Sankofa Bookkeeping was born from founder Bernadette’s long history as a small business owner, H&R Block and Community income tax volunteer, and community advocate.

Bernadette provides a variety of accessible, bookkeeping services and financial consulting for all small business owners – and helps her clients understand their financials, so they have the accurate numbers on hand to strategically grow their business.

Looking for a bookkeeper whose walked the small business walk and knows how to set up your financials to open up new opportunities?

Great! Visit our website and book your free discovery call with Bernadette today to discuss a custom bookkeeping solution to suit your needs.

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Full Service Bookkeeping

Determined to help her small business clients focus more on growing their business with clear financials to help guide their way, Bernadette takes over the difficult and time consuming task of keeping your books for you.

Whether you’re using Spreadsheets or QuickBooks, she’s got you covered with services including:

  • Financial Statements: Profit & Loss, Balance Sheets, Cashflow Projections, Custom Financial Statements
  • Payroll: Employee payroll processing, Payroll tax calculations and filing
  • Tax Preparation: Compilation of necessary financial data, Calculation of tax liabilities, Filing of business taxes (personal & business)
  • Accounts Receivable: Invoicing and billing services, Customer payment processing, Aged receivables analysis
  • Accounts Payable: Invoice processing, Vendor payment processing, Expense tracking and reporting
  • Bank Reconciliation: Monthly bank statement reconciliation, Identification and resolution of discrepancies, Accurate recording of transactions
  • Compliance Services: Ensuring adherence to accounting standards, Compliance with local tax regulations, Regular updates on changes in financial regulations

And more! Click the Connect button to check out our services and book your free discovery call with Bernadette to discuss your specific needs.

Fractional Bookkeeping Services

Keen to offer the level of bookkeeping services to suit your specific needs, Bernadette offers a wide range of fractional bookkeeping services so that you can customize the level of support you need.

Choose from:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll
  • GST

And much more!

Click the Connect button to see our full suite of services and book your free discovery call to discuss the ideal fractional or full bookkeeping solution for your small business.

Not sure what that is, yet? No problem, Bernadette will help you figure that out too!

Bookkeeping Training for Small Business Owners

As a long-time entrepreneur herself, Bernadette was able to study and learn bookkeeping for her own business, so she learned first-hand the power of having a firm grasp on your financials as a business owner.

So she is best place to be your guide to help you understand your small business financials so that you can truly have control over the direction and growth of your business.

Click the Contact Us button to set up your free discovery call to discuss!

QuickBooks Training for Small Business Owners

As a certified QuickBooks expert, Bernadette offers targeting training for small business owners looking to leverage the power of QuickBooks.

She’ll help guide you to understanding how this powerful bookkeeping platform works and how you can best use it to suit your specific business needs.

Interested? Click the Contact Us button to connect with Bernadette and find out more.