We have all been there before. Rummaging through the garage looking for a dusty accounting textbook, or running a quick Google search to brush up on an old skill. Whether you are fresh out of college, a CPA, or a business owner dabbling in accounting, it seems like there is constantly something new to learn.
Everyone knows that accounting professionals are perpetually busy, so we have compiled a list of the must-bookmark resources and templates for accountants, to create a one-stop shop for those looking to expand or refine their accounting prowess.
Accounting.com provides incredible resources for accountants of all levels. Their resource page includes information for aspiring accountants, updates on accounting regulatory standards, CPA exam guides and even small business advice.
Floqast is an enterprise accounting platform with an impressive blog. The Floqast resource tab maintains a healthy balance of accounting history, news and tips. They also have some free accounting templates for month-end close and bank reconciliation that are especially helpful for those just getting started.
Not to toot our own horn, but the Trovata blog provides great content surrounding digital transformation and accounting automation. If you are a seasoned vet looking to take Treasury tasks off of your plate, or just looking to take advantage of automated cash management tools, then Trovata is the place for you. Our content is designed to help accounting professionals understand and embrace the benefits of financial digital transformation.
The IRS is an invaluable resource to accounting professionals during tax season. Their website contains all of the necessary tax forms, instructions and guidelines necessary to file. The IRS also provides tax professionals with a weekly newsletter that highlights a variety of tax related topics both in English and in Spanish.
The Journal of Accountancy is a publication run by the American Institute of CPAs. It provides articles on management accounting, tax, audit, financial reporting and practice management. This year they have also added a resource tab for COVID-19 related topics like the CARES act and the Payment Protection Program.
If you are looking to build or improve upon your bank reconciliation process, then Leapfin is the blog for you. Leapfin provides some great insights on bank reconciliation as well as accounting for the COVID crisis.