CLEVELAND - SS&G is pleased to announce the opening of a New York City office on Jan. 1, 2014, located at 950 Third Ave.

The New York City office is being established to better service clients on the East Coast, primarily those in the restaurant industry. Dana Zukofsky will spearhead the new office as an associate director. Zukofsky is a CPA who spent close to 10 years working for several large regional accounting firms in New York City. She comes to SS&G after four years as director of finance for celebrity chef Bobby Flay's restaurants.

"We see tremendous benefits to our clients in establishing a presence in New York City," said Robert Littman, CEO at SS&G. "As one of the world's largest business centers, this is a clear next step in SS&G's growth plan."

"I am very excited to join such a reputable firm and to open SS&G's New York office," said Zukofsky.  "Having a physical presence here gives us the opportunity to better serve our clients as well as expand our restaurant practice in one of the nation's primary restaurant industry epicenters."

About SS&G

SS&G, Inc. (http://www.ssandg.com/) is a full-service certified public accounting, business advisory, and management consulting firm encompassing assurance, tax, employee benefits, and restaurant financial services. SS&G also provides a broad scope of services through its health care, wealth management, and payroll entities. With offices in Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio, and 525 employees, SS&G is one of the nation's largest independent accounting and business consulting firms. SS&G is a founding member of LEA Global, an international professional association of independently owned accounting and consulting firms.