Outsourcing – Finding the right Public Accounting Firm

Any small or large scale business follows a certain formula to keep up a certain amount of profit margin. This formula is key to the foundation of a business and is focused on making money. A well-formed formula will make sure that your company doesn’t go bankrupt and still keeps profiting.

It is partially true that even a poorly planned business can make money as long as their product is successful, but guess what? Not for long! Your accountant is responsible for keeping a track on the spent money and in the planning ahead process, with the already available resources. It doesn’t matter how great your product is, a poor accounting department can take your business in a swamp.

What are Accounting Services?

Accounting services are the services/functionalities which involves keeping a track of, reporting and understanding financial transactions of any business. The understanding part of any accounting service is mostly related to the steps that should be taken further to enhance the net profit and to ensure smooth-running of the company.

These services include Tax Planning, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Payroll Services, and such others. Accounting Services are behind the primary fuel supply of any business and always has to be of prime quality. The limitation in resources in, usually, a small scale business is the primary reason behind the outsourcing of Accounting Services.

Why Outsource?

Outsourcing your Accounting Services is a trend, primarily, in small-scale businesses. The main reason is – limited resources. It is mandatory for any business to focus on product development, at least in its early years, to make a brand out of itself and for that, it is important to focus all the resources available in the production and sales process. Accounting is a very important department in any business but the thin line of priority – “What will be the need of accounting department if the production process is failing at its core?” None!

Outsourcing, accounting services, has its advantages. A few of them are listed below.

You don’t have to use your resources in hiring accountants and can allocate them in more important things.

If the decision in choosing an accounting firm is done right, you can have your accounts handled by experts with years of experience regardless of the size of your business.
Outsourcing your accounting services is a cost-friendly step. You will save almost 30-40% of the amount you used to spend on your accounting department.

These are just a few benefits, among many others, of outsourcing your accounting services to a service-providing firm. The question that remains is: “How to choose the right firm?”

Qualities of a good outsourcing accounting firm

  • Experience
    A good accounting firm is staffed with certified experts and has experience of 3-5 good years. Make sure that the firm you choose has experience of serving businesses of your type.
  • Feedbacks
    A good accounting firm has great reviews. Look for it online or any other reliable and unadulterated platform. Feedbacks or reviews ensure the quality of the provided services by any such firm.
  • Dedication/ Communication
    One of the things you are going to miss about not having your accounting is they are not right across the hall. So before choosing an accounting firm, make sure that the firm has an established network for regular communications. Through a proper channelized communication, the dedication of the accounting firm is displayed.

Ask as many questions, regarding the services, as you can, before choosing an accounting firm. These questions will help you in zeroing in on a particular firm.

GCK Accounting is an accounting firm which provides services like Bookkeeping, Tax Planning, Financial Assurance, etc. Get in touch with us to know how we can help you. Choose your accounting firm, now!