Over the years I have worked with many people with skill, talent and passion for food. Being a creative and owning your own business in which you can express yourself is a dream come true. Yet one harsh reality so many are not prepared for is how challenging it can be to run a small business, especially learning how to manage your finances so that you make a decent living. I can help. I was a medium sized business owner and operator for many years, and I understand the actual people and things behind the costs of doing business.
Every business is unique. My services vary based on what is going well in your business and what your problem areas are. Whatever your needs are, I will work with you to cater my services to provide the most value possible. The value of having someone trustworthy to help you is immeasurable.
Not only can I do this with you, but also you can trust me to be ethical and responsible with your business. Time after time I have encountered small businesses that suffered from bad bookkeepers and inattentive accountants. I can help you move past all that, to understand how your finances should be managed, and help you to manage them better, allowing you to focus on the things you love.
PROJECT BASED, SHORT-TERM ADVISING Do you feel like your business is doing well, and sales are good, but for some reason you can barely pay yourself and stay current with your vendors? I can help you understand what is wrong with your cash flow, and what needs to change.
I can analyze your books and your systems to see where your problems are and help you solve them. Working together, we can create systems that are practical for your business and your skill set, identify what kind of support you need, and ensure that everything gets done, and you have the money to pay the bills. I will work with you to implement with your team the policies and procedures you need to have a financially healthy business. ON-GOING, MONTHLY SERVICE After reviewing your books and helping you to make the necessary changes, I offer ongoing monthly maintenance of your finances. The scope of services range from simple review & analysis of your financial reports, or can be more extensive to be your freelance Chief Financial Officer, overseeing your in house team on the day to day tasks, and handling some of the more sensitive data (i.e, payroll and banking) personally.
ADVANCED BOOKKEEPING If you are a new business, a business in trouble, or recovering from bad bookkeepers and accountants, it may benefit you to have me handle all aspects of your bookkeeping. This includes: Payroll, banking, sales entries, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, and monthly financial statements and analysis.
PRO BONO I have a passion for small businesses, and I recognize how hard it is to get a business off the ground. I reserve time every week for those that might not be able to afford my services otherwise. Please email me if you think you may need this kind of help.
PARTNERSHIPS &TRADE As a business myself, there are some services I need that I cannot do myself. I also need restaurant partners to entertain my clients. I love small businesses, and I'm always open to meaningful opportunities to engage with likeminded people. I am creative and openminded to the possibilities-- reach out!
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the possibilities!