Online accounting for your small business.


Great accounting usually boils down to three things: 1) getting the right system in place (preferably in the cloud), 2) nailing down the basic processes that will help keep your everyday operations running smoothly, and 3) building a set of key financial reports that tell you what's happening with your business.

At Vanilla, we eat, sleep, and breathe small business accounting. And 90% of the work we do focuses on those three things.


Our services

Cleanup work

For businesses that need to fix prior problems and get their accounting back on track.

Xero or QBO setup

Our two favorite cloud accounting systems. We'll help you choose the one that's right for your business, and get everything up and running smoothly.

Full-charge bookkeeping

Boring but important. We'll oversee your books and handle your routine accounting needs, from transaction downloads to A/P processing to account reconciliations and all things in-between.

Integrated payroll

A complete payroll service that integrates seamlessly with your accounting system. Click, pay, done.

Financial reporting

Accurate, on-time financial reports that tell you what's happening with your business, so you can make better decisions.

Managed accounting

An ideal choice for businesses that don't want to build their own accounting department. We'll help you figure out what you need and put together an all-in-one accounting service, with unlimited support and advice, for a flat monthly fee.

Year-end close

The three things every business needs to close the year: a top-to-bottom accounting cleanup, a set of accurate financials, and an e-filed tax return.


Three ways to get started

If you want an inside look at what we do, grab a copy of our free e-book: "Our Top Five Accounting Tips for Small Businesses."

If you want better accounting but don't know where to start, contact us for a free accounting evaluation. We'll take a quick look at your business, ask you some really good questions, and give you our best feedback.

If you'd like to ask some questions or start discussing a potential project, feel free to contact us any time.