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As a solo practicioner you’re on your own. You don’t know what’s going on elsewhere. Thanks to Elliot, now I’m plugged into the vet community.”

Jon Fisher, DVM, Owner
Islip Animal Hoispital
New York

You are probably so busy caring for animals, who need you, that you may not be making the income you should. Elliot Metelka is a financial cornerstone for veterinarians, their administrators and animal hospitals.

Achieve the results you envision from one source. Known for qualitative management consulting that can lower expenses and raise profits, Elliot helps prioritize the services you want to offer, those, which are most profitable and rewarding to you. Among the areas we concentrate on are:

 

 

  • All-inclusive CFO Services — is more than accounting or tax advice. Bringing interim financial management to your business can very efficiently help achieve your long-term goals, plan strategically for the future and realize full potential. Elliot Metelka provides insights, which allow for solid decision-making. He manages your financial team, establishes reliable processes, reporting and helps make sound strategic financial decisions that work smoothly and with minimal risk.
  • Comprehensive Accounting Services — preparing and analyzing financial statements, he helps to evaluate your monetary health for both current needs and long-term growth.
  • Tax Planning and Compliance — minimize your tax burden with good planning and well-prepared federal, state and local tax returns for individuals and practices.
  • Review Discount Policies — Are your client and multiple discounts really effective? Knowing which discounts generate more business and goodwill is essential to building a successful practice. Elliot is helpful in recommending what actually works and eliminating those practices, which diminish profitability.
  • Negotiations — We help to consolidate purchases to minimize your expenditures. Elliot Metelka also evaluates contracts, negotiates leases, assesses long- and short-term loans as well as employment agreements.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions — We supply analysis, due diligence and valuations. In addition, we advise about alternative financing, financial disclosure, non-compete agreements and many other M&A considerations.
  • Bookkeeping — Full-charge bookkeeping is prepared in QuickBooks. Services include general journal and subsidiary ledger maintenance, bank statement reconciliation, and tracking/analyzing receivables and payables.
  • Accounting Software Configuration and Training — With our help, your staff will be able to effectively utilize essential financial management tools.
  • Cash Flow and Budgeting — How is your practice really doing? We are experienced in decoding financial and management data, making it easy to understand. In the process, Elliot Metelka helps minimize excess costs, waste, lost purchase discounts and uncollected receivables. We help you budget payroll, plan for employee raises and benefits, the largest expense of running a successful veterinary practice.
  • Financial Forecasts — Do you have the resources for unexpected practice contingencies?
  • Succession Planning — There are various plans of action that aid your practice’s smooth continuance and protect your heirs and associates.
  • Financial Statements — Compliant reports as well as tailor-made analyses help practice owners and managers eliminate inefficiency and realize the practice’s full profit potential.
  • Fee Review — We evaluate your fee schedules and provide suggestions that help keep up with changing standards of care, product and service expansions as well as client expectations.
  • Office Setup and Organization
    Not sure how to setup an organized, well-managed business office to run your practice? We offer on-site visits to implement systems that work.
  • Bookkeeper Training
    Your bookkeeper isn’t sure how to handle a transaction? We are available for consultation throughout the year. QuickBooks is our specialty. We advise making a chart of accounts or having us setup the program in order to make your operations easier and more tax compliant.
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection
    We advise on and implement systems that help deter fraud.
  • Breakeven Analysis
    Thinking of investing in new equipment or expanding services? We help to identify associated costs, explore pricing options and determine the volume required to reach your goals.
  • Inventory Management
    Do you spend too much on medical supply purchases? Engage Elliot Metelka to review your procedures and advise about efficient-system options.
  • Practice Owner Compensation Planning
    Maintain good relationships with co-owners, shareholders, partners or limited liability company members by creating sound compensation plans that are customized for your practice needs.
  • Hospital Planning and Financing
    Working closely with renowned national veterinary architects. We are experienced in the unique and overall nature of veterinary hospital construction planning, costs, contracts and estimated profitability. We assist with forecasts, financing and cash flow projections.
  • Contracts, Leases, Employment, Buy/Sell
    We are well versed in the variety of legal interests in the veterinary industry. We can review, advise and work with your attorney to protect your interests by developing employment and incentive contracts.
 
CAPABILITIES SUMMARY

Elliot Metelka is proud of his part in making your dream of creating leading-edge animal healthcare facilities come true. Each professional strategic-plan is designed specifically for you:

  • CFO outsourcing
  • Tax Planning Xray Viewing
  • Hospital Design
  • Staff Moral and Efficiencies
  • Product Purchases
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Cost Controls
  • Practice Acquisition and Sales
  • Succession Planning
  • Practice Valuation
  • Accounts Receivable Management Dog Safe
  • Deferred Compensation Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Financing Assistance
  • Insurance Reviews
  • Investment Analysis
  • Operations Review
  • Systems and Procedures Analysis

Today’s consumers want more service, better care for their pets and more value for their loyalty. We make it easier for you to meet their expectations and still maintain your peace of mind. Elliot Metelka works on your behalf so that the value in your veterinary practice continues to grow.

 

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