"Solid accounting and financial management are part of the visionary's toolkit. A great financial foundation is required to level up."
--Cheryl C. Hutchings, CPA
Financial Expertise for Nonprofits & Solopreneurs
Cheryl Carter Hutchings, CPA is a business and accounting professional with 20+ years of experience in nonprofit and small business financial management. She is the founder of CarterHutchings, LLC located in historic Old Town Alexandria. CarterHutchings offers virtual accounting and business advisory services to nonprofits and solopreneurs and tailors service delivery based on both accounting needs and business strategy.
Cheryl began her career as a tax accountant at a Big Four accounting firm and then worked in several for-profit and nonprofit finance roles (including serving as CFO of a charter school network). She is a licensed CPA and MBA with a passion for using technology to make her clients’ lives easier.
Cheryl has an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from Virginia Tech. When she is not working with clients and collaborators, Cheryl is spending time with her two energetic children and planning for a future tiny home with her husband.
CarterHutchings LLC offers the benefit of a seasoned CFO at a fraction of the traditional cost. Virtual CFO services are customized by client need and may include oversight of an in-house accounting team, board reporting responsibility, and business financial modeling and cash flow forecasting.
QuickBooks online is the preferred accounting software of CarterHutchings. As a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, CarterHutchings will assist with migration from your legacy accounting system into QuickBooks Online, set up your company file, chart of accounts, and vendor/customer records. Project, class tracking, and tune-up services are also available.
Your organization needs more than just bookkeeping to thrive and execute its mission. CarterHutchings serves as a trusted business advisor and can assist with a variety of analysis and recommendations related to new service offerings, internal controls, cash management, and more.