25 Apr

What’s the difference between a Bookkeeper and an Accountant?

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One of the first questions that a start-up business asks us is to explain the role of the bookkeeper and the accountant in small business finances. Many people get confused about the role that each performs. And others think that they need an accountant when they actually need a book-keeper and vice versa. The terms seem to interchange a lot whenever I am speaking to new business owners. In this article, I will explain the duties of a bookkeeper and an accountant, the main differences, and give some guidance on who you should be calling on to help you with your business finances.

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