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6 Reasons for a Parts Inspection

6 Reasons for a Parts Inspection

Inspecting your parts department will tell you where your inventory — and your money — is going. The magazine’s resident accounting expert shows you what to look for.

April 23, 2013

Managing By The Numbers

Managing By The Numbers

A dealership’s financial statement can reveal exactly how it’s perceived in the community. The magazine’s accounting expert identifies the metrics that tell all.

March 11, 2013

Thoughts on Managing Inventories

CPA David Keller examines why dealers and managers need to make inventory management a top priority if they want to maximize sales opportunities and minimize write-offs and write-downs.

January 17, 2013

How to Improve Your Accounting Department

CPA David Keller takes a closer look at the importance and responsibilities of an often-forgotten part of the dealership, the accounting department.

December 10, 2012

Be Ready For Fraud

CPA and certified fraud examiner David Keller goes over several measures dealers can take to protect their dealerships from internal theft and fraud.

August 29, 2012

The Lenders Are Back

Accountant Dave Keller explains how to adjust accounting practices to make things work more smoothly with your lender.

July 27, 2012

Service and Parts Profitability

Accounting expert David Keller explains how to structure the parts and service departments to accurately track sales and cost activity and increase gross profits.

June 20, 2012

Tracking The New Year - Part Two

Following up on his previous article exploring ways dealers can better track accounting transactions, accountant David Keller discusses various income statement accounts and what dealers can do to make their lives much easier.

May 25, 2012

Tracking The New Year

Accountant David Keller explores some ways dealers can better track accounting transactions to aid in their year-end comparison and analysis process.

April 25, 2012

You Are Only As Good As Your Numbers

Accounting expert Dave Keller discusses the necessity of reviewing and analyzing last year's financial statements to improve a dealership's results in 2012.

March 21, 2012

Review of Year-End Tax and Financial Statement Preparation

Year-end at an automotive dealership is undoubtedly the most stressful time the accounting office experiences. Accountant David Keller discusses measures dealers can take to lessen the stress at year-end and prepare for their CPA’s year-end fieldwork.

February 1, 2012

Protecting Your Auto Dealership From Fraud

David A. Anderson and Wilfredo Fernandez of the firm Citrin Cooperman outline a few of the most common frauds perpetrated in various dealership departments and offer some ways to help prevent them from occurring.

January 24, 2012