Manufacturers, Distributors & Wholesalers

As an executive, you know that one of management’s chief responsibilities centers on finding just the right resources—those individuals who provide experience, information and guidance tailored by a thorough knowledge of your business and its day-to-day operations.

We have many resources available and can assist you with the growth of your business by providing:

Advanced Information and Techniques

The closely-held manufacturer has historically been the backbone of our nation’s economy and its primary source of jobs. Volatile economic conditions, foreign competition and declining productivity continue to make it difficult for manufacturers to maintain margins and remain competitive in the marketplace. Emphasis is now on efficiency through technological innovation and cost reduction as manufacturers struggle to survive in an increasingly service-oriented economy. Therefore, it takes results-oriented management acting on sound and timely business advice to remain viable and competitive.

Sound Advice from Business Experts

Closely-held businesses frequently find it difficult and costly to internally develop all the expertise necessary to meet the challenges of today’s business environment. We understand these problems and will help you meet these challenges with our business, tax, financial and accounting advice. Our firm is comprised of professionals uniquely qualified to provide you with meaningful and timely information.

The Services You Need

We can assist you in the following areas:

  • Cost accounting design, analysis and interpretation
  • Inventory capitalization (full-absorption) rules
  • Practical capacity planning
  • Profit contribution analysis
  • Budgets/variance analysis
  • Inventory procurement
  • Materials requirements planning (MRP)
  • Just-in-time manufacturing
  • Cost reduction
  • Product line profitability studies
  • Rate of return and capital expenditure analysis
  • Last in-first out (LIFO) inventory valuations
  • Strategic planning
  • Pricing techniques and strategies
  • Marketing analysis
  • Sales management methods
  • Cash flow management
  • Financial projections and operating budgets
  • Cash investment strategies
  • Assistance with financing relationships
  • Business plan development
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Asset-based financing
  • Long-term financing options
  • Equity financing/”going public”
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Production and inventory control techniques
  • Business valuations
  • Organization structure
  • Organizational development/team building
  • Executive recruiting and compensation consulting/plans
  • Structuring buy/sell agreements
  • Employee benefit plan administration
  • Employee stock ownership plans (ESOP)
  • Internal control studies
  • Accounting systems design and implementation
  • Computer hardware/software selection/training
  • Corporate policy development and documentation

Traditional Services

We can also assist you with traditional services. We are available to prepare your income tax returns. We provide audit, review and compilation services for your financial statements, and will help you select the one that is right for you. But our services don’t stop here. As economic conditions and income tax laws change, we can provide you with the following additional services:

Annual and long-term tax planning

  • Evaluation of investment alternatives
  • Representation before all levels of the IRS and state tax authorities
  • We stay on top of changes in the manufacturing industry to help you prepare for growth and prosperity in the future. We have much to offer and look forward to the opportunity to assist your company.