Frank Balestreri

About Frank Balestreri

Audit & Consulting Partner

PPP Update: SBA Issues Loan Forgiveness Application

On Friday afternoon, the SBA released additional guidance on several key elements related to PPP forgiveness, as well as a PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. Some areas that have been better defined, include: Alternative Payroll Covered Period Added For payroll [...]

By |2020-05-16T15:17:45-04:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, COVID-19, Frank Balestreri, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on PPP Update: SBA Issues Loan Forgiveness Application

PPP Loan Forgiveness Isn’t a Given

One of the most attractive elements of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is the potential forgiveness of funds advanced that small business owners use for payroll and other eligible expenses. Obtaining that forgiveness, however, may not [...]

By |2020-05-14T14:47:37-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, COVID-19, Frank Balestreri, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on PPP Loan Forgiveness Isn’t a Given

CFO Services – Adding Strength to Manufacturing and Distribution

For a lot of small to mid-size manufacturing and distribution businesses, there’s a conundrum looming over the accounting department. Often, these departments consist of just a few accountants, possibly a controller or accounting manager. Typically the business owner serves [...]

By |2020-03-23T14:07:52-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Consulting, Food & Beverage, Frank Balestreri, Manufacturing & Distribution, Outsourced Accounting, Small Business Services, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on CFO Services – Adding Strength to Manufacturing and Distribution

Best Practices for Closing Your Books

In a survey that asked 2,300 organizations about their month-end close, the bottom 25% needed 10+ days to finish, while the top 25% needed 5 days or less. So where do you fit on that spectrum? No matter what [...]

By |2020-02-14T12:49:53-05:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Frank Balestreri, Outsourced Accounting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Best Practices for Closing Your Books

Best Practices in Accounts Payable Automation

Here’s a simple question: Would you rather continue to manage accounts payable manually or put the whole process into an automated workflow? Considering the amount of time that’s consumed by staff and other resources in the AP process, most [...]

By |2020-01-27T19:06:18-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Frank Balestreri, Outsourced Accounting, Software Solutions|Tags: , |Comments Off on Best Practices in Accounts Payable Automation

Automated traceability will be essential for the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety

A new era of food safety is on the horizon, and the FDA is looking into technology and innovative approaches to solve some of the most significant food safety challenges in established and emerging markets. In its recently released [...]

By |2019-12-19T12:34:06-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Cloud Technology, Consulting, Food & Beverage, Frank Balestreri, Technology, Wherefour|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Automated traceability will be essential for the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Differences between CFO Services and Accounting Services

Knowing What Kind of Outsourced Accounting Services You Need Managing your company’s finances isn’t always easy. In the early days of your business, things were probably a lot simpler. The financial responsibilities were, and maybe still are, handled by [...]

By |2019-12-10T17:00:29-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Cloud Technology, Consulting, Frank Balestreri, Outsourced Accounting, Sage Intacct, Software Solutions, Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Differences between CFO Services and Accounting Services

Wherefour 3.5 Release Notes – Barcode, Inventory Trace Reports, and More

On October 26th, 2019, Wherefour released update 3.5, which added some new features to its mobile-friendly, cloud-based platform for food, beverage, and natural product manufacturers. A few of the highlights from this release include the following: The inventory trace [...]

By |2019-11-05T19:42:40-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Cloud Technology, Consulting, Food & Beverage, Frank Balestreri, Software Solutions, Technology, Wherefour, Wine & Craft Brew|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wherefour 3.5 Release Notes – Barcode, Inventory Trace Reports, and More

Abandoned and Unclaimed Property

Abandoned and Unclaimed Property  The new developments of AUP  Let’s say there is an abandoned car on the side of the road. It’s pretty unlikely that a passerby and the state government are going to battle over possession of [...]

By |2017-06-21T18:06:38-04:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Frank Balestreri|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Abandoned and Unclaimed Property

Accounting Success Podcast

Accounting Success Podcast – Frank Balestreri SSF Partner Frank Balestreri recently spoke with Ian Welham on Accounting Success Podcast. Ian and Frank discussed Frank’s background, how Sensiba San Filippo is growing through innovation and SSF’s Consulting services. Listen to [...]

By |2017-06-23T20:23:39-04:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Frank Balestreri|Comments Off on Accounting Success Podcast