Richard discusses outsourcing of accounting services with Dev Purkayastha.
Dev Purkayastha, founded Indevia Accounting after he had difficulty finding a reliable, high-quality accounting firm to handle his family entities. Indevia™ Accounting provides bookkeeping services for franchisees and also offers preferred vendor programs for franchisors specific to the restaurant industry. Indevia serves hundreds of clients including QSR, fast-casual, unique concepts, and emerging chains. Some of Indevia’s clients include Subway, Jersey Mike’s, Jamba Juice, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Marco’s Pizza, Which Wich, and Ben’s Pretzels.
Indevia uses “Lean” principles to improve productivity and boost quality. The goal of “Lean” is to simplify processes in order to focus on the activities that best serve the client and eliminate wasteful activities.
Dev is a Chartered Accountant trained at Price Waterhouse, a successful venture capital investor, and a former member of a retail store franchisor’s Board of Directors. He also has an MBA from Harvard Business School.