M&D Accounting

High-Quality Audit and Accounting Solutions Based on Deep M&D Knowledge

The Value of a High-Quality Audit Reputation

Reliable financial statements are critical to manufacturers and distributors. M&D management teams often consider various growth strategies such as enhancing product lines, expanding to new markets, and acquiring upstream and downstream companies in their value chains. The ability to find sources of low-cost capital to fund these investments can be tied directly to the quality and reliability of their financial statements.

Lenders and other key M&D stakeholders rely on independent audits to provide meaningful assessments of the financial statements prepared by company management. At Crowe Horwath LLP, our auditors understand this responsibility and exercise professional skepticism to accomplish this essential function. Our audit teams are aligned along industry and subsector lines – enabling us to add depth and breadth of knowledge to our audit process.

Crowe M&D Audit Services

Specialized Crowe assurance teams provide an array of M&D audit services:

  • External financial statement audits
  • Benefit plan audits
  • Specialized audits

The Value of M&D Accounting Expertise

For manufacturers and distributors looking for financial advisory services1, the right accounting firm with deep M&D industry experience and practical shop-floor operations knowledge can provide valuable insight into topics such as:

  • Emerging trends in M&D
  • Comparative financial performance benchmarks
  • Reducing safety stock and inventory costs while increasing customer service
  • Reducing labor expenses such as overtime
  • Improvements in procurement and operating processes
  • Opportunities for expansion or organizational/footprint change

Crowe accounting professionals have access to specialists within Crowe who can deliver high-value solutions in areas such as M&A transaction support, IT strategy, operational improvement, risk management, tax, and many other unique solutions.

Crowe M&D Financial Advisory Services

Specialized Crowe professionals provide an array of M&D accounting services:

  • Cost accounting
  • Financial benchmarking
  • Valuations
  • ESOP administration and accounting
  • Litigation support
“Crowe provides me with a high level of confidence due to their expertise, consistency in staffing, and the attention to maintaining strong business relationships. Crowe always delivers what they say they will.”

– Tim Maddox, CFO, National Seating & Mobility Inc.

1Our ability to perform nonattest services may be limited for attest clients.

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Barry Wilson

Partner, Manufacturing and Distribution
Audit Services Leader