Did you start your small business because you love bookkeeping and accounting? No? You’re not alone! Most entrepreneurs are passionate about the products and services they provide, and the clients they serve. But how can you get into business, and more importantly, stay in business, if you don’t know how your business is doing financially? It simply makes sense to learn how to gather, organize, store, and review the crucial financial data around your business that will allow you to make solid management decisions. The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bradley University is offering a 4-part educational series on financial accounting concepts and their applications in small business, at no cost to registrants. This webinar series is designed to help build a foundation of accounting knowledge and practices the small business owner can use to improve cash flow, improve profitability, and build net worth over time. The series will consist of instruction in multiple segments: Business Accounting 101: Basic Concepts Business Accounting 201: Concepts into Action Application of Concepts using QuickBooks-Basics Application of Concepts using QuickBooks-Advanced 10 participants attending all 4 events will be drawn from a pool to receive 30 minutes of discounted time with our speaker, Grant Seshul, CPA. In addition, Grant can provide online Quickbooks at a discounted price to anyone interested. QuickBooks: Advanced This advanced training of QuickBooks will provide a scalable solution to grow your business. Take it to the next level. Work smarter, faster, and be more productive with less stress. You will learn: Basic reporting options Creating reports to answer common questions and help you make good business decisions Customizing and managing reports Advanced features No cost to attend. Our Speaker: Grant Seshul is owner of APEX US Financial which was founded in 2019. The firm provides a variety of consulting services and traditional CPA compliance with a non-traditional approach. We are passionate about partnering with business owners and personnel to be a trusted advisor - bringing a growth mindset, knowledge of best practices, and new ways to approach tough problems. Grant Seshul has a 25-year career supporting organizational growth and competitiveness. Before starting APEX, Grant was a CFO of an international manufacturing and service company. Prior experience includes working in a variety of leadership roles for Caterpillar, Cat Financial, and KPMG.