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Construction Bookkeeping & Accounting with HBK

Brandon Dougherty, CPA, MSAT, MBA


Brandon is a Senior Manager in the Naples, FL office of HBK and has been with the firm since 2016. He serves as the Director of the Florida region of the Construction Solutions Group and has extensive experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, and taxation with an emphasis on construction contractors and real estate. Brandon’s experience includes over ten years of private industry accounting as controller of a mid-size construction contractor in the state of Florida. He has experience preparing state pre-qualification applications, benchmarking reports and analysis, and consulting with contractors in various segments of the industry.


  • Master of Business Administration, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Master of Science degree, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree, Florida Gulf Coast University

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA)
  • Member, Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA)
  • Member, Florida Surety Association (FSA)
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A CPA that is knowledgeable in construction should be able to provide additional guidance in the following areas:

Benchmarking/Industry Comparisons
Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Subcontractor Prequalification
Key Vendor Relationships
o Provisions that offer the greatest benefits to contractors

o Latest changes to the tax code

oChanges in financial reporting standards

ASC 606 Revenue Recognition
ASC 842 Leases