Everyone is held accountable to the chain of command, starting with those at the top. If you own the company, you need to define your role in the chain of command and follow the protocols that you set.
Every aspect of your operation needs to be structured and documented so the results are predictable and the knowledge needed to execute is captured, clear, and transferrable. Systems should be created to provide repeatable results; rinse and repeat is the key.
With the acquisition of Compass Accounting’s food service client base, Pacific Crest Group has substantially broadened its accounting services client portfolio in the San Francisco Bay Area’s restaurant sector.
To outsource or not to outsource…that is the question. If you find running payroll, tracking AP and AR, and being responsible for the multitude of routine accounting functions is a drain on your resources rather than being an asset to your business, you might consider hiring an experienced, reputable accounting service
Part of the job of senior managers is to keep the corporate vision alive. When you have toxic employees undermining operations, it’s challenging to keep your eye on long-term objectives, but the best defense against cranky workers is maintaining a positive attitude and a clear vision, and sharing that vision.
For moderately sized companies in the $2 million to $20 million range, senior management often turn to their CPA for advice about business finances because they don’t have a CFO or financial advisor on staff. What they will get from a CPA is a financial opinion informed by the CPA’s perspective on taxes and tax law, not necessarily the financial opinion that may be best for the situation.
Often, as owners we find that we wear too many hats: constantly going from being the owner to sales, to HR and accounting, to web design, etc. The reason for creating the Marin Business Forum is to learn more about how to run our businesses better – from guest speakers and from each other.
Pacific Crest Group, Filice, and Cypress Partners Jointly Sponsor Marin Business Forum Networking Event for Bay Area Businesses
The networking event will feature a panel discussion, including what business owners should know about outsourcing accounting and HR services, and what they should know about choosing the best benefits provider.
Pacific Crest Group Helps CB’a Brand Engine’s Expansion By Providing Solid Back Office and Accounting Foundation
CB’a Brand Engine, has been working with Pacific Crest Group to help the company expand following its recent launch as a new joint venture of two established branding firms, and the opening of a Chicago satellite office. Thanks to Pacific Crest Group’s expert accounting and CFO-for-hire services, the launch of the newly formed CB’a Brand Engine has been smooth and seamless for its clients.
Many companies fail to recruit and hire with the evolution of their business in mind; you need people with different qualifications and strengths for your business depending on your growth strategy.
lot of our initial conversations with IT client prospects center on disaster recovery – what is the worst case scenario that could bring your network down? Is it a server crash? Internet failure? Multiple workstations failing at the same time?
There are so many little issues and concerns that can be easily addressed in a well-designed employee handbook. You need to consider the company’s finances and cash flow, employee retention strategies, corporate culture, and compliance issues.