Bookkeeping Basics for your Small Business
September 8, 2014

Bookkeeping Basics for your Small Business


Poor bookkeeping is a very simplistic explanation as to why some seemingly good businesses take a turn for the worse. Though it’s possible, poor bookkeeping is also avoidable with financial knowledge or proper bookkeeping services.
Accurate bookkeeping is essential in understanding a company’s demands along with its financial rewards. It also can provide current insight into the existing financial situation of your business. These elements combined are fundamental in assessing any future needs of your business, as well as detect any potential opportunities for growth.

Why is Bookkeeping Important?

Our firm outlines the importance of bookkeeping:

• Your small business will portray itself as profitable and consistent – characteristics that any investor, lender or third party would want to support.

• It will outline your business’s strengths and weaknesses.

• With identity theft and other financial mishaps on the rise, accurate bookkeeping will enable you to quickly pinpoint any errors.

What are the Qualities of a Good Bookkeeper?

Organization is one of the qualities of a good bookkeeper. It’s essential for a bookkeeper to be able to locate and obtain the financial history of the business at any given time.

Accuracy is another quality of a good bookkeeper. This quality along with maintenance of the books is central for those small businesses that seek a profitable return when tax season comes. A good bookkeeper will ensure that their books include receipts, expenses, and various other financial reports. This will, hopefully, lead to the most profitable return possible and a defense against auditors.

A good bookkeeper can be the difference between a business endeavor plagued with success or a business nightmare. At Verdeja, De Armas & Trujillo, LLC, our professionals will provide you with personalized financial guidance to lead your business to prosperity. Our bookkeeping services include accurate and comprehensive financial statements along with an in-depth business analysis. Contact us for a consultation today!