Making Accounting Work for Your Business by Brian Hayes

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.


Accounting Module Hotkey

Magnifying glass over money, Fishbowl Inventory BlogThe 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…)

Nerd Enterprises’ Seth David Explains Fishbowl

John David King is the new COO of Fishbowl, Fishbowl Blog

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 link above!


Fishbowl and QuickBooks

Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl Blog

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.


Finding the Best Inventory Management Solution

Buried money, Fishbowl Blog

In the blog post “The Quest for the Perfect Inventory Management Software,” we were hunting for the best solution to our inventory management needs. Now we’ll finish our search and talk about how to find the right solution, not just look for it.

There are two main criteria you should look at to find the best inventory management software: 1. what it does for you, and 2. what features you expect from it.

A great way to tell if inventory management software is right for you is if it produces the results you’re looking for. What are you looking for? Let’s talk about several things that should be high on your list.


Did You Know…

Production stages lead to big results for manufacturers, Fishbowl Blog

We are about to embark on a journey of discovery about Fishbowl. We’ll ask a series of 14 questions, each starting with the words “Did You Know,” to inform you about many of the features, integrations, and other resources Fishbowl has to offer.


Fishbowl Integrates with These QuickBooks Versions

Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl Blog
Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl BlogAs of this moment, there are 23 QuickBooks versions that Fishbowl integrates with. Keep in mind that this number will change as time goes by and newer versions of Fishbowl and QuickBooks are released and older versions of QuickBooks are no longer supported by Intuit. Here is the list of all of the QuickBooks versions Fishbowl currently integrates with: (more…)

FAQs About QuickBooks Integration

Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl Blog
Fishbowl integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks, Fishbowl BlogThe Documentation Wiki, provided by Fishbowl, offers five categories of FAQs about its software. The second category of questions is on Fishbowl’s QuickBooks Integration. This is the smallest section of questions, and it’s nice and straightforward. So let’s list the three questions related to Fishbowl’s integration with QuickBooks and then you can click the link above to find their answers: (more…)

QuickBooks Manufacturing Software Articles

Improve your manufacturing processes to handle heavier loads, Fishbowl Blog
Improve your manufacturing processes to handle heavier loads, Fishbowl BlogThis category combines two of Fishbowl’s specialties: QuickBooks and manufacturing. Not content to have a single category devoted to QuickBooks, Fishbowl offers the following articles in the QuickBooks Manufacturing Software category. This is the smallest category with just three articles, but each one offers a unique and helpful perspective, so they are definitely worth checking out. Go ahead and click on any that speak to you and your business: (more…)