Member Since 2018
New York City Area
Bill Gerber co-founded AccountingDepartment.com in 2004. With an extraordinary knack for “big picture” visions and the ability to drive impactful, meaningful change across industries, Bill found his calling when he set out to change the way businesses handle their accounting departments. Alongside co-founder Dennis Najjar, Bill built a new way to ensure growing and established businesses (much like his own) had access to enterprise-level, quality accounting departments without the burden of management and operational responsibilities. Honored with a gold 2016 Stevie Award for Employer of the Year, three 2014 Stevie Awards including a gold Stevie for Company of the Year, a Forbes Award, the Hartford Business Journal 40 under 40, and the CPA Technology Advisor Award, Bill is known nationally as an entrepreneur with a passion for empowering businesses. A member of Maverick 1000, Bill embraces his entrepreneurial spirit by acting as a catalyst for change, trailblazing across businesses and industries. From driving change within AccountingDepartment.com to helping other business owners maximize their potential for growth and prosperity, Bill is a change-maker on a mission. With a background in business consulting, entrepreneurship, technology, and accounting, Bill has over 25 years' experience supporting business owners. Having just reached the 100 employee milestone, AccountingDepartment.com employs some of the greatest accounting experts in the country and serves businesses nationwide with unparalleled attention to detail and process with technology-driven, mission-focused expertise. Bill lives in Connecticut, serves on the board of the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation, and is a regular speaker and consultant to business owners, entrepreneurs and CEOs, while serving as an expert advisor to national publications.
Communication is one of the most essential skills that a business leader needs to master to be successful. Great leaders may develop their communication skills early on in their careers, but they also have created and maintained habits that help them communicate more effectively.
Hiring for a senior position at a company usually requires a lot more time and effort than hiring for other positions. In many cases, business owners may have a hard time finding the most effective way to source senior talent for their organization. You don't want to lose out on great talent, but you also need to spot the best talent out of the field of applicants, because making a wrong hire at this level can spell disaster for the organization.
The benefits to a virtual workforce are easy to spot, but the requirements to ensure a successful virtual workforce are not always as easy to assess or implement.
AccountingDepartment.com serves the businesses of entrepreneurs, forward-thinking owners and executives, government contractors, and the like by providing an entire outsourced accounting department known for a level of expertise in processes and personnel commonly unattainable by small and mid-sized businesses. On a mission to empower businesses with accurate, timely and insightful financial data, our outsourced bookkeeping and controller services enable established, growing, and early-stage SMBs with between $1 and $50 million in revenue to access enterprise-level accounting department functionality without the corresponding prohibitive costs and infrastructure requirements typical of enterprise resources.