GHJ Beverage Practice Leader Maria Pearman presented what breweries should know about their financial needs and what to look for in an accountant. This discussion was hosted by Craft Beer Professionals on Wednesday, 8/23 at 1 p.m. pacific.
As breweries scale up their business, they find accounting partners with the knowledge and resources to help them achieve their goals. Maria explained when a brewery should hire an accounting firm and how to find a firm that fits its unique needs.
An expert in the beverage alcohol space, Maria sits on the Finance Committee for the Brewers Association, the nation’s largest industry organization for craft brewers. She wrote Small Brewery Finance, a top-rated book that helps brewers run successful businesses. She has also taught courses at the Business of Craft Beer program at the University of Vermont.