AAT Comment: Appreciating the bookkeeper

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The unique skills offered by bookkeepers are often overlooked in the business world, but the fact remains that hiring a good bookkeeper can sometimes mean the difference between the success or failure of a company.

Kristina Parslow founded Paperwork Genie, which offers bookkeeping services to small and medium-sized businesses, after she witnessed her mother struggle to keep her company afloat.

“During a meeting with her traditional accountant to discuss her year-end accounts, she was informed that the business she had been building for 16 years would ‘go under’ unless she made some changes quickly,” Parslow explains on her company website.

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  • readerreader Experienced Mentor Posts: 1,039MAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant
    Another excellent article with real life case studies, and advice on how to help clients in real time, e.g. chasing customers for payments, checking the p&l an balance sheet regularly to ensure the company is healthy, examining costs and creating budgets, etc.

    Would have been good if there was more information about the use of Xero and all its associated apps like futurli, harvest, workflow max, expensify, crunch boards, receipt bank, practice ignition, etc
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