When speaking to new clients we always get a consistent question; I am unsure if I need a bookkeeper for my business? In many cases we have found if a client is questioning whether there is a need, more than likely they should investigate getting one.
There are two important things every small business owner wants – and needs – to keep things running successfully: time and money. Choosing a bookkeeper for your business is one way to give you everything you want (and need).
There is sometimes false economies that a bookkeeper will cost your business money but what many business owners forget to do is cost themselves doing the work themselves. How many of us are guilty of spending countless weeknights and weekends catching up on paperwork or even doing the work during the day when we could be using this critical time to build our business, make sales and actually do what we’re trained to do (and outsource the rest).
There are numerous reasons your business could benefit from a bookkeeper but I’ve narrowed it down to the top six for you:
If you have come to the realisation that your business may benefit from having someone help with your bookkeeping, make sure you partner with the right firm.
There are many providers of bookkeeping services out there but it essential to ask the right questions before selecting one for your business.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when choosing a bookkeeper for your business:
Like many industries, you need to remember you get what you pay for and your bookkeeping partner should be aligned to your business.
At Galaxi Bookkeeping we pride ourselves in the level of service we provide to all our clients and are always available to answer and add value. We have a resident CPA member who oversees all the work and ensures books are kept up to date. Furthermore, our experience across many industries allows us ensure that you, as the client, gets the right information the first time around.
New technology is around us all the time – from doing banking on a smartphone to checking email on a watch, but have you ever thought to integrate new technology into your business? Taking that leap from the traditional way of doing things can be a little scary at first, but in the long run it’s often easier and more helpful for managing a business efficiently. There are plenty of benefits of using online accounting, let’s take a look at some of them now:
Cloud-based accounting software offers so many benefits and really makes owning a business a little less stressful. Software options such as Xero imports bank information directly, making it even more accurate and easy to use!