Focus on what counts

Automotive Dealerships

Focused on the Bottom Line

When you’re running a dealership, your main focus is ensuring you hit your sales targets each and every month. The last thing you want to worry about is overhead costs and operational complications. Citrin Cooperman understands your priorities, but also knows that there are significant opportunities to improve the bottom line through a careful examination of costs and inefficiencies.  We can help you reach that next level of profitability. 

How Citrin Cooperman Can Help

Citrin Cooperman has become a recognized leader in the auto industry through excellence in client service, and by providing business intelligence and thought leadership to automotive dealers across the nation. How we connect to the heart of the matter, with the strategic ability to plan and put ideas to practice, is what sets us apart and lets our dealership clients know they are in good hands. Our partner-level attention, specialized industry knowledge, proactive communication, and a true team effort ensure that we provide an exceptional client experience. Above all else, we are intensely committed to maintaining meaningful relationships with auto dealership owners and management leaders. As a result, our relationships continue to expand, along with our clients’ growth.

Citrin Cooperman’s Automotive Dealerships Practice is comprised of a team of professionals who specialize in helping dealers grow their businesses. Our clients include large, multi-point, automotive dealerships, and private equity firms with dealership portfolios.

We advise our clients on best practices and help put strategies in place to take advantage of uncovered opportunities. We evaluate how businesses are structured, how employees are compensated, and how they operate across their profit centers. Then, drawing on our extensive industry experience, we help clients adopt best practices for creating greater efficiencies and increasing profitability. In addition, we can provide guidance on larger, strategic moves, such as acquiring or selling corporate assets or opening a new dealership, and make sure there are no surprises. 

OurRelated Services

In addition to our core assurance, tax, and advisory services, we also offer a custom suite of services focused on the industry. These services include:

  • Accounting department restructuring
  • Industry benchmarking
  • Profitability planning
  • Reinsurance company creation
  • Structuring real estate transactions

Specialized tax services:

  • Cost analysis
  • Guidance through DOL and sales tax audits
  • Improving billing procedures
  • Inventory management
  • Tax planning related to depreciation and sales of dealership