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DEALER SERVICES

DEALER SERVICES

DEALER SERVICES

With one of the largest niche Automotive Retail practices in the nation, we represent clients all over the Continental United States and abroad, we were even one of the first accounting firms to represent dealerships in Mainland China. Because of our in-depth knowledge of your industry, deep bench strength, proprietary software, and technology built for dealers, we can effectively serve your dealership organization no matter where it’s located.

The idea of our firm originated in an auto dealership, and today we have one of the largest practices of its kind representing over 350 dealerships across the globe. Rosenfield & Company, PLLC is well respected in the automotive retail and related industries — we are thought leaders in the community and have in-depth working knowledge of all aspects from data processing systems to pay plans. We have worked with auto dealership clients since our inception, and we remain committed to the industry. We take pride in having helped dealerships hold steady through tough economic times and grow from single point stores to some of the largest dealer groups in the country.

Our Dealership Services Include

  • Audits
  • Reviews, Compilations
  • Agreed Upon Procedures
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Special Manufacturer Forms
  • Federal
  • State and Local Tax Compliance
  • Planning and Representation Services
  • LIFO Computations – Analysis and Planning with our own software
  • We use proven tax planning strategies that are effective for the automotive industry
  • Internal Control and Process Studies
  • Succession Planning
  • Benchmark Analysis with our proprietary Dealer Scorecard
  • LIFO Computations – Analysis and Planning with our own software
  • Operational Reviews to review Work Processes, Profitability Studies and Best Practices
  • Controllership Services
  • Risk Management Services – FTC Safeguard Compliance, SOX Compliance, F&I Compliance
  • Real Property Services – Cost Segregation Studies, 179D Studies, Repair and Maintenance Studies
  • Pre-Acquisition Services
  • Due Diligence
  • Valuation
  • ROI Analysis
  • Deal Structuring
  • DMS System Studies
  • Acquisition/Transition Services

Meet Our Firm Leader of Dealer Services

Scott Lewis, CPA, MSA

“Try not, Do or do not, there is no try.” – Yoda

After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Scott became a CPA and started his career with two privately held automobile dealerships from 1996 – 1998. As one dealership was acquired by AutoNation, Scott acted as a corporate liaison during that transition period. Scott joined Rosenfield and Company in 1998, and has been with the firm ever since. Read More…

Insight From Our Automotive Clients