We are hiring an Accounting Team Lead!

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Do you have what it takes to manage a team of accountants? The Accounting Team Lead will be responsible for general closing activities (revenue recognition, preparing and posting journal entries, variance analysis, and account reconciliations), establishing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures, determining the accounting treatment for specific accounting issues, assisting in the preparation of financial statements and supervision of junior and senior staff accountants.

October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Entrepreneurs: The top 3 financial statements you must know about

Entrepreneurs: The Top 3 Financial Statements You Must Know. As entrepreneurs, one of the things we need to understand is our finances. Check out this crash course to make sure you’re prepared. #entrepreneurs #finances

As entrepreneurs, it pays to be financially literate instead of relying solely on an accountant. Why? Eventually, it will fall to you to explain the numbers to your shareholders, your investors and yourself.

September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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The three mindsets that are stopping you from reaching your full potential

Entrepreneur mindset

At a recent event I hosted with cognitive psychologist Amanda Crowell, we discussed the default mindsets that can hold us back as entrepreneurs.

As an entrepreneur, you are faced with a twofold challenge: 1) Running a business; and 2) Deepening your expertise in your field. You could be the world’s most incredible pointillist or project manager, but if you can’t close sales or keep up with invoicing, your business suffers.

September 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Streamline your small business finances with a crash course in QuickBooks software

Introduction to QuickBooks

With the right software, you can automate all of your financial record-keeping for your business. Join us at the next Small Business Series workshop with Fibrick founder Ramona Cedeno to learn how to use QuickBooks to streamline your finances. You will have the opportunity to ask accounting and tax questions as we go along!

September 7th, 2018|Accounting, Personal Finance|0 Comments

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How the new tax bill affects your 2018 personal income taxes

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Anxiety levels have soared among the lower and middle class as the GOP instigates a tax bill overhaul proffering hefty cuts to corporations and the highest-earning 1%. But most income brackets will see a boost in take-home pay – a blip for some earners and a bump for others. Find out where you stand.

June 6th, 2018|Tax|0 Comments

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Are you an MWBE? Here’s why you’re having trouble winning government contracts

By Kindra Cooper

Unsurprisingly, women and minorities are still vastly underrepresented in city and state contract awards despite an increasing number of women-owned businesses filing for Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) certification. At the recent State of Women in Business 2018 conference hosted by the New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce, elected officials, members of the chamber and female entrepreneurs discussed legislation at the city and state level designed to get more MWBEs hired.

May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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The New Tax Law: A Guide for Small Businesses

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The Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 is hotly contested for its drastic tax breaks for corporations and the top one percent of households. But it does offer small businesses a significant breather — at least until 2025. Here are a few things to ask your accountant as tax season approaches:

February 14th, 2018|Tax|0 Comments

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Realizing My American Dream: It’s Amazing What CPAs Can Do

By Ramona Cedeno, founder of Fibrick Financial Services 

I will forever say that accounting is the best profession in the world and I am grateful to be a part of it. Some will think I’m exaggerating, but I get up every morning looking forward to the next accounting puzzle I will solve that day.

Growing Up

I was born in what was at the time a lightly populated area of the Dominican Republic called Veron (although for many years I thought it was called Beron), a small community in the resort town of Punta Cana. We had no roads and few neighbors, so my childhood was full of pretend games with my three sisters; our favorite was “grocery shopping.” One of us owned the grocery store and the others played housewives who had to do the shopping. By the time I was 7 years old, other people had moved to the area, roads had been built, and the first resort had opened at the nearest beach. We still had no local electricity (the resort had its own generator), but we had a battery-operated, stick antenna television, which allowed us to watch the soap operas and cartoons from the Puerto Rican network.

February 12th, 2018|General|0 Comments

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