This article discusses how entrepreneurs can leverage their accountants to make better informed and data-driven business decisions. It emphasizes consulting accountants beyond tax time to help you assess the health of your business and what to do about it by utilizing available financial data. The article provides three tips for making this happen: requesting written explanations about any financial data you receive, focusing on how the data affects your bottom line and cash flow, and relating any conversations about your financial condition to your mission and strategic objectives.