Outsourcing your accounting is a great way saving money. Registered accounting consultants can work with your personnel and business staff, to provide you with professional services that range from clerk level to controller level. The communication between accountants and business staff is also essential as you can be kept updated on specific issues relating to your finances and benefit from being compliant.

Reasons to Outsource

Outsourced accounting services provide critical business support that is important for a successful company today. The following information can help you decide whether to outsource your accounting work, and what amount of it to outsource:

  • Outsourcing your accounting is an effective cost saving strategy for your company. Research has shown that accounting costs for a business can be reduced by up to 50 percent by using an outsourced accounting service.
  • You can spend more time working on your business and expanding your market share, rather than spending most of your time with accounting details.
  • Gaining access to world class professional accountants can add credibility and value to your company.
  • Your internal resources and key talent can be focused on other revenue producing activities.
  • Many HR issues are eliminated or reduced, when an outsourced consulting company is providing controversial human resources decisions.
  • The amount of accounting consultancy that is needed by your company can be scaled, according to how much you need specific services. As your business grows, you can add on other accounting services.

There are several popular reasons to outsource your accounting, day-to-day bookkeeping and other financial record-keeping tasks. Each business is different from the next, but all of us have standard bookkeeping entries that need to be professionally recorded. You can benefit from the following:

  • Bookkeeping has become more complicated than ever before and outsourcing means that you will be following standard accounting procedures and practices. An inclusive documentation of your company’s tax information, personnel information and bonus practices can help to eliminate further problems, in these important and current areas of business.
  • Your existing record-keeping can be supplemented with an outside accounting service. You are assured that you and your staff are following the appropriate guidelines, as rules and regulations change in today’s economic market.

If you are looking to save money and benefit from always being compliant, you can consider outsourcing your accounting to a team of professional accountants who know how to handle your business – big or small. If you are just starting out and managing a new start-up, working with accountants from the start will help you to stay on track and handle all your complicated accounting issues effectively.

Another great benefit of an accounting team is that you can benefit from a team that will handle any issues or backlogs that you might have. It’s a great way of staying on track with your accounting needs and be ready to make changes whenever needed.

CA Management Consulting specialises in accounting services for businesses in South Africa and we also offer legal, bookkeeping and payroll support.