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Small Business Accounting Services

As a small business owner, you know that every dollar counts. If your small business is still relatively new, you’re likely cutting expenses by doing your own bookkeeping and accounting. Bookkeeping software is becoming more intuitive every year, making this a good solution for some business owners.

The problem occurs when you don’t understand the best financial practices for businesses and don’t have an expert to advise you. Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services wants to ensure you have the knowledge and tools to build a sustainable business that will provide for your family for years to come.

When Should you Hire a Small Business Accountant?

A small business accountant can be helpful at any stage of your business, even when your accounting needs evolve. Here’s how Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services can help at three critical stages of your small business journey:

Starting Your Business

Give your business a solid foundation in good financial practices to prevent costly mistakes later on. Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services can provide a financial analysis of your business plan, advise you on bookkeeping practices, and help you comply with government regulations.

Running Your Business

Once your business is up and running, Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services will ensure your business stays financially healthy by tracking  profits and expenses and providing transparent financial reporting. Let’s maximize your business profit and meet your financial goals!

Growing Your Business

When you’re ready to grow your business, I can help you budget for large purchases, onboard employees, and stay on top of your taxes. I provide sales and payroll tax support and keep organized records to simplify yearly tax filing. I can also connect you with a trusted CPA so that you can check taxes off your list.


Wondering what it’s like to work with Jessi’s Bookkeeping and Financial Services? Read these reviews from my clients:


Jessi is very knowledgeable, prompt, and professional. I have gone to her with many questions and she has always served me well. I would highly recommend her services to anyone in need.


Jessi has been an invaluable asset to our organization from our humble beginnings through our growth and intricate changes. She has offered professional services and expert advice throughout our time together and we couldn’t have gotten so far without her! If you’re looking for bookkeeping that both anticipates and meets your needs, Jessi is the person to call!



Hiring Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services has been the best business decision I have ever made. Jessi has not only helped me map out and organize the business finances, but she has continued to support our growing business needs with a friendly and professional attitude. 

Online Accounting Services for Small Businesses

I am a South Dakota-based accountant providing reliable financial services to small businesses nationwide. In addition to bookkeeping and payroll management, my online accounting services include:

Transparent Reporting

Plan for the future of your business and catch issues early with comprehensive financial reporting. I can provide the following types of reports and explain what each means for your business.

  • Balance sheets
  • Income statements
  • Cash flow statements
  • Statements of shareholder equity
  • Quarterly and year-end statements
  • Profit/loss snapshots

Financial Guidance

We’ll meet monthly or as needed to review your business’s financial statements. If I notice any issues with your reports or if you’re not meeting your financial goals, I will work with you to find a solution. I’m also happy to answer your questions in between meetings. Your business’s accounting expert is just a call or email away.

Tax Support

While Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services doesn’t offer annual tax filing services, I’ll ensure that all records are in order for your tax professional. I also assist with sales tax reporting, payroll tax reporting, and audit preparation, so you can be confident that your business complies with state and federal laws.

Small Business Accounting FAQs

If you have a solid understanding of money management and good accounting software, you may be able to do your business accounting, especially while your business is small.

As your business grows, however, your finances will become more complicated. For example, you may need to add payroll to your budget, whereas before, you only paid yourself. Or you may need to save up money for a bigger business space. A small business accountant can help you confidently make these decisions, knowing that you have a financial expert in your corner.

If you’re unsure if your small business needs an accountant, schedule a free consultation today. We can talk through your current financial situation and how I might be able to help.

Accounting fees can vary from a couple hundred dollars per month to a couple thousand. Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services builds custom accounting packages that make sense for your business, starting at just $350 per month.
Small business accounting carefully tracks and reports your business transactions, from income and purchases to payroll. Small business accountants then analyze that data to help you make the best financial decisions for your business.
Accounting enables you to understand your current financial situation, prevent financial crises, and plan for the future. For example, a profit and loss statement will help you see what your most significant business expenses are so you can look for ways to save money. If you want to make informed financial decisions, accounting is a must.


If you work as a contractor or your business is a side hustle, you may get away with only having a personal account. However, mixing personal and business finances can get messy, so it’s best to create a separate business checking account. This will simplify your taxes and protect your personal assets if your business is held liable for damages.

What accounting services you need will depend on your business size and type. I recommend bookkeeping and financial reporting as a starting point, but payroll management is also highly beneficial for many small business owners.

Hire Your Small Business Accountant

Jessi’s Bookkeeping & Financial Services is proud to help small businesses in South Dakota and beyond build a secure financial future. I will ensure you clearly understand your current financial situation and give you the resources to meet your financial goals.

Schedule a free 1-hour consultation to get started. Even if hiring an accountant doesn’t make sense for your business now, you’ll leave with more insight into the health of your small business.