Assurance & Risk

Assurance & Risk Mitigation

Partnering with the world’s leading automotive brands, we have a deep understanding of the sector, enabling us to offer our UK customers industry-recognised audit, assurance and tax services to drive profitability through best-practice accountancy and consulting.

Future-proof your financial reporting and forecasting
We deliver statutory compliance services, so that our clients can accurately align business performance with business strategy.  Our clients have the clarity of insight and confidence in their decision-making to plan effectively for the future.

Navigate Complexity in Tax Regulation and Mitigate Risk
Regulatory demands on the automotive industry are changing faster than at any time. Against this backdrop, we give our clients the confidence to achieve their business goals in a tax efficient way.

Trusted Automotive Accountancy Experts
Our professional services team has always been dedicated to the automotive industry. It has enabled us to gather a team of automotive account experts who understand the complexities and nuances of the sector and can deliver trusted, expert financial guidance to automotive brands and dealerships.

To ensure client confidentiality at all times ASE operates strict Chinese walls between our retailer audit department and our brand focused parts of the business.

Integrated Approach to Taxation

Interpreting complex, fast-changing tax regulation is difficult, but our highly experienced team understands how to align your obligations with the strategic demands of the business. We provide consultancy for corporation and personal tax, perform company secretarial roles and support clients through significant structural change. We give our clients the confidence their tax disclosures and PAYE commitments are accurate, they are minimising their liabilities and protecting their assets, as well as benefiting from the tax reliefs and capital allowances available to them.

Trusted Audit Advisor

We have a UK team of industry-leading experts who apply their skills to provide accountancy and audit professional services to the UK’s most respected automotive brands and dealerships. Having have worked with most of our clients during many of the most disruptive changes the industry has faced, you can trust our experienced team to deliver accurate audit services.

Specialised Automotive Financial Advice For M&A

We have built up expertise specific to financial transactions in the automotive industry. We are the only automotive specialist that can provide market study and strategy setting analysis, search and screening of prospects, deal structuring, due diligence, valuation, financial modelling, negotiation and post-merger integration.

Strategic Financial Advisory Services

The UK automotive market is evolving rapidly, presenting new opportunities to scale and diversify your business. We offer expert, specialised automotive services to address a number of priorities including:

  • Corporate Finance Advisory
  • Valuation and Modelling
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Restructuring Services

Future-proof Regulatory Planning

The growth of electric vehicles and the prospect of autonomous vehicles and mobility services is radically changing the sales and servicing model for automotive industry. We help our clients to understand the implications of future regulatory changes for their businesses and plot more accurate financial forecasting informed by the most comprehensive datasets and analysed by trusted automotive financial experts.

Risk Mitigation Early Warning System

Operating for nearly 50 years we have supported our UK clients through every type of risk scenario – strategic and reputation, regulatory, financial, operational, cybersecurity.  Our comprehensive financial data analysis and strategy planning helps our clients assure they have a clear and comprehensive picture of their business performance as they seek to mitigate risk and maximise opportunities for growth.

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