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Find a small business accountant near Sacramento, CA

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7. PS Bookkeeping
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Offers remote services
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Sacramento, CA
Services include: * Accounts Payable * Accounts Receivable * Bank Reconciliations * Data Entry * Payroll * 1099s * QuickBooks I provide bookkeeping for all types of business and personal bookkeeping. I am a QuickBooks expert, knowledgeable, accurate, and with high energy, with over 5 years experience. I do bookkeeping quickly, timely and accurately. I enjoy my work. I will do the following: * Install or upgrade QuickBooks and Microsoft Office on your computer. * Work in your office or mine, or log on to your system remotely. * Create a chart of accounts especially designed for your business. A well-designed chart of accounts will ensure your expenditures are posted to the right accounts to maximize your tax deductions. * Do data entry, bill paying, billing, bank deposits, filing, and collections. * Open, sort, and deal with mail, problems, and papers. * Do bank and credit card reconciliations either online or by hand. I do reconciliations quickly and to the penny. * Solve problems with vendor accounts, late payments, and inaccurate billing. * Prepare and organize any reports you or your tax preparer need. * Backup your data onto a flash drive or CD for you, so your data never gets lost. * Send your tax preparer the well-organized files they need. * Set up remote access between your office and mine, so that you can have a virtual bookkeeper. I will do the work evenings or on weekends, or whenever you are not using QuickBooks. * Set up organizational and filing systems. Your office will be entirely organized, so that you can focus on growing your business! * Provide a one-hour free consultation either at your place of business or at a local meeting place to determine your needs. * Work for you all year or for as many hours you need to get caught up. * Take on special projects. Need to get up to date on your business or personal records? I will bring you up to the present after years of neglect. If you have let things go for a few years, and need someone to organize and enter several years of random paper or even reconstruct several years, I am the bookkeeper for you. I will provide references for you. I am honest, accurate, prompt, and quick. When I say I am going to do something or keep an appointment, I do. You are busy becoming successful; let me deal with the paperwork that is slowing you down and interfering with your growth! Email or call me. My rate starts as low as $40 per hour or a flat fee starting at $400 a month.See more

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is an accountant?

Accountants are financial professionals who have received an accounting degree from a four-year university or college. By trade, accountants prepare, maintain and examine the financial statements of an individual, business or institution. An accountant prepares reports for tax purposes and can also perform audits of public companies. Common tasks include creating budgets, analyzing profits and losses of a company, processing payroll, preparing financial statements for company leadership, and creating and maintaining financial database systems for a company.    

Accountants do not automatically have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation unless they have passed the Uniform CPA Examination and received the proper license. Regardless of whether they are CPA certified or not, accountants can assist businesses and individuals with bookkeeping and financial reporting, while CPAs are more knowledgeable in tax codes as a result of the CPA licensing examination and continuing education requirements. CPAs are also eligible to represent clients before the IRS if audit support is required, while a non-CPA accountant is not. Academic background, years in the field and professional reputation all can affect an accountant’s rates.

Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your area.

How much does it cost to hire an accountant?

Accountants’ rates vary based on their education, licenses, experience, and the work for which they are being hired. An accountant may charge an hourly rate when a company or individual needs their services on a short-term basis, such as when performing an audit or requesting assistance setting up a financial database or process. Hourly rates can range as widely as $40 per hour to $300 or more per hour, depending on your geographic location and the accountant. Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your region.

Accountants may offer a package rate for weekly, monthly or annual services to reward ongoing customers. Many accountants offer online services where small businesses can access online accounting software and payroll assistance, and the accountant — for a monthly or other recurring fee — provides financial analysis and reporting of their numbers. For basic monthly accounting services, an accountant might charge anywhere from $75 to $500 or more, depending on what was included in a given package, the size of the client’s business, and the complexity of work requested. Nationally, full-time staff accountants earn between $40,000 and $80,000, depending on experience and other factors.

Reviews for Sacramento small business accountants
Mary T.
OMG! Michael met all my expectations. We met to review and streamline my bookkeeping processes in Quicken for my doTERRA essential oil business. He helped me pinpoint my incorrect postings with regard to a personal loan. Initially, I was afraid my small business questions were out of his league of large business accounting background. But, Michael kindly overviewed accounting procedures with me that had left my memory of learning years ago. All his knowledge he shared with me will help me move forward to generate proper financial statements throughout the year and ease of tax return preparation next year. The only thing I could have asked for was more time with Michael. However, he confirmed he will be available to consult as questions arise in the future. Thank you sooo much, Michael!
Michael CrisostomoMichael Crisostomo
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