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GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

– BY MADDIE CRAIG | 2023


Tips: Get The Most Out of Your Accounting Software - Personal Note. Image is a photo of a tabletop with a cup of iced coffee and a woman's hands typing on a laptop, as well as a woman's hands writing in a journal.


You decided it was time your business got serious about financial management, so you invested in QuickBooks Online or another robust accounting platform... smart move!


But now months have gone by and you're still not sure you’re entering things right or wonder if there’s a better way to do the tedious work. Sound familiar?


Here's the real talk: accounting software is just a tool.

As powerful as platforms like QuickBooks are, simply owning them won't magically optimize your finances. The key is tailoring how you set up and use the technology to best serve your organization's specific needs.


That customization and integration with your operations doesn't happen by clicking a button either! It requires a strategic approach backed by expertise - which we provide for clients wanting to streamline their finances and ensure they’re using their accounting software to the fullest.


Laying the Right Foundation

Successfully running a business means maintaining order amidst constant chaos. The last thing you need is financial administration adding to the madness! When we onboard clients we start by asking questions, observing workflows, and gathering key details.


This upfront assessment allows us to then lay a sturdy foundation within the platform, setting up dedicated spaces for the organization's various arms, revenue streams, product and service lines, etc. We also build out specialized tracking and reporting functionalities to fit the way you operate.


The goal is bringing clarity rather than clutter while keeping the ability to dig deeper as needed. With the basics covered, we have a flexible framework allowing us to add functions down the road as offerings expand for a neatly scalable system.


Syncing Systems = Streamlined Success

Here's where the magic happens! With the groundwork in place, we connect the dots across other platforms you use like payroll, POS, CRM, inventory management, etc. to create a seamless financially-focused ecosystem.


Data flows automatically between your everyday business software tools into the centralized accounting dashboard for efficient consolidation, reporting, analysis and decision making.

Manual importing, exporting, and number crunching becomes a thing of the past.


The integrated environment leads to newfound visibility as you access real-time financial insights using interactive dashboards we customize to your workflow. Having vital reporting automated frees you up for high-level planning that takes your organization from surviving to thriving.


Reaping the Full Benefits

Embracing accounting software is just the first step. To truly harness its potential, you need the entire package:

  • Strategic platform setup and integration

  • Custom reporting and analysis

  • Ongoing optimization and troubleshooting


Our team handles it all, providing maintained momentum so you can steer energetically towards growth and impact without financial friction.


Let us help you start leveraging your accounting tools to their fullest!


Meet The Author

Image is a photo of the author - Maddie Craig

Maddie Craig is the founder of Blue Cypher Bookkeeping, a detail-oriented bookkeeper, and definitely a “numbers nerd”! She is passionate about helping organizations understand the full story of their financials and using it to make more confident decisions and grow strategically. She has experience working with a wide array of clients, including small businesses and non-profit organizations. When not crunching numbers, she and her husband enjoy traveling, being active in the community, and sharing their love for good food with friends and family.


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