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5 Tasks Accountants Should Outsource and Why

Dec 22nd 2016
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As an accountant, you will find that few things in your line of work are as precious as your time; however, numerous client and co-worker meetings and traveling means that your precious time often slips through your fingers. It may be time to offload some of the work outside your expertise in order to give yourself back the time you need.

At times you might feel like the days are becoming unmanageable, but there are many things that you can do to make the load a little lighter, and one of the best methods at your disposal is outsourcing.

Here are five tasks you should consider outsourcing and why:

1. Marketing

Marketing is crucial in any business; whether you are a sole practitioner or on staff at a firm, prospective clients and customers need to be aware of you and your skills. Smart marketing is what keeps your schedule full. It’s also why it’s hard to get right.

As an accountant, the list of duties and the rate that you have to do them are continually rising. So, finding time to write copy for ads and sending out mailing lists might be important, but it’s not going to be on top of your list of things to do. Hire someone, or even a small agency, who can keep on top of it for you so that you can focus on the accounting side of your job.

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By jennigreen
Dec 28th 2016 07:47

Totally agreed with this point but except these tasks, Accountants of firms like insurance, manufacturing, Restaurants can also outsource their overloaded accounting tasks such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll Processing & Financial Reporting activities. These activities are vital but time consuming that is difficult to handle by a single accountant. From the Point of accuracy and efficiency, outsourcing is the best suitable option for the Accountant to handle such activities.

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