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.

Controllership Services: Why Hire a Controller for your Business

Posted on November 18, 2021 at 7:51 PM
Written by Plumb

Take Advantage of Controllership Services with Outsourcing by Plumb

Controllership services are mid-level accounting functions and finance-related tasks performed by a controller.  Depending on the size of your business or the complexity of your accounting, a controller can be the head of your accounting department or report to a CFO, which plays a more strategic role when it comes to finance and management.

In many instances, a business has a full-time bookkeeper on staff and relies on them for month-end reporting and more complex accounting activities.  By having a bookkeeper handle the higher-level functions it can result in a lack of expertise and inaccurate financial information.  As a company starts to grow, it is important to have a clear financial picture and up-to-date information to make better business decisions based on accurate numbers.

At Plumb, we work with businesses to provide an outsourced accounting option based on their specific needs.  We can enhance an existing accounting department by offering an outsourced or part-time solution.  For example, businesses will continue to keep their full-time bookkeeper on staff and a Plumb controller can come in on a weekly or semi-weekly basis to handle the month-end and industry-specific reports and analysis.  In contrast, some businesses have a CFO on staff who is performing controllership services.  This results in underutilizing their CFO’s expertise and overpaying for their work.  This is when a Plumb controller can step in on an outsourced basis to provide the financial reporting to the in-house CFO in order to maximize their role in the company.

If you’re not sure if your business is ready for a controller, take a look at how Plumb utilizes controllership services within their outsourced accounting model.

Controllership Services by Plumb Include:

  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Cash flow maintenance
  • Payroll processing oversight
  • AP/AR management
  • Industry-specific reporting and analysis 
  • Establishing accounting procedures and policies 
  • Accounting department clean-up
  • Accounting department management and training
  • Accounting software conversions and upgrades
  • QuickBooks accounting expertise
  • NetSuite accounting expertise

7-Step Business Accounting Process | Outsourced Controllership Services

Since 1996, Plumb has been providing outsourced accounting solutions to businesses looking for the best way to optimize their finance department.  Based on the experience of working with hundreds of companies in various industries and revenue sizes,  Plumb developed a customized 7-Step Process to deliver measurable results.  With each step there are phase objectives and key deliverables, mostly handled by the controller-level role.  The process sets a great foundation for establishing the success of the company with their accounting goals.


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