LIVINGSTON, NJ – Roy I. Levine, CPA, Partner, Levine, Jacobs & Company was quoted in the November 2011 issue of Commerce magazine, the flagship publication of the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ).  He spoke on how niche practices create financial success and growth.

“….One of our niches is the furniture industry. One of our clients is a retail home furnishings business with two locations that had been providing its customers with delivery services. To do so, the client was leasing two warehouses – one for each location.  The costs of the equipment for handling inventory and the required delivery vehicles, along with the costs of insurances, employees’ wages and benefits, and the client’s reduced sales volume were strangling the business.  We analyzed the cost effectiveness of providing the delivery service (as he had been doing) vs. outsourcing.  Outsourcing was the answer, as the client could control his costs through a fixed percentage charge per delivery.  By understanding the industry, we were able to return the client to profitability….,” states Roy Levine.

Roy I. Levine is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and in New York.  He brings over thirty-five years of proven experience and knowledge to Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C.  He has made a career out of helping people with both their business and personal concerns, and prides himself on his success rate in pointing out the best scenario for each client.   

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Mr. Levine is a Member and Past President, Chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Furnishings Association of New Jersey.

Roy Levine’s strength is in the taxation area of accounting and the servicing of closely held businesses. Through his many years in dealing with closely held businesses he understands the nuances and the psychology of dealing with complex tax and accounting issues.

He was the 2006 Recipient of the prestigious Howard Liveright Award for Lifetime Achievement in Serving the Furniture Industry and has been a guest speaker for the Jersey City Kiwanis Club.  

Levine, Jacobs provides a unique combination of twenty-first century accounting, business consulting and financial planning services to a diverse list of individuals located primarily in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C. prides itself on its teamwork abilities where “every account receives the talent and expertise of the whole firm.” With headquarters in Livingston, NJ, clients are located throughout the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania tri-state region.

Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C. maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.