David J. Hensley, CPA, EA

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Accounting and Business Tools That Work for You

Knowledge is power, especially in business. Learn how to achieve and maintain financial success with assistance from David J. Hensley, CPA, EA. We offer accounting and general business consulting to clients in Springfield, Decatur, Jacksonville, and Chatham, Illinois. Count on us to provide you with tools and strategies that help boost earnings and reduce losses.

Accounting Technology Consulting

Accounting Software Programs

Keep accurate financial records with the aid of the latest accounting software programs. We will teach you and your staff how to effectively use popular software such as:

  • QuickBooks
  • BusinessWorks
  • MAS 90
  • MAS 500
  • Crystal Reports
  • FRx

Microsoft Office Programs

You must keep your internal information organized to maintain performance. To help you keep everything in order, we recommend using Microsoft Office programs. Excel is critical in most companies for creating letters, memos, and policy procedures. To create flawless documents, Word is essential. Access is a database program that helps you store information for later use. For creating presentations about company performance, we recommend PowerPoint.

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Startup & Financing

Minimize your tax risks from the start with our help. We offer entity selection and incorporation for different types of business structures. Our services include assisting you in selecting the right type for the most appropriate tax structure and aiding you in its setup.

Licensing and Regulatory Services

Most industries require some kind of compliance with governmental agencies. We help make sure your business registers with the appropriate state, county, city, and federal agencies regarding regulator issues.

Securing Financing

We understand that many small business owners do not know how to apply for credit. To help you qualify for loans and to maintain compliance with industry standards, we show you how to fill out forms for:

  • Equipment (Purchase vs. Lease)
  • Vehicles (Purchase vs. Lease)
  • Real Property
  • Line of Credit
  • Receivables Factoring

General Business Consulting

Lay a foundation for business success with advice and guidance from our consultants. We help you customize a business plan based on such variables as growth potential and equipment needs. Count on us to help you devise a comprehensive pro forma model that provides a bank with information about how you will use startup money and whether you will be able to repay it.

Strategic Planning

Comprehensive Pro Forma Modeling and Budgeting

You may not have the budget for a full-time chief financial officer (CFO). We help you assign these duties to someone on a part-time basis so that he or she can represent you in meetings with banks and related entities.

Policy and Procedures Development

Outline your expectations for management and personnel by developing internal policies and procedures. Our consultants assist you in the creation of HR procedures and rules that govern anticipated growth, monitoring, and company performance.

Transaction Consulting

Whether they involve buying or selling, business transactions affect your company's bottom line. We will teach you the importance of creating and accurately notating in an accounting system.

Corporate Governance

Make sure your enterprise stays on course with oversight from a board of directors. Our team teaches you how to elect or appoint board members, including a chairperson. You also learn how to schedule meetings and what to present at these gatherings.