Since 2000, Steward Ingram & Cooper PLLC has been working with our monthly clients, including business owners and nonprofits, to provide comprehensive and customized bookkeeping services in the Raleigh area. Since bookkeeping needs are custom to your specific business or finances, we can only provide bookkeeping services to our ongoing clients. If you are not a current client but would like to inquire about becoming one to take advantage of our bookkeeping services, we encourage you to get in touch with us via phone or the contact form below.

Custom Bookkeeping Services

We know that every business has different needs, so we can provide you with the level of bookkeeping support you need, including, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining your general ledger
  • Keep accurate financial records
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Generating financial statements
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QuickBooks Advisors

If you’re using QuickBooks to keep up with your finances, we can help. We are Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors who “provide strategic insights to drive small business success.” We can provide you with the advice and guidance you need to improve your business as well as show you ways to manage your accounts, payroll, and tax planning. Whether you need help with the software or need to train a new member of your team, we can assist you. 

Why Choose Professional Bookkeeping Services

We understand that small business owners may be tempted to do their own bookkeeping in an attempt to save money. However, when you consider the benefits of outsourcing, you’ll find it’s a much smarter long-term choice. 

Ensure Accuracy

Reading “How to” blogs and buying accounting software isn’t a replacement for working with an experienced bookkeeper. We can ensure your financial records are accurate which will help you plan for the future as well as save you time and money trying to fix costly errors. 

Save Time

We know that bookkeeping is a time-consuming task, especially if not one you’re experienced in. Outsourcing this task to a professional may save you hours of work each month that you can spend on growing your business. 

Organize Your Budget

When your financial records are in order and you’re receiving accurate financial reports each month, you’ll have a better understanding of your financial status along with financial trends in your business. You can use this information to organize your budget and understand your finances more closely. 

Plan for a Smart Financial Future

Accurate reports and a well-organized budget are key to planning the financial future of your business. You’ll have the tools to see when you’re ready to hire more people, expand your business, or invest in new equipment to help you move forward. 

Request Bookkeeping Services for Your Raleigh Business Today

Due to the custom nature of bookkeeping services, we can only extend our services to ongoing clients. This is largely because our bookkeeping services are tailored to your specific financial situation. Additionally, the care our CPAs take in learning your tax background lends our services to be best fit for ongoing clients. If you’re not a current client but would like to be, please reach out to us by calling  (919) 872-0866 or filling out the form below. In addition to working with businesses in Raleigh, we serve Durham, Cary, Wake Forest, Wilson, Apex, and the surrounding area.

Bookkeeping Services: Frequently Asked Questions

What bookkeeping services do you provide?

Our CPAs and bookkeepers can maintain your business ledger, track and process government taxes and policies, reconcile your bank accounts, and generate financial statements. 

Do I need professional bookkeeping services? 

We understand that it’s tempting for small business owners to do their own bookkeeping. But, the benefits of outsourcing your bookkeeping needs to a CPA may ensure a more organized budget, accurate records and reporting, and better financial projections. Not to mention, a CPA saves you time so you can focus on your business rather than be buried in bookkeeping.

What bookkeeping software do your CPAs use to manage finances?

We are Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors, so can show you ways to manage your core business accounts, including payroll and other financials with QuickBooks. From showing you around the software’s key functions to conducting in-depth training on the entire platform, we can assist ongoing clients with QuickBooks.

How often should I log expenses and payments? 

As a business owner, it is highly recommended that you log expenses and payments at the end of each day. If this doesn’t sound feasible, you can opt to outsource bookkeeping duties to our bookkeepers in Raleigh and Durham.

Do I need to keep my personal and business expenses separate? 

Yes. Even if you alone own and operate your business with no one else in your company, you should have separate personal and business bank accounts. Why? Because paying for your business expenses separately will make it easier to optimize your tax filing and make better fiscal decisions for yourself and your business. 

What records should I keep?

Your financial records will help you, and us, manage deductions and projections. According to the IRS, you should keep a balance sheet and your income statement. A balance sheet consists of your business’ income and expenses. The income statement deals with assets, liabilities, and equities in business. It’s also wise to keep track of your deductibles and source(s) of income.