It is hard to convince a small business owner to entrust the company’s finances to an outside firm. Perhaps one of the reasons for this difficulty lies in the fact that an accounting service that specializes in small business representation is not that easy to find. How do you choose an accountant who is right for you?
Customized accounting approach. Maybe you are a whiz at payroll but do not want to touch your taxes with a ten-foot pole. Then again, you may be one of the business owners who is an expert at growing and running a company but who does not really have a head for number crunching. A small business accountant does not use a one-size-fits-all approach to financial management system setup. The professional should get to know you, your business and your affinity – or lack therefore – for all things having to do with the checkbook.
Real time cash flow management. Can you afford to upgrade your office equipment? Do you have enough income to justify hiring another full-time employee? When you have access to easy-to-read cash flow data, you know the answer to these questions. The key component for a working system here is real-time data. Your small business accountant works with your data and inputs it so that you have constant access to the latest information at any time.
Accessibility and security. Your business transactions might take place after hours in a coffee house or overnight in a hotel room. You need to have online access to all of your information at any time. Concurrently, you have to be sure that sophisticated security systems keep hackers out of your data and away from your money.
Unlimited consultations with an expert. Financial management is a big deal for any business. When you have a small business, you are even more mindful of its importance. At the same time, you only want to have to pay for what you use. Look for value-added features that give you a bigger bang for the buck. Unlimited consultations are a feature that places highly-trained professionals at your disposal whenever the need for information arises. This is a service that is difficult to find.
At Roberts Tax Advisory, we believe that we have the right approach to small business accountancy. We are licensed in Arizona and invite you to contact us for more information on the services we can provide to your small business.