Premier Accounting Service Virtual Conference Series

The conference may be virtual, but the knowledge gained is real!


If you haven’t already done so, join our FREE Ongoing
Premier Accounting Service Virtual Conference Series
1:00 pm EDT – 4:00 pm EDT
Attend one session or attend them all.
  • Session 1 – Virtual Bookkeeping – Taking Your Service On-line
    Gabrielle Fontaine – PB, ASBC, ACQP
  • Session 2 – Business Benchmarking Analysis – A New Dimension of Context
    Roger Knecht, President – Universal Accounting Center
    Clay Neves, Vice President, Universal Accounting Center
  • Session 3 – Success Profile: Ken Man, PB
    Ken Mann – President, Freedom Financial Services
  • Also, check out our ON DEMAND sessions available to view anytime!

(see below for more session details)


If you have already registered for the series, you’re good to go! Just go
to the conference center, go into the auditorium and schedule your
sessions. Or feel free to re-register if you can’t find your access link
and log in, after all, it’s FREE!
– Learn from thought leaders in their fields by attending scheduled
educational sessions in our AUDITORIUM.
– Find product and service solutions in the EXHIBITION HALL.
– Network and learn from other attendees in our NETWORKING LOUNGE.
– Download materials, whitepapers, etc, in our RESOURCE CENTER.

Here are the 3 educational, motivational and inspiring sessions we have
scheduled for January 15, 2015, starting on the top of each hour beginning
at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. Attend one session or attend them all.

When you get to the Conference Center, proceed to the Auditorium,

and schedule your sessions.
Session 1, 1:00 pm Eastern

Gabrielle Fontaine, PB, A – Vice President, Universal Accounting Center 

Virtual Bookkeeping – Taking Your Service On-line


In this presentation, Gabrielle will share her expertise in Virtual Bookkeeping and how to take your bookkeeping service on-line. You will learn the difference between traditional bookkeeping and virtual bookkeeping, 3 workflow scenarios for safe and efficient online practice, and specific tools you will need to use. She will cover some critical best practices, opportunities for growth and the first steps you can take to get implement your virtual bookkeeping practice. Gabrielle brings 24 years of experience in freelance bookkeeping and over 11 years of experience in providing services on-line.

Gabrielle Fontaine has been a freelance bookkeeper since 1990 and has written the book on growing a virtual bookkeeping service after successfully launching her own online service in 2003. She is a graduate of Universal Accounting Center and a Certified Professional Bookkeeper. She is the author of “How to Start a Successful Home-Based Freelance Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation Business,” and “Virtual Bookkeeping Secrets: 7 Steps to Taking Your Bookkeeping Service Online.” She also publishes The Freelance Bookkeeper, a newsletter for freelance home-based bookkeepers and accountants.

Session 2, 2:00 pm Eastern
Roger Knecht – President, Universal Accounting Center
Clay Neves – Vice President, Universal Accounting Center
Business Benchmarking Analysis – A New Dimension of Meaning

Have you ever wanted to provide a depth of understanding for your clients of the meaning and context of their financial measurements, and what to do about them? If so, you will enjoy this info-packed presentation about Benchmarking, and how to use the powerful BizBench reporting tool to Insure you scoring a home run with your advisory and consulting services. Learn how to apply and present the information from the report to WOW our clients, including Balance Sheet and Income Statement Data, Financial Ratio Data, as well as the comparison of these data to industry standards by percentile. Your client will see where they stand compared to competition nationwide and what to do about it. Learn how to use BizBench to increase your consultation and advisory income, new client acquisition, and client retention

Roger Knecht is President of Universal Accounting Center and a proven veteran of more than 15 years. He developed and grew the registration call center, and acted as Vice
President of Operations, as well as a seminar presenter and coach, for 10 years before accepting his role as President. Prior to Universal Roger was a recruiter who placed
accountants and bookkeepers in professional positions

Clay Neves is Vice President of Business Development of Universal Accounting Center. He has served as Director of Seminars and Marketing Services, and Vice President of Student Enrollment prior to his current assignment. He has served in the professional training and education industry for 18 years. He has also served as a Chamber of Commerce President and was awarded the Exchange Clubs of America Book of Golden Deeds Award for his community service.

Session 3, 3:00 pm Eastern

Success Profile: Ken Mann – President, Freedom Financial Services
Success Profile: Ken Mann, PB

Enjoy this interview with Ken Mann, one of the most successful graduates of Universal Accounting Center. He has been operating Freedom Financial Services for 21 years now. He specializes in small business consulting, advising, and turnaround. Learn how Ken has achieved success as a Profit and Growth Expert, Accountrepreneur, and an Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  You will find out the most important things he has learned and how he overcame the obstacles that he faced. He practices in the Greater New York City area and, as the song says, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere!

Ken Mann is President of Freedom Financial Services.  He is an Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. He is also a Certified Professional Bookkeeper and Certified QuickBooks Specialist. 

Come early or stay after to explore our exhibitor’s booths and build your success network with other attendees. Attend one session, or attend them all — at your convenience on-line.