Accounting Services
Outsourced Accounting

Expertly trained accountants with a deep understanding of the software and your industry,

Family Office Accounting

High-touch technology family office accounting services that ensure security and privacy.

Bill Pay

Outsourced bill pay solution with cash flow reporting and tracked expenses.

What Are Outsourced Accounting Services and Do I Need Them?

If you are asking yourself these two questions, you've come to the right place.

What’s the Difference Between CFO and a Controller - and What Do I Need?

Although these two important roles are sometimes viewed as interchangeable there are important differences between them.

Industry Expertise
Our Key Industries

Expert knowledge and high-quality software solutions for our 5 key industries.

Construction & Real Estate

Real-time financial data and integrated job costing to generate reports and improve accountability.

Manufacturing & Distribution

Track billing of materials, implement inventory control systems, manage supplier base, and reduce unnecessary costs.


Our team has the expertise needed to navigate deposits, refunds, chargebacks, and processing fees to maximize efficiency.

Professional Services

Streamline financial operation and increase overall profitability to enable faster and smarter decisions.

Family Office Accounting

High-touch technology family office accounting services that ensure security and privacy.

Why does industry expertise matter?

Industry focus allows us to be experts in the accounting needs of the companies that operate within these industries.

Why Plumb Works With These Industries

This is another one of our favorite questions. The answer is easy: we know these industries.

Software Expertise
Sage Software

Innovative software to manage your accounting, people, payroll, payments, and more.

NetSuite Software

Integrated cloud business software suite, including business accounting, ERP, CRM and ecommerce software.

QuickBooks Software

Scalable solutions for reporting, transactions, month-end close, analysis, and more.

QuickBooks to NetSuite Migration: A Comprehensive Guide

Migrating from one accounting software platform to another is a critical undertaking for businesses. This is especially true when considering a transition from QuickBooks to NetSuite.

How do I know which Software is right for my company?

Selecting the "right" software for your company might seem like an overwhelming task, but we'd like to help make this process easier for you.

Sage Software

Innovative software to manage your accounting, people, payroll, payments, and more.

Sage Intacct

Automate the critical processes, reduce the spreadsheet headaches, and get greater visibility into real-time business performance.

Sage 300 CRE

Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate connects finances and operations to help ensure maximum profit.

Sage 100 Contractor

The all-in-one construction software that goes beyond basic accounting to put you in total command of your projects.

Sage Estimating

Build bids quickly and precisely, plus integrate with other Sage software solutions to streamline operations.

Sage Paperless

Easily store, retrieve, and route documents for accounting and operations.

Sage Service

Streamline service calls and construction projects from start to finish with web-based real-time information.

Additional Solutions

Add-on these services to improve workflow and enhance data and analytics.

How and When to Choose Construction Accounting Software?

The right tools can help you manage your construction projects efficiently, provide clarity of your finances, and ultimately help improve profitability and job success.

5 Types of Visibility Every Construction Firm Should Have.

Here we list 5 key elements to help capture insights that are pivotal to running an efficient and lucrative constriction firm.

About Plumb

Plumb seeks to empower business owners and leaders to gain clarity about their financials to grow their business.

Case Studies

Learn more about our work with clients in a variety of different industries.

Meet the Team

Learn more about the Plumb leadership team.

The Plumb Promise


Want to join us? Check out our current open positions and apply today.

What can Plumb Do for Your Business?

At Plumb we pride ourselves on providing "clarity in accounting and stewardship in service." But what does that actually mean?

What's the Plumb Promise and What's in it for You?

We're on a continuous journey to go above and beyond for our clients. Here's how we do that.

5 Ways Payroll Automation Helps Streamline Your Business For Success

Posted on May 9, 2024 at 9:54 AM
Written by Plumb

In today's fast-paced business environment, business owners are constantly seeking ways to enhance operational efficiency and accuracy. One of the most effective strategies is implementing payroll automation. This innovative approach to managing payroll processes not only simplifies complex tasks but also drives significant improvements across various aspects of your business. Here, we explore five key ways payroll automation can streamline your business for success.

Reduces Errors and Enhances Accuracy

Manual payroll processes are prone to human error, which can lead to inaccuracies in employee pay, tax withholdings, and benefits calculations. These mistakes can be costly, resulting in penalties and damaged employee trust. Payroll automation significantly reduces the risk of such errors by utilizing advanced algorithms and data validation techniques. Automated systems ensure calculations are precise and consistent, thereby enhancing the overall accuracy of your payroll operations.

Saves Time and Resources

The traditional method of managing payroll is time-consuming, often requiring extensive manpower to handle data entry, calculations, and record-keeping. By automating these processes, businesses can free up valuable time and resources. HR managers and staff can then focus on strategic tasks, such as talent recruitment, employee engagement, and developing a positive workplace culture. This shift not only improves productivity but also contributes to a more efficient allocation of human resources.

Increases Data Security

Employee payroll data is sensitive and must be protected from unauthorized access and breaches. Payroll automation software employs robust security measures, including encryption and secure data storage, to safeguard this information. By digitizing payroll processes, businesses can eliminate the risk associated with physical documents and ensure that employee data remains confidential and secure. Additionally, automated systems offer detailed audit trails, making it easier to monitor access and changes to payroll records.

Improves Employee Self-Service and Satisfaction

Modern payroll automation solutions often feature self-service portals, allowing employees to access their payroll information, such as payslips, tax documents, and benefits details, at any time. This empowerment reduces the workload on HR departments by minimizing the need for manual inquiries and requests. Furthermore, timely and accurate payroll processing, facilitated by automation, boosts employee satisfaction and trust, which are critical components of a successful business.

Facilitates Compliance and Reporting

Staying compliant with tax laws and regulations is a major challenge for many businesses. Payroll automation simplifies this aspect by automatically updating systems with the latest tax rates and legal requirements. Automated payroll solutions can also generate comprehensive reports on workforce costs, taxes, and other payroll-related metrics. These insights are invaluable for strategic planning, budgeting, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Payroll automation offers a plethora of benefits that can significantly streamline your business operations, leading to greater success. By reducing errors, saving time, enhancing security, improving employee satisfaction, and facilitating compliance, automated payroll systems position mid-sized businesses for growth and stability in the competitive market landscape. As business owners explore accounting service outsourcing and software solutions, considering the integration of payroll automation into their operations should be a top priority.


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