Why It Makes Sense to Outsource Your Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping can be a challenge if you are unfamiliar with how the process works. Spending hours slaving over the computer trying to make the numbers add up can only make matters worse. To avoid mistakes and headaches with this all important business function consider outsourcing your bookkeeping to a Professional Bookkeeping Service. While you may fear the cost, it is actually a more affordable solution than doing it yourself, hiring an in house bookkeeper or having your CPA do it. Here is a look at a few of the reasons why you may try outsourcing in the first place.

Unless you are certified to work with QuickBooks or have some kind of accounting background, chances are your bookkeeping skills are limited to non-existent. If this is the case you are probably making crucial errors in your records. Finding and hiring a qualified in house bookkeeper is difficult if not impossible. Also, don’t forget the added expense and drama of an employee. Your Accountant/CPA can handle your books but who wants to pay $250/ hour for basic bookkeeping duties? Outsourcing your bookkeeping to a trained professional provides you with the necesary accurate numbers to make sound business decisions.

Avoid Stress and Save Money

The stress of bookkeeping alone is enough reason to outsource the work to someone else. Running an efficient business requires time to balance the books and make sure everything adds up. Instead, it’s wise to outsource the bookkeeping to a professional that can devote their entire attention to your bookkeeping. A professional bookkeeper can also identify and correct any past mistakes in your bookkeeping. This provides you with accurate books going forward and confidence about your business’ health.

Outsourcing your bookkeeping can save you time and money. You just have to find the right firm for the job. Check out the qualifications of the bookkeeping businesses in your area. They  should be able to handle your payroll and other services that take time out of your job. Focus on your business and let a professional outsource bookkeeping service take over the tedious tasks of bookkeeping and payroll for you. 

The author: Dawn Contardi, owner of Sharp Bookkeeping Service, a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers with 25 years of experience can be reached at 732-458-3800 or contact us.