A Second Look at Outsourced Accounting

Posted by Wendy Li on Dec 14, 2022 9:00:00 AM
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During times of uncertainty, it’s important to evaluate the effectiveness of internal operations like accounting and finance.

Do any of the following situations apply to your business?

  • You have a hard time finding, hiring, retaining, and training accountants.
  • You don’t have the right tech-stack to provide an effective remote work environment.
  • Your staff struggle with new accounting principles and don’t know how to account for complicated operating transactions.
  • You cannot receive timely and accurate financial information to make operating decisions.
  • You miss filing deadlines, delay paying taxes, and make mistakes because of the high volume of work, and you end up paying the penalties.
  • When staff take vacation, you are left without someone to do the work.

If you are struggling with any of the issues above, you should consider outsourcing your accounting functions. Outsourced accounting provides many benefits, including alleviating the pain points discussed above.

When you outsource your accounting team, you’ll:

  • Engage a team of qualified accountants without the hassle of hiring, equipping, and training staff, and without the need to pay employee benefits and worry about labor laws.
  • Have the right data to empower your decision-making, and gain back time to focus on growing your business.
  • Benefit from the resources and industry connections of the firm providing your outsourced accounting. In addition to bookkeeping and accounting services, they can also provide tax, financial analysis, budgeting, wealth management and beyond.
  • Enjoy the benefits of having a whole team working for you. When the point person is on vacation or leaves the firm, other members of the outsourced team can step in seamlessly.
  • Gain accounting expertise. With an expert on your side, you can be sure that your business complies with GAAP, tax laws, and labor regulations. Your financial data will be more transparent, your business will be more attractive to investors, and you will be in a better position to expand the business.

Client Accounting and Advisory Services (CAAS) teams like ours engage with clients in every stage of their business. If you have questions about outsourced accounting, leave a comment below or feel free to contact me directly. I’m happy to help!

Topics: Accounting, Business Advisory, Client Accounting Services, cas