Accurate and reliable accounting management can mean the difference between the success and failure of a business. Ruhl & Associates, LLC, offers a solution:
Scalable outsourced management accounting services.

We assist businesses in a variety of industries with valuable accounting information and expertise that allow them to make better strategic decisions, reduce costs, increase profits and make sound financial decisions. By providing permanent or temporary part-time assistance, we can help you focus on your core business priorities and eliminate the responsibility of managing your accounting functions.

Ruhl & Associates, LLC, offers:

  • Accounting Systems Setup & Design
  • QuickBooks Setup & Training
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Employee Coaching & Training
  • Financial Statement Preparation & Review
  • Month-End Closings
  • Outsourced Controller Services
  • Bookkeeping, Budgeting, Forecasting & Planning
  • Temporary & Interim Support

How can our team of experienced accounting professionals help your business?


Accurate financial information is essential to the success of your business. It helps you better understand your finances, gives you more control over your money and allows you to make better financial decisions.

If you find yourself spending too much time managing your books and not enough time focusing on your business strategy and income-producing activities,
Ruhl & Associates, LLC, can help. Whether you need someone once a week or once a year, we will provide turnkey accounting solutions that meet your specific needs.

Scalable Accounting

Small to medium-sized businesses need the same level of accounting expertise as a large company, but may not (OR probably don’t) need a full-time accountant. Ruhl & Associates, LLC, can deliver the exact level of service you need; and as your needs change, we can adjust the level of our services.

Outsourced Controller Services

Perhaps you’re at a point where you need more extensive accounting services and more detailed financial information to make the best financial decisions. You may even need someone to help you make those decisions.

Full-time CFO’s can cost $60,000 to $100,000, or even more, per year.
Ruhl & Associates, LLC, outsourced controller services deliver the same (often better) level of service than you would receive from a full-time employee at a fraction of the cost. We provide as little or as much assistance as you need to achieve your goals.

In turn, you can rest easy knowing an experienced accounting professional is overseeing and monitoring your finances.

Filling Temporary Voids

If your business is experiencing a personnel transition, Ruhl & Associates, LLC, can provide temporary financial services and make the transition effortless. We offer full-time or part-time, long-term or short-term, interim accounting solutions to ensure that there are no interruptions to your business.

Resources for CPA firms

Are you a CPA firm? Ruhl & Associates, LLC, does not offer tax preparation or tax-related services, but we do provide CPAs with accurate and timely reconciled trial balances to facilitate tax preparation. We can also provide more extensive accounting support if your clients need it.

Businesses don’t always need a full-time accountant, but they also don’t want to spend their time poring over financial spreadsheets instead of focusing on their core competencies. So they turn to Ruhl & Associates, LLC, and we provide them with the perfect level of accounting support – from simple bookkeeping to a CFO/Controller – and they only pay for the services they need.

If you’re looking for a team of experienced and dedicated accounting professionals to provide on-site accounting and bookkeeping services that are accurate and scalable to your business needs, give us a call at 610-685- 0791, or email us at, for a free consultation to determine what level of support is right for your business.

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    I am an accounting professional with more than 34 years of experience, including five in public accounting and 29 working in various industries as Controller and Treasurer. I graduated from Twin Valley High School and Kutztown University, with a major in Accounting and Business Administration. I am a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

    As President of Ruhl & Associates, LLC, I enjoy coaching a team of dedicated, enthusiastic professionals who are committed to helping their clients make sound business decisions, utilizing relevant and timely financial statements and analytical data. My team enjoys working closely with our clients to maintain reliable financial accounting systems and processes that are crucial to the success of all businesses.


    • I enjoy spending time with my wife, Jean, and three daughters: Jayne, Emily and Molly.
    • I love being outdoors, especially hiking, kayaking and mountain biking.
    • I like hunting in Potter County.
    • When I have extra time, I watch re-runs of the television show MASH.
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 111



    I am a graduate from Kutztown University with a major in Accounting. I am working on obtaining my CPA license and am a member of both the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). It is my responsibility to analyze and manage my clients’ financial statements, including their monthly, quarterly and yearly closings. I work to identify ways to improve a company’s financials, along with providing backup accounting staffing.


    • I attended various colleges as I worked toward my accounting degree, traveling with my husband who is in the military.
    • I am from Wichita, KS.
    • When I am not at work, I enjoy doing lots of activities with my family.
    • I love to swim, kayak and fish, but I also enjoy going to the movies.

    “Vanessa is the newest addition to our team. She is energetic, a quick learner and displays an enthusiasm to hone her accounting skills. Her initial focus has been month-end closings and financial statement preparation for construction and light industrial clients. Her clients enjoy her charismatic presence in their offices.” Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 115



    I am an accounting professional with 23 years’ experience. I am a graduate of Tulpehocken High School and Alvernia University, with a degree in Accounting. At Ruhl & Associates, LLC, I am responsible for the management of various clients’ accounting needs, and do a lot of onsite work, based on their requirements.


    • I have two fabulous children and seven happy grandchildren.
    • I love being a grandmother.
    • When I am not with my family, I love to travel. I have been to many places, but my favorite is Alaska.
    • I enjoy reading a good mystery book, going shopping, sewing, sports and being with friends.

    “Pat joined our team in 2011. She provides accounting management and controller level support to clients utilizing more advanced accounting systems such as Sage 100 (MAS90). Her commitment to maintaining accurate general ledgers is unparalleled. She is tenacious in solving accounting issues, especially when her clients get creative. Pat ‘s clients love her cheerful personality and leadership she brings to the office.”  Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 113



    I joined the Ruhl & Associates, LLC, team in 2014 with more than 25 years of accounting experience. As an accounting professional, my focus is on organization and efficiency. I am responsible for the management of several client accounts and take pride in meeting a customer’s financial needs in a timely, friendly manner. I look forward to working with you!


    • My husband and I have two sons, one daughter, two daughters-in-law and one son-in-law.
    • I am the proud grandmother to three very handsome grandsons.
    • I LOVE vacationing at the beach.
    • I enjoy spending lots of time with my family and my incredibly adorable Pomeranian.
    • I have been known to do some binge-watching of Netflix.

    “Bonnie has been a great addition to our team. Her knowledge and hands-on experience with QuickBooks is exceptional. She handles a broad range of responsibilities for her clients that extend beyond basic accounting tasks. Her clients trust her decision making and rely on her to assist in managing and projecting cash flow. Her accuracy and dedication are commendable.”

    Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 114


    Accounting Associate/Office Manager

    I have my undergraduate degree from York College of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in Social Work from West Chester University. As an accounting professional for two years, I am responsible for processing payroll, bookkeeping, accounting support and special projects at Ruhl & Associates, LLC.


    • I love to be active, especially by running. I am proud to have completed several half marathons.
    • I really enjoy cooking…and vacuuming… 🙂
    • I love to spend time with close friends and family.
    • I am perfectly happy to cozy up and watch Netflix.

    “Jayne performs vital administrative and office responsibilities for the firm, as well as providing accounting support to clients. She handles the bookkeeping for several QuickBooks clients and performs a multitude of special projects particularly when onboarding new clients. She never refuses an assignment, no matter how tedious or unfulfilling. It is a pleasure to have Jayne in the office.” Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 116



    I joined the Ruhl & Associates, LLC, team with 12 years’ experience in the banking industry. Growing up in the snow belt of northwestern PA, I am a graduate of Meadville High School and Penn State University. After receiving a BS in Finance from Penn State, I got my master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University. For the past 10 years, I have been responsible for payroll, payables and receivables, and financial analysis for a diverse client base. Each day is unique and brings new challenges, which is something I love about working for Ruhl & Associates, LLC.


    • I love spending time with my husband, Jeff; my daughter, Lauren; my son, Andrew; and Indie, my Australian Shepherd.
    • I am proud to be a Penn State grad with both my son and daughter. We cheer on the Nittany Lions anytime, anywhere!
    • I enjoy traveling, taking long walks, and a great glass of wine.

    “Pam has been a dedicated and valued member of our team for over 10 years. She always conducts herself with grace and poise when interacting with any client. Her consummate professionalism is admired and respected. We can always rely on Pam to tackle challenging assignments independently. She is very patient and thorough when coaching and working with her clients.”

    Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC
    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 112


    Client Development Director

    I am a marketing professional with more than 12 years’ experience in business development, advertising and graphic design. I am a graduate of Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA, with a degree in Business Management. As Director of Client Development for Ruhl & Associates, LLC, I am responsible for marketing, advertising, website management, lead generation and social media.


    • I am mom to two wonderfully amazing and silly boys.
    • I have a minor obsession with all things “dachshund”, thanks to my long-hair black and tan dachshund, Trotter (named after    former Philadelphia Eagle, Jeremiah Trotter).
    • My favorite place in the whole world is the beach.
    • I love spending as much time as I possibly can with my family.
    • I believe if we could all smile a little more, the world would be a much happier place.

    “Sara is our first marketing professional. Her initial priority was the development of our new website. She also coordinated our first client appreciation event in the dugout suite of a Reading Fightin Phils baseball game. Her marketing expertise and experience will be a valuable asset for our firm. We expect Sara to play a central role in our plans for growth and client development. We are excited to have her onboard.” Rick Ruhl, President, Ruhl & Associates, LLC

    Phone: 610-685-0791
    Extension: 121

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