Starting your own accounting firm can seem like an unattainable task. Maybe you don't know where to start or who to contact. This course will provide you with a checklist of items to consider before you begin as well as steps to take to start your own accounting firm. The course begins with strategic questions you'll need to ask yourself to set the right foundation and then delves into actionable details, such as registering your practice with your state board. This course will open your eyes to what you need to do to go out on your own and how much money you'll need to do it.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- List strategic questions to ask yourself to determine the type of firm you want to start
- Identify startup details and tasks to execute to set up your accounting firm
- Cite ways to build a trustworthy practice, including operations, customer service, marketing, HR, accounting, and IT
- Cite the criteria needed to expend resources in the first year of operation
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