ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Rose Financial Services® (RFS), the Premier U.S. Based Accounting and Financial Outsourcing Firm™, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the "Up & Coming Company" category for the 2008 Helios Apollo Awards. The Apollo Awards recognize organizations that invest in an intentional culture of continuous learning.

RFS meets the standards of excellent communications while measuring the impact of training and development on the organization. "This was truly a group effort," said Ted Rose, company President and Founder. "Staff development is our primary internal focus and our employees have enthusiastically embraced the opportunities presented to them. It is a win-win situation for our clients and our accounting professionals."

The awards are presented by Helios HR in partnership with the Washington D.C. metropolitan chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and SmartCEO magazine. "An independent selections committee consisting of recognized workforce development professionals and business leaders imposed stringent guidelines on the nominee submissions," said Kathy Albarado, President of Helios. "It is a significant accomplishment to be recognized as a finalist in this awards program." The winners will be announced on June 6, 2008 in Falls Church, VA.

About Rose Financial Services, LLC

Rose Financial Services®, the Premier U.S. Based Accounting and Financial Outsourcing Firm, has been helping companies succeed since 1994. Using their time tested PRICE™ methodology, Rose Financial Services provides value by establishing financial systems that routinely deliver accurate, timely, and relevant financial information. With years of experience, they then offer the financial guidance companies need to make better business decisions and succeed. Visit

Contact Information: Contact: Lauri Rodich Rose Financial Services, LLC (301) 527.1130 x203