How to Hire a Financial Manager for Your Asphalt Business
If you’re like most asphalt business owners, you don’t have a lot of time to manage the finances yourself. That’s why it’s important to hire a financial manager who can take care of all that for you. Holland Asphalt Sealcoat will discuss how to go about finding and hiring the right financial manager for your asphalt business.
The first thing you’ll want to do is figure out what kind of financial manager you need. This will depend on the type of business that you are running and how much money it takes in every month.
There are two main types of financial managers: those who work for a company full-time and those who work part time or even freelance. The latter usually costs less but may not have as much experience managing other companies’ finances so they’re likely better suited if your asphalt business isn’t yet profitable enough to justify hiring someone full time.
You can also hire a part-time accountant instead, which might make sense if all your employees already know their way around QuickBooks or Excel spreadsheets! If this sounds like something up your then check with your local community college or university; many accounting departments offer part-time courses specifically for small business owners.
Once you’ve determined what type of financial manager you need, it’s time to start looking. The best way to do this is by networking with other business owners in your area and asking around for recommendations. You can also post a job ad online or check out job boards at your local library or Chamber of Commerce.
Be sure to ask potential candidates lots of questions about their experience managing finances as well as their knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, and other software programs commonly used in the asphalt industry. You’ll also want to get an idea of how they would handle difficult situations such as cash flow problems or delinquent payments from customers.