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The Future Of Bookkeeping Beyond Debits & Credits w/ Laura Shepherd

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

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Overview: The Future Of Bookkeeping Beyond Debits & Credits w/ Laura Shepherd

Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center
Guest Name: Laura Shepherd

This week, Roger interviews Laura Shepherd, accounting professional & owner of My Top Bookkeeper, a platform that offers full-charge bookkeeping services.

Roger and Laura discuss accounting and bookkeeping as she shares her 8-step accounting process that can be used to market and sell accounting services, and the benefits that accountants and bookkeepers can experience while using this process & much more.

Perhaps it is time we consider ways to simplify accounting for our clients to help more of them use the information we are providing to more intelligently run their businesses.


About Our Guest: Laura Shepherd

Laura Shepherd is the owner My Top Bookkeeper.  My Top Bookkeepers provide full-charge bookkeeping services by using the Accounting Cycle and GAAP guidelines to produce, explain and substantiate our results. That’s a fancy way of saying that when it comes time to put your financials in front of your CPA, lender, investor, IRS, etc, you can have confidence in the results because we know they are right.



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