A good CPA can clear up confusion on business financials and taxes, which is an invaluable resource for business owners. However, a trusted accountant does more than answer tax questions and file paperwork on time. They offer foundational support that lays the groundwork for healthy business growth and longevity.
Here are four ways an expert CPA is an asset to your business:
They Act as Your Advisor
It’s important to keep a business’ books in order and file taxes promptly and accurately, but an experienced CPA has skills that extend beyond these tasks. When your CPA takes the time to fully understand how your business operates and sees your short and long-term goals, they can help you manage cash flow and execute smart growth strategies to help you get where you want to be. Underestimating costs and mismanaging expenditures can be harmful to a business’ present and future success, but making accurate forecasts and projections sets businesses up for success.
They Help You Balance Personal and Business Finances
In many cases, the small business owner juggles their business and personal finances. A good CPA can help sole proprietors, startups and small businesses find a balance and make the right financial decisions in both personal and professional areas. While this is true for businesses of all sizes, new business owners will especially have plenty of questions on how to structure their company and protect their interests. You should be able to depend on your accountant as a resource during this learning curve.
They Enable Faster Growth
Does your business structure support expansion? Can you afford to hire another employee? How can you compile financial statements that will appeal to investors? Trust an experienced CPA with these questions and you’ll be in a position to grow faster and bigger. Whether you’re contemplating a merger or an acquisition, depend on an expert in the field for real-time financial analysis.
Their Network Offers Further Support
You can trust your CPA’s recommendation on payroll providers, attorneys, investment managers and more. A good CPA always establishes a solid network of supporting providers to help their clients reach their goals. Whether you need business insurance or a litigation attorney, bring your request to your CPA and get high-quality referrals to the additional professionals you need.
How We’re Different
Is there a CPA firm that offers all of the above? Yes: the team at Robert L. Coval, CPA.
If a hands-on, hardworking accounting team is what you and your business needs, call the team at Robert L. Coval, CPA. We take care of the numbers and let you focus on your business, offering data-backed advice and suggestions along the way. When you’re ready to take the next step towards growth and long-term stability, get in touch with our team for a free consultation.