Restaurant Advisory

Cleared Accounting offers a number of solutions to assist companies at various stages of their business, from discovery and just getting started, to growing companies that are ready to scale. Our consulting and project based solutions help fill in the gap when additional financial expertise is needed.

Our diverse experience enables us to provide valuable insight into most accounting situations. A few of our consulting projects are outlined below:

New Business Setup

Our New Business Setup ensures that your business is properly established and ready to serve customers and accept payments on day one. We can assist with the following:

 

  • Obtaining Employer Identification Number (EIN) from IRS

  • Registering your business with the Secretary of State’s office*

  • Obtaining withholding numbers from the Departments of Revenue and Department of Labor*

  • Providing guidance on opening business bank account and merchant account.

  • Establishing QuickBooks Online file and integrate it with other operational software so you are ready to record your business transactions on day one. 

*Businesses established in Georgia, only

 

QuickBooks Online

We assist with every aspect of the software, from purchasing the correct version, customizing it to fit your specific business, training you to use it, and cleaning it up when things go wrong.

 

QuickBooks Setup: We can usually get your business up and running on QuickBooks Online within a few days...customized for your specific business needs. We can also convert you from QuickBooks Desktop, another accounting software, or your Excel spreadsheets.

 

QuickBooks Catch-up and Cleanup: Let us get your QuickBooks file back on track so that your reports show accurate information at all times. All bank, credit card, and loan accounts are reconciled and account balances are corrected and brought current.

QuickBooks Training: We provide QuickBooks Online training for all levels of users. Our training sessions are perfect for those already using QuickBooks but want to learn how to improve the accuracy of your reports and gain efficiencies by to getting the most out of the software.

Financial Check-Up

This service is designed for businesses that handle their own accounting, but would like a review of their accounting records to make sure they are on the right track. ​

 

​We can perform a detailed review your QuickBooks Online file and document any errors or issues we may find.  We will also provide an analysis of your file and provide recommendations.  This is not a clean-up service**. This check-in will give you the confidence in knowing that your financial records are accurate and you can rely on your reports to show the true results of your operations. 

 

​**No adjustments or corrections are included with this service.

Project CFO

Our Project CFO provides the expertise of a CPA to assist with a specific project or transaction.  This solution is often used to help businesses navigate through different growth phases or economic downturns or even overcoming specific business challenges.

Projects we can assist with include (but not limited to):

                             

  • Labor and Compensation Analysis (Salaries/Wages/ Bonus Plans)

  • Tip Reporting

  • Breakeven Analysis

  • Lease/Purchase decisions

  • Purchases of vehicles, equipment, furniture

  • End of year closeout for tax returns

  • Industry specific calculations (i.e. franchise fees, royalty payments, commissions)

  • Agreed Upon Procedures

  • Audit Assistance