Rates are determined by the nature of our agreement, and generally range
from $30-$50/hour. A one-time, short-term “project management” job will
be charged by the hour. A long-term, ongoing arrangement will be charged
a regular monthly fee, after we’ve been able to determine the average
number of hours we’ll be spending on your account.
With a bookkeeping client, we suggest working together for a couple
months, charging by the hour, to get a good idea what the average number
of hours will be – based on the services you require.
With clients desiring other types of services, you may choose to
pre-determine the number of hours you’d like us to work for you each
month. Then, you would have the flexibility to schedule how and on what
you would like that time spent.
a month (or each week, if you prefer), we have a brief conference call
to determine your priorities for the upcoming time period.
During that call, we highlight specific tasks, appointments, and
obligations to ensure they are handled in a timely manner.
with a lawyer, billable hours and fractions of hours are documented and
submitted with the monthly invoice.
Invoices are sent upon the completion of work, and are due
within 15 days.
office supplies (letterhead, promotional materials, etc.) are to be
supplied by the client. Additional
office expenses incurred in the processing of client tasks (eg. postage,
printing of newsletter, phone charges for meeting planner communication,
etc.) are submitted with that month’s bill.
to put these fees in perspective?
Our bookkeeping clients are wonderful, creative people who know their
time is best spent doing things other than bookkeeping. They also
respect the need for recordkeeping that complies with state and federal
law; for filing payroll tax returns and sales tax returns correctly and
on time; for accurate handling of their Accounts Receivable and timely
processing of their Accounts Payable. Most importantly, by trusting us
to take care of their bookkeeping needs, they free themselves up to run
their businesses more creatively, efficiently and profitably.
a comment from one of our clients who, in addition to our bookkeeping
services, utilizes some of our “virtual asset” services.
“I ‘made back’ ten times your fee in the first
week after hiring you. Instead
of being drowned in emails, I took several afternoons to call all the
clients who had hired me in the last 5 years.
Three of them scheduled me for their fall conferences, several
asked me to put a hold on the dates of their next year conventions, and
almost all thanked me for getting back in touch and said they’d keep
me in mind for upcoming events. I
knew it was important, but I hadn’t contacted these program
coordinators because I’d been ‘too busy.’
Never again. Hiring you was one of the smartest business
decisions I’ve ever made.”
bonus is that you get all the advantages of having a staff member –
with none of the legal or logistical headaches.
Asset is an independent contractor which means:
taxes or health benefits.
figuring out how to squeeze an extra staff member into a cramped
OSHA requirements about providing a separate entrance or private
buying an extra computer or desk.
Office Manager, Executive Assistant & Full Charge Bookkeeper
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your free phone appointment. Call Cheri Grimm, (805) 528-1360
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