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Business Planning: Preparing for Year End
Chris Arndt

Preparing for year-end finances shouldn’t only be about taxes. It’s a perfect time to begin business planning to meet your financial goals and start off the year with clean books.


How to Streamline Your Monthly Reporting Like a Boss
Chris Arndt

Monthly reporting is one of those operational necessities that often becomes neglected. Here are three ways you can streamline your monthly reporting.


Eight Signs Your Controller is Holding Your Business Back
Chris Arndt

Your controller should be an integral part of your strategic plan to scale. In fact, they should be a strategic partner in most aspects of growth. When small problems affecting your business growth begin to seem anything but small, it may be time to examine whether your finance team is helping you scale or stunting […]


Growing Sales Using the Right Cloud ERP and Inventory Management Solutions: A Young Nails and NetSuite Case Study
Chris Arndt

Young Nails, Inc. Business Overview Run by the dynamic Salo brothers and respected for its next-level product innovation and education, Young Nails Inc., is a professional nail care manufacturing company exporting to more than 40 countries worldwide and distributing domestically to 3,000+ stores.  But, CEO Habib Salo clarifies, “[W]hat we really do is teach nail […]


KPIs to Meet Your Business Goals: The Seven-Step Formula to Choose the Right KPIs to Drive Growth
Chris Arndt

When setting your business goals, it is not always easy knowing where to begin. If you have been in business long enough, you are already well aware that tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) should be a component of your business strategy. However, where we often see companies flailing in this process is by setting too […]


How to Monitor and Understand Budget Variances
Chris Arndt

The good, the bad, and the how-to for budget variance analysis. We cover what they are, and offer our best tips to monitor and understand your budget variances.


How to Tackle Expense Report Fraud
Chris C. DeMaio

Fraud. It is no one’s favorite subject, especially when it involves your employees. Here are our best tips on how to eliminate expense report fraud efficiently and effectively.


Three Signs Your Company Needs a Virtual CFO
Chris Arndt

Not sure if you need an in-house accountant, a CFO or outsourced accounting? Here are three signs that you need a virtual CFO starting with time, financial analysis and cash flow.


The Case for Zero-Based Budgeting for Profitability
Chris Arndt

Considering making the transition to zero-based budgeting? We break down the pros and cons of this cost-reduction approach to building your budget.


How to Use QuickBooks Online for Property Management
Alma Garza

If your property management company isn’t big enough for specialized accounting software, you may want to try QuickBooks Online (QBO). Here’s how to set up QBO for small to mid-size property management firms.

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