one of the most well-respected independent CPA firms
Shea Labagh Dobberstein provides a comprehensive portfolio of tax, accounting, financial advisory, financial statement audits, and 401(k) audit services for Daly City businesses. Established in 1944, SLD has diverse expertise in a wide range of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, construction, logistics, distribution and wholesale, food and beverage, and professional services.
As one of the most well-respected and longest-standing independent CPA firms in the Bay Area, our audited financial statements can give your investors, lenders, and other stakeholders the assurance they need. Our team members are highly experienced professionals who are uniquely equipped to provide you with complete audit, review, and compilation services.
We can depend on [SLD] not only for advice but to know that they are current with all the new and old tax regulations and what needs to be done to properly report our extensive real estate holdings, GST Trusts and LLCs.
– Personal Income Tax Client
highly experienced accounting professionals
We stay updated on all the latest regulations, while ensuring all best practices are implemented. Our firm recognizes that now, more than ever, companies need informed, responsive advisors, as well as the ability to scale their services. SLD provides both the benefits of a small local firm and a large one. We take a responsive, tailored approach to your audited financial statements, while also offering the deep expertise, specialized resources, and access to global services that you’d find in a larger firm. As members of DFK International, a global network of independent CPAs and advisory firms, we’re well positioned to scale your audit services as your needs change.
America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms
Our unique approach has earned us a ranking on Forbes magazine’s 2020 and 2021 list of “America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms.” We were also named a “Top 200 Firm” and 2020 “Best of Best Firm” by INSIDE Public Accounting. SLD has received seven consecutive “unmodified” peer reviews without comments from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This distinction puts us among the top 10% of accounting firms in the U.S.
Many of our team members have decades of experience, exposure to national firms, and cross-functional expertise, like Principal Robert “Bob” Zurcher. Bob specializes in financial reporting, assurance, and mergers and acquisitions. He has been providing audit services to diverse companies in various stages of growth for more than 30 years. As a former audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bob delivered all aspects of financial statement audits and other financial reporting services to over 60 Bay Area companies. At SLD, he assists clients with the resolution of complex accounting and financial issues, such as SEC reporting requirements, business combinations, and stock transactions.