Brian Hayes joined NOW CFO as a consultant in 2014 and quickly became a partner in the firm. He was instrumental in opening new markets in San Antonio and Austin, Texas. He then became a Regional Partner in the Salt Lake City, Utah office with responsibilities managing offices in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Arizona. In May 2021, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of NOW CFO and manages all accounting and finance functions for NOW CFO and its offices nationwide.
Hayes has worked in multiple industries, providing accounting and financial leadership. He started in the structural fumigation industry where he was responsible for financial and operational management in San Diego, California. He moved to Utah in 2012 and shortly thereafter, started his own accounting firm and was quickly hired by a client to become their controller and operations manager. His influence was key in helping to negotiate a large purchase and merger of a fruit processing facility in Brazil. During this time, he completed his education.
His experience includes price modeling, inventory management, nonprofit accounting, land development, construction accounting, cash-flow management, financial statement preparation, as well as managing and growing businesses through mentorship and sales leadership.
He attended Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs and obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and his MBA in Finance.
Bobby Morrison is the Chief Revenue and Sales Officer at Intuit. He’s going to talk about exciting things happening at Intuit and their partnership with Fishbowl. Their goal is to work with small businesses and help them prosper.
Fishbowl is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. That’s right, Fishbowl has enjoyed 20 years of product development, 20 years of innovation, 20 years of customer experiences, and 20 years of employee knowledge. Come with us as we explore Fishbowl’s history, from its earliest days to its latest achievements.
While NetSuite is a full ERP and Fishbowl is an inventory management solution, Fishbowl nonetheless stacks up surprisingly well compared to NetSuite. You can see that comparison on the Fishbowl vs. NetSuite page. The chart briefly matches up the two solutions based on the following criteria:
Bill of Materials
Supply Chain Management
Reporting and Business Intelligence
Ease of Use
Fishbowl and NetSuite are equally capable of accomplishing the first eight criteria, but Fishbowl outshines NetSuite in the final four. Keep in mind that some things are referred to by different names in each solution. For example, Fishbowl calls the assembly of new products manufacturing and NetSuite calls it production. Let’s go more in depth on each of these bullet points to specifically show their similarities and differences.
The Accounting module is where you go to connect Fishbowl with your QuickBooks desktop solution, QuickBooks Online, or Xero.There is just one hotkey that is exclusively available in this module, but you will find it to be quite helpful for quickly exporting information from Fishbowl to your accounting solution.(more…)
On Monday, May 7, 2012 Seth David, an expert on QuickBooks, did
a live interview with Fishbowl
CEO John David King. He explains how Fishbowl works with QuickBooks and the
inventory management features it offers QuickBooks users. Check it out at the
QuickBooks is the most popular
accounting software for small and midsize businesses in the United States. And
Fishbowl is the most popular manufacturing and warehouse management
software for QuickBooks.
Put these two solutions together and you’ve got one powerful combination of
accounting and logistics management.
We’re going to talk about many aspects
of Fishbowl’s seamless integration with QuickBooks.
may be a niche-filler, but it’s no weakling stopgap measure,” says Pam Baker in
her review of Fishbowl on SmallBusinessComputing.com.
“The popular inventory management add-on for QuickBooks does a
commendable job keeping inventory assets in full view and on the move for small
She does a great job covering Fishbowl’s features and
explaining inventory management concepts, so I’ll let her do most of the
talking in this blog post and throw in my two cents as needed.
Baker is a much more prolific writer than me. She’s written
for newspapers like The New York Times
and Knight Ridder, magazines like ComputerWorld and Institutional Investor, and websites like CIO.com. She’s been
around the block, digitally speaking. So it’s no surprise that she has a lot of
interesting things to say about Fishbowl.