Lescault and Walderman is a business consulting firm specializing in working with small to medium businesses in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia regions. We partner with our clients to ensure the selection and implementation of the ideal software solution, the design, and deployment of effective accounting processes, the maintenance of accurate and reliable bookkeeping systems, and the creation and analysis of useful CFO level reports. Our experienced accounting team of qualified professionals have decades of combined business consulting services experience in a wide variety of industries.
In addition to our in-house CFO, CONTROLLER, BOOKKEEPING, TAX, and CONSULTING SERVICES, we also maintain established working relationships with third-party vendors to deliver a single, trustworthy, reliable solution.
If you’re a small to medium-sized business located in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) region, seeking an experienced accounting team, contact Lescault and Walderman at 866-398-4681 to schedule a free consultation.
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About Our Staff
Lescault and Walderman utilizes a consultative approach to deliver the financial management services we offer. Our approach helps us eliminate the typical single point of failure that so many outsourcing firms provide. Instead, we are a team-based resource for building and maintaining institutional knowledge of your accounting processes and systems. To achieve this, we assign a team of dedicated professionals for every engagement. Every client receives a minimum of 2 professionals to ensure quality control through checks and balances. LWI has more than 30 accountants across 18 states, offering an outstanding level of experience and industry specialization. They serve in a few distinct roles.
At the core of our accounting solutions are the staff bookkeepers and accountants that manage and maintain the accounting data entry tasks. They work diligently to build robust processes and protocols for your data entry, whether performed by your staff or ours. These professionals focus on the following duties:
Banking transaction entry
Credit card transaction entry
Accounts payable entry and management
Accounts payable entry and management
General ledger data entry
Controllers are the cornerstone of every accounting department. LWI Controllers build on solid bookkeeping practices to deliver compliant and accurate financial data through enrichment and automated reporting. Our controllers typically have their CPA license and ten plus years of industry experience. Their unique backgrounds enable them to perform a wide variety of tasks, including:
Balance Sheet Reconciliations
Fraud Protection Practices
Financial Statements and Other Reporting
Successful businesses often seek a strategic advisor that works alongside the business owner to achieve the organization’s growth goals. However, few can justify the cost of a full-time CFO in this capacity. We deliver part-time and project-based CFO solutions that focus on your specific needs. These professionals perform a variety of advanced financial management tasks, including:
Systems Evaluation and Implementation
Business Process Assessment
Key Performance Indicators
Strategic Advisory Services
About Our Executive Team
President & CEO
Matthew Lescault, President and CEO, founded Lescault & Walderman in 2006 to provide Financial Services to small businesses. Matt is responsible for the strategic direction and overall operations of the organization.
Since it’s inception, the organization has grown from a simple, small business to an enterprise-level service provider with diverse business offerings from Technical to Financial Services.
Matt’s broad experience in this market has been the driving factor in the rapid growth and subsequent launch of several new, niche services which have changed a small financial services company into a full-service firm.
Matt has years of experience in operations, finance, and budget management, with specializations in construction, staffing and working with the Federal Government.
Director of Client Services
Joseph Frank is the Director of Client Services. He joined LWI within a year of its inception and has been integral in defining the processes and protocols of the Bookkeeping/Controller department.
He has industry-specific accounting expertise working with Law Firms, Professional Services, Construction, Non-Profit, and Real Estate Development. Joseph and his team manage the accounting needs of more than 100 different clients in a wide variety of industries.
Joseph has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland University College. Outside of the office, Joseph’s interests include travelling and filmmaking. He directed and produced an award-winning doc-fiction film that premiered at the SXSW Film Festival.
Director of Intacct Services
Jay is the Director of Intacct Services at Lescault & Walderman. Jay is responsible for all installations of Intacct software for our clients in both the non-profit and for-profit space. In this role, Jay oversees teams that plan and manage the transition to Intacct software, data migration services, and the firms Intacct client services group (accountants and bookkeepers). Jay is the firm’s primary contact with Intacct for all support services; he possesses current certifications as an Intacct Accounting Specialist and Intacct Implementation Specialist.
Jay has over 30 years of experience working with and implementing Accounting and ERP software, including various Microsoft, Sage, and Oracle products. Jay earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree from MIT.
Lescault & Walderman Mission Statement
Lescault & Walderman’s mission is to provide professional solutions to our clients through innovative and practical means according to business and industry practices. We stand firm with people who reflect values, ethics, and dedication of our profession, ensuring the best service in every project, regardless of a client’s business practice and status.