Village of West Baraboo enlists Baker Tilly’s outsourced accounting services for major transition

Client need

The Village of West Baraboo, Wisconsin was hiring to replace their retiring clerk and treasurer. What’s more, the village faced inefficiencies in their accounting processes, making reporting and budgeting difficult and time consuming. With the transition looming, the village wanted to ensure success for the incoming employee.

Baker Tilly solution

The village enlisted Baker Tilly’s state and local government outsourced accounting services team for periodic bookkeeping services to help maintain strong accounting records, as well as budget assistance and audit preparation. Baker Tilly also supported the village in their search by preparing questions for interviews with candidates and, after the hire, our outsourcing team provided onboarding and training support.


Through Baker Tilly’s state and local government outsourced accounting services, the village was able to hire a clerk and treasurer with the skillset required to be successful. Additionally, prior to onboarding, our team created efficiencies for the accounting department through the organizing and identifying accounts, and developing a user-friendly budget.

“Baker Tilly has truly been a valued advisor for our village. When I wasn’t quite sure how or what to do, they were always quick to respond with helpful insights, tailoring their response with the pending transition in our clerk and treasurer role in mind. We are grateful for all their work.”


– Kathy Goerks, retiring Clerk/Treasurer, Village of West Baraboo

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly state and local government specialists can help, contact our team.