Written for EO by Jennifer Barnes. Jennifer is the founder and CEO of Optima Office and an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) member in San Diego, California. Her company offers outsourced accounting services to support businesses of every size―from providing entire accounting departments to filling gaps on existing teams. In this article, she offers tips for identifying the right accountant for your organization.
Ensuring you have the right bookkeeper, staff accountant, accounting manager or controller is vital to growing your business. As you focus on sales, customers, strategy and vision to grow your business, a good accounting team will take care of your transactional accounting and oversee other financial aspects of your business.