How Modern Technology Has Changed Accounting

The accounting industry has changed dramatically over time with advances in technology. While we may immediately think of the computer, the first real improvements in accounting technology took place several decades ago when numbers no longer needed to be added by hand. After…

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Where Does My QuickBooks Data Go?

Where Does My QuickBooks Data Go? Do you really know how your QuickBooks data entry processes affect your financial information and reports? QuickBooks transactions are not static images. The correct set up of the customer names, service items, and payroll…

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Don’t Get Complacent With the Payroll Process

While the majority of our clients must keep their financial records in compliance with DCAA, maintaining accurate and reliable payroll accounting records is a prime responsibility for all business owners. Time card records presented by the employee should be reviewed…

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Enhancing Your Knowledge of Quickbooks

Want to become more proficient in QuickBooks?  Has your personnel changed and new staff members need to be brought up to speed with the features of QuickBooks?  Does management feel they would benefit from an understanding of the myriad of…

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Using QuickBooks Reports

In addition to creating company financial statements, such as the Income Statement and Balance Sheet, QuickBooks provides a library of other useful documents and features to help users review their work and gain further understanding of their data. Trial Balance…

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Demystifying the Payroll Process

  Here at CJA we specialize in clients who work on federal government contracts. Below is our discussion of procedures necessary to keep the payroll records reconciled and in compliance with DCAA requirements, and to avoid delays when financial statements…

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Very Important QuickBooks Lists

In QuickBooks there are three very important LISTS that provide the framework for all of your transactions.  When encountering account coding difficulties within the QuickBooks transactions, you should refer to your lists for an understanding of your basic accounting set…

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