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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a CPA and a CGMA?

CPA is short for Certified Public Accountant.  CPA’s have to pass a gruelling 14 hour exam over multiple days as well as become licensed in their state.  In order to maintain his license a CPA is required to take 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education per year.

 

A CGMA is a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  This is basically the management accounting credential administered by the American Institute of CPA’s a test is required as well as two years of experience in management accounting.

Why should I use a CPA?

Creating a relationship with your CPA is similar to establishing a trusting relationship with other professionals you rely on for sound, objective advice, such as a doctor or attorney.

 

You want a CPA to help you protect your interests, listen to and address your concerns and, equally important, give you peace of mind.

What accounting software do you recommend for small businesses?

I recommend QuickBooks Online Edition for all of my clients.  I am a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor which means I can help you setup your Quickbooks account and ensure it is optimized to meet your business’s needs.  Click here to learn how QuickBooks Online can benefit your business.

What is the best way to contact you?

I can be reached at 501-580-2979 (toll free: 888-372-9754) or click here to send me a secure email.

Can you tell me about your experience as a CPA?

I have been a CPA since 1994.  I have spent the last 16 years sitting in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) seat.  I have had small (under $10mil) and large (over $3bil) budgets that I have helped manage.  I have been an integral part of the management teams of various businesses including a couple of fortune 500 companies, and as a result have seen the good, the better, and the best ways to do business.