Dealership Services

Understanding trends. Taking advantage of opportunities.

How would you like to be able to: identify areas of risk in your dealership operations, be confident that policies and procedures are being correctly followed, identify opportunities on how your dealership can be more profitable and operate more effectively and efficiently and receive best practice ideas on internal controls and operations of your dealership?

At Catalyst we can help by doing the following:

Understanding the new trends facing the industry

  • Dealer websites
  • Online buying services
  • Cyclical business
  • Consolidation
  • Multiple franchise agreements
  • Non-traditional sales techniques
  • Low-mileage used-car flood
  • Shift from SUVs and Trucks
  • Alternate financing for lease fleets

Recognizing threats to your continued success

  • Consumer spending patterns
  • Interest rate changes
  • Industry safety ratings
  • Competition
  • Potential franchise disputes
  • Fundamental changes in automobile distribution
  • Environmental concerns
  • Potential International trade disputes that could affect
  • foreign car sales

Taking advantage of the opportunities within your industry

  • Greater profits in services and parts
  • Dealers become internet savvy
  • Aftermarket product sales

We know that right now, current times are particularly tough and dealers are facing mounting financial pressures: government compliance issues, human resource issues including hiring, retaining and managing employees, greater customer expectations and overall increases in the cost of running your business.

These issues can be complicated and are best dealt with by professionals that have experience in the
dealership industry.

The services we provide include:

  • Tax planning/tax reviews
  • Internal auditing
  • Internal reviews
  • Operational reviews
  • Industry standards & best practices
  • Estate planning
  • Valuations
  • Litigation support
  • Fraud investigations
  • Alternate financing for lease fleets

Deep Client Relationships. Expertise. Exceptional Service.

mission 03We are a professional firm of business advisors, accountants and support staff dedicated to helping our clients accomplish their business and financial goals. We succeed through the efforts of firm members responding to the specific needs of each client and the broader communities in which we live.