Entries by DLB Consulting

Preparing for Proposition 206 Implementation

With the recent approval of Proposition 206, many Arizona employers find themselves needing to revamp their payroll and sick leave procedures. The changes go into effect January 1, 2017, and it’s imperative that employers and small business owners understand what will be required of them under Proposition 206. What is Proposition 206? Proposition 206 raises […]

How to Reign in Vacation Requests to Stabilize Operations During the Holidays

The holidays are a popular time for vacation requests. The days around Thanksgiving and Christmas are the most  requested days of the year as well as the most widely traveled, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. While the employee handbook may encourage vacations, most managers dread having to find coverage for out-of-office employees […]

Phoenix Bookkeeping Services – Your Guide to Finding the Best

Whether you’re just starting your business or you’re fine-tuning your financial strategies, a professional bookkeeper can be a tremendous help.  They can balance your daily expenses and earnings, and manage your invoices. By handing these jobs over to a Phoenix bookkeeping service, you can lower your risk of error and use those extra hours to […]

Delegate Work the Right Way

A business owner’s hours should be spent running the business, and if they delegate work the right way, they can. We’re talking about crucial tasks like developing relationships with prospects, clients, investors, partners and board members, creating and implementing income-generating strategies, coordinating projects and hiring staff. As a business owner, it’s your job to solve […]

Should You Use Accounting Apps in Your Business?

Accounting apps are a type of computer software that is used by business owners or accounting and bookkeeping professionals to manage and perform a variety of accounting tasks. The most basic accounting apps, often referred to as “personal finance managers”, are single entry programs that automate tasks like record keeping and check writing. Double entry […]

5 Consequences of Using Spreadsheets in Your Business

Initially, spreadsheets were designed as computerized simulations of traditional paper accounting worksheets. While in some cases spreadsheets still serve a purpose, this old school financial management strategy can lead to inefficiencies and errors that will eventually have a major impact on the business’ value. Following are 5 reasons why spreadsheets will ruin your business and […]

How to Develop an Internal Control Framework

Internal controls play an essential role in an organization’s success. However, an alarming number of finance and accounting professionals start their businesses without having an internal control framework. Why are Internal Controls Important? An internal control framework helps businesses accomplish vital objectives, improve and sustain optimal performance, and reduce risk and exposure. It’s important that […]