The Economic Impact of Maine’s Summer Camp Industry

Around the world, Maine has always been well known for being a premier summer vacation spot. The tourism industry brings in hundreds of millions each year. One vital portion of this industry is Maine’s exclusive summer camps for kids. Each year thousands of kids are...

MaineSole in the News

Our client MaineSole, from Dexter ME, is featured in Bloomberg Businessweek and Bangor Daily News. MaineSole is bringing handcrafted shoemaking and jobs back into the Maine economy. Contact us for more information. http://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/21/business/325-loafers-could-bring-shoe-manufacturing-back-to-maine/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-13/after-rare-buffett-misstep-a-maine-shoe-town-tries-to-rebuild...

Knowing the Difference: Recording, Reporting, and Decision Making

  Having a great business plan and running that business are two very different things. One important point that we like to highlight is the difference between a Bookkeeper, Controller, and Chief Financial Officer. For small and medium sized businesses, these terms can get tossed around...

Does Your Restaurant Have Proper Accounting and Reporting?

Many restaurant owners are very passionate about their restaurant and the food they serve, but have little business experience and financial knowledge. Running a restaurant can be very complicated and takes thorough research and analysis. It is very common for restaurant owners to overlook the importance...

Never has it been easier…

Never has it been easier to write and publish that book; you know, that book, which you had always intended to write. Small innovative publishers, shorter print runs, Amazon, and plethora of self-publishing options have all contributed to a boom for authors. At OpusCG, we have...

The Millennial Workforce

Opus Consulting Group is hearing more and more from its clients that they are having difficulty (1) finding qualified candidates for open positions and (2) retaining their best employees. High unemployment rates may be a problem in certain regions of the country and northern Maine,...

Maine Craft Beer: Don’t get left in the dust

The New England Craft Brew Summit, held in Portland last month drew a record crowd; a testament to the rapidly expanding craft beer industry in Maine. The industry, bolstered by over 90 breweries drove a surging $228 million in economic impact statewide in 2016, with...

Knowing Your Cash Flow

We have all heard the saying that “Cash is King,” and any company’s end goal is to generate cash from a core service or manufacturing of goods. The Statement of Cash Flows can be seen as the most valuable tool in assessing a company’s true...

Team work for the holidays and after.

2017 is here and is starting strong. I am sure you read the news and see it around you.  In the past 2 weeks, we have started work on a due diligence project as well as met with clients to help with their strategy and financial...