About

Cathy is a bookkeeper in Boston who works with small nonprofits. Not accepting new clients at the moment (see Links for some other radical bookkeepers). E-mail or tweet her.

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Cathy’s skills include:

Getting you started

  • Chart of accounts
  • QuickBooks setup (desktop, app or online)
  • Internal office systems

Organizational support

  • Financial management & consultation
  • Budget planning
  • Help with messy, problematic, or just plain weird accounting situations
  • Insurance management
  • Cleanup and troubleshooting

Monthly close & reporting

  • Bank statement reconciliation
  • Monthly workpapers
    • Prepaid, deferred, accruals
    • Investments
    • Petty cash
    • Fixed assets & depreciation
    • Restricted funds
    • Salary & overhead allocation
  • Report creation
    • Balance sheet
    • P&L
    • P&L by program
    • Budget to actual
    • Cash flow
    • Dashboard
  • Presenting to executive director
  • Presenting to board

Audits, reviews & taxes

  • Management of audit/review/taxes engagements
  • Audit/review/tax prep
  • Liaison to CPAs
  • Massachusetts UFR

Payroll

  • Initial setup
  • Administering payroll
    • Managing timesheets
      • Tracking and administering PTO
      • Tracking OT
    • Payroll transmission
    • Payroll posting
    • Paying contractors
  • Payroll taxes
    • Recording and reconciling tax liabilities
    • Researching & managing tax issues
  • Basic human resources management
    • Adding new hires to payroll
    • Staying abreast of regulations
    • Managing/administering retirement plan

Routine bookkeeping

  • Manual posting of transactions
  • Categorizing imported bank transactions
  • Accounts payable
    • Posting bills
    • Managing cash and due dates
    • Cutting checks
  • Accounts receivable
    • Invoicing
    • Collections
    • Posting deposits
    • Banking

Filings & compliance

  • State filings
    • Annual Report
    • Sales tax
    • Form 3ABC
    • In a pinch, Form PC
  • Federal filings
    • 1099s
    • Form 5500/5588
    • In a real pinch, Form 990
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