We've been working with QuickBooks data for over 15 years and CLEARIFY's tool, QQube is the best solution available for getting QuickBooks data into an accessible format.  Not only have they put together a great tool for accessing QuickBooks data, but they also have molded a system for engagements aimed at getting business owners access to the information they need.  It is the CLEARIFY method, and we use large portions of that.  There are nine stages: