Accounting Firm Buffalo Grove, IL

About Us

Finding the right accounting firm to handle your accounting, bookkeeping, and tax planning is an important decision. But trusting your business or personal finances with someone you don't know can be challenging. At Small Business Financial Services, Inc., we understand the difficulties behind choosing a Buffalo Grove, IL accountant for you or your business, which is why we offer a free initial consultation. This allows you to get to know us, and us to get to know your business, so we can build a long-term professional relationship.

Give us a call today at 847-520-7878 to schedule your free initial consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.

Meet the Partners

Bruce J. Braverman, MBA, EA

Professional History:

1980 - Graduated from the University of Illinois - Champaign, IL earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance

1986 - Graduated from DePaul University, Chicago, IL earning an MBA in Finance

1992 - Obtained an Enrolled Agent license allowing him to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service

Areas of Expertise:

  • Personal and corporate income taxes

enrolled agent


Scott Polakow, CPA

Prior to joining Small Business Financial Services, Inc., Scott worked for a privately held company as Controller/CFO and was an integral part of the company's leadership team. He has gained the kind of experience that can only come from wearing many different hats in a highly entrepreneurial organization. He reported directly to the owners, and dealt with the many issues which today's small and midsized business owners are confronting, including employees, budgets, deadlines, profitability, cash flow, taxation, and business intelligence.

Professional History:

1980 - Graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Illinois, earning a Bachelors degree in Accounting

1981 - Successfully completed CPA Exam

Areas of Expertise:

  • Personal and corporate income taxes
  • Corporate accounting