Cloud Accounting and Bookkeeping FAQ
What Is Cloud Bookkeeping?
Traditionally, bookkeeping has been done on a piece of desktop software that is loaded independently on one computer. However, business and technology have changed, so why shouldn’t your bookkeeping software? The new era of bookkeeping takes place virtually – on the Cloud. Learn the advantages for you as a business owner here.
Why Do You Only Support QuickBooks Online?
You’ve probably heard of QuickBooks, but what you might not know is that in the past two years it has become the fastest growing accounting software of choice for Canadian Small Businesses and here are some of the reasons why it could be the best fit for your business.
What applications and Addon tools are you familiar with?
What can Real Time Financials Do for my Business?
What the Heck is an App and Why Do I Need One?
How Do I Choose A Bookkeeper?
How Can You Help Me?
My Books Are A Mess - Can You Help?
What Industries do you specialize in?
Can You Help Me With My Year End?
Do You Offer Part-Time Controller Services?
We recognize that many businesses need the advice and support of a financial professional from time to time without the desire of incurring the expense of a full-time CFO or Controller. At AIS Solutions we have the knowledge and experience to help you fill that void. You can learn more about our services here.
Can You Help Me With Budgeting and Cash Flow Forecasting?
Can You Help Me With Job Costing?
I am a Wholesale Distribution Company - How Can You Help Me?
I am a Single Location Retailer - How Can You Help Me?
I am a Manufacturer - How Can You Help Me?
I am an e-Commerce Business - How Can You Help Me?
Our expertise with Shopify and Amazon will help you to manage your inventory correctly as well as being compliant with all of the sales tax regulations. Here is an article we put together to explain ecommerce and sales tax rules. You can also find more details about our ecommerce cloud bookkeeping services here.
I am a Contractor - How Can You Help Me?
I am a Speciality Retailer - How Can You Help Me?
How To Get Started With AIS Solutions
You are just what I have been looking for. What are the next steps?
We look forward to chatting with you!
How long does it take to get up and running with your services?
How much does bookkeeping cost?
What are the benefits of outsourcing your bookkeeping?
As small business owners, we are all aware of the importance of managing our costs. There are many benefits to outsourcing your bookkeeping, including cost. For a complete list and cost-benefit analysis, you can read more here.
Are there any business types you do not work with?
Also, due to the very specialized nature of the bookkeeping process for “Not For Profits” we do not currently work with those types of wonderful organizations.
Although we may not be able to help with your bookkeeping we can certainly help you with setting up your QuickBooks Online database and training so you are up and running with QBO as quickly as possible. You can find more details about our training here.
Working With AIS Solutions
What am I responsible for as the business owner?
Who will I be working with and who has access to my books?
Every AIS Solutions client receives a dedicated team. These teams are groups of AIS Solutions Cloud Accounting Specialists. Teams are overseen by a Senior Accounting Manager who supervises the rotation of tasks amongst the team. This guarantees that multiple Cloud Accounting Specialists are cross-trained in the day to day work for your business.
This helps us ensure consistency and quality even in the event of a sick day, or another unforeseen gap. You benefit from a dedicated go-to point of contact, a team that is familiar with YOU and your business, and the assurance that your accounting is in the hands of an industry-leading team of professionals.
Every client a Bookkeeping firm is the duplicate staff support. Although we are a team of 14, you don’t need to worry that you will be talking to a different person every time. Once the initial on boarding process is complete you will have a dedicated team of two of our Kninjas who will be your main point of contact. You also have the Team Leader, and one of our owners – Juliet, who are always available. We do not give access to your books to anyone outside of our team without your prior consent. The books are yours, so you are in control!