#13: Short Episode, Nathan Owen on Subcontractor Back Office Best Practices and Preventing Billing Fraud

Nathan Owen, CPA, is an expert is accounting for contractors. In this episode he discusses best practices for subcontractors’ back offices as well as preventing fraud amongst your employees. Nathan’s company, Vine Financial Partners, provides full scope accounting solutions. Enjoy the episode! And one more thing…follow us on Instagram and Facebook for more tips and ideas to improve your business!

Show Notes:

3:00 – The need to have your policies and procedures written down.
4:30 – Protecting yourself by getting info from customers for invoicing, checking credit and references.
8:50 – Incorporating Accounts Receivable reports are circulated during staff meetings.
11:20 – Fraud risk is highest in the area of accepting payments.
12:30 – Fraud is often driven as much or more by opportunity than motive.
13:10 – The need to monitor bank reconciliations.

Selected Links:

Vine Financial Partners

About the author, Jared Gossett

Jared Gossett is the host of Building Optimal Radio and the owner of Gossett and Company, LLC, a custom home builder in Austin, Texas.