Life After QuickBooks
Fortifying Your Financial Outlook in 2020
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 your company’s inevitable growth and change over the years comes new requirements for success. Software and services that initially worked well for you may no longer be a good fit. Let The A Team help you assess the following solutions to find that perfect new fit for the new year!
Your business operates on multiple levels, and it’s neither practical nor efficient to use separate, non-integrated systems to track progress. While QuickBooks does a fine job of organizing finances, it’s only one piece of the complex puzzle that includes payables and receivables, general ledger, invoicing, and even project management and purchasing. Seamlessly integrated systems provide piece of mind and allow you to focus on what’s most essential – building your business and servicing your customers.
Is there growth on the horizon? Having systems in place that allow you to expand and add functionality seamlessly is a boon. Say you’ve outgrown your storage space and need to move to a larger warehousing facility. Warehouse management systems with Lego-like facility offer the ability to modify functionality without having to reconstruct from the ground up.
Are you sure your policies and procedures measure up against best practices, as well as comply with applicable local, state and federal regulations? The A Team can identify potential problems and suggest corrective action to mitigate risks to your business.
The ability to access critical company data from wherever you are is no longer a luxury, but a necessity. Cloud-based information, procedures and automation are already available or looming on the horizon. In addition, AI (artificial intelligence) solutions are now being developed to provide a more sophisticated level of forecasting. Let us help you update your systems by migrating them to “the Cloud.”
Beyond the Dollar
Increasingly, business transactions are being carried out across country borders, making it important to use solutions that support multiple entities with multiple currency capabilities. You might not need it today; but it is best to be ready when you do.
Sage Intaact: A Strong Solution
For the past two years, the A Team has been successfully working with Sage Intacct, a UK based company with the ability to integrate with virtually every reputable 3rd party software currently available, including MISYS, a software system that manages the development of and costs of products. Recommended by CPA.com, Sage Intacct’s support staff are experienced accounting professionals who are well-versed not only in technology but in the full scope of business needs. In addition, they have specific modules to address the nuances of different industries as well as a variety of pricing models to make the service affordable for small businesses and non-profits.
A Team Consulting has a fully certified Sage Intacct staff and offers full SIAP services to Sage Intacct customers. If you would like more information about the product, or would like a demonstration, feel free to contact Keith Miscione, Technology Practice Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous New Year!