“Kim truly desires to help small businesses grow into
flourishing and successful companies. I will continue using Carlisle Accounting
Services through all of my company’s growth.”
— Kenneth Wilson Vice
President of Zion’s Garden Inc. - Providing high quality landscaping,
installation, and snow removal services
What is Bookkeeping?
Bookkeeping is the recording of financial transactions
undertaken by a business (or individual); it is an essential part of any business; without bookkeeping no accounting information
can be compiled. Bookkeeping is the first level of financial data gathering.
can you do to eliminate or reduce my costs associated with a CPA? Every business needs a bookkeeper to maintain all daily transactions, perform payroll duties, enter and
pay bills, collect from customers, and maintain inventory. This can all be done
at a fraction of the cost versus hiring a CPA. We can handle 99% of your everyday
What if I want to do
my own bookkeeping? Bookkeeping is a time consuming
duty. After a long hard day of focusing on your chosen art, do you want to spend
your evening slaving over the bookkeeping? At Carlisle Accounting Services
we allow you to focus on what you do best.
I have a relationship with
a CPA. How would outsourcing my accounting affect this relationship?
Your professional relationships are an important part
of the way you do business. Carlisle Accounting Services works in tandem
with your current CPA by keeping your fundamental accounting in order. As a supporting
member of your financial team, Carlisle Accounting Services fills the gap between owner prepared books and the CPA.
was recommended an accounting software, but it isn't as easy as it is said to be. How can Carlisle Accounting
Services help me? Accounting software has many advantages. It allows you to keep track of your income and expense, which in turn creates easier
to read financial statements that are beneficial to your businesses survival, compare multiple years to see growth, and see
where you can cut costs, if need be. Kim is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor; she is
also highly experienced with Microsoft Small Business Accounting and Peachtree Accounting Software, as well. We can help you select the appropriate software for your business needs.
are the cost savings in outsourcing the services provided by Carlisle Accounting Services? For a fraction
of the cost of hiring a CPA, we save you money right from the start. In hiring us you will eliminate the need to train
someone for the position, no payroll taxes are incurred, and we do not charge you for breaks, lunches, or phone calls.
Need a quick answer to a question, call us. You have the luxury of calling after normal business hours, as well as on
the weekends, if needed.
What are some of the other benefits associated with Carlisle Accounting
Services? Carlisle Accounting Services
has a wonderful referral system in place that can benefit her clients. We also
have a networking system in place in case you require the services of another client.
We are also afforded the wealth of information available from outside professional services, such as legal advise,
insurance quotes, banking, etc. Tell us what you need and we’ll send you
to the right person or we can do the research for you.
presently have an in-house bookkeeper that spends only a portion of the time active in the actual performing of bookkeeping
duties. How can Carlisle Accounting Services save me time and money?
Carlisle Accounting Services is available on a weekly,
monthly, or quarterly basis, depending on the needs of your business. We can
provide in-house accounts payable service in which we would meet up once week to make sure your bills are paid in a timely
fashion. If you are comfortable paying your own bills, we can perform after-the-fact
accounting on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on your need to know status of your business. It is all up to you. We may make suggestions that you never
thought of. Carlisle Accounting Services becomes a part of your business,
as we want to see your business succeed as much as you do. The services we provide are more than just a “job”
to us, you pay for the work that is accomplished, not our breaks or lunches. We
take pride in helping your business succeed!
really feel I need to hire a bookkeeper in-house that can also perform other duties, such as answering the phones or filing. How can you persuade me that hiring Carlisle Accounting Services is a better
option? Because of the experience
and expertise Carlisle Accounting Services has to offer, we can perform your bookkeeping / accounting duties in a portion
of the time. Chances are if you hire someone to perform a combination of these
duties, one will be neglected. As you may be aware of, bookkeeping and all that
it encompasses is very time consuming and highly detailed, why take the risk?