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Industries

Hospitality

SS&H provides specialized and comprehensive services to the hospitality industry through extensive industry experience as well as strong technical accounting and tax experience. The hospitality industry requires specialized knowledge when it comes to financial planning and management advice. Our real estate expertise complements our work with hotels, restaurant chains, family-owned restaurants, golf courses and resorts. Our specific industry experience allows us to assist clients in making sound financial and business decisions that help them succeed.

In addition to our traditional audit, accounting and tax services, SS&H provides services tailored specifically to the hospitality industry.

services tailored to the hospitality industry

Audit & Accounting Services:

  • Financial reporting to satisfy requirements of lenders, investors, members and government agencies
  • Cost segregation (ie per key/per door)
  • Monitoring of franchise agreements
  • Internal control evaluations and overview of cash handling procedures

Tax Services:

  • Tax structuring and planning
  • Business entity structuring
  • Issues related to not-for-profit status
  • Overview of tax credits available and taken
  • Estate and succession planning
  • Compensation structure, including deferred compensation

Financial Consulting:

  • Review of PIP (Property Improvement Programs)

  • Monitoring of RevPAR (revenue per available room) against competitors

  • Analysis of advisability for particular Flags

  • Negotiation with franchisors

  • Financial forecasts and projections
  • Evaluating financial alternatives
  • Cash flow management
  • Results-oriented evaluations of operations such as inventory controls, menu pricing, tip reporting and allocation
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Real estate valuation
  • Internal operation reviews
  • Qualified plan structure and administration, including 401(K) plans
  • Risk management studies

Information Technology Consulting:

  • Vendor selection studies
  • Conversion assistance