Profitability & Cost Strategy

Standard financial accounting systems don’t always meet the accounting needs of all small and mid-sized firms. This is especially true for project-based businesses that provide professional services and companies in the construction and manufacturing industries who have long project lead times, as well as companies that work with government entities...

Manufacturers make or create products to sell to customers, but service businesses sell customers something a little less tangible. While manufacturers keep careful track of their product inventory, service businesses need to track a different kind of inventory: the time employees spend working that can be billed to clients. This measurement...

Choosing the right discounting strategies is one of the biggest ongoing challenges for Los Angeles and Southern California business owners and entrepreneurs. This is true for both manufacturers of products and providers of professional services. Many CEOs, CFOs and controllers find themselves constantly evaluating and re-evaluating different discounting models and...