Case Studies

Maintenance for QBO Client

One of my clients uses the QuickBooks Online platform for their basic bookkeeping needs, including sending invoices to their customers and processing payroll for their employees. We (AccuraBooks) log into the client’s QuickBooks Online company file monthly to reconcile their bank and credit accounts, and review important reports such as current Accounts Receivable Aging, Income

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Catch Up

One of my clients owns and operates a retail boutique in a busy section of town. They utilize a cash register point of sale system with a separate QuickBooks Desktop software to serve as their back-office bookkeeping system. For the first year or so of their operations, there were some major problems festering that resulted

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Document Scanning

One of my clients requires a monthly scan of their documents (approximately six inches thick) with storage on their in-house server. I recommended a Fujitsu desk scanner that would be easy to install and use – basically plug and play without a bunch of settings to know in order to operate the basic functions. This

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Hosting

I use Right Networks (an online software hosting company) to store my client desktop files. My clients may also choose to pay a subscription to an online “Software as a Service (SaaS)” bookkeeping manager such as QuickBooks Online or Xero. While SaaS bookkeeping tools are growing more robust each year, they are not as complete

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Inventory Management

One of my clients is a pet food manufacturer/guarantor and has their products delivered to distributors across the country. They needed some inventory management consulting, and found me through my profile on the Intuit QuickBooks Find-A-ProAdvisor website. This client uses the QuickBooks Enterprise Desktop software for all their bookkeeping, and they were interested in activating

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Maintenance

One of my clients is an Amazon retailer. He requires continuous maintenance of all his sales; including all the associated Amazon fees, sales refunds, shipping costs, and inventory adjustments. I must regularly access his Amazon account to gather all this information as well as the information from the associated Amazon lending accounts. We have used

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Payroll

One of my clients is an applications designer & developer. In 2010, after a year of having his bookkeeping and payroll systems maintained by a CPA firm, he realized that this firm was not able to maintain the level of detailed and accurate bookkeeping that he desired. That is when he found and hired me.

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Reporting

There are nearly as many different financial reports as there are individual business owners out there. Some reports are standard across the board and some reports can be customized to an individual’s desire. Once I verify which accounting method (accrual-based or cash-based) is typical for the client, I can create reports that are meaningful and

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Setup

One of my clients required a QuickBooks Desktop file setup that included job costing and payroll functions. I set up an entire service and non-inventory item list to be used to track specific job costs that could be applied to all vendor payments and employee paychecks. These items would also have to meet the specific

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System Fixes

One of my clients is a home remodeler. When he first started his business, he hired a bookkeeper friend to maintain his business financials. This bookkeeper friend provided less than stellar service, however, and that is when this client found and hired me.He wanted me to begin by reviewing all of the previous bookkeeper’s work,

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