So, you’re thinking about hiring a bookkeeper.

You’ve done your research and you know what their job entails. You’ve also heard about virtual bookkeeping and have seen some options that look great for your company but aren’t sure if it’s for you. So, how exactly does virtual bookkeeping work, and could it be the right move for your business?

How does virtual bookkeeping work?

Virtual bookkeeping works the same way that having an in-house bookkeeper works, they just manage everything paperless. Here are some of the tasks a bookkeeper will complete monthly:

  • Reconcile accounts
  • Create and send invoices
  • Work with vendors to provide payments
  • Collect payments
  • Provide financial reports

How do they work paperless?

There are many apps and programs that allow you and your bookkeeper to communicate and share documents electronically. Once you get over the mental block that you need to be in the same location as your accountant, the possibilities really open up! QuickBooks Online is a great bookkeeping program that has seamless integrations with programs like ReceiptBank, that you can upload, sort, and store receipts.

There are apps for almost any scenario that your business could encounter, so don’t worry about not being able to make virtual bookkeeping work for your business. If you’re ready to try out virtual bookkeeping, contact Reconciled. They’re an expert in their field and can size their services to meet any business’s needs.