What can certified bookkeepers do for you?
Help you get accurate financial statements and tax returns.
A certified bookkeeper is trained to record your year-end adjustments and prepare your adjusted trial balance – the last step before the financial statements and tax return are prepared.
Find and correct any accounting errors in your company’s books.
A certified bookkeeper can find and correct errors in your books, trial balance and bank statements. You have a bookkeeper who can correctly perform your monthly bank reconciliation.
Do your company’s payroll
Just as LJR specialized in bookkeeping, it is recommended that a specialized payroll company do your payroll. Help is given to set clients up with ADP or their preferred payroll company.
Maximize depreciation for your financial statements and taxes.
A certified bookeeper can:
•set up and maintain depreciation schedules for your firm’s property, plant and equipment.
•depreciate vehicles, including employee business v. personal use
•record depreciation for
your financial statements under GAAP – and make sure you get all your depreciation and Sec. 179 deductions for tax purposes
Record and cost out your merchandise inventory.
A certified bookkeeper can:
•record merchandise inventory under the perpetual or periodic methods
•cost out inventory under LIFO, FIFO, LCM, weighted or moving average
Help you avoid costly losses
A certified bookkeeper can help you set up internal controls and is trained to prevent or spot:
•employee theft of cash or other assets
•fraud by employees or customers
•credit card fraud by customers