Laura Sabbagh, CPA, Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Xero Partner and Sleeter Group Certified Consultant, is passionate about helping small and mid-sized business owners earn the income they need to live the quality of life they want. She offers profitability consulting services, outsourced CFO-for hire and Controller services, bookkeeping, tax preparation, QuickBooks help, budgets, cash flow improvement, and much more. Her specialty industries include professional services, manufacturing and distribution, construction and income producing property.
Laura is truly committed to her clients’ success and enjoys ensuring that their accounting is set up and maintained properly so they can focus on their business. A teacher at heart, she is an exceptional mentor who explains complicated accounting-ese in clear understandable language. She has honed her technical expertise over 20 years of accounting experience in the competitive New York market.
Prior to starting her own firm, Laura worked in public accounting for both small and large firms. She was an integral part of firm management and served clients by preparing financial statements and tax returns, and performing audits for companies in various industries, including manufacturing, distribution, import/export, real estate, services, retail, not-for-profit, and many more. This vast experience enabled her to learn what management was doing right (and what they were doing wrong) and allows her to spot problems quickly.
Laura graduated cum laude with a BBA in Accounting from Bernard M. Baruch College, CUNY. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Moxxie Networking, The Sleeter Consultants Group, Long Island Business Associates, and CIBS.
What makes Laura different from other CPA’S?
Laura develops relationships with her clients and considers everything about their lives, not just the numbers. She most enjoys working with clients who want her to be their trusted advisor. Her real reward is to be able to teach and help her clients on all levels, whether it’s understanding their accounting information, minimizing their income taxes, or improving their business profits and personal finances.
Laura lives with her husband and two children on Long Island, NY. She is an avid volleyball player and enjoys bike riding, reading, gardening and relaxing at Jones Beach, NY.