Our Services

From basic bookkeeping to strategic CFO services, we bring the depth and breadth of solutions that will meet the needs for any business size or structure.

CFO Services

Think CFO for hire. Not all businesses can or want to manage all of their financial and legal matters in-house.

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Accounting

Well beyond entering data and printing out automatically generated reports. We care about our clients.

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Bookkeeping

Incoming & outgoing invoices, recording receipts, keeping track of accounts payable & receivable, and much more!

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Payroll

Proper handling of employee compensation involves many levels to consider and keep accurate in order to avoid mishaps.

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Tax Forms and Reporting

We work with your tax preparer on income tax returns. Information returns (1099s, excise tax), quarterly & annual state renewals? We’ve got those covered.

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Business Consulting

Leave project management, trademark & domain management, human resources, and securities account analysis up to us.

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Why Choose Us?

Many businesses don’t need to hire a full-time employee to handle their accounting needs, or are unsure of their needs due to fast growth. Plus:

Focus

Do what you do best, and run your business while using our firm as a resource that gives you more time to generate revenue.

Experience

Take the guesswork out of hiring junior level or executive level expertise for a near term or ever evolving set of needs. We adapt to your situation.

Confidentiality

Keep your business information with an outside firm that is contractually bound to confidentiality. Remove the worry about employees over-sharing financial details.

Certification

Third party prepared financial statements provide strategic advantages with lenders, landlords, insurance auditors, and regulators.

Meet Our Experts

We treat our clients with the utmost care and concern. You’ll soon discover that we look out for your business’ best interests as thoroughly as we do for our own business. Our clients count, so we make sure they never feel like a number.

Annette SonnenburgPresident and Founder

Annette started her career with a nationwide securities broker dealer. She was licensed under Series 7 (Registered Representative), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal), Series 4 (Options Principal) and Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal). She then went on to become the Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer of a regional firm before returning to management at a national company. ​After providing all accounting functions, analyzing securities cases, and consulting for clients of a local law firm, Annette decided to start her own business and provided business consulting, risk assessment, and accounting services for law firms, construction companies, investment advisors, broker dealers, and extended her services to an action sports company, two large night clubs, a movie production, and product sales.

Annette has also spent more than 15 years managing the trusts, private holding companies, insurance, legal matters, and personal finances for high net worth individuals.

She is most appreciated by her clients for her strong work ethic, attention to detail, thorough analysis of all needs of the business, and efficiency standards.

Annette SonnenburgPresident and Founder

Annette started her career with a nationwide securities broker dealer. She was licensed under Series 7 (Registered Representative), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal), Series 4 (Options Principal) and Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal). She then went on to become the Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer of a regional firm before returning to management at a national company. ​After providing all accounting functions, analyzing securities cases, and consulting for clients of a local law firm, Annette decided to start her own business and provided business consulting, risk assessment, and accounting services for law firms, construction companies, investment advisors, broker dealers, and extended her services to an action sports company, two large night clubs, a movie production, and product sales.

Annette has also spent more than 15 years managing the trusts, private holding companies, insurance, legal matters, and personal finances for high net worth individuals.

She is most appreciated by her clients for her strong work ethic, attention to detail, thorough analysis of all needs of the business, and efficiency standards.

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BaileyBookkeeper

Bailey first joined Sonnenburg Consulting in June of 2012 and we are pleased that he rejoined the team in January of 2018.

He has gained experience with multiple companies providing customer service, training other employees, and managing his own department with efficiency.

Our clients appreciate his willingness and flexibility to be available when it is convenient for them, problem solve, and spend time with them to assist them in understanding their accounting entries.

He enjoys going beyond typical customer service and assisting clients and other team members.

BaileyBookkeeper

Bailey first joined Sonnenburg Consulting in June of 2012 and we are pleased that he rejoined the team in January of 2018.

He has gained experience with multiple companies providing customer service, training other employees, and managing his own department with efficiency.

Our clients appreciate his willingness and flexibility to be available when it is convenient for them, problem solve, and spend time with them to assist them in understanding their accounting entries.

He enjoys going beyond typical customer service and assisting clients and other team members.

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Mindy PetersonBookkeeper

Mindy joined the Sonnenburg team in January of 2018. She has worked with reputable financial institutions where she worked as an account reconciliations specialist and financial service representative helping maintain commercial client accounts. This experience and knowledge lead her to beginning her own successful small business.

With Mindy’s solid understanding of bookkeeping and accounts payable/receivable principles you can guarantee the best hands on experience, attention to detail, and a high degree of accuracy and customer service.

Mindy PetersonBookkeeper

Mindy joined the Sonnenburg team in January of 2018. She has worked with reputable financial institutions where she worked as an account reconciliations specialist and financial service representative helping maintain commercial client accounts. This experience and knowledge lead her to beginning her own successful small business.

With Mindy’s solid understanding of bookkeeping and accounts payable/receivable principles you can guarantee the best hands on experience, attention to detail, and a high degree of accuracy and customer service.

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Jessica WaymanBookkeeper

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Jessica WaymanBookkeeper

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Danielle GibbsBookkeeper

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Danielle GibbsBookkeeper

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Bri CalveriBookkeeper

Bri has been working with Sonnenburg Consulting since 2020. She has a bachelors in Educational Studies from WGU and joined the team as a part-time bookkeeper to assist with managing accounts in Quickbooks. Bri pays attention to detail and is a quick learner. She has been thoroughly and consistently trained by Annette in the world of accounting for many years, and is always eager to learn more, being somewhat of a jane of all trades. She currently manages the website and social media of the business, as well. Bri is committed to providing quality services to clients here at Sonnenburg Consulting.

Sonnenburg Consulting - Bri Calveri
Bri CalveriBookkeeper

Bri has been working with Sonnenburg Consulting since 2020. She has a bachelors in Educational Studies from WGU and joined the team as a part-time bookkeeper to assist with managing accounts in Quickbooks. Bri pays attention to detail and is a quick learner. She has been thoroughly and consistently trained by Annette in the world of accounting for many years, and is always eager to learn more, being somewhat of a jane of all trades. She currently manages the website and social media of the business, as well. Bri is committed to providing quality services to clients here at Sonnenburg Consulting.

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Client Testimonials

Mark R.Real Estate Developer, Attorney, Business Owner

"I trust, absolutely, her unquestionable ethics and the reliable accuracy of her work product…I value her input and humor, both as a professional and friend.”

Eric G.Business Owner, Real Estate Developer

[Her] accuracy, diligence, and timeliness have been truly appreciated…anticipates daily needs rather than just react and keep after-the-fact books…allowed us to operate as efficiently as if we had an in-house CFO.”

Gary K.CPA Firm Partner

“Annette’s services go beyond accounting…clients have entrusted her with accounting, legal and management responsibilities…broad range of general business management experience…produced a network of trusted advisors for her clients.”

Alyssa R.Website/Blog Owner

"Sonnenburg Consulting has become an important and vital part of my business. They have taken all of the worry and stress out of the finance side of things. They communicate with the rest of my team to make sure everything runs smoothly and is ready for tax season every year. Everything is so professionally done and organized and every expense is accounted for. They are easy to communicate with and answer any questions that I may have. They have been the best financial managers for my business and I will be working with them for many years to come!"

Amanda M.Salon Owner

Annette and her team are amazing! For years I tried to balance my own books just in time for my taxes to be done. I miss things, I don’t know how to maximize my deductions, and I just struggled managing money. Annette and her team keep my finances organized and they are setting me up for financial success in life and with my taxes. They will also work to make sure they provide you the information quickly if you have a deadline. 5 stars all the way!

Case Studies

On average Annette and her team save 20 hours per week for Business Owners. Check out our case studies below:

Blogger Case Study

CFO Services Case Study

Business Consulting Case Study

Construction Case Study

Restaurant Case Study

Pricing That Pencils

We also offer customizable flat monthly rate packages depending on the needs of the business.

Fundamentals

$80/hour
  • Bookkeeping & Payroll

Advantage

$120/hour
  • Advanced & Forensic Accounting

Strategy

$150/hour
  • CFO & Business Consulting

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FAQs

  • What industries does Sonnenburg accounting services specialize in?

    Sonnenburg Consulting has had a wide range of clients such as service-based businesses, products imported and sold in stores or online, internet-based businesses such as bloggers, real estate developments, real estate investments, construction companies, restaurants, pharmaceutical companies working with government grants, and more.

  • Why is outsourced payroll popular among accounting professionals?

    There are so many payroll reporting requirements and large companies have tried to standardize the process, but most accounting professionals agree that someone experienced with payroll matters should always be involved in the payroll process.

  • Is my small business big enough to outsource CFO services?

    No business is too small to outsource your CFO services. In a constantly changing business world, knowing how to analyze and forecast business financial health helps businesses like yours stay on track.

  • When do you need a CFO consulting service?

    The simplest answer is: now. There’s no true pinpoint moment when we can say you absolutely need an outsourced CFO, but there are signs that you’re in a dangerous zone and need help.

  • When to outsource accounting services?

    The easy answer is when you have a business or even a business idea that you are pursuing you should be consulting with people that can point you in the right direction and set up an accounting system that you can use going forward. We can also let you know when it is time to get the help of a business attorney. Even high net worth and high income clients with many personal assets and liabilities need assistance tracking everything and working with their tax preparers.

Nationwide Services

Not located near Salt Lake City or Seattle?
Not a problem. Most of our services can be provided from our location remote. However, if your needs require on-site assistance, we can arrange travel to your location.

801-984-3805
10808 S River Front Pkwy #301, South Jordan, UT 84095       5675 S Redwood Road, Unit 12, Salt Lake City, UT 84123

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