In my former life as a Controller, I was always aiming for a fast and accurate month-end close. Our business office typically closed the books within five to seven days. Is that a realistic deadline? Not according to Christine LaFontaine, Owner & CFO of Matt LaFontaine Automotive, which owns three dealerships in Michigan. Christine, who is also a former…Continue
Growing up in the 80s, I loved the A-Team. I thought they were the coolest; even the van was awesome! Ultimately, what made them great as a team was that they worked better together. The "better together" philosophy can easily carry over to a different A-Team: the "Accounting Team.” It simply makes fiscal and operation sense to round up your team and…Continue
As the fable goes, a frog put in a cool pot of water that is slowly heated will happily hang out until its eventually cooked. The gradually changing temperature fools it into thinking conditions are not changing. When it comes to your DMS provider, you cannot be complacent like the frog.
There are many great providers out there who deserve…Continue