You can have the best accounting system in the world but it won’t mean a darn thing if the data you input is bad. I can’t say it enough, “garbage in, garbage out.” It is the responsibility of accounting department personnel to make sure that transactions are valid and supported by audit trails. There is [...]
In a galaxy far-far away (the late 1970s to be exact), there were only a few choices of accounting programs available to small and midsized business (SMB) owners. Besides the shoebox, there was always the reliable One-Write System. Of course, with One-Write you needed several different systems (cash disbursements, cash receipts, payroll disbursements, etc.) where you [...]
This year, my blog will focus on the questions I get asked about the most. Questions like: What type of accounting software do you use or have used? What type of payroll service? Why? Where can I get information about new regulations? The list goes on and on. Well, I am here to answer these [...]
It’s been one heck of a year for us here in the accounting department at Axcient! I thought I would share with you the tasks we’ve accomplished in the past 12 months and give you a heads up as to what’s on the horizon for 2012. First, a little bit of a recap… In December [...]
As many of our partners know, we went live with our new SaaS (Software as a Service) based accounting system on January 1st of this year. It’s been very liberating doing away with old paper files and folders, and not having to worry about a vendor invoice or supporting documents being filed in the wrong [...]
What department interfaces regularly with partners, end users, vendors, employees, and shareholders? Surprise…it’s your accounting department. Building partner and customer relationships doesn’t stop with your sales, marketing, and customer service staff. It extends to all of your employees across all departments. Have you thought about how to leverage the whole company to build your business?