Adam Beckerman, Manufacturing Business Advisor   

Manufacturing and Distribution Leader | Assurance Partner

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Who I work with

As the Partner-in-Charge of Aprio’s Manufacturing & Distribution Group, I advise C-level executives and finance managers of mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies across sectors including: hardware, medical devices, chemicals, plastics, flooring as well as industry specific software developers (both perpetual and Saas), and transaction processors.

My specialty

For more than 18 years, I have been advancing the business goals of manufacturers that are starting-up, growing or getting ready for an equity event. I advise clients on a variety of business matters including strategic planning, general accounting, audit/assurance, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation and other complex equity matters. My specialties include helping clients:

  • Prepare to sell a business
  • Automate financial processes to simplify reporting
  • Meet tax and audit compliance requirements
  • Increase profitability and cashflow through tax credits and incentives
  • Understand and adopt lease accounting standards

Unique things about me

  • I have helped clients obtain hundreds of millions of dollars in tax credits to reinvest in their businesses.
  • I helped a client negotiate a $25 million debt facility.
  • I use my Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to advise clients on creating greater efficiencies in their processes.
  • I oversee the biennial (every two years) Georgia Manufacturing Survey, a collaboration with Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University.
  • I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.
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When I am not at work

I am a sports fan and I love attending sporting events with my family. I am also actively involved in the following professional organizations:

  • Next Generation Manufacturing: the manufacturing nonprofit founded by Aprio that connects companies seeking deals and shares best practices.
  • Manufacturing Services Association, President
  • AICPA member
  • GSCPA member
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants