What is the difference between a bookkeeper and an accountant?

Bookkeepers and accountants sometimes do the same work, but employ a different skill set. In general, bookkeeping is more administrative and involves recording transactions, reconciling accounts, and keeping you financially organized. Accounting is more subjective, using bookkeeping information to give you insights into the financial health of your business. 

We offer both of these services, as well as fractional CFO services for more complicated financial matters. In addition, we can help you start a new business, get you set up in QuickBooks, consult with you on veterinary practice management issues, guide you on nonprofit regulatory matters, and even help you with your taxes!


● Categorize Transactions
● Record Payroll Entries
● Reconcile Bank Accounts
● Maintain General Ledger
● Month-End Closing
● Basic Financial Statements
● QuickBooks Assistance
● Prepare for Taxes


● Assess Software Needs
● Set Up Chart of Accounts
● Link of Bank Accounts
● Create Templates
● Clean Up Database
● Train Staff
● Periodic Review of Data
● Customized Reports


● Comparative Analysis
● Financial Dashboard
● Assistance with Budgeting
● Expense Reduction
● Internal Control Assessment
● Business Loan Assistance
● Quarterly Review
● Taxes


● Strategic Plans & Forecasting
● Cash Flow Management
● Profitability Analysis
● Design of Internal Controls
● Tax Saving Strategies
● Bank & Investor Relationships
● Liaison with External Auditors


● Tax-Exempt Status
● IRS Regulatory Compliance
● Charitable Gaming License
● Functional Expense Statement
● Grant Writing & Reporting
● Federal Form 990
● Board Member Development
● Liaison with Donors


● Evaluate Business Idea
● Business Entity Selection
● State and Federal Registration
● Assess Start-Up Capital Needs
● Develop Business Plan
● Prepare Initial Budget
● Create Policies & Procedures
● Set Up Accounting System


● Tax Preparation
● State & Federal Returns
● Individual Form 1040
● Sole Proprietor Schedule C
● Partnership Form 1065
● Corporate Form 1120
● Nonprofit Form 990
● Future Tax Planning


● Hospital Operations
● Benchmark Ratios
● Client Relations
● Internal Controls
● Pricing
● Inventory Management
● Human Resources Support
● Leadership Developmentt


Our pricing is based on the skill and time required to complete your project or perform the monthly services that you select.

We offer package pricing that allows you to budget with certainty, eliminating the fluctuations that come with hourly billing providers. We can customize the package for you based on your specific needs and your budget. We also have an option for hourly services, if that makes more sense for your needs and/or for the project.

The average range for basic bookkeeping services for a small to medium business is between $400 and $1500 per month. The fee varies based on the number of transactions, the number of bank accounts, the amount of support from within the organization, and the degree of complexity of the accounting.


Contact Us

(503) 939-4204

(503) 939-4204

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