Accountant Packages


Accurate, decision-ready information. H. Jakobsen translates financials into business intelligence so companies can make smart decisions.

WHAT CLIENTS EXPERIENCE WITH H. JAKOBSEN & CO.

“I am a CPA in Marin who frequently is asked for a referral for accounting services. I am always confident in recommending Heidi Jakobsen to my clients or others who ask. I know she will do accurate, thorough, and timely work in addressing their particular needs. She is detail oriented and very conscientious in following up on open items.

Several years ago, I recommended Heidi to a top-tier client who needed both business and personal accounting services. Heidi took on the job with much enthusiasm and provided the client with excellent service. The client was very pleased with her work and she has become a key component of their financial team.” — Larry Lococo, CPA, Larkspur, CA

Tiered levels of service allow businesses or individuals to get exactly the amount of support they need.  Whether your business is in a specialized field requiring Entertainment Accounting, Professional Services, Personal Finance Accounting or even Family Business in High Net Worth or a High Profile Environment, our teams bring the experience to help in a variety of ways:

  • We can support your business financial management even if you already have a bookkeeper or an assistant who helps with bookkeeping.
  • We can provide fully outsourced accounting management for those who have no in-house accounting or bookkeeping resources or support.

 

Package A – Your Bookkeeper, Our Consultation

 

A Go to Meeting consult scheduled within days or monthly reports delivered within two weeks.  Cost is a monthly minimum of $250 a month.

  • Your bookkeeper or a bookkeeping assistant handles your bookkeeping on a regular basis.
  • We review your Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and general health of the books on a monthly or quarterly basis using our cloud based technology to correct mistakes and ensure accuracy.
  • You get a set of financials that you can feel confident about when it’s time to make decisions.
  • We’ll consult or advise you by interpreting financial data into business intelligence to make those decisions easier for you.

 

Package B – Business Starter

 

Monthly reports delivered within two weeks, starting out at $250 a month.

  • You or your assistant invoice customers, pay bills, make deposits, run payroll, etc. without using QuickBooks.
  • You or your assistant uploads that data using our cloud based technology, including bank and credit card statements, and we consolidate it into QuickBooks for monthly and quarterly management review.
  • You get a set of accurate books and the necessary documentation for quarterly and year end taxes.

 

Package C – Handled for You

 

Price is tailored to your exact needs, starting out at $550 a month.

  • We deliver your fully outsourced accounting management.
  • We provide you with quick and easy templates and training so you or an assistant can provide us with all necessary financial information using  our cloud based technology.
  • Once information is delivered to us, we handle your payroll, bill paying, invoicing, making deposits and collections.
  • We’ll compile your information to provide monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for management review and year-end tax preparation.
  • We can be your total financial resource if you need it: We have referrals to qualified Tax Specialists, Insurance Agents, Human Resource Consultants and Banks.
  • The result: you save the costly overhead of an on-site bookkeeper or accounting department and get a “mini accounting office” –  with total support  for accurate, decision-ready information turning data into business intelligence.

 

Package D – Growing Intelligence

 

A tailor made specific component of your accounting, starting out at $550 a project.

If your business has a “specific component” requiring specialized accounting, call us to determine if we have the experience to handle that part for you.  Generally, we review the specialized area, define a method for reporting the information, and ensure that this area is represented accurately and appropriately in the context of all your accounting. Some of the specialized businesses or areas we’ve handled include:

  • Production Accounting for film or music companies: Workflows for rectifying Petty Cash or Cash Advances, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Credit-Cards and 1099’s.  Synching location data to Accounting Software and more.

 

  • Entertainment Accounting: Set-up 1099 vendors, profit & loss by show reports, budget vs. actuals and tailor made chart of accounts for TV Accounting, Music Accounting and Film Accounting.

 

  • Consulting Accounting: Accounting system conversion from manual input to cloud based accounting software.  Automation of accounts receivable for timely payment.  Management reports to determine which jobs are more profitable.

 

  • Professional Services Accounting:  Assessment for 24/7 access to period-end and year-to-year comparison management reports.  Weekly monitoring for accounts payable/receivables, Collection emails for outstanding invoices due, and more.

 

  • Family Business in High Net Worth and High Profile Environment:  Processes for tracking family operation expenses.  Systems for secure access to confidential personal information.  Training on technologies for maintaining privacy.

 

 

Plus optional services and discounts to allow businesses or individuals

…to get exactly the amount of support they need