throughout the US.

Payroll & Tax Services

Dennison CPA, PC offers payroll processing and tax services to Churches and other Christian Ministries through our online payroll processing service.

NOTE FROM OUR PRESIDENT:

Dear Friend:

I have been providing financial guidance to churches and other Christian organizations throughout the U.S. since 2003. Specifically, in the areas of accounting and finance as both a church CPA/auditor, bookkeeper, business administrator and financial consultant. I have also served as a church treasurer and business administrator.

Because I was raised in the church and my father was a pastor, church planter and seminary professor – I have a unique understanding and heart for the local church.

I am passionate about helping ministries be good stewards of the resources God has entrusted to them. My goal is to provide superior audit and accounting services at a lower cost, so that more resources are available for Kingdom growth. I look forward to serving with you!!!

Your brother in Christ,

David Dennison, CPA, MBA, MSA

About Us

Dennison CPA, PC – Church CPA and Ministry Advisor – is a CPA firm that provides audit and accounting services exclusively to the local church and Christian ministries throughout the entire United States(except Hawaii and New York). We have a unique understanding of the local church and other faith-based organizations, which means we are able to provide your ministry with superior audit and accounting services at a lower cost to your ministry – resulting in more resources available for Kingdom growth.

Dennison CPA, PC offers a wide variety of accounting services to churches and other Christian ministries such as; Annual Audit, Review and Compilation of church and ministry financial statements.

Thank you for the opportunity to partner with you and your ministry! We consider it an honor to be able to serve with you!

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WHATS OUR CLIENTS SAY

Rock Harbor Church – Costa Mesa, CA

Bryan Wilkins

I highly recommend David Dennison and his CPA services to your organization.  Mr. Dennison recently performed an annual audit for Rock Harbor Church.  Our business team, financial oversight team and board of elders were very pleased with how professional, thorough and timely Mr. Dennison was in his work.

Mr. Dennison’s assessments, testing, findings, financial reports and comments to management were very comprehensive, accurate and helpful to our organization.  His services have helped us strengthen our financial reporting and internal controls.  In addition, we found his audit fees to be very competitive within the industry.

If you choose to use Mr. Dennison’s services, I’m confident you will be pleased with the results!

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New Jerusalem Christian Church – Seffner, FL

Mimi Martinez, Church Administrator

Our ministry went through a refinancing process which required for us to have an audit performed on our accounting policies and finances.  The finance company referred us to David and it couldn’t have been a bigger blessing for us.  An audit is a very complex and stressful process and David walked us through it step by step with much professionalism, patience, and knowledge.  Our accounting process and controls have improved dramatically because of his guidance.  We were so impacted by the excellence he and his team provided that we have hired him as the organization’s CPA.

If you are looking for a new CPA look no further.  David and his team are phenomenal!  I would highly recommend him.

Vintage City Church – Ft. Collins, CO

Laura Sokolowski, Accounting

Dennison CPA performed our church’s audit for 2019, and we are utilizing their services for 2020.  David and his staff are gracious, friendly, competent and solution oriented.  They demonstrate a sincere desire to help, and they regularly make themselves available for questions.

Pregnancy Center of Rice Lake – Rice Lake, MN

Kaydie Green, Executive Director

Last year, our ministry went through our first official audit and we could not have made a better choice in choosing Mr. Dennision to conduct the audit. Throughout the entire process, Mr. Dennison was very patient and always willing to take time to explain certain components of the audit that we needed more understanding on. Mr. Dennision takes that maze of numbers, dollar signs and documents and helps it all make sense! Our Board of Directors was thoroughly impressed with Mr. Dennison’s work and the fact that Mr. Dennison took the time to meet with our Board of Directors to walk them through the audit documents. As a staff, it was very easy for us to take the practical applications in our audit and make necessary changes to implement them.

If you are looking for quality and professional work for your next audit, I would highly recommend Mr. Dennison.

Family Life Church – Marion, OH

Melanie Kwast, CPA,, Finance Director

I am so thankful for the services our church received from Dennison CPA.  We needed a compilation report completed for 2019 and when I emailed to see if he would be available to do it he was very prompt in responding and so accommodating.  I appreciate his patience and professionalism in putting together our church’s compilation.  I also loved that we could walk through the process electronically!! Would highly recommend!

Second Baptist Church – Santa Ana, CA

Ramona Stafford, Treasurer

We had previously acquired a new CPA to produce our annual financial review as a requirement by our financial institution.  But after several months into the pandemic, that CPA firm sent us a letter stating they would not be able to perform the review.  With deadlines fast approaching, I reached out to several contacts and was referred to David Dennison.  After speaking with him on the phone and explaining our situation, David took us on as a client.

David was very attentive and thorough, and always providing great customer service. His responsive communication was a plus (as this was something lacking with our previous local CPA).  He or one of his associates were always available to answer any questions or concerns in a timely manner.  David was also meticulous with details as he was able to find numerous errors after reviewing our previous year financial review.

Although the words ‘pleasure’ and ‘financial review’ are not usually found in the same sentence, we can honestly say it was a pleasure working with the people at Dennison CPA.  We highly recommend David Dennison CPA to anyone looking for a reliable and efficient CPA firm.

Northwest Church Planting Network – Seattle, WA

Sandy Kelly, Operations

I recommend David Dennison CPA firm to anyone looking for a professional accounting firm. We are a small faith-based nonprofit business. It is difficult to find an accounting firm that understand our unique accounting needs.

David Dennison CPA is exactly what we were looking for as we looked for help with our first Review of our books.  David was not only professional, but he also made me feel comfortable through the process. He answered my questions quickly and was great with helping me understand how to use the systems he has in place to complete the Review.

The report was completed when he said it would be, despite the first COVID regulations that had just rolled out right after we began in early 2020.  We were proud to offer the reports from the Review to our board, donors, and potential new donors.

We have found our CPA firm in David Dennison CPA for all future Reviews, Audits, and accounting needs.

I highly recommend using David Dennison CPA you will be pleased if you do.

Pacific Learning Center NW – Seattle, WA

Laureen Fagerland, Business Administrator

Dennison CPA has been a blessing to work with. They have made the process of filing our 990’s easier than we could have imagined. We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a CPA.

Church of the Advent – Washington DC

Deborah Tepley, Exec. Director

Our church worked with David Dennison to conduct our very first financial review. David offered competitive fees and was always incredibly responsive. His team worked quickly and was able to complete the review within the promised timeline. He is very knowledgeable and offers a wealth of experience and expertise in the church financial sector. We’re grateful to have worked with David!

Martin County Convent, Inc. – Stanton, TX

Stephanie Childs, Treasurer

Inheriting the position of treasurer on a newly-revived board that had not been audited in over 20 years, I had no idea on where to start in getting years of unkempt financials in order. After a year of trying (and ultimately failing) to get a local accountant to assist me, the board was able to easily acquire Mr. Dennison’s services!

David made the entire process too easy for words; he was affable, honest and professional during our in-person and over-the-phone consultations. I highly recommend Mr. Dennison and his services, as well as consider him our go-to CPA for many years to come!

Iglesia Templo Jerusalen – Ft. Worth, TX

Raquel Guevara, Treasurer

I would highly recommend David Dennison. He is very knowledgeable and professional.  David made our church audit very pleasant.  I truly believe that David is led by honesty and integrity.  He met our expectations with outstanding advice.  We thank God for him and for the gift HE has put upon him to work with church finances.    

Passion Church – Tucson, AZ

Bob Sawvelle, Senior Pastor

I’d like to take a minute to let you know how pleased my staff and I are with the services that David Dennison CPA has provided to our church.  We’ve known and worked with David for several years, with everything from church refinancing to helping us with our accounting needs at our church.  David is honest, reliable and is able to solve complex financing situations effectively.

His understanding of current church accounting practices, combined with his understanding of church banking and mortgage options, makes him a key professional in this industry and a person we are very glad we have working with us.  I would highly recommend David for any of your church accounting needs or help in church lending or refinancing.

Lake City Church – Lakeview, WA

Dan George, Business Administrator

David Dennison became our CPA through a recommendation. I had an extremely easy decision about who to contract with after talking with David on the phone and reading numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.

Not only was his pricing very competitive, David brought a different dimension to what could easily be a sterile working relationship. He was personable yet professional, incredibly easy to talk with on sometimes difficult subjects, and most interested in me and our church family.

His audit report was easy to follow. He provided great recommendations with an abundance of support materials including templates and other resources.

The most encouraging part of his relationship to our church is his commitment to make his work a ministry. I have asked him several questions over email and the phone since the audit nearly a year ago. He is more than willing to address my questions without additional fees.

David is a trustworthy man. I highly recommend him to service your audit needs.

Message of Peace Church – South San Francisco, CA

Dr. Fernando Carvalho - Senior Pastor

Our church needed a compilation report and for whatever reason our previous CPA did not finish on time to meet a deadline. I was referred to David Dennison and we hired him. He was professional, courteous and fast. I highly recommend his services to churches any where in the United States.

New Generation Christian School – Lake City, FL

Paula Miller-Gorman, Ph.D, Director

I had the opportunity of working with Mr. Dennison after being introduced to him through another organization who had requested that my ministry get an audit completed.   My ministry had been in existence for ten years and we had been doing our bookkeeping internally.   As I operate a ministry and have little knowledge of accounting practice and had done it so long in isolation, I was, to say the least, a little intimidated.  Even the thought of having an audit done was uncomfortable.  However, Mr. Dennison did his best to set my fears at ease and to guide me through the process.

At all times Mr. Dennison conducted himself in a very professional and helpful manner.  He actually flew to our location as we began the audit process.   During the time that the audit was being conducted he asked for additional information to clarify our process and at the end he presented us with not only the findings but several relevant suggestions to improve our overall accounting process.   Even months after the audit was completed we had need of clarification of information in the report for an outside agency.  Mr. Dennison called that agency to offer his understanding of the information.

Truly, it has been a blessing to work with Mr. Dennison. We plan on using him in the future because he is approachable, makes the process make sense, is professional and gives relevant insights as to improvements.   Please feel free to contact me personally if you have any further questions.

Vantage Point Church – Chino, CA

Monique Whritenour - Office Manager

Our church had the pleasure of working with David Dennison on a financial audit in April of 2016. This was our first audit and not knowing what to expect we were a little nervous. However, Mr. Dennison made us all feel comfortable as he took us through the process.

David is reliable, professional and understands the current church accounting practices. He was personable and incredibly easy to talk to. He took the time to explain everything as he went along. 1 even felt comfortable calling him several months after the audit with additional questions.

I look forward to future business with David Dennison and I highly recommend his services to someone else!

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Yreka Church of the Nazarene – Yreka, CA

Rev. Jeff Whitney, Senior Pastor

It has been a great honor and privilege to have personally worked with David Dennison through some very critical stages in the life of the Yreka (CA) Church of the Nazarene. I have served as the pastor of this church for the past eighteen years. More than five years ago we began to dream about building a new sanctuary on our church campus. Finances were a huge hurdle for us and we were led to David who helped us and led us through so many financial issues in taking our dream to a reality. We have been in our new church now for the past two years. I have no doubt it would not have not been built without David’s wise help, encouragement, and leadership. David is now helping us with annual audits and other financial issues.

He is definitely a man you can trust in these difficult economic times. He is a man of character and integrity with a heart for God. Give him a call, I know he will be able to help you too!

Faith Lutheran Church – Lake Forest, MN

Joyce Getchell, Business Administrator

Our church had the pleasure of working with David Dennison on a financial review. David was thorough, professional and timely in all of his communication and work. He has a thorough understanding of church accounting and reporting issues. He took the time to lead me through the process of providing information for the review and interpreting the final data. This was the first financial review I have been responsible for in my career, and it was wonderful to have someone as knowledgeable and trustworthy as David to walk me through it.

I highly recommend David to anyone seeking a professional, Christian CPA who does business with integrity.

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton, OH

Sis. Sandra K. Williams, Business Administrator

Our Church worked with David Dennison who audited our financials and compiled reports for 2013, 2014, and 2015 and continues to serve as our Church CPA

David Dennison is a kind and patient person. David is also very professional and knowledgeable.

David understands church work and how important integrity is to the Church and the people we serve. It has been a blessing working with David. I would highly recommend David as a CPA as we will continue to use him in the future.

Faith Church – New Milford, CT

Frank Santora, Senior Pastor

It is my pleasure to recommend David Dennison for all your auditing needs.  David is easy to work with, has the best interest of the ministry in mind, and loves the Lord.  He was particularly helpful in making sure all of our systems were running efficiently and according to the latest standards.  David always responds promptly, gets the work done on time and in our case ahead of schedule.  He also took time to go over all of his findings with our executive team so we were all informed and on the same page.  You will not regret onboarding him!

Praise Christian Center World Outreach – Channelview, TX

Dr. Pamela Randolph, Vice President

My team and I had the pleasure of working with David when he performed reviews and audits for our corporation. David helped us see auditing in a new light. He made the process effortless. He worked closely with us to keep the process moving and to meet the necessary deadlines. He made recommendations to strengthen our internal controls. He delivered excellent service in a timely manner. I was pleasantly impressed by his knowledge, integrity and professionalism. On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the highest, I rate Dennison CPA a 10. I would definitely recommend his services.

New Life Church – Decatur, GA

Clyde Hudson, Business Administrator

We were in search of a new accounting firm and we were introduced to David. He actually flew to our location to get an understanding of what our programs and processes were. During the time that the audit was being conducted he asked for additional information to clarify our process and at the end he presented us with not only the findings but several relevant suggestions to improve our overall accounting process

David understands how churches work and the unique challenges of ministry and how important integrity is to the church. We feel that with his help we will maintain this integrity as well as good stewardship for our church and the people that we serve. I would highly recommend David as a church or non-profit CPA as we will continue to use him in the future.

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Bethel Baptist Church – Salem, OR

Brandon Hardy, Senior Pastor

David Dennison was recommended to us to complete a series of financial compilations necessary to secure a million dollar building loan. I am so thankful we made the call. David lived up to his reputation and made a somewhat complicated process very simple.

We were very impressed by David. His work was professional and thorough. He was courteous and timely in all of his communication. We appreciated his knowledge and understanding of church accounting and finances.

Our church would gladly work with him again and would highly recommend his services to others.

Providence Community Church – Spring Grove, PA

Michael Coarson, Executive Pastor

I recommend David Dennison, CPA to any ministry or organization looking for stellar, expert tax advice and services. David Dennison performed a review of our 2018 finances. He was incredibly prompt, patient, thorough, professional, gracious, and fantastic to work with! We are a larger church in the York, PA area and have worked with a variety of tax professionals through the years, both in and out of state. David was quite possibly the best we’ve ever worked with. He delivered above and beyond our expectations and did so at a very competitive price. You will not go wrong hiring David Dennison. We will certainly work with him in the future.

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Revolution Church – Canton, GA

Chad Elliot, Executive Pastor

Our Church worked with David Dennison who performed an audit plus multiple compilations from 2010 to present.  David was very thorough in his process as well as personable in his demeanor.  His communication to us was second to know as he walked with us through the audit process to help us improve our internal financial systems.

David understands how churches work and the unique challenges of ministry and how important integrity is to the church.  We feel that with his help we will maintain this integrity as well as good stewardship for our church and the people that we serve. I would highly recommend David as a church or non-profit CPA as we will continue to use him in the future.

Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center – Doral, FL

Adolfo Suarez, Administrator

We are currently going through the process of buying a property to expand our ministry operations.  We met David since the vision was just a dream.  Since day 1, David has demonstrated a level of understanding and professionalism far superior than common knowledge.  We have found in David an excellent blend of accounting knowledge and Christian principals knowledge.

As part of the process, we had to go through our first audit.  David’s approach in the audit was with an objective to help us improve our processes and be a better ministry.  We feel extremely blessed to have had David Dennison work with us and know that he was a key member of the team to make the dream a reality.

Thank you David for your professionalism and excellence in serving the Kingdom of God!

Word of Life Ministries and Schools – Wichita, KS

Tim Rotola, Financial Administrator

I am more than pleased to write this letter of recommendation for David Dennison. Our ministry came to David in January of 2016 with some pretty complicated audit needs. Our ministry operates as a multi-site Church, multiple-campus Childcare Center, K-12 School and is closely involved in the operations of 4 other nonprofit corporations. Needless to say, David had his work cut out for him when we came to him needing a quick turn around on audits for the past two fiscal years. David met every single one of our needs, finished the audits before the very short deadline, still took the time to explain his work in great detail, gave numerous pieces of advice and recommendations, and did overall exceptional work. p>

I personally, along my entire team, greatly enjoyed the experience and was left feeling much more secure in our financial future. I can’t imagine there being many other CPA’s out there that are as knowledgeable, personable, professional, and genuine as David Dennison is. I highly recommend David to all churches and schools in need of high-quality, professional work.

Praying Pelican Missions – Minneapolis, MN

Matt Pfingsten, President

Dennison CPA, PC is an absolute breath of fresh air for us. To anyone in Christian ministry considering utilizing their services, I cannot recommend them more highly.

I came to Dennison at a time when we not only needed a lot more from our accounting services, but we also had timelines that needed to be met. He accomplished both….and then some! Not only did Dave take the time to listen to us, but he truly understands how ministries work in a way that I’ve not experienced before. Being very candid, I didn’t even know how much we were missing before we met David Dennison!

Whether you have basic accounting needs or higher end CFO work that needs to be done, Dennison CPA are my first and only Christian accounting firm recommendation. We plan to work with them for many years to come!

New Season Church – Hiram, GA

Shane Curtis, Executive Pastor

Our church had the pleasure of working with David Dennison on a financial audit in February of 2019.  This was the first time we had worked with David and didn’t really know what to expect.  We learned quickly that the process of a full audit was extensive and thorough but David walked us through it and explained everything completely which gave us a sense of trust and respect for what he knows.  David is a professional who understands current church accounting practices; something that is extremely valuable when undergoing an audit. Not only is David knowledgeable but he is also personable and incredibly easy to talk to.  I am glad to say that all of our conversations were not just business, we actually had a laugh or two along the way!

New Season Church, our financial department and I look forward to the continued relationship with David and we know for certain that he will be our go to guy in the future for all review, copulations and audits.

Faith Fellowship – San Leandro, CA

David Mortara, Business Administrator

Faith Fellowship Church has had the pleasure of working with David Dennison to provide our lender with required financial reviews for several years now. Since David has been providing this service it has always been a smooth and complete process and both us and our lender feel privileged to have him on our team.
David is a professional who understands current church accounting practices.

As a person David is clear, precise and extremely easy to work with. Faith Fellowship. my accounting department and I look forward to the future relationship with David Dennison and I strongly recommend his services.

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