Hospitality

We understand that restaurant owners and operators juggle many tasks and responsibilities, and managing their business is just one of many daily duties.

We can help alleviate the stress of accounting and business management, allowing you and your team to focus on what you do best—serving your customers while we help ensure smooth and profitable operations.

With more than 40 years’ experience working with clients in the hospitality industry, our invaluable, practical knowledge is key in strengthening your financial status. By working closely with you, we strive to understand what your business’ needs are to help you grow and prosper. The restaurant business is experiencing a gradual recovery curve, but owners now have fresh challenges to overcome. The major costs of operation have risen dramatically, including employee wages, food costs, health insurance, leases and the legal costs involved in day-to-day operations.

Who We Serve

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Packaged Goods
  • Manufacturers and
  • Distributors
  • Food Processing and
  • Distribution
  • Services and Catering

Services Include (but are not limited to):

  • Affordable Care Act review, adoption, and implementation strategies
  • Internal control assessment and improvements to increase profitability
  • Wages and employment practice reviews
  • Preparation and assessment of business plans
  • Financial reporting package design
  • Financial statements and projection preparation
  • Profitability analyses
  • Outsourced controller and CFO services
  • Tax audit representation for various governmental authorities and agencies
  • Lease term review and negotiations with your counsel
  • Insight on best practices and processes for many areas of restaurant operations through benchmarking
  • Information technology infrastructure assessment and recommendation

The food and beverage industry is one that can thrive even in the face of a struggling economy. It is, however, important for business owners and executives to know how to navigate financial, market and operational challenges to ensure a strong revenue stream and long-term viability. At Fineman West, we are a group of true business advisors that can assist your business with a “full menu” of services.