Category Archives for "Accounting"

Why computerise my accounting system?

Computerised accounts save work

The decision generally comes down to the business owner and their previous experience. Those who have had a computerised accounting system in the past can see the benefits. They wouldn’t contemplate the idea of a manual system and realise they need an efficient accounting system to be serious in business and to get a financial ‘reading’. New […]

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What to look for in a retail system


Point-of-sale (POS) software is more than a cash register. The software takes care of sales, stock, inventory, customer and supplier information and many of the other key issues you – as a retailer – have to deal with. As an integral part of your retail business, it’s imperative to ensure you choose the right point-of-sale software; […]

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Working as a Contract Bookkeeper


Many men and women offer bookkeeping services to businesses. They’re self-employed, running their own bookkeeping business and work from business to business using MYOB & other software. The work offers huge variety, lots of learning and with it, a high degree of personal satisfaction. For many it is the perfect job with plenty of flexibility. (If […]

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Do I need a Bookkeeper or an Accountant?

bookkeeper or accountant

There are differences between bookkeepers and accountants and you could save money by knowing what those differences are. Apart from the obvious cost difference of each role, there are functions a bookkeeper generally does not perform. On the other hand there are jobs that an accountant will do but charge a lot more for – […]

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