AllBusiness features Signature Analytics’ article on questions to be asking before building your business budget. The article covers the following topics: Ways to forecast the expected year’s revenue Knowing your business expenses Expected cash flow Are you expecting any future large projects? Planning ahead for the next several years Do you have sufficient funds for unexpected occurrences? Where should you allocate your excess funds? Where can you cut expenses? Read the full article on AllBusiness.
VentureBreak features Signature Analytics’ article on rolling forecasting for your business! The article covers various aspects of forecasting, including: Benefits of rolling forecasting and what it means for business budgeting. Comparison of rolling forecasting and traditional forecasting, to see what option is best for your business. An example of rolling forecasting implementation. Read the full article on VentureBreak!
When you want to start a new company, what do you do? Often times, people think it is as simple as calling their CPA to register a company, or calling an online legal service and selecting a legal entity that sounds good. Here at Signature Analytics, we have heard of clients using these services to start a company. While having a legal entity is your ticket to play in the business game, there are many other factors you must consider! To… read more →
Startup Nation features President of Signature Analytics, Jason Kruger’s article on accounting innovations! The article covers the top benefits of accounting innovations for business owners, including: Cloud technology for business which allows real time access to documents, any time a wireless connection is available. Mobile access to documents and data, which allows real time access to business information through your mobile device. Tax software to sync your information, which leads to a more efficient process. Analytic tools which allow… read more →
Jason Kruger, President of Signature Analytics recently contributed an article to CPA Practice Advisor on the subject of change in accounting. The article covers the top things that are driving change in accounting, including: The impact of technology in accounting teams and businesses. IT skills that match the needs of the business to keep accounting technology up-to-date. Staying on top of the changing regulations and standards for auditing and reporting. Read the full article on CPA Practice Advisor.
At Signature Analytics our people are more than finance and accounting experts, we are trusted advisors. We leverage our network and recommend solutions to make sure your business is firing on all fronts. Recently, we attended a workshop on Social Media for Business. This event was sponsored by San Diego Venture Group and presented by Chance Shay at (W)right On Communications. The term “Social Media” can mean different things depending on your audience. LinkedIn is often the best-suited social channel for business… read more →
The San Diego Business Journal celebrates their 13th annual ranking of the 150 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in San Diego County and Signature Analytics is honored to be a part of that list! Ranking information will be announced at the Awards Dinner on July 13, 2016 at Paradise Point Resort and Spa. We look forward to celebrating this honor! To be considered, a business must be based in San Diego and privately held. Each company’s financial information is then analyzed. The San Diego Business… read more →
Forecasting, budgeting, cash flow analysis, key performance indicators are all terms used by CFOs, but what do they truly mean and how can a company develop a strategic financial plan to effectively use these tools? Well, it starts with just that, a plan. When developing a strategic financial plan for a company it’s important to consider, but not limit yourself to, the following questions: What are the goals of ownership? Do they want to sell the company in 3-5 years… read more →
The old adage “cash is king” rings true as much today as it ever has in this fluid business climate. However, as a business owner, you have a choice – manage your cash or it will manage you. It is crucial to regularly review cash balances and cash flow, most often even more so than the P&L. A P&L can show great year-over-year profit growth, but cash will tell the underlying truth about how sustainable a business really is. By… read more →
Credit cards are popular for business transactions for their convenience and benefits. If your company relies on credit cards for business transactions, it is important to follow best practices to ensure the business uses credit responsibly. Types of Cards There are many options for the type of cards available for business transactions. The simplest is a Debit card that processes transactions directly in your bank account, much like a check, ACH or bill pay transaction. “Credit” cards can be either… read more →