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Ralph Miller

President at Inntegrated Hospitality Management Ltd.

Ralph  Miller

Ralph is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator, Certified Hotel Administrator, and Certified Hospitality Accounting Executive with over 25 years of operations and consulting experience in the hospitality industry. A 1982 graduate of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems, Ralph joined Coopers & Lybrand, where after he obtained his designation as a Chartered Accountant, went on to lead the Western Canada Hospitality Industry Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 1997 Ralph co-founded Inntegrated Hospitality Management Ltd. and since that time has been providing third party consulting and management services for clients with interests in accommodation, food and beverage, gaming and destination re- sort/vacations club development. Ralph has been involved with more than 30 management and property reposition- ing engagements, has completed numerous valuation, feasibility, and market posi- tion assignments and has provided expert witness testimony in both the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Queens Bench in Alberta on valuation and accounting issues for the businesses in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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Small, yet impactful, changes in the 11th edition of the Uniform System of Accounts for the lodging industry

The 11th Revised Edition of the USALI contains some significant changes that are very obvious to readers. Examples include the addition of a new Undistributed Department (Information and Telecommunications Systems), or the movement of Non-Operating Income out of Total Revenue.

Labor costs and related expense reporting in the 11th edition of the uniform system of accounts For the lodging industry

Labor and related costs are the largest single expense items for hotel operations. The combined salaries, wages and benefits paid to employees averages close to 50 percent of total operating expenses.
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