Focus on what counts
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration for Accounting, Hofstra University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Certified Franchise Executive, through the International Franchising Association (IFA)

Stephen Hellner is a partner in the firm's Audit Practice. He specializes in working with clients in the sectors of franchising, restaurant and hospitality, staffing, retail, and manufacturing and distribution to provide them with assurance and advisory services. His clients rely on him to consult in the areas of financial reporting, corporate structuring, domestic and international strategic planning, tax strategies, merger and acquisition due diligence and consulting, and profitability analysis.

Experience

As a senior member of the firm’s Franchising Practice, Stephen has had the opportunity to work with and advise various franchisors of different sizes on a number of diverse matters. One of his primary responsibilities is managing the audit of one of the largest QSR franchisors in the world.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration for Accounting, Hofstra University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Certified Franchise Executive, through the International Franchising Association (IFA)

Presentations & Publications

Stephen was a roundtable facilitator at the past International Franchise Association annual Convention.

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, New York Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Member, International Franchise Association (IFA)

  • Franchise Relations Committee