By MarksNelson on February 6, 2018Though there are many e-commerce solutions built to integrate with QuickBooks, the setup can still be tricky. It’s much easier to get it right from the start than to go back and try to untangle implementation mistakes.
By MarksNelson on January 30, 2018Many small businesses decline to create budgets because they’re not confident in their ability to estimate monthly sales and purchases for the coming year. Further, budgets are a pain to assemble manually.
By MarksNelson on January 22, 2018Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when you come back to the office after the holidays. You may have some work left over from 2017, but you probably also have a new set of goals to meet and a new budget to watch.
By MarksNelson on January 19, 2018According to the Work Institute’s 2017 Retention Report, it can cost as much as 33 percent of an employee’s annual salary to replace him or her after a resignation, layoff, or firing. Employee Benefit News also reported that there are many indirect costs related to worker turnover.
By MarksNelson on January 19, 2018No matter the age of the employees in your accounting department, today’s workers have expectations of their workplaces that differ from what was standard in the 1990s. Are you able to accommodate them when it seems appropriate?
By MarksNelson on January 16, 2018In 2018, keeping up with your peers in other businesses means one thing: automation. It’s this year’s buzzword where accounting is concerned. In fact, according to a 2015 study by PwC, accounting clerks and bookkeepers comprised the #1 profession most likely to be affected by computerization and technology in the next 20 years. Human intervention will undoubtedly play a role in financial management for a long time – maybe forever. We’re seeing the very beginnings of accounting automation today, though. Are you on board?
By MarksNelson on January 15, 2018Accounting is all about keeping up—with sales and invoices, with bills and customer payments, with paychecks and payroll taxes. Falling behind on any of them leads to unhappy customers, vendors, and employees, and—worse—taxing agencies.
By MarksNelson on January 15, 2018Forget the clichés about people who work in accounting departments. The individuals who manage your finances need to know about more than numbers. They need to understand technology. They need people skills. And they need to be able to function effectively as a part of a team.
By MarksNelson on January 8, 2018You didn’t start a business to learn how to read a balance sheet. Yet here you are, pulling extra hours, trying in vain to understand some of the reports that QuickBooks has provided you.
By MarksNelson on January 8, 2018Whether you’re hiring a new worker whose responsibilities will include bookkeeping or you’re tapping an existing employee to take over the job, you have to find a way to transfer all your knowledge about your customers and vendors, your products or services, and your overall accounting workflow to someone else.
There is no substitute for personal attention. It enables us to truly connect, so we can understand your perspective, anticipate your needs and provide the best solutions. That means real conversations, not impersonal emails.
At MarksNelson, we think curiosity is a virtue. After all, any accountant can focus on your numbers. We get down to business by first learning yours, inside and out. Our associates work to understand not only what you do, but why you do it.
The team at MarksNelson believes that the smallest point can be just as important as your biggest line item. Our goal is to deliver a quality product, prepared with great attention to detail and accuracy. Whatever industry you are in.
We work to be vigilant with everything we do. But why? The truth is... every firm says they will put you first. MarksNelson does more, by keeping on track and informed. We want to collaborate with you to provide you with the solutions that you need.
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