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Consider These Details When Hiring Your Accountant

February 6, 2018 by OSYB Staff

You don’t want to wait for the last minute to hire an accountant.   Find the time to get referrals from business associates, other professionals, family, and friends.  Perform thorough research and take the time to interview your top referrals.  Small Business Profit Explosion shares eight details you need to know about your accountant before you hire them:

  1. Years of experience and credentials
  2. Types of financial planning services, investment advice, and financial guidance offered and experience level
  3. Fees and payment methods
  4. Use of third party professionals, if so, evaluation methods for their work and standards required
  5. Office hours and response time for office appointments
  6. Compatibility of business software
  7. List of references
  8.  Membership in professional associations, groups or organizations, and participation in continuing education

There are a lot of good accountants out there and taking the time to find the accountant that best meets your business and personal needs is critical for your success.

Know more:  8 Questions  to To Ask Any Accountant Before Hiring

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