Building The Premier Accounting Firm

Revolutionary Remote-first Strategies w/ Jason Snider

Picture of Roger Knecht

Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

Episode Details

Welcome to another insightful episode of “Building the Premier Accounting Firm,” where we delve into the transformative journey of Jason Snyder, the pioneering mind behind Aspire Advisors and Summa Ecommerce Advisors. Today, Jason shares his unique approach to modernizing accounting practices by emphasizing business advisory services and embracing remote-first business models. Here’s what we covered:

Main Themes:

  • Introduction to Jason Snyder: Discover the visionary entrepreneur who has redefined accounting services by prioritizing advisory roles and combating entrepreneurial poverty through the Profit First system.

  • Profit First System: Learn about Jason’s implementation of this revolutionary system to help businesses better manage their finances and ensure sustainable growth.

  • Building Remote-first Businesses: Insight into Jason’s strategy for creating successful, remote-first entities, focusing on the advantages and methods of managing international teams, particularly in the Philippines.

  • Hiring Practices and Team Building: Jason discusses his effective hiring strategies, from offering competitive salaries to conducting skill-based assessments, and the importance of direct relationships with employees to foster a positive work environment.

  • Importance of Financial Statements and Data: Uncover the critical role comprehensive financial statements play in understanding a business’s story through its numbers and how Jason coaches entrepreneurs to utilize this data effectively.

  • Leadership and Communication: Explore Jason’s views on the essential qualities of leadership, including curiosity and a genuine care for team members, and how technology like Loom videos can enhance client communication.

  • Client Empowerment through Financial Insight: Jason advocates for empowering clients with insightful financial reports, stressing the necessity for entrepreneurs to understand their financials deeply.

  • Personal Interests and Work-Life Balance: A glimpse into how personal interests, such as sports, are crucial for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and overall well-being.

  • Advice for Aspiring Accounting Firms: Jason shares valuable insights and strategies for accounting firms aiming to transition towards more advisory-focused practices and leverage international talent.


Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace remote work and international hiring to access a wider pool of expertise and foster a diverse, skilled team.

  • Prioritize business advisory services and financial coaching to add value beyond traditional accounting practices.

  • Implement systems like Profit First to guide businesses away from financial instability towards sustainable growth.

  • Leadership qualities, such as curiosity and genuine care for people, are indispensable in building successful, people-focused businesses.

  • Technology and clear communication are essential tools in enhancing client relationships and ensuring that financial data translates into actionable insights.

Thank you for tuning in to “Building the Premier Accounting Firm.” Don’t forget to subscribe for more episodes on transforming the accounting landscape through innovation and leadership.




Universal Accounting Center

  • Helping accounting professionals confidently and competently offer quality accounting services to get paid what they are worth.



Get a FREE copy of these books all accounting professionals should use to work on their business and become profitable.  These are a must-have addition to every accountant’s library to provide quality CFO & Advisory services as a Profit & Growth Expert today:

  • “Red to BLACK in 30 days – A small business accountant’s guide to QUICK turnarounds” – This is a how-to guide on how to turn around a struggling business into a more sustainable model. Each chapter focuses on a crucial aspect of the turnaround process – from cash flow management to strategies for improving revenue. This book will teach you everything you need to become a turnaround expert for small businesses.

  • “in the BLACK, nine principles to make your business profitable” – Nine Principles to Make Your Business Profitable – Discover what you need to know to run the premier accounting firm and get paid what you are worth in this book, by the same author as Red to Black – CPA Allen B. Bostrom. Bostrom teaches the three major functions of business (marketing, production and accounting) as well as strategies for maximizing profitability for your clients by creating actionable plans to implement the nine principles.

  • “Your Strategic Accountant” – Understand the 3 Core Accounting Services you should offer as you run your business. help your clients understand which numbers they need to know to make more informed business decisions.

  • Your Profit & Growth Expert” – Your business is an asset. You should know its value and understand how to maximize it. Beginning with the end in mind helps you work ON your business to build a company you can leave so that it can continue to exist in your absence or build wealth as you retire and enjoy the time, freedom, and life you want and deserve.



Learn what it is you can do to become an author, leveraging your expertise to market your services effectively and get the clients you deserve.  This is a webinar you don’t want to miss.  Learn from Mike Capuzzi what a Shook is and how you can use it to position yourself as the Premier Accounting Firm in your area.  This is a must-see presentation so get ready to take some great notes.

In addition to becoming an author, see what you can do to follow the Turnkey Business plan for accounting professionals.  After more than 40 years we’ve identified the best practices of successful accountants and this is a presentation we are happy to share.  Check it out and see what you can do to be in business for yourself but not by yourself with Universal Accounting Center.   It’s here you can become a:

Next, join a group of like-minded professionals within the accounting community.  Stay up-to-date on current topics and trends and see what you can do to also give back, participating in relevant conversations as they relate to offering quality accounting services and building your bookkeeping, accounting & tax business.

Lastly, get your Business Score to see what you can do to work ON your business and have the Premier Accounting Firm. Join over 70,000 business owners and get your score on the 8 Factors That Drive Your Company’s Value.

For Additional FREE Resources for accounting professionals check out this collection HERE!


Be sure to join us for GrowCon, the LIVE event for accounting professionals to work ON their business. This is a conference you don’t want to miss.


Remember this, Accounting Success IS Universal.

Listen to our next episode and be sure to subscribe.


Also, let us know what you think of the podcast and please share any suggestions you may have.  We look forward to your input: Podcast Feedback


For more information on how you can apply these principles to start and build your accounting, bookkeeping & tax business please visit us at www.universalaccountingschool.comor call us at 8012653777

Related Episodes

Robert Knecht

Mastering Financial Foresight w/ Blagoja Hamamdjiev

Welcome to the Building the Premier Accounting Firm podcast with host Roger Knecht. This week, Roger  sits down with Blagoja Hamamdjiev, CEO of Modeliks, to delve into the critical aspects of business funding and financial planning. The conversation centers around simplifying financial processes, the importance

View Episode »

Subscribe To Our Podcast

Get notified when new episodes are released

Schedule an appointment at your convenience

We look forward to speaking with you

Subscribe To Our Podcast

Get notified when new episodes are released