Choosing a certified public accountant for your business or personal finances isn’t a decision that should be made lightly. This individual or firm is handling your sensitive financial data; it’s not only essential that they’re knowledgeable about their (and your) industry, but also that you can trust them to protect your information and put your best interests first.
Finding the perfect CPA requires extensive research and time to find the right match for your specific needs. To help you in your search, we asked the members of Forbes Finance Council how to find a financial professional who’s truly right for you. Follow their advice as you begin evaluating potential CPAs.
4. Ensure they can focus on your operations.
Find a CPA who focuses on the operational aspects of your business and not just on creating financial statements. Accounting will be of the greatest value when it accommodates the operational aspects of a business to create efficiency in things like billing and generating performance metrics. – George Souri, LQD Business Finance…”