Explorers. Empire builders. Manufacturers and distributors. Like all inspired Northwest pioneers, you look uncertainty in the eye and refuse to blink. But today’s great adventurers need savvy sidekicks to conquer rapidly changing territory—and that’s where Perkins comes in.

Northwest-based manufacturing, distribution and wholesale businesses itching to expand and international companies with US or foreign subsidiaries comprise about 27% of our client base. We’d be honored to help you strategize and structure your enterprise financially to succeed at every stage of your Business Lifecycle. Plus, our independent alliance with BDO USA, LLP, the world’s fifth largest accounting and consulting firm, puts global resources and expertise at your service. We know you’d never settle for less.

You can always expect us to:
  • Build a comprehensive plan that eliminates exposure, yet maximizes efficiency and financial opportunity
  • Coach you through complex accounting and business issues
  • Customize our approach to your business
  • Discuss best practices, advising you on current thinking on business solutions for your industry
  • Focus on your operational goals, objectives and strategies
  • Proactively seek opportunities for improvement

Current Sectors

Manufacturing & distribution isn’t what it used to be—it’s more dynamic and forward-thinking than ever.

We work with low-tech, high-tech, established, and freshly minted sectors to help them move onward and upward, including many well-branded businesses with a national and international presence. If you don’t spot your industry here, contact us and let’s explore the possibilities.

  • Aerospace
  • Automobile Parts & Accessories
  • Beer
  • Building and Construction Suppliers
  • Circuit Boards
  • Chemicals
  • Coffee, Distribution & Retail
  • Computer Hardware
  • Consumer Products
  • Dental Equipment
  • Distilled Spirits
  • Distribution/Wholesale
  • Fabricated Metal Products
  • Food Products
  • Forest Products
  • Hardware
  • Heavy-duty Trucks & Parts
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Lumber
  • Medical Equipment & Technology
  • Metals
  • Mineral Extraction and Production
  • Palletizing Equipment
  • Paint
  • Renewable Energy
  • Residential Lighting & Lighting Hardware
  • Retail
  • Semiconductor
  • Software
  • Tools & Knives
  • Water Transportation
  • Wine & Wineries

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True Financial Grit

We don’t just scout out complexities; we also address the financial and operational elements that can contribute to long-term success. You can trust us to advise you on accounting and tax issues to help you build a strong financial infrastructure that will steady your business all along the way.

We can help you with…
  • Audits and reviews of financial statements
  • Business valuation
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Expatriate tax programs for globally mobile employees
  • IFRS
  • Internal Control and SOX compliance audits
  • International consulting services
  • Operations and process improvements
  • Research credits
  • Section 199
  • Sourcing Capital
  • State and local tax incentives (Energy credits, BETC credits)
  • State income, sales and use taxes
  • Strategic planning
  • Tax strategy & preparation
  • Technology consulting
  • Transfer pricing

 

Our 1:6 ratio means more 1:1.

Our ratio of executive team shareholders to staff is unusually low for a full-service regional firm: 1:6 or lower, depending on the service or industry practice group. It means you get the direct, involved attention of our top talent from day one. They proactively offer you strategy, feedback and ideas all along the way.