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Small Business Services

Small business owners know all too well the difficulties of finding a balance between managing the day-to-day back office tasks and the time to focus on leading and growing their business. Owners know that the ability to make critically important and informed decisions is based on having the right financial information—at the right time.

With over thirty years of small business accounting experience, our team can help you take control of your business and proactively plan your growth, allowing you to focus on growing profitably and avoiding unexpected financial surprises. Our team leverages time-tested processes, tools and services to help business owners to look “through the windshield” rather than “through the rear view mirror”. This approach helps business owners to be in a significantly stronger position to maximize returns and minimize pains.

A sample list of our services is provided below. Please contact us today to discuss your business and your specific needs.

Accounting & Bookkeeping Services:
•    Active cash flow management/bank reconciliations
•    General ledger posting and maintenance
•    Quarterly/Monthly/Year end close
•    Financial statement preparation
•    Periodic compilations for third-parties
•    Management reporting: profitability reporting by customer, employee or product lines
•    Customized reporting
•    Cash flow projections
•    Compliance filings: 1099s and property tax returns
•    Sales tax returns
•    QuickBooks and Xero set-up and training
•    Cloud-based hosted solutions
•    Accounts receivable/accounts payable processing
•    Bill-pay
•    Domestic or Foreign subsidiary accounting and consolidation of financial statements

Growth Services: Does your back office systems and processes need a little help to allow your business to grow? We have an extensive track record of building management systems and practices that are vital to guiding businesses from start-up phase through formalization and maturity.

Transaction Services: SSF’s small business team has extensive experience in assisting business owners in succession planning whether it is restructure ownership or selling your business. While helping you with day-to-day tasks, we can help you get your ducks in a row to achieve your goals for the long term. We will work alongside you to develop a plan and prepare your business for the future.

Operational Services: Business growth and profitability goals are the guiding beacon for businesses. Our team can work with you to assist in turnaround, restructuring, fraud risk assessments, production and supply chain strategies, and a variety of other operational services.

Contact us today to discuss how we can help you to manage the day-to-day administrative tasks, giving you time back to run your business.

 


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Teralyn Fredricks, Owner
Togo’s Pleasanton

How Did You Get Into The Industry:
I was “born and raised” on Togo’s restaurants, having been raised in Los Gatos. We would always go to the beach, and take sandwiches with us. It’s always been a part of my life and a part of the warm memories of childhood.

I worked in a fast paced, high stress environment leading the marketing for a high end Architecture firm.  It was a typical Silicon Valley executive career—highly successful, a lot of fun—but very high stress. I saw a friend open a franchise and it inspired me and my husband to look into it as a new life direction. I quit my job and spent the next year preparing the paperwork and applications, and moving the process forward. Sixteen years later, we have two very successful Togo’s restaurants in Pleasanton, we have two children, and great work/life balance. We have the high quality of life every person dreams of living and working in the same town.

Why Did You Choose SSF:
As a small business owner, I don’t have time to slow down and be distracted by bookkeeping and accounting issues. From the minute I walked into SSF, I knew it was the right firm for us. Every person that I interacted with, from the front desk receptionist—all the way to the managing partner, had a warm smile and welcoming manner.  This team clearly cares about their clients and their well being, and loves their jobs. I have come to deeply trust my SSF team. When I leave a meeting with them I feel a great sense of relief and happiness, knowing I am in the best of hands.  As a relationship with your accounting firm, it just doesn’t get better then that!

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