Entries by Eric Williams

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Measures to take for Loss and Fraud Prevention

Employee Fraud. It does not depend on the size, type, location or industry of the organization, as every organization is prone to this problem. We would like to believe that our employees are honest and trustworthy but still there are many reasons and ways in which your employees may become the part of fraud. A […]

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Anatomy of a Balance Sheet

The Balance Sheet is the core financial statement of any business. It’s a “snapshot” in time of your company’s health; it provides information at a specific date such as December 31, 2015. However, the Balance Sheet does not state how you used your company’s assets or how the business arrived at its current position. Instead, additional financial statements use the information on […]

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Best Practices in Financial Management for Medical Practices

Introduction In today’s changing environment, a medical practice’s ability to ensure that revenue is maximized, and financial ‘leakage’ is minimized, is crucial to its economic success.  Maximizing revenue includes ensuring the appropriate level of payments against claims for every patient serviced.  Minimizing financial leakage is best achieved by implementing sufficient financial controls and oversight to […]

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What’s the Difference Between Bookkeepers and Accountants?

When most people think about bookkeeping and accounting, they would be hard-pressed to describe the differences between each process. In this article, the functional differences between accounting and bookkeeping are explained, as well as the differences between the roles of bookkeepers and accountants. While bookkeeping and accounting share common goals, they each make up a different stage […]