The A Team Blog

The latest news and insights from our team.

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Controller Management Services

Most businesses retain a bookkeeper to manage their day to day cash flow and at least consult with a CFO when they need strategic planning. But there is...

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Financial Planning for Uncertain Times

It’s time to examine business goals for 2021 and set a path to chart them despite the rocky climate we are in. Are you ready?

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Outsourcing Business Services

The pandemic has altered both how we live and how we work, and many of the changes will become permanent. According to a Gallup poll conducted in early...

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Top 10 Financial Wellness Tips

Recently our company President, Dominick Bencivenga, addressed Global Business Leaders at a Gravitas Impact Forum on vital aspects of running a financially sound business. With the current disruption...

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Financial Technology for the New Normal

While no one would deny the importance of robust and reliable business technology, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for strong technology capabilities at every level. Suddenly,...

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Practical Tips for Your Business

The A Team is committed to maintaining quality Client services and keeping our operations running as smoothly as possible during this difficult time. Here are some practical tips,...

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Matchmaking for Your Business

A bad hire can lower productivity, ruin culture and cost your company in more than just dollars. We look beyond hard skills to determine a candidate’s synergy with...

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Preparing for Year End Reports

2020 is solidly underway and with it comes the need to organize your records so that your tax filings are accurate and complete. While this may seem like...

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Life After QuickBooks

As another decade comes to a close, it is a perfect time to assess the current state of your business and how you might fortify it in the...

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Helping Those Who Do Good Do Well

On this Veteran’s Day, we’d like to shine a light on the wonderful work 2 of our non-profit clients do to support those who risk their lives to...

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The A Team Approach: Tech Forward, Customer Attuned

In today’s time crushed, rapid-paced business climate, knowing how to identify and adapt emerging technologies to meet customer needs is essential for success. It’s been one of the...

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The Upside Down: The Other Side of Developing Talent from Within

Are the blinking lights telling you to hire a senior finance leader?

Anticipating the Stranger Things Season 3 premiere, we offer our own “Upside Down,” replete with counter-intuitive notions...

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Hot Marketing Tips to Help Your Sales Sizzle This Summer

As the weather heats up and our thoughts turn to summer, it’s tempting to forget our business and focus on vacations, suntans, and beach chairs. But since cash...

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The A Team Consulting Named 2019 Best Bookkeepers of New York

New York City-based accounting firm The A Team Consulting has received Expertise.com’s 2019 Best Bookkeepers in New York award.

This is the second consecutive year that the outsourced accounting...

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It’s Time to Marie Kondo Your Books

There’s a reason that spring cleaning is so popular. It’s a time of growth and renewal – and you can finally air out your office without freezing solid....

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Small and Medium Businesses Need CFOs – And Yes, You Can Afford It!

Without a strong financial foundation, your company wouldn’t exist and might not last. Yet many business owners do not invest in critical strategic financial planning.

Discover how a part-time...

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How Your Business Can Save Time and Money Using Accounting Technology

Innovation and the today’s rapidly-paced world is pushing organizations to move faster than ever before. Many businesses, start-ups, and nonprofits are feeling the strain.

Here's how to invest in...

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The A Team Consulting Brings Accounting Software Integrations to SMBs and Not-For-Profits

New York City-based accounting firm, The A Team Consulting, announces the recent hire of Keith Miscione, Technology Practice Director to provide tech consulting services and develop proprietary integration...

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Frauds Average $200k Each

Imagine if this happened to you... A communications firm was reeling from a fraud in their accounting department. Their Bookkeeper had charged $20,000 of personal expenses on the...

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Upcoming Webinar: Technology Partner NEXONIA

Nexonia Webinar (plus free coffee): 
August 16th at 2:00pm ET

One of our technology partners, Nexonia, will be hosting a webinar to highlight its deep integration with Sage Intacct,...

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

We are happy to announce that the Team's dedicated individual commitments to our group effort has been rewarded. This year, Expertise.com has selected The A Team as one...

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Partly Cloudy with a (Slim) Chance of QuickBooks Online

Thanks to revolutionary cloud technology and web applications, the endless days of sitting in a cubical performing data entry, like CD players and DVD rentals, are quickly becoming...

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5 Reasons Why Financial Outsourcing is Best for Your Business

Having a clear and accurate picture of your finances is an integral part of any business. Whether a large or small entity, ensuring all your financial transactions are...

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The A Team Adds Award-Winning Sage Intacct Cloud Financial Management Software to Its Portfolio

NEW YORK, NY – May 31, 2018 – The A Team Consulting, a leading accounting outsourcing firm focused on individualized accounting solutions, today announced a new affiliation with...

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5 Ways CFO’s Can Increase Project Profitability

In fast-paced services industries, savvy CFOs are tracking numerous key metrics like net income, current ratios, working capital, cash balance, DSO, gross margins, and more. But the one...

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Why Cloud Accounting Software and Business Growth Go Hand in Hand

One of the many keys to business growth is understanding your organization in real time so that you can quickly make the right decisions. Wouldn’t it be nice...

Controller Management Services

Most businesses retain a bookkeeper to manage their day to day cash flow and at least consult with a CFO when they need strategic planning. But there is another essential function that companies often overlook: The Controller.

Read More

Financial Planning for Uncertain Times

It’s time to examine business goals for 2021 and set a path to chart them despite the rocky climate we are in. Are you ready?

Read More

Outsourcing Business Services

The pandemic has altered both how we live and how we work, and many of the changes will become permanent. According to a Gallup poll conducted in early April 2020, the number of Americans working remotely rose from 31% in mid-March to 62% in April.

Read More

Top 10 Financial Wellness Tips

Recently our company President, Dominick Bencivenga, addressed Global Business Leaders at a Gravitas Impact Forum on vital aspects of running a financially sound business. With the current disruption to our business climate, it’s more important than ever to maintain focus on the fundamentals so that we are prepared when the unexpected occurs. With this in mind, The A Team has devised the following “business health check-up” list:

Read More

Financial Technology for the New Normal

While no one would deny the importance of robust and reliable business technology, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for strong technology capabilities at every level. Suddenly, while working completely remotely, businesses must stay connected, operate efficiently and manage financial health. The pandemic thrust many businesses into confusing uncharted waters.

Read More

Practical Tips for Your Business

The A Team is committed to maintaining quality Client services and keeping our operations running as smoothly as possible during this difficult time. Here are some practical tips, and ways we can help, as you navigate the challenges:

Read More

Matchmaking for Your Business

A bad hire can lower productivity, ruin culture and cost your company in more than just dollars. We look beyond hard skills to determine a candidate’s synergy with your company’s culture, overall business goals and industry sector.

Read More

Preparing for Year End Reports

2020 is solidly underway and with it comes the need to organize your records so that your tax filings are accurate and complete. While this may seem like an overwhelming, onerous task; the A Team can ease the process, no matter your company’s size or industry, or the complexity of your filing.

Read More

Life After QuickBooks

As another decade comes to a close, it is a perfect time to assess the current state of your business and how you might fortify it in the year ahead. With the inevitable growth and change over the years comes new requirements. Software and services that initially worked well for you may no longer be a good fit. Let The A Team help you find that perfect new fit for the new year!

Read More

The Upside Down: The Other Side of Developing Talent from Within

Are the blinking lights telling you to hire a senior finance leader?

Anticipating the Stranger Things Season 3 premiere, we offer our own “Upside Down,” replete with counter-intuitive notions about hiring. What if you have a junior finance team who is not yet ready for the challenge of leading?

Read More

Hot Marketing Tips to Help Your Sales Sizzle This Summer

As the weather heats up and our thoughts turn to summer, it’s tempting to forget our business and focus on vacations, suntans, and beach chairs. But since cash flow is key to the success of your business in any season, The A Team Consulting has some hot marketing tips to help grow your summer sales.

Now is the time to update your marketing strategy.

Read More

It’s Time to Marie Kondo Your Books

There’s a reason that spring cleaning is so popular. It’s a time of growth and renewal – and you can finally air out your office without freezing solid. It’s also a great time to review your finances and remove unnecessary clutter.

A key component of organizing guru Marie Kondo’s method is simplification. More is not necessarily better, and clutter decreases efficiency.

Read More

Small and Medium Businesses Need CFOs – And Yes, You Can Afford It!

Without a strong financial foundation, your company wouldn’t exist and might not last. Yet many business owners do not invest in critical strategic financial planning.

Discover how a part-time or fractional CFO are crucial resources to take your business or nonprofit to the next level.

Read More

How Your Business Can Save Time and Money Using Accounting Technology

Innovation and the today’s rapidly-paced world is pushing organizations to move faster than ever before. Many businesses, start-ups, and nonprofits are feeling the strain.

Here's how to invest in the right accounting technology solution to reclaim your time.

Read More

The A Team Consulting Brings Accounting Software Integrations to SMBs and Not-For-Profits

New York City-based accounting firm, The A Team Consulting, announces the recent hire of Keith Miscione, Technology Practice Director to provide tech consulting services and develop proprietary integration solutions with popular accounting software packages.

Read More

Frauds Average $200k Each

Imagine if this happened to you... A communications firm was reeling from a fraud in their accounting department. Their Bookkeeper had charged $20,000 of personal expenses on the corporate card and struck a deal with the Controller. The Controller paid the personal bills with company funds, and the Bookkeeper would pay the firm back in installments.

See how The A Team stepped in and helped the firm continue business as usual while receiving full restitution.

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Partly Cloudy with a (Slim) Chance of QuickBooks Online

Thanks to revolutionary cloud technology and web applications, the endless days of sitting in a cubical performing data entry, like CD players and DVD rentals, are quickly becoming a thing of the past. While some are still scanning the sky for this infamous “cloud” and trying to figure out what all the fuss is about, others have tripled down on productivity and are moving forward with leaps and bounds. Read on to find how cloud technology provides easily accessible, secured information from anywhere with an internet connection.

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5 Reasons Why Financial Outsourcing is Best for Your Business

Having a clear and accurate picture of your finances is an integral part of any business. Whether a large or small entity, ensuring all your financial transactions are recorded accurately enables you to make informed decisions based on solid data. Read on to find out five of the many reasons why outsourcing your financial services may just be the best option for your business!

Read More

5 Ways CFO’s Can Increase Project Profitability

In fast-paced services industries, savvy CFOs are tracking numerous key metrics like net income, current ratios, working capital, cash balance, DSO, gross margins, and more. But the one metric that may matter more than any other for long-term growth for professional services firms: project profitability. Read on to discover how today’s CFO can see a bump in profitably.

Read More

Why Cloud Accounting Software and Business Growth Go Hand in Hand

One of the many keys to business growth is understanding your organization in real time so that you can quickly make the right decisions. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could go to one place to get a full view of business performance and figure out how to grow your company? Read more to find how you can!

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