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How to Select the Right Bookkeeper

Whether you’re just starting your business or you’ve been in business for years, choosing the right bookkeeper is essential. So why is your bookkeeper so important? This is a more complicated question than you may realize. Today many people call themselves and consider themselves a bookkeeper. Some know basic accounting and are proficient at keeping [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Financial, Tips|0 Comments

Does a Nonprofit Organization Need to Have an Audit Annually?

For non-profit organizations, there are various situations that may arise that will trigger the need for an audit. There are certain Federal and California State laws that determine when an audit must be performed. There are also various situations in which it may not be required, however, would still be beneficial for a non-profit. As [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Financial|0 Comments

Value of an Internship

Throughout high school and especially college, there is often constant conversation on the topic of internships. One can hardly get through a week in senior year without hearing about another student’s struggles or successes in the search for an internship or without being asked about their own plans and endeavors on the subject. Despite all [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

Tips to Avoid Common Financial Statement Errors

In preparing financial statements for not-for-profit organizations (NPO), management and accountants should be aware of some common errors in presentation that affect the statements of financial position and activities. By paying attention to these simple tips, you can help to ensure that your financial statements will be ready for audit! Statement of Financial Position This [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Financial, Tips|0 Comments

Customer Service – Do I Have To?

Sometimes it’s just hard. Forcing that smile on your face and remaining calm when a client is upset with you can really ruin your day. Ever felt like saying “I don’t care” or “Is it worth keeping them as a client”? I’m sure this has happened to everyone at least once during their career. But [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

GASB 74 & 75: What’s Changed?

Are you aware of the recent changes made with accounting and financial reporting of Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB)? It's important to take action if the standard applies to your district, if you don't implement changes it will likely effect your audit report! Find out what has changed with GASB 74 & 75, why the changes [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Governments, Tips|0 Comments

Applying at an Accounting Firm? Avoid These Pet Peeves

You’ve heard all the do’s and don’ts - whether the advice is from a parent, friend, or an online source. Everyone has a suggestion, so I thought I’d throw in what have become some big pet peeves for me. As the Office Manager for Nigro & Nigro the past ten years, I’ve read hundreds of [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

Why It’s Okay to Be Like Toby in H.R.

My sons haven’t yet entered the professional work force, so they’ve really only been exposed to one image of Human Resources thanks to Toby from “The Office”. Anytime I mention H.R. they get a distorted look on their face and ask “Mom, are you like Toby? He’s not cool!”. I’m fortunate in that 1) my [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Having a Great Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are the face of the company. Clients and vendors get their first impression of the company from the person sitting behind the front desk or answering the phones. This can mean one of two things for your company. The experience an individual has with the company can be positive or negative depending on [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Educator Effectiveness

Over the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years, monies were distributed to LEAs (Local Education Agencies) for the following reasons: Beginning teacher and administrator support and mentoring, including, but not limited to, programs that support new teachers and administrators’ ability to teach or lead effectively and to meet induction requirements adopted by the Commission on Teacher [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments