Tips for Accounting Freelancers

It’s common knowledge that the gig economy is booming. More and more workers of all types are working on a freelance, independent contractor basis. If you’re an accountant…from bookkeeper to CFO-level…there are tremendous opportunities to deliver your services as a free agent to large and small organizations. I’ve been working as a solo CPA and business consultant for 30+ years. During that time many accounting professionals have sought my advice on how to succeed as a freelancer. Here are the most frequent
tips I’ve offered:

Getting started – Launching your solo business is not difficult, at least from a procedural standpoint. You can just tell yourself and others that you’re in business, order business cards from Vistaprint, tune-up your LinkedIn profile, and prepare PDF copies of your resume and a one-page menu of services…and you’re in business. It’s that simple. Later you’ll want to build (more…)

2018-07-28T19:34:30+00:00July 28th, 2018|All Categories, CFO/Controllership, Staffing|0 Comments

JE Moore Launches Staffing Division

JE Moore has formalized its staffing operations by establishing JE Moore Staffing as a division of the firm. This move is an outgrowth of, 1) Jeff Moore’s own 30+ years of experience as a solo professional; 2) his long history of investing in and networking with hundreds of other financial freelancers to have a ready bench of project workers when he needed part-time and interim help for certain of his assignments; 3) the huge increase in the number of highly qualified professionals who now work as independent freelancers; 4) the proliferation of lost-cost technology and apps that allow work to be performed remotely from anywhere in the world; and 5) the move by organizations of all types to regularly and gladly utilize contract professionals for a myriad of part-time and interim tasks and assignments. (more…)