Get on with it. Get organized.
Take that first step and the next one will follow. Every business has its own vision of success and we are going to help you define it. Then we are going to get you organized to achieve it.
“Change is hard. Not changing will be harder.”
Calmwaters loves to get to know all types of businesses and help them find ways to get organized and gain business intelligence. We are in fact relentless organizers. We don’t just come in and get your books organized, we will find efficiencies that will help your business succeed.
This stuff may seem pretty dry but this is what makes your business tick, and how well transactions are recorded, followed up on and reconciled are the tally for the health of your operation.
You should make friends with technology. Technology is fun. It will make your business more efficient. It will make your business more profitable. It will free up your time to do the parts of your job that you enjoy. Calmwaters can help you make friends with technology because we are already friends with it. Great friends! We love it…it loves us. Let us introduce you two and watch your relationship blossom.
Calmwaters loves to organize. We are in fact relentless organizers. We can organize your work flow into manageable, efficient processes that will make your company more productive.
Your success is the measure of Our success.
OUR COMMITMENT TO THE INTEGRITY OF YOUR FINANCIAL RECORDS
Calmwaters strives to uphold the highest of professional standards. Your bookkeeping will be conducted only by Certified Professional Bookkeepers. We are fully E&O insured through The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada. And we have Continuation of Service procedures and contingency plans in place that are reviewed twice a year with our collaborating partner and renewed annually with our customers.
Our Mission Statement
Calmwaters is going to work with businesses to define their vision of success and then get them organized to achieve it. Financial organization is our first customer undertaking, but certainly not the last.
Our Core Belief
The biggest step to success is knowing what your vision of it is, and then the best way to achieve that success is to clear the distractions out of the way. Organization is the key to clearing the distractions. And getting on with it is the key to organization.
Get on with it. Get organized. Take that first step and the next one will follow.
Calmwaters relies on our partner relations. They make us shine. So we can make you shine.
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FROM THE MINDS OF CALMWATERS
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