Cannabis Accounting Niche – Huge Need for CPA Accountants
Everyone knows that cannabis is hot. If you’re a CPA or an accounting professional interested in getting into the industry, start here. In this episode of Accounting Marketing Doesn’t Suck, Hugh Duffy talks to Naomi Granger and Andrew Hunzicker, co-founders of Dope CFO, a cannabis practice development firm, all about the issues plaguing the industry, why it’s not too late to jump into the niche and the risks involved for CPAs (they are small). Join us! Listen on iTunes
Andrew Hunzicker, CPA – LinkedIn
Andrew Hunzicker, CPA is an Accounting Expert focused on helping CEOs.
Andrew Hunzicker, CPA is President of CFO Bend, currently serving cannabis companies in every vertical, in 4 states. Additionally DOPE CFO teaches Accountants, Bookkeepers, and CPAs how to successfully enter this industry with a complete DIY “accounting practice in a box” training program. He is an expert in Cannabis startups, CFO services, turnaround strategies, high-growth strategies, capital sourcing, mergers, exits, wealth protection, startups. He has provided executive leadership and business counsel to companies across many industries including retail, manufacturing, energy, medical/bio, high tech.
Naomi Granger, CPA, MBA – LinkedIn
Naomi Granger is an accounting expert focused on helping Cannabis CEOs.
The road to a successful cannabis businesses is full of confusing laws and regulations, steep taxes, and many other unforeseeable roadblocks and hoops to jump through. Cannabis CEOs run into a slew of accounting problems unique to this brand new, partially illegal industry. Growers and dispensaries have an ever-growing list of compliance concerns, banking issues and federal tax limitations. Naomi helps cannabis CEOs navigate these challenges so they can maximize their cash flow, minimize their tax burden and never worry when the auditors come around (and they will come).