Industries / Manufacturing & Distribution

If time is money, let’s make sure you’re maximizing both.

Manufacturers and distributors constantly face challenging restrictions that can make or break their business. However, there are extremely profitable, but often overlooked, opportunities that can be taken advantage of. Our team offers clients years of successful experience and knowledge in manufacturing accounting services that result in maximizing profitability and avoiding unnecessary risks. 

The companies operating in the Manufacturing and Distribution sectors face a multitude of issues (operational, regulatory, technological), which can require specialized accounting, tax and advisory expertise. Our experience with small to large, local to international organizations has provided us the background and knowledge to offer solutions to the challenges and assist them to expand on the opportunities that face the industry. We invest ourselves in our client’s business and advise as if it were our own.

How our services are applied to manufacturing and distribution

Financial Reporting & Assurance
  • Audits or reviews for outside credit providers (i.e. Banks), Board of Directors (i.e. audit committee) and/or Shareholder of Member Operating Agreements.

Tax
  • Businesses often have operations in numerous states and outside of the U.S., requiring additional tax and compliance filings. We have prepared filings for activities in all U.S. states as well as for foreign governments.
  • Other specialized tax services that can benefit these entities include studies for Research & Development (R&D) tax credit related to improving a business’ product or production process, cost segregation related to facility acquisitions or improvements and the domestic production activities deduction.
Outsourced Accounting Services
  • Assist with monthly financial statements, check writing, account reconciliation, payroll and sales tax filings. Our team can serve as your back office without having to take on unnecessary costs.
  • Serve as an interim CFO or other supporting accounting personnel for staff transition within an organization.
Forensic Accounting, Litigation and Valuation Services
  • Help you understand the value of your businesses

  • Perform due diligence on potential acquisitions

  • Assist in planning for the transition of ownership to the next generation through sale or estate planning

IT
  • Our IT department can manage the computer, phone and other technology needs, including the design and implementation of facility improvements in these areas (i.e. wiring, equipment procurement/setup/training).

The group at Wilkins Miller is the best. They are always positive, constantly thinking a step ahead and in tune with their customer’s needs. It gives me peace of mind knowing I can count on their guidance and advice.

– Bob Slaughter

Industry Leaders

Micah Wheeler, CPA

Partner

Sharon C. McMahan, CPA

Manager

Jack Johnson, CPA

Manager

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Micah Wheeler, CPA

Partner

Micah joined Wilkins Miller in 2006 and was named partner in 2020. Micah has specialized in audits of not for profit and non-public organizations, and not for profit federal & multi-state tax compliance. Through audits and consulting roles, Micah helps organizations design, implement, and maintain accounting processes that provide decision makers with meaningful, timely, and relevant financial information. Micah works with numerous not for profit organizations in an outsourced CFO role, and has significant experience assisting with accounting and reporting associated with tax-exempt bond financings.

Micah is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the University of South Alabama Alumni Association. He is the president of the accounting advisory board for the University of South Alabama, and has served as the treasurer for Azalea City Montessori, and Gulf Regional Early Childhood Services. Micah is a Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters and has volunteered with Junior Achievement. Micah is a founding member of the Order of Fuse with the Fuse Project and was also a participant of the ASCPA Leadership Academy Class V.

Outside of work, Micah enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, traveling, running and staying active.

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Micah Wheeler, CPA

Partner

Micah joined Wilkins Miller in 2006 and was named partner in 2020. Micah has specialized in audits of not for profit and non-public organizations, and not for profit federal & multi-state tax compliance. Through audits and consulting roles, Micah helps organizations design, implement, and maintain accounting processes that provide decision makers with meaningful, timely, and relevant financial information. Micah works with numerous not for profit organizations in an outsourced CFO role, and has significant experience assisting with accounting and reporting associated with tax-exempt bond financings.

Micah is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the University of South Alabama Alumni Association. He is the president of the accounting advisory board for the University of South Alabama, and has served as the treasurer for Azalea City Montessori, and Gulf Regional Early Childhood Services. Micah is a Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters and has volunteered with Junior Achievement. Micah is a founding member of the Order of Fuse with the Fuse Project and was also a participant of the ASCPA Leadership Academy Class V.

Outside of work, Micah enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, traveling, running and staying active.

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Sharon C. McMahan, CPA

Manager

Sharon brings over twenty years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. Since joining the firm in 1994 and becoming manager in 2005, and tax manager in 2018, Sharon has specialized in Alabama film audits, audits of not for profit organizations, HUD entities, real estate, manufacturing and automobile dealerships.

With a Bachelor of Science in business with a major in finance and a Master's of Accounting from the University of South Alabama, Sharon has invaluable experience in the taxation of individuals, partnerships, corporations, and not for profits. She also works in client accounting services including payroll, human resource and general ledger maintenance.

Sharon is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She volunteers for her children's school and her homeowner's association, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, Mardi Gras festivities and traveling.

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Sharon C. McMahan, CPA

Manager

Sharon brings over twenty years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. Since joining the firm in 1994 and becoming manager in 2005, and tax manager in 2018, Sharon has specialized in Alabama film audits, audits of not for profit organizations, HUD entities, real estate, manufacturing and automobile dealerships.

With a Bachelor of Science in business with a major in finance and a Master's of Accounting from the University of South Alabama, Sharon has invaluable experience in the taxation of individuals, partnerships, corporations, and not for profits. She also works in client accounting services including payroll, human resource and general ledger maintenance.

Sharon is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She volunteers for her children's school and her homeowner's association, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, Mardi Gras festivities and traveling.

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Jack Johnson, CPA

Manager

Jack Johnson began his career with Wilkins Miller in 2013 as an intern, after earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from Auburn University and a Master's of Accounting from the University of South Alabama. Jack was named Supervisor in 2018 and his areas of special competence include tax and audit. He was promoted to manager in 2020.

He is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.

Jack enjoys live music in all forms, spending summers at Mobile Bay, hanging out with his wife & family and traveling whenever possible.

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Jack Johnson, CPA

Manager

Jack Johnson began his career with Wilkins Miller in 2013 as an intern, after earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from Auburn University and a Master's of Accounting from the University of South Alabama. Jack was named Supervisor in 2018 and his areas of special competence include tax and audit. He was promoted to manager in 2020.

He is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.

Jack enjoys live music in all forms, spending summers at Mobile Bay, hanging out with his wife & family and traveling whenever possible.