Great businesses
need great accounting.

Vanilla is an online accounting firm that specializes in working with small businesses. We build clean, simple accounting systems that save time, lower stress, and give people the numbers they need to run their businesses successfully.

The right tools.

Goodbye desktop, hello cloud. We use cloud-based systems and apps that make accounting less time-consuming and irritating.

Nice and easy.

Bookkeeping, payroll, financial reporting, tax. We'll help you choose the right services for your business, and keep everything under one roof.

Practical advice.

Everything we do is aimed at helping small businesses nail the basics. If you'd like to know what those are, sign up for our free email series.

Our Specialties

QuickBooks Cleanups

A comprehensive cleanup of your QuickBooks company file. Designed to fix prior mistakes, improve your setup, and get your accounting back on track.

Xero and QBO Setups

Interested in moving your accounting online? We'll help you choose the right system and get everything up and running smoothly. For more info, see Small Business Accounting Systems: A Brief Overview.

Outsourced Accounting

The ideal option for businesses that don't want to build their own accounting department. An all-in-one accounting service (bookkeeping + payroll + financial reporting), with unlimited support, for a fixed monthly fee.

Controller Services

For growing businesses that want to take their accounting and financial management to the next level. For more info, see What Does a Controller Do?

Year-End Packages

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