Benchmarking & Forecasting

Utilizing benchmarks is an easy way to determine how well your company stacks up against others in your industry. It is crucial for business owners to know how their company matches up with others to make informed, strategic decisions for the future. 

Benchmarking gives you an external perspective on your company, which can help quantify performance.
Using benchmarking, we analyze your financial data against the median data of a group of comparable companies either by industry, classification, or size. This gives your business a concrete way of establishing your success and can help reveal the immediate value of financial clarity that will help you define and reach your business goals.

Benchmarking Resources

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Construction Industry Benchmarking

Construction benchmarking is an essential tool for business owners looking to improve their overall performance. 

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GUIDE: TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY BENCHMARKING

Is your transportation company performing as well as its industry peers? Review our guide to see how your company stacks up.

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BENCHMARKING YOUR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRM

Understanding and knowing current benchmarks is a great way to measure your firm’s success against industry standards.

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COMMERCIAL BUILDER BENCHMARKING – HOW DOES YOUR COMPANY MEASURE UP?

Utilizing benchmarking is an easy way to determine how well your commercial builder company compares to others in the industry.

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KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Utilizing benchmarks is the easiest way to determine how well your hospitality company stacks up against others in your industry.

We also offer financial forecasting capabilities

It is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and your long-term goals when running day-to-day operations. Forecasting helps anticipate how your business will perform during the next growth phase and can be used for more than loan applications. During this process, we will review your likely income, costs, profitability, and potential financing needs to provide better insight into the long-term financial health of your business.

If you would like to start maximizing company growth and making better financial goals and decisions,
please email us at [email protected].

Why Clients Choose Us

“We have worked with Smith Schafer for over 45 years. They have been great to work with, from wonderful administrative support, tax staff, and CPAs. They have supported us for years with our financials and mergers/acquisitions. Always there to help!”

 - Washburn McReavy Funeral Chapels

“Our service is always exceptional and never have to second guess the answers.”

 - EnergyPrint, Inc.

“Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years.”

“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer & Associates is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!”

I have worked with Jason Boynton for several years. He has consistently provided exceptional service and advice always delivered in a timely, pleasant manner.

“Smith Schafer always makes everything go smoothly. They were recommended to us by our community bank. We have been using their services for many years for our small business and personal taxes. We always feel well taken care of and that we are receiving the best advice, direction, information and tax preparation."

- The Dog Perk Corporation

“Smith Schafer always provides great information for our business. They are thorough with our accounting and financial planning. We have leaned heavily on them with an interpretation of the PPP Loan and COVID-19 planning. They have been instrumental in our success and are always very knowledgeable and quick to respond to any of our questions."

Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years."

“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!"

“We love our CPA team at Smith Schafer. They have helped us navigate many personal and business decisions."

“Smith Schafer is very dedicated to their clients and always has their best interests in mind. They are very knowledgeable and thinking ahead to what the clients may be needing in the future. We would highly recommend Smith Schafer to our family and friends."

"Always fast, great service and questions answered. Love the people I work with at Smith Schafer. We've been there so long, it's like working with family."

- MotoProz, Inc.

"Smith Schafer is always responsive and in the know about what is important for me and my business. The team is responsive and professional with all my interactions. Very customer-focused."

- Custom Communication

"The people at Smith Schafer always take great care of me. They are so knowledgeable and provide great advice and support."

- Sound and Media Solutions, Inc.

 

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Our client satisfaction is exceptional, as demonstrated by our 96.4% satisfaction rate.

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