Apex Flex – Outsourced Accounting
Stretch Your Accounting Function

What is Outsourced Accounting?

Outsourced accounting is where Apex provides a full accounting department experience for your small business.

We take care of the day-to-day accounting function just like an internal accounting department would. Our experts handle everything from:

  • Accounting data entered and reconciled
  • Invoicing and receiving payments 
  • Preparing financial reports
  • Paying your bills
  • Payroll
  • Innovating accounting processes with technology
  • And much more!


Why Outsource?

Outsourced accounting is no longer a trend, it’s how businesses will get the most out of their accounting and bookkeeping function. 

If your accounting department is like most, it generates no revenue.  Further, it is no surprise that if your accounting department has a 40 hour work week, they will find a way to fill it, whether productive or not.  At Apex, we are in the business of accounting which creates a culture of innovation and improvement on how we deliver our services.  We innovate toward the most efficient performance of tasks which leads to fewer errors, more timely reporting, allowing more time for us to provide added value and advice, all in a more cost effective manner to you.

A 2018 Survey conducted by with support from, asked 1,700 companies their opinion on how outsourced accounting has affected their business:

  • 80% of businesses that outsource accounting have more time to focus on their business.
  • 79% of the clients stated they would refer their outsourced accountant.
  • 50% say they no longer worry about mistakes in their accounting function.
  • 30% of the companies say that their outsourced accounting service has made them more profitable.

Here are just a few of the  reasons businesses are switching to outsourced accounting. 

Cost Savings

It’s expensive to hire, train and maintain an accounting department. When you consider salaries, PTO, payroll tax and benefits the savings from switching will add up. By outsourcing to Apex, our clients typically see a 25% reduction in cost from their finance function.


Leave the numbers to us! We’ll do what we do best and let you get back to what you do best, helping your business thrive. Apex Flex will free up time for you to spend on strategic initiatives.


Why have 2-3 people working on your accounting function when you can have a team of experts? By outsourcing to Apex, you will have a team of specialists with experience in every aspect of the accounting and bookkeeping function. Ranging from the day-to-day to CFO level services, Apex provides you the insight you need.


Accounting departments are cost centers, and generates no revenue. As leading edge accounting professionals who embrace the use of technology, we are passionate about innovating your accounting and bookkeeping function for the most efficient and accurate processing of your transactions.



Why Apex?

For over 20 years Apex has been trusted with providing premium quality accounting, tax and business advisory services and we are excited to offer Apex Flex to further help growing businesses.

Our passion comes from working with closely held, growth-minded business owners. We love the entrepreneurial energy our clients possess in reaching their fullest potential. It is our entrepreneurial spirit that sets us apart and drives us to be relentlessly committed to your success.

As a business owner you have goals. We understand that your business is the primary vehicle to achieve those goals. We believe our mission says it best “To help our clients achieve their life’s goals through the success of their business”. This mission is also supported by our core values. They are at the heart of everything we do. They help shape our decision making to provide the best experience for our clients. Our core values are:

Add Value

People Matter

Education & Learning


We are the best strategic partner for any growth-minded business because we adapt and adjust quickly to find the best solution for your toughest challenges. We are strong believers that your company needs the support of a reliable strategic partner. Possessing strong mid-western values, we are headquartered in St. Charles, Illinois with deep roots in the Fox Valley community. 100% of our employees are based in the U.S.

Check out some of our case studies

  • “Being the best means surrounding yourself with the best. After several failed attempts with previous CPAs, I was referred to Jim Chakires and Apex CPAs. With Apex I am constantly being challenged with how I measure my own success. Jim and his team are committed to my goals, both personally and professionally, and their services actively work towards achieving both. Finding someone that is as vested in your success as you are is a rare thing.”

    — Salvatore Segretto, Owner, The Zazu Salon Group
  • “Working with Apex, my business has grown both by saving money with tax planning and with revenue generating strategies. This year has been a record year for us. I would describe Apex as very professional. I would also say they are more of a consulting firm than a traditional accounting firm. It’s what makes them the most unique. The consultant part of the name should be first because that offers the most value and they can help impact your business..”

    — Phil Graf, Founder, Graf Tree Care
  • “Apex CPAs & Consultants has been a strategic asset of my company for over 10 years. More than just traditional accounting and tax services, Apex provides smart advisory services on a business level, with strategies and creative thinking that is hard to find in the world of CPAs. I would recommend Apex to any growing business that requires the best support in business advisory, accounting and services.”

    — James R. Langkamp, President, Forming America
  • “They take time to understand what is really important to me and provide me valuable guidance to make effective strategic decisions. The Apex team has been able to accomplish this while implementing a comprehensive tax reduction strategy which has allowed us to invest more back into the business.”

    — Jeff Kubas, President, Vertex Resource Group
  • “Apex offers extra value to their clients like educational and networking meetings. These are beneficial to me and our clients. As an example, I invited one of my clients to attend an after-hour networking and educational meeting at Apex. The topic was about manufacturing companies doing business overseas and how they could leverage a tax law and save thousands of dollars. They took the advice, and our client saved 6-figures.”

    — David Eshoo, President & Founder, Helping Hand IT Services & Networking, Inc


Time to switch?

There are many signs that point to outsourcing your accounting and bookkeeping function but are you noticing them? Your answers to the following questions are clear indicators for your need to outsource the accounting and bookkeeping function.

Is your time spent on the accounting function taking away from your overall business?

Are you falling behind because of technology? 

Are you struggling to find, train and supervise your accounting staff?

Is having an in-house team no longer cost-effective?

Are you struggling to make timely financial real-time decisions?

If you answered yes to any of the questions it’s time to reach out for a FREE 1-hour consultation to see how Apex Flex can stretch your accounting and bookkeeping function.


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