Three Roles a CPA Can Play in Your Business

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Roles Your CPA Can Play

Believe it or not, a CPA can be the best thing that can ever happen to your business. While many people view CPAs as the ones who play the financial role in your business, there are actually several different roles a good CPA can play. The financial aspect of a CPA’s job is by far the most important; however, your CPA has the potential to literally be the glue that keeps your entire team together. Here are three other important hats your CPA can wear in your business.

The Negotiator

Are you faced with a big financial decision that you need to make, but the numbers just aren’t quite the way you want them to be? Your accountant can step in and serve as your financial negotiator. This is usually effective, because your CPA normally has no emotional attachment to your business and can help you get the results you want simply because your CPA will refuse to back down from what’s best for the business.

The Rationalist

On so many occasions, especially as it relates to purchases, it can be difficult for business owners to think rationally. Most business owners unfortunately think with their emotions and not with their brains. Because of this fact, your CPA can work as a rationalist to make sure you are not making decisions that could be detrimental to your business.

The Middle Person

Does your business always struggle with having to make decisions? Can everyone not seem to get on the same page for one decision? Because of most CPA’s analytical way of thinking, you may be able to utilize your CPA as the middle man or woman who can help your company make decisions more efficiently.

What other roles do you think your CPA can play within your company leave your comments below.

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