At the time of its inception, QuickBooks was a dependable choice in helping companies get off the ground. The user-friendly financial software made it easy to understand why it was the preferred option for young companies. However, many businesses have now come to realize that their business is being limited by QuickBooks as their organizations grow.[Read more…] about Is Your Business Being Limited by QuickBooks?
Ask anyone in financial services what kind of pain points they encounter and you are likely to get the same answers. The frustrating fact is that inefficiency, uncertainty, and annoyance are almost universal challenges in the industry and have a direct impact on growth. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be this way. The ideal solution doesn’t just provide tools, it fixes the kind of problems firms face everyday. Here’s how:
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Accounting has always been important in family offices, but it hasn’t always been urgent. Closing the books on a quarterly or even just annual basis was deemed acceptable. And even if accounting was slow or prone to error, it was considered adequate.
That may have once been true, but accounting standards have risen significantly in recent years. Instead of closing the books in weeks, in-depth reports are expected within days or even hours. The amount of data to consolidate and analyze is exploding as financial and operational data are combined. And compounding these issues is the fact that accurate, up-to-date financials are essential for effective decision making. [Read more…] about Performance in the Family Office: Turning Accounting into an Advantage