BOSS™ (Back Office Support System) is an all-inclusive solution that offers small businesses complete relief from day-to-day accounting hassles, while providing 24/7 access to financial data—all for an affordable fixed fee. We will pay your bills, record deposits, prepare payroll and payroll tax returns, furnish financial statements, produce W-2’s, prepare tax returns and supply valuable financial and tax advice throughout the year.
Set-up and training couldn’t be simpler. You define your immediate needs and we assess how the BOSS system can be integrated to suit your requirements. We work with you locally to train your company’s designated point of contact on the process of providing our staff with daily information to keep the BOSS system up-to-date, and show you how you can access the system directly from our website.
|Reconcile bank accounts||✓||✓|
|Reconcile electronic transactions into QuickBooks||✓||✓|
|Reconcile credit card accounts||✓||✓|
|Submit payroll taxes to agencies||✓||✓|
|Prepare payroll tax returns||✓||✓|
|Provide employee access to electronic paystubs||✓||✓|
|Provide employer access to electronic pay records||✓||✓|
|Process bills and vendor payments||—||✓|
|Track credit card expenses and receipts||—||✓|
|Process employee expense reports||—||✓|
|Prepare 1099's for contractors||—||✓|
|Provide digital access to paid bills||—||✓|
|Prepare monthly financial statements||—||✓|
|Prepare monthly budget reports||—||✓|
|Review other employee deductions for compliance||—||✓|
|General business consulting||✓||✓|
|Quarterly video conference to review key performance measures||As Requested||As Requested|
BOSS is the answer to your back office headaches. Our cloud-based solution enables you to hand complex accounting tasks over to us. We work the numbers while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.
"As a lifelong Alaskan who has been involved in the financial services industry for over 36 years, I have had the pleasure of not only being a client of Rulien + Associates, but have referred a number of clients to them for assistance on tax, financing, bonding, business succession and estate planning needs. Rulien + Associates was founded on two primary principals, integrity and providing the highest levels of customer service..."read more
"It has been my good fortune to have enlisted the services of Rulien + Associates for the past several years. They have provided me with expert guidance and timely help in tax preparation, estate and tax planning, family trusts, property sales, and retirement preparation. I am indebted to them for their assistance and for the sense of security I now enjoy."read more
"Making the switch to Rulien + Associates, LLC was the best and easiest business decision I have made. They are at the top of their game and always working to help me reach my business goals. They treat clients like family and are always just a phone call away to offer guidance. They take care of all my business needs from financial statements, payroll, bookkeeping, and year-end taxes. Regardless of the size of your business, they treat all clients with respect and outstanding service."read more
"We switched to Rulien + Associates five years ago and have never looked back. They manage all of our accounting related needs for our four restaurants. They’ve always been great about explaining complex topics in ways that we can understand and a result, we are much more accounting savvy. Their billing is extremely fair and we get great value for our money because our accountant is fast and thorough. We enjoy and look forward to our meetings with them and trust their advice! We recommend Rulien to anyone looking for experienced and capable accountants."read more
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Zack Poschin is our Staff Accountant, and he’s been a member of the Rulien + Associates team since June 2015. Zack enjoys the flow of accounting from bookkeeping and payroll to tax returns. He moved to Alaska in December 2014 after earning a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting from Humboldt State University in California. Zack strives for efficiency during his office hours and seeks adventure in hiking, photography and exploring Alaska in his personal time. We love spotlighting our staff so our clients can get better acquainted with us. Zack intrigued us with his responses to our questions in a recent chat, and we wanted to share the conversation.
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