How to hire an accountant that is perfect for your business 

Running a successful business takes a lot of time, effort, and commitment. As the owner, you’re responsible for developing a business plan, hiring staff, marketing, and handling general day-to-day operations. With all of these responsibilities and more, you’ll be hard-pressed to find the time required to take care of all of the accounting duties that come with owning a business.

That’s why hiring an accounting firm that specializes in industry specific accounting services is so important, no matter the age of your business. 

The primary job of an accountant is to be knowledgeable when it comes to your financial statements and managing your tax situation. Additionally, an accountant can offer advice when it comes to insurance, business expansion, and spending.

From bookkeeping to tax preparation, having an accountant on your team can help you develop a budget, manage cash flow, and track income and expenses. They can also help you take advantage of tax deductions and credits.

Your accountant should be able to provide auditing services such as conducting an audit for loan purposes or assessing the accuracy and quality of your financial statements. 

When your business is experiencing or trying to achieve growth, your accountant can help you understand cash flow and inventory management as well as financing. 

When it comes to how to hire an accountant, what qualities, skills, and qualifications should you consider when making your decision?

Picking the right CPA

If you’re considering hiring an accountant for your business, these are some key qualifications to look for:

  • CPA certification
  • Expertise in your industry
  • Expertise with complex accounting services
  • Trustworthiness
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Flexibility 
  • Attention to detail

GYL CPAs and Advisors is a collective of experienced CPAs and business consultants with offices in San Diego and Ontario, CA. They provide a full range of accounting, auditing, advisory, and tax services for businesses. 

When you hire our CPA firm to handle the accounting needs of your business, you are hiring a team of accountants that can respond to the continuing challenges facing your business and can anticipate the opportunities for your business to grow in the future.

At GYL, we have assembled a team of experienced CPAs with years of accounting and business experience whose top priority is to provide clients with the highest level of service possible.

Don’t forget about the first step…

Having a business CPA as part of your team means that you can focus on running and growing your business. GYL is a comprehensive business management firm, offering a full menu of services to meet any needs that your business may have. 

Ready to hire an accountant? Call one of our Ontario or San Diego offices today to discuss hiring a CPA. If it’s time to hire a new CPA, take a few minutes to read our blog on how to fire your accountant.