Client Corner – eMerge Americas

March 15, 2023

We are proud to feature our client, eMerge Americas in this edition of the Waters|Ortiz Accounting Advisor. eMerge is more than just an event—it’s an ecosystem that is transforming Miami into a global tech hub. eMerge has been at the forefront of building the South Florida entrepreneurial and tech ecosystem since 2014. In addition to […]

Are your Accounting and Development departments like oil and water?

March 15, 2023

When Accounting and Development teams don’t work well together, the situation can lead to more than employee hostility and conflict. It can affect the not-for-profit’s financial statements and lead to the forfeiture of grant funds. To ensure the staffers in your Accounting and Development departments communicate fluidly, you may need to revise certain procedures and […]

6 Common accounting pitfalls for startups to avoid

March 15, 2023

Accounting is a critical element when launching a successful business venture. Unfortunately, it’s also an area where startups tend to make mistakes. Here are some common (and avoidable) errors that entrepreneurs should watch out for. Failing to track expenses Starting a new business is exciting — and it’s natural to focus on generating revenue and […]

How to use visual aids to enhance financial reporting and bring the numbers to life

February 28, 2023

Graphs, charts, tables, and other data visualizations can be inserted in your financial statement disclosures to improve transparency and draw attention to key accomplishments. As your organization prepares its year-end or quarterly financials, consider presenting some information in a more user-friendly, visual format. Reimagine data presentation  In business, the use of so-called “infographics” started with […]

5 benefits of outsourcing your accounting needs

February 10, 2023

Should your organization outsource its accounting needs? An outsourced accountant will help you with everyday accounting-related tasks, such as bookkeeping, budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting. Outsourcing also demonstrates to lenders and investors a commitment to the accuracy and integrity of your financial records. Here are five potential advantages to consider when evaluating this decision. 1. […]

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