Finatics about accounting
so you don't have to be!

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WHO WE ARE

Finatics Accounting Solutions Inc. (Finatics) works with small and medium sized enterprises to provide reliable, efficient, and affordable accounting solutions, while implementing systems and controls to allow for growth.  The Finatics team provides a full range of accounting expertise.  Since all organizations are unique, Finatics can tailor a solutions package to each organization’s needs, including a schedule for services provided on site and/or remotely.  We understand that accounting is not generally fun for most people, but we are Finatics about accounting, so you don’t have to be!

HOW WE CAN HELP

We provide solutions to match your organization’s needs

Bookkeeping

We provide full-cycle accounting solutions such as, A/P, A/R, payroll, inventory management, regulatory filings, etc. In addition, we track and report on non-financial information as required to provide valuable insight regarding your business metrics.

Controller

We provide contract Controller solutions which entail financial and operational analysis, internal management reporting, budgeting, implementing processes and risk mitigation strategies. We also work closely with your external accountant on year-end audit and tax preparation.

Process Design

We provide a full assessment of accounting processes, including how they directly interact with operations, and provide recommendations to streamline and/or automate processes. Our objectives are to provide timely, cost effective and reliable financial information by utilizing efficient workflows and appropriate technology.

INDUSTRIES WE SERVE

No company is exactly the same. At Finatics Accounting Solutions we tailor our solutions to your specific needs. Most solutions comprise of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, month-end processing, regulatory compliance, financial reporting, key performance indicators and year-end file preparation. In addition to these (and many other solutions), we have listed some key solutions for particular industries below.

Agribusiness

Grain Farming
Food Processors
Greenhouses

Inventory tracking, capital assets, cash flow management and costing metrics.

Retail

Stores
Restaurants
Online Stores

Inventory and cash flow management

Non-Profit

Affordable Housing
Charities
Community Groups

Board reporting and government compliance reporting

Manufacturing

Custom Fabrication
Custom Assembly
Packaging

Inventory management, capital assets, and cost per metrics.

Services

Professional Services
Construction
Trade Industries

Cash flow management and regulatory filings.

Transportation

Trucking and Freight Carriers
Courier Services
Moving Companies

Capital asset and cash flow management.

Meet Your Team

Michael Haight CPA, CGA

President and CFO

Michael began his accounting career at the age of six, where he would count and track (even making charts and putting them on his wall) everything from pennies (back when there was such a thing) to running distances and times, to baseballs hit and fielding percentage.

His love for numbers continued to grow by watching his favourite character on TV, Michael P Keaton on Family Ties. Michael completed his CGA Designation in 2006 and has experience in Agriculture, Food Production, Not­-for­-Profit (Housing), Government, Transportation, and Manufacturing. Throughout his career, he has taken the lead on the establishment of new controls and processes and effectively stream-lined internal processes to reduce month-end closing and reporting.

He has accomplished and been part of the set­up and implementation of multiple major software conversions and adapts quickly to the use of new software. He’s come a long way from counting his pennies, having been responsible for budgets upwards of $256M. When he’s not working, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children…and don’t get him started talking about his fantasy baseball keeper league!

Chantel Hildebrand

Accounting Officer

Chantel spent a number of years raising her three children as a stay-at-home mom before entering the work force in 2007, where she aced an interview with Michael! With her task driven personality and willingness to take on any challenge, she successfully contributes a high degree of accuracy in processing financial transactions.

Chantel joined Finatics at its inception and plays a key role in the day-to-day accounting for our clients, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory management, expense reports, bank and account reconciliations and month-end and year-end processing.

Chantel has accounting experience in Transportation, Agriculture and Food Production and is willing to do whatever task is thrown her way. Aside from work she likes to spend time out at the lake and eating burgers topped with…she’ll gladly tell you if you ask!

ChrisTopher March

Accounting Officer

Christopher comes to Finatics after spending countless days toiling in the Banking and Insurance industries (don’t hold it against him) and most recently running the financial operations of his family’s butcher shop.

Christopher works remotely for Finatics and we knew it was a perfect fit as Finatics is based near Winnipeg, MB and Christopher lives near Windsor, ON and the first three letters of each city are WIN and he always brings a winning attitude to work everyday!

Christopher is a key member of the team, providing accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory management, debt management, bank and account reconciliation, month-end and year-end processes and reporting.

Christopher is a CPA candidate nearing the completion of his designation. When he isn’t studying he is spinning tunes on one of his turntables or reading a scary Stephen King book…don’t ask him about The Long Walk!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I outsource my bookkeeping?

There are many benefits to outsourcing your accounting/bookkeeping functions, some of which include:

  1. Cost effective way to have a CPA on your team.
  2. Provides the option for part-time hours that are difficult to fill in-house with the appropriate expertise.
  3. The outsourced team will be able to provide a variety of expertise.
  4. Ad-hoc services can be added when needed for project based work, without impeding day-to-day operations.
  5. Consistent staffing levels help avoid costly downtime associated with hiring and training new staff, handle seasonal fluctuations where additional staff may be required for a short period of time, and reduce downtime associated with staff sick leave and vacations.
I never look at my financial statements because they are confusing and overwhelming. Can you help me with this?

Yes, at Finatics we present your financial reports in a method that is easily understood. We will meet with you to review and provide detailed explanations (without using all the Accounting lingo) and help you gain a level of comfort and understanding.

If I hired Finatics services, would I need to purchase software?

Not necessarily. It depends on the software currently being used by your company and whether or not it is meeting/exceeding your needs. We will work with your existing software and can make recommendations for alternative systems that may be more effective. At Finatics we have experience with numerous software programs, including QuickBooks Online, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Sage 50, and others.

Are your services charged on an hourly or fixed rate basis?

At Finatics we tailor our solutions to each companies’ needs. We currently offer the following billing methods:

  1. Flat/Fixed Rate Pricing
  2. Hourly Rates
  3. Variable Rates (depending on seasonal fluctuations and volume)

LET’S TALK

We look forward to learning about your company and providing assistance to help you achieve your goals.

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