Start & Build Your Accounting Firm

Starting and Building a Successful Accounting, Bookkeeping and/or Tax Practice takes commitment and dedication. Taking action to move forward is key. Following a proven plan insures your goals. Work with Universal Accounting Center to guarantee your business success.

Universal Accounting® Mission

Our Mission Statement promises: To equip students with the education, skills and confidence needed to enjoy a successful career in full-charge accounting, bookkeeping and tax.

We assist accounting and tax firms in building more profitable client bases. We help individuals start and enhance their careers in accounting and tax so that they can receive the promotions that they deserve and earn what they are worth. We take businesses from red to black so that they can be successful and increase their profits.

Universal Accounting® believes that the role of accounting is a proactive one. The accountant should be the Growth and Profit Expert; regular accounting is the asset that every business needs in order to be profitable. Universal Accounting® is committed to creating a positive paradigm shift in the role that accounting plays in business.

Remember; “If it’s about accounting, it’s Universal.”

Like most professions there are many areas to specialize and accounting is no different. It’s more than just the titles of Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer. It’s industry, certification, education. When choosing to work with small businesses, more than 90% of the economy, there are certain designations that represent that emphasis such as a Professional Bookkeeper, Professional Tax Preparer, QuickBooks Specialist, QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Who are you? What do you do in your accounting career?

How can you become a Profit and Growth Expert?

Being one of the “Best of the Best” home-based businesses to start and build Accounting, Bookkeeping and Tax have many advantages. Learn why this is worth pursuing and what to do to succeed.

Often when starting a business there are a number of questions that we ask ourselves. Understand the marketing for accounting, bookkeeping and tax services. Learn what you can expect as you start and build your accounting practice.

Working with small businesses as an accountant or bookkeeper is a unique service. It is key to the success of the client but often the business owners struggle to understand the information and services being offered.

The Professional Bookkeeper program certifies bookkeepers as being proficient in the day to day application of accounting in small business. It helps the account and bookkeeper market and service the small business community with an emphasis on getting and keeping the clients.

Become a Successful Professional Bookkeeper
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Within small business QuickBooks is the most common software in use. Because of this most any accountant, bookkeeper and/or tax preparer needs to be competent with its use. Often times the success and profitablity of a bookkeeping firm is directly tied to its use and profiency with QuickBooks.

Become a QuickBooks Specialist, QS with the Professional Bookkeepers Guide to QuickBooks.

Becoming a tax expert is more than just doing taxes. Become certified in the preparation of individual and business returns.

Get the skills to have the confidence and competence to start and build a successful accounting practice as a Professional Tax Preparer, PTP.

Follow a turnkey system to building a successful accounting practice. For more than 35 years Universal Accounting Center has identified the process to find and service business clients.

For those interested in proactive business accounting software BizBench is the solution. Rather than guess how a business compares to industry standards run this report and with the help of RMA data see how the business compares. Get action items to use throughout the year to improve margins and ratios.

Taking an established accounting practice and helping it expand into the premier accounting service is the focus of the Universal Practice Builder. Whether is it getting more clients and/or offering more services this is the program to follow.

Helping business have access to the capital and line of credits that they need is key. Becoming a Financing Consultant enables you to properly assist and prepare the necessary documents for them.

Learn how to market and offer these services. Get paid well for your services.

Often within the accounting community itself there is confusion between what is accounting, and what is bookkeeping. Forget the lay person and let’s have a candid discussion. What services should you offer?

Some choose to refer to bookkeeping as write-up work, it’s bookkeeping.

* Disclaimer, unfortunately there are some states where the terms accountant and accounting have been regulated such that regardless the services offered only CPA’s or degreed accountants can refer to themselves as such. This is no different than a doctor doing the work of a nurse and still referring to themselves as a doctor. If you are paid to be a nurse, and you do nursing, your a nurse.

When working with small businesses there are specific accounting credentials and or designations that represent qualified accounting services.

Professional Bookkeeper, PB
* Proficient in the day-to-day accounting procedures in small business
* Accounting, Bookkeeping, Write-up services

QuickBooks Specialist
* Certified in the use of QuickBooks as a bookkeeper

Professional Tax Preparer
* Certified in the preparation of Individual and Business Returns

Accounting is the Language of Business. As an accountant do we interpret the bookkeeping for the small business to use. Are we a good doctor helping and advising our clients or a coroner, only see them at the end of the year when it is too late? Become a Profit and Growth Expert.

Listen to Bill Brough as he describes his Successful Tax Practice. Consider his likes and preferences as you start and build your practice.

Working with small business owners often involves giving accounting information to individuals who struggle to understand the information. Becoming a Profit and Growth Expert enables you to communicate the accounting information in a way that a business owner can understand and use in the day to day operations. Understanding what the accounting information says about a business empowers the owner to make more informed decisions. Become for your clients a Profit and Growth Expert

Now What?

Marketing Demo Portfolio

Too often when presenting services we lack the ability to leverage the offering as we are not offering a commodity, a tangible good. How can we best convey the features and benefits associated with the work we do as a CPA, EA, accountant, bookkeeper, tax preparer, QuickBooks Specialist, payroll specialist, etc?

Demo BookA tool that can be key to make that difference is a visual representation of your credentials, your goals and the services you offer. For this reason Universal Accounting as created a customizable portfolio that can be used when meeting with potential clients to help you present with confidence the services you offer so that they can see you as their Profit and Growth Expert. Use it as an outline for your presentation, practice with it and you too can also have the polished presentation that you are hoping for.

A_Complete_Business_Bookk_ServGetting new clients closed is a matter of saying the right thing in the right way. This Presentation and Demo Book includes the visual presentation taught in our Universal Practice Builder Course and provides a very professional display, as well as sample financial statements from the sample clients included in the Professional Bookkeeper Certification Course.

With the professional 3-Ring binder you will make a great impression in your sales presentation. Slip in some monthly fee calculations form, and some scope of services agreements and you’ve got everything you need to walk in, give a powerful presentation, and walk out with a new client.

Power up your sales ability with this proven tool.

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Become a Financing Specialist

When working with businesses it is common to help them address their cash flow needs. Part of this process may be helping them improve or even secure a line of credit. Part of this may include helping them identify and fix credit related issues. As a Profit and Growth Expert for your clients it would be best that you also work with them as a Financing Consultant.

BFC_wbThis 130-page e-book is packed with clear-cut instructions and terrific resource materials that will make creating a loan application package easy. It even includes a sample loan package that you can use as a model. This e-book is a must-read for business owners interested in financing options, or accountants that will be in a position to give financial advice.

In addition, you will learn the inside scoop on how the financing industry evaluates the loan application, and tips that will put your application on top.

The e-book comes with a zip file containing 11 helpful forms in developing a loan application form. Just load the file into any word processing program and you’re ready to go.

This e-book is a must-read for business owners interested in financing options, or accountant that will be in a position to give financial advice.

We also include instructions in how you can even promote your service and earn $50 to $75 per hour on a part-time basis.

The Table of Contents includes the following chapters:

Common Consideration to a Business Success
Borrowing Money
Good Credit: A Necessity
Choosing the Right Type of Financing
Your Business Plan and Organizational Structure
Information Regarding Federal and State Taxes
SBA Financing
Preparing for the Loan
Sample Statements for Information Gathering

Appendix

A. Sample Completed Loan Application

B. Becoming a Financing Entrepreneur

C. Creating a Corporation

Speak with an Enrollment Representative with Universal Accounting to get started today: 800-343-4827.

Enroll TODAY!

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Seizing the Moment

Too often in life the power of choice determines our future. Clarity of purpose and goals insures success.

What does all of that mean. Let’s figure it out.

Consider this, the dying wish of someone on their deathbed. What wisdom do they have to impart with us still in mortality:

1. I wish I had the courage to fulfill my Dreams
2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard
3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings
4. I wish I could have spent more time with my Friends/Family
5. I wish I had smiled and stayed more happier
6. I wish I was nicer to people
7. I wish I had Worked on my Inner beauty rather than Outer
Top 7 Life Regrets and Lessons taught by People on Deathbed by Payal Bansal and Lessons for life

Realizing now that life is short, notice that 1 & 2 are related to the time we spend and the work we do. Items 3 through 7 are attitudes, feelings, relationships. Understanding part of life is the journey to become a better person, being true to ourselves and convictions is important. What we are going to focus on now is are our work and our dreams.

Work

Do we work for ourselves or someone else? This is not a question asking who writes the payroll check but first a question of why we work. Is the work that we do rewarding, is it a career we are proud of. Are we good at what we do, in fact are we the best at what we do? Does it make a difference. At the end of the day, is the world a better place because of what we’ve done?

Consider for a moment these words of Steve Jobs:

Is “fear” running your life? Success is a result of not being afraid, always remember you are your own brake that can hold you back. It’s now time to take it off and move forward, it’s time to experience success.

How do you live each day?

Is it time for a Change?

You’ve got to find what you love!

For many of us we have multiple passions or interests. Realizing you are reading this page it is safe to assume you love accounting, you enjoy numbers, you believe you can help small businesses. Now is the time to Start and Build Your Own Successful Accounting practice.

Now What?


Starting and Building a Successful Accounting, Bookkeeping and/or Tax Practice takes commitment and dedication. Taking action to move forward is key. Following a proven plan insures your goals. Work with Universal Accounting Center to guarantee your business success.

Universal Accounting® Mission

Our Mission Statement promises: To equip students with the education, skills and confidence needed to enjoy a successful career in full-charge accounting, bookkeeping and tax.

We assist accounting and tax firms in building more profitable client bases. We help individuals start and enhance their careers in accounting and tax so that they can receive the promotions that they deserve and earn what they are worth. We take businesses from red to black so that they can be successful and increase their profits.

Universal Accounting® believes that the role of accounting is a proactive one. The accountant should be the Growth and Profit Expert; regular accounting is the asset that every business needs in order to be profitable. Universal Accounting® is committed to creating a positive paradigm shift in the role that accounting plays in business.

Remember; “If it’s about accounting, it’s Universal.”

Like most professions there are many areas to specialize and accounting is no different. It’s more than just the titles of Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer. It’s industry, certification, education. When choosing to work with small businesses, more than 90% of the economy, there are certain designations that represent that emphasis such as a Professional Bookkeeper, Professional Tax Preparer, QuickBooks Specialist, QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Who are you? What do you do in your accounting career?

How can you become a Profit and Growth Expert?

Being one of the “Best of the Best” home-based businesses to start and build Accounting, Bookkeeping and Tax have many advantages. Learn why this is worth pursuing and what to do to succeed.

Often when starting a business there are a number of questions that we ask ourselves. Understand the marketing for accounting, bookkeeping and tax services. Learn what you can expect as you start and build your accounting practice.

Working with small businesses as an accountant or bookkeeper is a unique service. It is key to the success of the client but often the business owners struggle to understand the information and services being offered.

The Professional Bookkeeper program certifies bookkeepers as being proficient in the day to day application of accounting in small business. It helps the account and bookkeeper market and service the small business community with an emphasis on getting and keeping the clients.

Become a Successful Professional Bookkeeper
.

Within small business QuickBooks is the most common software in use. Because of this most any accountant, bookkeeper and/or tax preparer needs to be competent with its use. Often times the success and profitablity of a bookkeeping firm is directly tied to its use and profiency with QuickBooks.

Become a QuickBooks Specialist, QS with the Professional Bookkeepers Guide to QuickBooks.

Becoming a tax expert is more than just doing taxes. Become certified in the preparation of individual and business returns.

Get the skills to have the confidence and competence to start and build a successful accounting practice as a Professional Tax Preparer, PTP.

Follow a turnkey system to building a successful accounting practice. For more than 35 years Universal Accounting Center has identified the process to find and service business clients.

For those interested in proactive business accounting software BizBench is the solution. Rather than guess how a business compares to industry standards run this report and with the help of RMA data see how the business compares. Get action items to use throughout the year to improve margins and ratios.

Taking an established accounting practice and helping it expand into the premier accounting service is the focus of the Universal Practice Builder. Whether is it getting more clients and/or offering more services this is the program to follow.

Helping business have access to the capital and line of credits that they need is key. Becoming a Financing Consultant enables you to properly assist and prepare the necessary documents for them.

Learn how to market and offer these services. Get paid well for your services.

Often within the accounting community itself there is confusion between what is accounting, and what is bookkeeping. Forget the lay person and let’s have a candid discussion. What services should you offer?

Some choose to refer to bookkeeping as write-up work, it’s bookkeeping.

* Disclaimer, unfortunately there are some states where the terms accountant and accounting have been regulated such that regardless the services offered only CPA’s or degreed accountants can refer to themselves as such. This is no different than a doctor doing the work of a nurse and still referring to themselves as a doctor. If you are paid to be a nurse, and you do nursing, your a nurse.

When working with small businesses there are specific accounting credentials and or designations that represent qualified accounting services.

Professional Bookkeeper, PB
* Proficient in the day-to-day accounting procedures in small business
* Accounting, Bookkeeping, Write-up services

QuickBooks Specialist
* Certified in the use of QuickBooks as a bookkeeper

Professional Tax Preparer
* Certified in the preparation of Individual and Business Returns

Accounting is the Language of Business. As an accountant do we intrepret the bookkeeping for the small business to use. Are we a good doctor helping and advising our clients or a coroner, only see them at the end of the year when it is too late? Become a Profit and Growth Expert.

Listen to Bill Brough as he describes his Successful Tax Practice. Consider his likes and preferences as you start and build your practice.

Working with small business owners often involves giving accounting information to individuals who struggle to understand the information. Becoming a Profit and Growth Expert enables you to communicate the accounting information in a way that a business owner can understand and use in the day to day operations. Understanding what the accounting information says about a business empowers the owner to make more informed decisions. Become for your clients a Profit and Growth Expert

Learn what the Secret to Success = Confidence & Competence

1. Trust Yourself
2. Break the Rules
3. Don’t be Afraid to Fail
4. Don’t listen to the “Nay Sayers”
5. Work Your Butt Off (no pain, no gain)
6. Give Back

Are you ready to move forward? Now is the time for your success, this is Your Time! So, how bad do you want it?

“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful”

Develop the desire for success

Have courage and become an entrepreneur!!! 😉

What is your motivation? For some it is to supplement an income, for others it is build a business, their primary income. Others are driven to be paid what they are worth, they have the credentials, they have the experience, they’ve put in the time and paid the price in their career, now is time to be paid what they are worth. Some are driven to find the freedom of being their own boss, working the hours they want, when they want, with whom they want. Building a successful practice is rewarding both personally and professionally. In the end it has worth and is of value, it can be sold. There are many other reasons why people start and build their own accounting, bookkeeping and/or tax practice, what is yours?

It’s okay to dream, don’t give up and don’t do it alone. Be in business for yourself but not by yourself.

Now ask yourself, Who AM I? I Am A CHAMPION!

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

It’s time to act. Call Universal Accounting and speak with a represenative to share your goal for the year, where are you now and what you need to do in your market to achieve your goal. Today is the day, Call Now! 800-343-4827