Building The Premier Accounting Firm

Mastering the Numbers Game: Growth, Grit, and Gauging Success w/ Tim Moy

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

Episode Details

Welcome to the Building the Premier Accounting Firm podcast with Roger Knecht. Today Roger is joined by Tim Moy, CPA, as they delve into the nuances of building a successful career in accounting. From his humble beginnings to his ascent to partnership at a prominent firm, Tim shares the principles that guided his professional journey.

Key Themes:

Career Evolution: Tim gives Roger some background on his professional trajectory, detailing the transition from a small firm to becoming a partner in a larger organization, with several stops along the way.

Core Values:  Tim explains why he sees humility, respect, relationship-building, and the significance of honest feedback as pillars for success in the accounting sector.

Overcoming Challenges: Roger and Tim discuss the importance of personal adversities that professionals may face and how these can be catalysts for business growth.

Relationship Emphasis: Tim emphasizes the importance of nurturing client relationships and leveraging the supportive network within the accounting community.

Strategic Practices: Insights into proactive commitment management, delivering outstanding service to internal clients, and strategic industry practices such as tracking leverage statistics and focusing on human capital leverage.

Technological Integration: The episode explores the impact of ERP systems and APIs on the accounting industry, highlighting how these technologies can optimize timesheets and project management.

Performance Metrics: The discussion underlines KPIs and ratios that are critical for effective staff management and measuring financial performance, including the metric of dollars billed per partner hour.

Addressing Staffing Issues: Solutions to tackle staffing shortages, such as remote employee management, offshoring, and targeted recruiting, are examined.

CPA Firm Management: Tim Moy shares valuable insights from his own experience in running a CPA firm, dealing with smaller clients, and the initial hurdles of starting a business.

Support During Growth: The value of having a robust support system during phases of growth is underscored, highlighting the benefits of mentorship and community.

Thank you for joining us on another insightful episode of the Building the Premier Accounting Firm podcast. To learn more about how you can start your own successful journey into the accounting industry, call 801-623-6707 or schedule an appointment online when it’s convenient for you.



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