Why bookkeeping is essential for your small business

As a small business owner, do you need a bookkeeper, an accountant, or both? Bookkeepers can seem a little mysterious. In fact, they deal with the organisation, the recording and the reporting of financial transactions of a small business.

Simply put, a bookkeeper clears the way for the accountant to work with your business strategically. This means: keeping track of daily transactions, sending and managing invoices, handling the accounts payable ledger, keeping an eye on cash flow, and preparing the books for the accountant.

It is important to align your business with a bookkeeper who specialises in the areas you most need guidance and assistance with, this may be to help train staff in using online accounting or POS systems or give you advice on business processes.

For related articles and resources, read more from our Software Partner Xero https://www.xero.com/au/resources/small-business-guides/bookkeeping/run-your-business/

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Published : 11 Aug 2021

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