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Great Class from Rayanne Buchianico: Financial Processes for the IT Service Firm

Financial Processes for the IT Service Firm – 5W07
Rayanne Buchianico

Taught By: Rayanne Buchianico

July 7 - August 4, 2020
Tuesdays 9:00 AM Pacific / Noon Eastern
There are few things more important than the finances of your business. But most technology consultants didn't get into business to run balance sheets or figure out cash flow.
This class provides unique content from a unique teacher! Rayanne is a managed service provider from Tampa, FL. She is also an accountant, an Enrolled Agent, a certified PSA consultant, and an Intuit certified ProAdvisor. In addition to her MSP business, Rayanne helps I.T. consultants to take control of their finances and understand their own business at a deeper level.
Topics for this class include:
  • Learn to read and understand your Balance Sheet and P&L Statements
  • Create a chart of accounts that makes sense for your business
  • Separating out information on the P&L for management decisions
  • Entities and tax considerations - understanding how your entity is taxed. Handout is a tax projection worksheet for 2019 taxes
  • Cash flow forecasting - Handout is a cash flow projection spreadsheet to forecast revenues and expenses
  • Understanding margins and ratios - Deep dive into the P&L and Balance Sheet to understand how the numbers work together to make decisions. Handout is a worksheet on calculating and understanding the ratios & margins.
  • Use margins to price your services for profit
  • Calculate billing and burden rates
  • Action plans for success
. . . and More!
Delivered by Rayanne Buchianico, Financial Coach and QuickBooks Advisor. Rayanne has been an MSP - managed service provider - for many years and advises MSPs on how to get the most out of their QuickBooks and PSA integrations.
Includes five weeks of webinar classes with related handouts, assignments, and "office hours" with the instructor.
Each class is 50-60 minutes, although we often take extra time for questions.
This course is intended for business owners and managers. It is particularly useful for the Owner or Operations Manager.
Week One  
- Introduction to Your Company’s Finances
Week Two  
- Cash Flow Forecasting
Week Three  
- Margins, Ratios, KPIs, and Break even points
Week Four  
- Jobs, Budgeting, and Internal Controls
Week Five  
- Planning for Taxes
Only $299 per person

Note: Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community members: You never pay full price. Contact your Community Manager for your discount.

About the Author

Karl W. Palachuk, is a technology consultant, author, speaker, trainer, and coach. He is the author of fifteen books. He has built several successful businesses, including two managed services companies. His books include Managed Services in a Month and The Network Documentation Workbook. Karl is a frequent trainer and speaker in the SMB Community. His popular blog can be found at He has more than twenty years experience as an I.T. professional and serves on advisory panels for several hardware and software companies.

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