Managing Your Accounting is like Eating an Ice Cream Cone


Managing your business’s accounting can seem easy, but in fact, it is a constant task. Since it’s summertime, the one comparison that comes to mind is how accounting management can kind of be like eating an ice cream cone. We know it sounds a little crazy but bear with us. We will show you what we mean.

If you don’t keep up with your financial books monthly or even weekly, it can get out of control.

You will end up with so much backlog that you won’t know where to begin. Bank reconciliations, bill payments, bill coding, credit card reconciliations… there is much you have to keep on track to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Even if you are off a little or miss one detail, it can cause chaos in your books.

Now how is this like an ice cream cone? If you have an ice cream cone and don’t work away at it, it will melt and get out of control. You’ll get it on your shirt and your hands, and then there won’t be anything left to enjoy.

What a disaster.

If you hold on to all your accounting tasks and don’t keep items up to date, you will be left with a mess to clean up. If you are cleaning up an accounting mess, then you can’t focus on your business’s core function.

This can be solved by outsourcing your accounting.

If you outsource your accounting and bookkeeping functions, you don’t have to worry about if your books are up to date. You know that they are being taken care of.

When you work with Devine, that is exactly what you get. You get peace of mind and no messy books.

So, enjoy your ice cream, knowing your accounting is taken care of with Devine.

Jennifer Devine

I'm an experienced finance professional with more than 20 years of experience. I've held several Controller positions throughout my career, most notably with an internationally respected commercial real estate investment, management, and brokerage firm. In this role, I was responsible for all aspects of accounting across the company's many operational divisions - including internet services, real estate development, property management, and brokerage services. As our company operated in multiple countries and currencies, it was essential to me that all financial reports were accurate and compliant.