Media and Advertising

Media and Advertising

GHJ works with clients in the areas of advertising, marketing, digital content and new media grow their businesses by providing specialized accounting and advisory services.

Media and Advertising

GHJ has a dedicated team helping companies involved in media and advertising projects gain a competitive advantage and maximize revenues through proactive accounting and strategic planning.

GHJ's experience with marketing, digital media and multi-channel networks gives the team key insight into understanding issues around revenue recognition, cost allocation, accounting for content production and other complex transactions such as licensing and distribution.

An accounting firm that services media and advertising clients not only needs to have a depth and breadth of technical expertise but also the flexibility and resources to deal with the dynamics of an industry that is constantly changing and innovating — which impact how business is conducted on a daily basis. GHJ has the expertise that media and advertising companies need to take their business to the next level.

Service Offerings

  • Accounts Payable and Cash Disbursements
  • Accounts Receivable, Billings and Cash Collections
  • Accounting Software Selection
  • “Angel” Funding; VC Funding; Incubator Funding; Bank Financing
  • Audits, Review and Compilations
  • Budget Preparation/Review
  • Business Plan Review
  • Business Property Tax Filing
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Cash Flow Modeling
  • Choice of Entity
  • City Business License Registration/Renewal
  • Corporate/Executive Tax Planning
  • Due Diligence
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Estate Planning
  • Executive Compensation Plans
  • Executive Outsourcing – Controller, Chief Financial Officer Recruiting
  • Exit Strategies
  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Financing Strategies/Introductions
  • Forecasts and Projections
  • General Ledger Set-up
  • Income Tax Compliance (Quarterly and Year-End)
  • Insurance Strategies
  • Internal Control Systems and Procedures
  • Management Reports
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Multi-State Tax Reporting
  • Off-Shore Tax Reporting
  • Personnel Policies and Procedures Manuals
  • Projection Preparation/Review
  • Revenue Projections
  • Sales Tax Returns
  • Stock Option Plans
  • Strategic Planning
  • Support for Various Software Packages/MAS90, Quickbooks, Quicken Payroll Services
  • Temporary Staffing – Accounting Personnel

Who We Serve

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Consumer Product Companies
  • Digital Branding and Advertising
  • Digital Hardware
  • Digital Media
  • Distribution Companies
  • Internet
  • Licensors
  • Licensing Agency
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Multichannel Networks
  • Production Companies
  • Software
  • Technology Services
  • Video Game Developers
  • Video Game Producers
  • Video Game Licensors


Specialized Service Team