Industries

Suttle & Stalnaker’s expert consultants serve our core industries with domain expertise and insightful business process experience. Efficiency development, performance tracking and providing of individual solutions to common and specific industry problems are only a few of the key features we offer to our clientele.

Auto Dealership

Suttle & Stalnaker offers tax and accounting services that are specific for your auto dealership. With a long history of a commitment to the auto dealers industry, our knowledge and experience help us to work directly with you to achieve your financial goals.

Our philosophy is to work with you to give practical advice for making your dealership more profitable. From focusing on accounting to parts inventory management or dealing with the competition, we can help you navigate through the issues. We understand that each day brings a host of increasingly complex financial issues to be solved. We stand ready with the following services – to help you find the solution that moves you further toward your goals.

Our services include:

  • General ledger and financial statement preparation
  • Bookkeeping (monthly/quarterly/annually)
  • Accounting system setup for new businesses
  • Computerized payroll services
  • Business tax return preparation, including Sales & Use and Business Property
  • Personal Financial statements
  • LIFO calculations
  • Inventory control assistance
  • Consulting services

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Contact

Bob Newton
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Miri Hunter
Phone 304-343-4126

Harry "Skip" Harless
Phone 304-343-4126

Construction

Frequent changes in labor, employment, and taxation regulations bear down hard on the construction industry. Such changes create entirely new challenges for you and your associates, which is why Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC encourages long-term, strategic planning to increase growth opportunities and decrease elements of risk. 

Whether you are a niche homebuilder or a general contractor with simple or complex needs, our professional staff taps into technical knowledge and efficient management skills to help you reposition your company with confidence. Suttle and Stalnaker, PLLC is committed to finding effective solutions to all your tax, accounting and business-related matters.

Contact:

Wally Suttle
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Chris Lambert
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Financial Institutions

Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC has one of the largest regional banking practices of any accounting/advisory firm in West Virginia and Southeast Ohio. Founded in Charleston, West Virginia with the underlying theme of excellence and integrity, the firm’s Parkersburg office enhances our core services through a distinctive focus on community banks. This solid client base means that our dedicated partners and staff are knowledgeable, able to offer informed, functional solutions and are well-versed on the challenges and issues that banks are facing today. 

Some institutions have no local, professional service firm to turn to for strategic, reliable advice. In filling that void for more than 40 years in diverse markets, we have worked with banks in every stage of development. Whatever the needs are concerning internal and external auditing, we can help. In fact, this is why Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC surpasses other firms.

Devoted to your organization, we provide full-service capacities and utilize the skills of team members who ensure confidence.

Contact:

Beth Bumgarner
304-485-6584
Email

Governmental Agencies

There are two goals when working with government agencies: Be efficient and be effective. Therefore, state and local clients seek the knowledgeable staff of Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC to help navigate through complex regulations and their implications. Our extensive experience serving government entities includes conducting financial and performance audits, full-service accounting, and management consulting. We are also well prepared to help you adjust to changing standards, particularly tax regulations, laws, and related forecasts.

Our CPAs and advisers are committed to helping government organizations accomplish their goals while re-establishing trust and confidence in the communities they serve. Our comprehensive services are performed responsibly, accurately and in a timely manner.

Contact

Horace Emery
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Chris Deweese
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Chris Lambert
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Natural Resources

Energy companies face a number of industry-specific issues. As you address these issues, it is important to work with a service provider that knows your industry, and has worked with companies similar to yours. This translates into project and cost efficiencies that generate greater bottom line impact, increased efficiency in the service delivery time, and superior quality in the final product. Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC can leverage its extensive experience in the energy and natural resource industry to help your company solve its business problems with efficiency and quality because we serve both small and large companies with operations and sales throughout the world.

We currently serves over 80 entities in the energy and natural resource industry including mining companies, mine operators and labor entities, transportation asset companies (including rail, barge, pipeline, and dock facilities), mineral reserve companies, oil & gas production entities, etc. Many of these entities are industry leaders in their geographic area.

Our services go beyond traditional financial audits and include the following:

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations in accordance with USGAAP
  • Financial reporting conversion from IFRS to USGAAP
  • Design and implementation of the internal control structure
  • Design and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Financial reporting consulting and preparation of financial statements
  • Development of projections and forecasts
  • Operational improvement analysis
  • Merger and acquisition consulting
  • Due diligence reviews and assistance
  • Royalty calculation audits and examinations
  • Internal audit assistance
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) preparation
  • Review of mineral reserve studies performed by third-party engineers
  • Preparation of the asset retirement obligation calculation
  • Accounting assistance with complex accounting transactions such as:
    • Variable Interest Entity accounting
    • Sale-leaseback transactions
    • Capital leases
    • Prepaid royalties and deferred minimum royalties
    • Equity method investment transactions
    • Bonding calculations and required reclamation bonds
    • Business combinations
    • Asset acquisition transactions
    • Hedging and derivative transactions
    • Warrant and options
    • Stock options
    • Grant accounting
    • Mine development accounting
    • Impairment analysis
    • Review and establishment of depreciation methods and useful lives
    • Production versus development capitalized
    • Related party transactions
    • Right-a-way transactions
    • Subsidence mitigation
    • Environmental liabilities
    • Going concern analysis
    • Puts and call options
    • Accounting by transportation entities
    • Valuation of inventory (lower of cost or market)
    • Development stage entities

Contact

Chris Deweese
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Patricia Clark
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Miri Hunter
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Non-Profit Organizations

We at Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC uphold a steadfast commitment to our community, as we proudly serve on many boards and generously contribute to programs throughout The Mountain State. Because of our active involvement, we are fully aware that the current economic conditions have created great monetary and operational challenges for non-profit groups. Efficient business practices hold an importance like never before, and it’s during times like these that Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC rises to the occasion with conscientious business recommendations and sound financial advice.

Our professional staff members assist non-profit governing committees with auditing and tax preparation, business advisory services, technology, and investment consulting. At a time when budgets and talent pools are being trimmed, you will find there are no limitations when it comes to our firm’s problem-solving skills.

Contact

Horace Emery
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Tricia Clark
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Physicians, Medical, Healthcare

Hospitals, surgical centers, comprehensive medical practices and solo practitioners are under tremendous pressure to manage swift changes in technological advancements, industry regulations, and above all else – skyrocketing insurance costs. The smallest changes can affect health care providers in deep ways, which is why Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC wants to help you develop effective strategies that will promote a healthier outlook for your business endeavors.

A skilled understanding of intricate reporting and tax considerations of the medical industry enables us to provide you with answers to your most pressing and time-sensitive questions. Our goal is to help solve your practice questions so that you can focus on patient care.

Contact

Tricia Clark
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Wally Suttle
Phone 304-343-4126
Email

Saundra Uy
Phone 304-343-4126 
Email