12 questions to ask before you hire a bookkeeper

12 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Bookkeeper

Business is booming and you’re finally starting to feel at home as a business owner, but as things get busier, it gets harder for you to manage your company finances. 

You’ve heard of bookkeepers before, and you know many businesses around you have one, but is it finally time for you to hire a bookkeeper?

If you’re looking to hire a bookkeeper, how can you make sure that they are right for you and your business? Finding the right bookkeeper can be challenging – especially if it is your first time hiring – but with the right information and mindset, it can be a piece of cake.

To make things convenient for you, POP Business has compiled a complete list of 12 commonly asked questions (with answers!) when it comes to hiring a bookkeeper.

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1) What does a bookkeeper do?

A bookkeeper is responsible for recording a business’ financial transactions, including post debits (costs) and credits (income). 

Unlike an accountant, a bookkeeper focuses solely on documenting your business’ financial transactions but does not offer financial advice, nor interpret the data produced. Before recklessly hiring a bookkeeper, business owners ne