Finn's Finance Advice

  • 5 Signs Your Small Business Needs the Services of a Business Accountant

    28 September 2023

    Launching and operating a small business can feel overwhelming, particularly when it comes to effectively managing finances. As your business grows, so do the complexities of accounting, bookkeeping and tax laws. This is why hiring a business accountant can be a game-changer for your small business. If you're not sure if you need financial guidance, take a look at these five signs that indicate your small business needs the services of a business accountant.

  • In-House Bookkeeper vs. Bookkeeping Service: What's the Best Choice for Your Start-Up?

    24 October 2019

    Accurate bookkeeping is essential for start-up business owners who wish to realise growth. Bookkeeping enables you to monitor your budget and analyse your business expenditure and revenue for proper financial objections. It also helps with payroll and allows you to enjoy tax deductions. One challenge that most start-up business owners face is choosing between an in-house bookkeeper and a professional service. An in-house bookkeeper is an employee of the business while a bookkeeping service is contracted on an as-needed basis.

  • The 4 P's of a Business Accountant.

    31 December 2018

    Hiring a business accountant, like Marisa Gonzalez, often seems like an easy job. While most businesses and accounting firms rely on qualifications, an accountant should present much more than papers to the interview table. This article discusses the qualities that one should look out for when hiring an accountant.  Passion.  While accounting is a well-paying profession, accountants need to have a passion for their jobs. A passionate accountant will go to any lengths to ensure that the client or their employer is satisfied.

  • Follow These Tips When Trying to Recover Your Construction Debt

    18 November 2018

    People who are owed debt fully understand that when they are told the check is in the mail, it possibly means another long wait which ends with no cheque. The hide and seek games can be frustrating; not only to the collectors but also to the office managers and receivable managers. Here are a few ways in which you can prepare for the excuses and use wisdom to corner the delinquent customers and push them towards paying their debt.

  • Insurance Covers You Should Consider for Your Startup

    25 October 2018

    When you choose to open a business, you need to keep in mind that you will be exposing yourself to a considerable amount of risk. One serious lawsuit could potentially put you out of business. Therefore, it is crucial for all businesses to consider commercial insurance. However, you will find some small businesses will try to keep their operational costs low by foregoing commercial insurance, assuming that they will take out a policy once they are profitable.