Guest Blog: Bookkeeping Help for Small Businesses

by Kerry Postel CEO of Abacus Bookkeeping, LLC

First, I would like to say a big thank you to Raven for allowing me to guest post on her blog. I appreciate the opportunity.

Allow me to introduce myself – my name is Kerry Postel and I am the C.E.O. of Abacus Bookkeeping, LLC and I just love bookkeeping!! It is one of those things that I really enjoy doing and I get great satisfaction from doing what I do on a day-to-day basis. My background is all in bookkeeping, I have over 16 years experience and I am a certified Professional Bookkeeper.

Bookkeeping is one of those essential elements of a business. Unfortunately bookkeeping is the one thing that is frequently pushed to the bottom of the pile. Bookkeeping is not everyone’s favorite thing – I understand that – but it is still important. Bookkeeping is the only part of the business that can tell you if you are successful and whether you are making money or not. Just because you have money in the bank does not mean that you are making money. No other part of the business can give you this information. So, why would you neglect this part of the business?

Many people are afraid of the bookkeeping. It intimidates them and they don’t know where to start. That is perfectly ok and normal. You are not expected to know everything. You started a business in the area that you have knowledge in and you are using your strengths. By acknowledging that you don’t have expertise in every area of business will help you grow your business.

That is why it is important to hire the people who do have this knowledge so that you can operate your business to the best of your ability. Now you are probably thinking that you can’t afford to hire employees at this stage of the growing your business and you are correct! You don’t need to hire employees and take on the additional expense of payroll taxesand benefits at this stage. However, you can’t afford not to hire a bookkeeper. So you hire a bookkeeping company to do the bookkeeping for you. They work as a contractor so you pay a flat fee each month – no payroll taxes and no benefits to pay either.

You are probably wondering “How does this work?” It depends on your individual circumstance as all businesses are different. At Abacus Bookkeeping, LLC we recognize that all businesses are different and so we will work with you to set up a system that works for you and gives you the information that you need.We will help you set up a filing system so that you can stay organized throughout the month and set up the best way for you to get the information to us. We will provide you with the financial reports that you need to make the right business decisions. The great thing with the internet is that you no longer have to hire a bookkeeper that works down the road from you – we will work for you virtually!

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  1. I am searching the web regarding bookkeeping services and I’m happy I’ve found your very informative blog. Thanks for sharing.


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