Building Small Business And Driving Revenue Through Smart Financial Practices
If you're going to be in business, you must know how to keep score. To gain this knowledge will require that you go to school to learn both accounting and computer software that is used to support your particular business. With this knowledge, you can talk intelligently about your accounting needs with employees, bankers, and your own accountant.
The financial matters you will confront in your own business are little different than those of large corporations. Financial tools, coupled with an understanding of how to use them, will assist you in the proper management of your business. Without this understanding and without a dedicated commitment to using financial tools, you reduce your chances of success.
Your business will be judged by the classic financial measures: the balance sheet, the profit and loss statement, and the cash flow statement. These three measurements will define the financial health of your company. In this session you will learn how:
You will also need to gain knowledge of accounting in order to evaluate your competitors or businesses you might wish to acquire (or be acquired by). While information about companies may be obtained from stock brokers or interviews with key executives, the best source to learn about your most successful and publicly owned competitors is to read their annual reports. You will need to understand accounting to draw intelligent conclusions. Accounting courses at your local community college will give you most of what you need to know.
Call us today at (408) 713-6500 and find out how our accounting expertise can help make your small business successful.