Our assessment helps gather the inside knowledge about your business and your goals. Understanding your expenses and revenue and the inner workings of your business enables us to formulate a plan to help your business achieve better results faster. An awareness of your business goals allows us to improve your company’s accounting and bookkeeping to provide you meaningful numbers, timely decision-making tools, and the freedom to run your business more efficiently.
A solution designed to fit your business
Listening to and working closely with our clients has enabled us to craft a one-of-a-kind cloud bookkeeping and accounting service that meets the needs of small and medium sized businesses like yours:
A US-Based Team Approach — delivering the right talent at the right level.
Flexible — We customize services to your specific needs.
Innovative Technology — Strategically chosen cloud applications make the process seamless for you and enhance the team’s productivity.
Experience — Applying what we’ve learned as business owners, staff accountants, bookkeepers, and IRS experts to help solve your business challenges.
Cost-Effective — Pay only for the services you need.
Scalable — We adapt our services as your company’s growth cycle and transactions require.
Industry Solutions — We actively collaborate and integrate third-party solutions which will streamline your business.
One 8 Solutions dynamic national team of certified QuickBooks® experts share first-hand know-how of the cloud bookkeeping, accounting and business processes which enables our client’s to grow their businesses with less stress or time-consuming hands-on management of their books.
Since launching One 8 Solutions in 2001 and becoming a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, I developed a “client first” business attitude — always putting my client’s unique business needs first. Mostly, I am driven to continuously grow and improve my business skills to help my clients grow their business.
Accounting and bookkeeping are two of the deepest levels of understandings of your business, and my team and I value that partnership. Our team seeks to understand the unique nature of your business to achieve improved results. We gather knowledge of your business’s inner working by conducting a detailed assessment. We do not just learn about the expenses and revenue, we also discover what is on the periphery that has a meaningful impact to your business success. For instance, we assess how you acquire your customer base, the systems you use to manage your business, and much more. This manner of gathering information allows us to take a more holistic approach to your accounting needs and give it to you in a timelier way while providing you with meaningful knowledge of the “other half of the story.”
Caring about your business is my business. I will help you sleep more soundly at night, knowing your financial operations are stress-free.
Larry LaFranchi is the Operations Manager. Previously, Larry worked as a Controller at the Kripalu Yoga Center in Stockbridge, MA. Prior to that, Larry served as CEO of Clean Energy Innovations. Larry has provided over two decades of improved financial services for a broad range of companies in the for-profit and non-profit space. He believes that delivering financial results focused on the clients’ needs in a timely manner is essential to the success of any organization. He is thrilled to have joined the One 8 Solutions team who are focused on high standards and excellent customer service.
“The most appealing aspect is the One 8 Solutions’ mission to provide excellent client service focused on specific needs of each client while maintaining an emphasis on continuous improvement and supporting the software environment most appropriate in each case.”
A native of California, Larry is a graduate of UCLA, B.S. Engineering, and MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA. He and lives in Rehoboth, MA, with his wife. When not focusing on the numbers in his work, Larry enjoys bike riding with his wife and watching his favorite teams on TV.
Andy has been part of One 8 Solutions team for 16 years. He was a computer programmer that is now an Advanced Level Bookkeeper or Bookkeeper Par Excellence. Between his knowledge and status as an Enrolled Agent (the highest credential the IRS awards) and his years of experience working with QuickBooks®, he can handle the simplest to the complicated.
Andy is extremely thorough, and he will make sure you understand what is going on with your books and the potential effect on your taxes. Andy has a strong understanding of Real Estate Sales and Nonprofits while also serving on a Nonprofit board.
Julie has been part of One 8 Solutions team for five years. Her goal was to move away from public accounting and the dreaded tax season to help businesses run their accounting and bookkeeping systems. Julie’s move to One 8 Solutions helped her achieve this goal, and she became a One 8 Solutions accounting specialist with retail, restaurants, and other related point of sale and front-end systems.
Julie’s experience in this area has helped One 8 Solutions clients streamline their bookkeeping processes and provides meaningful reporting using QuickBooks® and other technology.
Tara has been part of One 8 Solutions team for two years, probably the hardest working team member we have. Tara has a master’s degree in Accounting and several years of corporate experience. She is taking all that knowledge and expertise to help the small business owner have timely and accurate information in their QuickBooks®.
Tara has expanded the reach of One 8 Solutions because of her location near Bakersfield, CA. This allows us to do some of the work after East Coast business hours, especially if we are working with QuickBooks Desktop.
Aja is new to One 8 Solutions and is excited to be part of such a dynamic team. She is a bookkeeper and visual artist living in Boston, MA. Aja has a BFA in Art and Design Education from Pratt Institute in New York. While she still paints and shows her work locally, she transitioned into the accounting world in 2014 and hasn’t looked back since.
Aja is an attentive and detail-oriented bookkeeper with over six years of experience managing the daily and long-term operational, financial, and organizational needs of independently-owned businesses. Her focus is on fostering positive relationships between customers and vendors, and she thoroughly enjoys keeping well-organized financial records.
Nick has recently joined the One 8 Solutions team as an intern working on entry-level accounting and bookkeeping. He is currently an undergraduate senior at Bentley University, studying economics and finance. Nick has a versatile background with two prior internships in health insurance underwriting and marketing research. Additionally, he began a local moving company in his hometown with colleagues after his sophomore year of college.
Nick enjoys creating strong connections with customers and is looking to further his understanding of accounting experience while here at One 8 Solutions.
Sam has just joined the One 8 Solutions team as an Intern working on entry-level bookkeeping. He is currently an undergraduate student at UMass Amherst with a strong interest in accounting and other business-related endeavors.
Sam is a quick study and looking to continue growing his accounting base knowledge and gaining real-world experience within the industry here at One 8 Solutions.
Tiiu is a new member of the One 8 Solutions team and is already proving herself to be an integral part of our team’s dynamic. She has an MFA in Fine Arts with years of experience as a freelance marketing consultant and web developer with a passion for helping others with her familiarity as a corporate manager and hospitality recruiter.
As our Sales and Marketing Coordinator, she has taken on all marketing and promotion campaigns. Tiiu will often be one of the first team members you hear from when you first reach out to One 8 Solutions. She will help answer your questions and connect you to the team member best suited to your company’s needs.
Should QuickBooks® certification matter to you?
We’re proud that so many of our team members are part of the Intuit QuickBooks certification program, which trains, tests and recognizes expertise in the things that matter most to your business including:
- Client Onboarding
- Managing SMB clients and their goals
- Banking and Tools
- Proper and effective preparation of clients’ books
Have a bookkeeping challenge, need a trusted resource for a long needed clean-up, or are just ready to move your business to the next level? We invite you to discuss your goals with one of our nationwide QuickBooks Proadvisors.