Why your Business Should Outsource its Accounting Services

Published by Brandon Reviere on

When it comes to successfully running business operations modifying your traditional processes is essential to remain competitive in the market, maximize costs and utilize resources. As technology has evolved and changed the way we do business, it’s vital to consider outsourcing back-office services, particularly accounting operations to an experienced provider.

Choosing to outsource your accounting services can give you access to opportunities that you wouldn’t otherwise get with an in-house accounting team. Outsourced accounting teams have trained employees, quality controls, and financial reporting protocols that could help sway your decision.

The entrepreneur mentorship organization SCORE states that 40% of small businesses that have accounting and bookkeeping are the things they dread most about running their business. So, as you’ve succeeded in building your business it’s time to let an outsourced accounting team help you.

Here are four ways your business can benefit by partnering with a BPO:

1. Eliminates Time & Costs of Hiring

When we look at the bigger picture managing your accounts in-house means hiring a team of professionals to look after finance and bookkeeping services at a salaried rate. The time that you spend in recruiting a professional team can be better allocated to developing your business and its operations.

By working with a BPO you are saving your company time and resources by outsourcing accounting services to a skilled team that can look after your finances at a retainer rate.

2. Reduces Fraud

 Employee frauds aren’t news to any business owner. Statistics show that companies with less than 100 employees are most vulnerable to fraud and attacks. Therefore, by working with an outsourced accounting provider you can ensure that finances are well managed with accuracy and security.

Additionally, an outsourced accounting team is trained to recognize red flags and errors in accounts and bookkeeping ledgers, safeguarding any fraud and threats to your business.

3. Offers Flexibility

 Hiring people to upscale your accounting processes on short notice can tax your time and resources. However, with an outsourced accounting team comes flexibility which allows you to add services when required.

Upscaling with an outsourced accounting team becomes easy as they know and understand market trends and are experts in delivering accuracy. Partnering with an outsourced accounting team means all your accounting needs are taken care of.

4. Enhances Accuracy in Financial Reporting

The one thing that outsourced accounting teams can pride themselves on is delivering accuracy. In any business, receiving accurate and factual financial reports is crucial to everyday operations.

An outsourced accounting team offers you a review of all your financials, and operations, helping you with support and guidance. Further, an outsourced team can offer additional services that you might find beneficial such as customer engagement services and other back-office tasks.

Outsourcing back-office services like accounting can significantly benefit your business and streamline operations. By outsourcing a team that helps you save time and resources you are able to better focus on your business and focus on enhancing productivity

At Fair Trade Outsourcing, we leverage the experience and knowledge of skilled accounting teams based in the Philippines, Ghana, Mexico and the U.S. If you’re interested in outsourcing your services or would like to learn more, get in touch today.