Beverage Alcohol

Beverage Alcohol

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GHJ’s Beverage Alcohol Practice stands as a beacon for hundreds of breweries, distilleries, wineries and other fourth-category companies and acts as a guide through the currents of an ever-evolving industry. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, our team of seasoned professionals leverages their collective expertise to meet the diverse accounting, tax and advisory needs of our valued partners.

Navigate the Complexities of the Beverage Alcohol Industry with GHJ

At GHJ, we combine deep industry expertise with a proactive approach to guide our clients through the evolving landscape of the beverage alcohol market. Learn how our dedicated team leverages extensive experience to address regulatory challenges, capitalize on opportunities and drive impactful results for your business.

Drawing from a wealth of experience and insight, our team specializes in navigating the intricacies of the beverage alcohol landscape. From communicating the nuanced impacts of regulatory shifts to key stakeholders, to deftly navigating the complex three-tier system inherent to the industry, GHJ empowers our clients to thrive amidst uncertainty.

With a background rich in knowledge and practical experience, our team's contributions extend far beyond due diligence. At the helm of our Beverage Alcohol Practice is a leader whose expertise and passion have left an indelible mark on the industry. As a renowned author of multiple beverage alcohol business books and a sought-after speaker and instructor, her influence permeates the fabric of the beverage alcohol community.

With a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing our clients, GHJ's team is dedicated to providing tailored solutions that drive success. These include:

  • Communicate the impacts of regulatory changes to key stakeholders
  • Navigate the three-tier system in beverage alcohol
  • Structure their organization to maximize the benefits of small producer excise tax credits
  • Understand Franchise Law and how it complicates the commercial environment

GHJ can help you:

  • Navigate the competitive landscape by innovating strategies to stay ahead as new competitors emerge and distributors consolidate.
  • Craft dynamic strategic business plans tailored to each phase of the corporate lifecycle to boost revenue and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Equip companies for transformative transactions, whether for sales or capital raises, by developing compelling pro forma financials to attract investor interest.
  • Generate precise financial forecasts that empower informed and strategic business decision-making.
  • Design optimal tax strategies to maximize the benefits of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Exploit emerging sales channels and niche markets to capture new growth opportunities.

At GHJ, we do not just advise – we empower. Join us on a journey fueled by expertise, innovation and a shared passion for excellence. Here your success is our priority.

Service Offerings

  • Bookkeeping
  • Break-even Analysis
  • Budgets and Forecasts
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Chart of Accounts Set-up
  • Contract CFO Services
  • Controller Services
  • Cost Segregation
  • Establishing Departmental Standard Operating Procedures
  • Excise Tax Compliance
  • FICA Tip Credit
  • Financial Models
  • Financial Statement Audits, Reviews and Compilations
  • Internal Audit and Controls
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Key Performance Indicator Selection and Tracking
  • M&A Advisory and Support
  • Month-End Close
  • Product Cost Analysis
  • Quality of Earnings Reports
  • Software Integration Support
  • Tax Planning
  • Tech Stack Consulting

Who We Serve

  • Breweries
  • Cideries
  • Distilleries
  • Kombucha Makers
  • Wineries