“We designed the firm to collaborate with Internal Audit and Post Audit departments to identify and eliminate complex exposures that siphon profits from your business. We are able to find these exposures more effectively than any other firm through the best technology and people in the industry.”
–Ed Mehlman, President and Owner

About Us

Ed Mehlman and Associates is a full-service recovery auditing firm.  We monetize profit leakage within client transactional data and develop new opportunities and revenue streams in your procure-to-pay, purchase and supply chain, and logistics/transportation systems. Our services are adaptable, result-driven, and professionally managed. Our people and technology are second to none, and empower clients with all the knowledge and information acquired during the audit process.

Our Proficiency

…in these areas makes us an exceptional supplier to large enterprises:

  • Accounts payable audit
  • Expense payable audit
  • Retail accounting
  • Procure-to-pay process
  • Supply chain review
  • Logistics & transportation audit
  • Open-to-buy review
  • Vendor compliance review
  • Contract and purchase order compliance review
  • Fraud investigation and correction

Our Core Competencies

…are derived from utilizing next-generation technologies and software in conjunction with extremely skilled and experienced accounting, post audit, and technology staff.

Our Services

…are custom-designed and tailored to fit each client’s unique situation. Instead of one static recovery or consulting service, we provide a dynamic range of services and approaches that are geared to make all client interactions meaningful and productive. We guarantee results.

Our Core Values

To honor our tradition of value and performance, EMA instills the following values in our code of conduct:

We are devoted to our work. We work day and night to create the best client experience in the industry.

We will constantly improve our skills and techniques to provide more meaningful client offerings.

We will go above and beyond to exceed client expectations and offer assistance whenever necessary.

We will conduct ourselves in a manner that is suited to work with companies of such great success.

We will stay actively involved in bettering society through community service and philanthropy.

Our Value Proposition

As your partner, our work is always carried out with you in mind. Our ultimate goal is to provide long-term values and benefits to help your business grow. Some things you can expect when bringing EMA on board are:

  • Immediate increase in revenue through recovered funds
  • Ability to recognize and reduce financial leakage
  • Cost effective capture of hard-to-recover assets
  • External review and validation of financial operations
  • Insight into industries best practices
  • Enhancement of internal continuous improvement efforts
  • Continuous support and development
  • Certification of business processes

Our Industries

We have a long track record of working with hundreds of the nation’s most eminent organizations. Our client base occupies 35% of the department and fashion store market and more than 10% are specialty retail. Our specialty in retail provides growth for our company but it is our overall knowledge and concentration in all industries that define our business.


  • • Department Stores
  • • Fashion & Apparel
  • • Specialty Stores
  • • Big Box Retailers
  • • Online Retailers