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Reasons You Can Benefit from a Professional Bookkeeping Service

When many owners begin their businesses, especially when it is a startup, they unfortunately often fall short of knowing all the aspects that are required to run a successful business. One of the most common forgotten parts in preparing a successful business plan is hiring an experienced and knowledgeable bookkeeper.

  • A bookkeeping service will help an owner by providing focus on crucial aspects of his business while he handles other duties. It is vitally important to have a trained professional to fix and maintain any financial issues that may arise. After all, your passion is your business, not financial responsibilities.


  • A bookkeeper will help the owner improve their focus by handling low priority details and directing attention to more important matters. Examples of important tasks easily outsourced are the management of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and taxes. Allowing a professional bookkeeper to handle these issues could also decrease problems in the future.


  • A bookkeeper could be helpful in providing experienced guidance on the financials and based on the available capital and the strength of the company’s overall fiscal track. A good bookkeeper can help educate a business owner on how to interpret financial statements or explain other financial matters the business owner may not be experienced with.


  • Hiring a bookkeeper means the business owner can share the workload without hiring a full-time employee. The tasks assigned to the bookkeeping service could include things such as processing payroll, writing checks, managing the bills, bank reconciliations, and keeping up with tax forms and payments.


  • One of the most crucial aspects of a bookkeeping service is the ability to will segregate duties. Their expertise will help create efficiency and facilitate the segregation of duties. This segregation of duties will help to prevent mistakes and fraud. A bookkeeping service will add a layer of protection to the company’s financial state, allowing the business to use best practices.


  • A bookkeeping service can empower your business by reducing costs and improving accounting accuracy. A specialty service can work faster and more accurately than most full-time bookkeepers. This cost savings can help the make the best use of capital and strategically direct the newly freed-up money to invest in growing the business. It is often less costly than paying a bookkeeper that works directly for your company.

For these reasons and many more, investing in a bookkeeping service will save you both time and money.

CFO Shield provides expertise in helping business owners manage their back-office operations. Our firm allows the small business owner access to experienced accounting professionals they would otherwise not be able to hire on a full-time basis. We have the capability needed to create custom solutions to help small business owners better manage their accounting and finance needs and help them create strategies to effectively manage their operations. CFO Shield’s goal is to help to ensure strength, security, and success for their clients’ companies.


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