Tag: bookkeeping services

  • What is the difference between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper?

    What is the difference between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper?

    Are you thinking about hiring a bookkeeper, an accountant, or both? What is the difference between a bookkeeper and an accountant? We will shed a little light on the roles and responsibilities, highlighting the differences between an accountant and a bookkeeper. In general terms, a bookkeeper is responsible or accountable for processing your business’s day-to-day […]

  • What does a bookkeeper do?

    What does a bookkeeper do?

    A bookkeeper’s duties and responsibilities vary depending on the size of the business. In many small and startup companies, it is common practice for bookkeeping duties to be performed by the business owner. The bookkeeping tasks at this point are simple and easy, and the business owner can manage bookkeeping tasks while staffing the business […]

  • A client’s tale of bookkeeping challenges

    A client’s tale of bookkeeping challenges

    Simply stated, we learn from each other. Open and honest discussion between business owners provides real life tales of running a small business. At Expex, we work within the small to medium sized business communities. Bookkeeping is such a critical function for a business, yet it is so often overlooked and under reviewed. Our story […]

  • Where is your bookkeeper?

    Where is your bookkeeper?

    The stress and anxiety experienced by small business owners is certainly on the rise. If you own or manage a small business, finances are your number one concern. How healthy is your business? Our client’s primary interest and the number one reason they contact us is concern over the health of their business. What are […]

  • The changing face of accounting.

    The changing face of accounting.

    Accounting as we know it today looks nothing like it did in the early 1990’s when you met your accountant to go over your financial statements, financial health and taxes. It was antiquated, slow and expensive. Today’s accountants live with technology although some may not be ready to embrace that, their clients certainly are. Businesses […]

  • Using fintech to avoid fraud by separating accounting duties.

    Using fintech to avoid fraud by separating accounting duties.

    Just this week, there was a story in the news of a small not-for-profit company dealing with fraud from a bookkeeper/bookkeeping service. It happens too many times and can occur with the most reliable employees. Often times the business owner is heard saying that the employee was long term, loyal, and trusted. How does this […]

  • Managing your day to day bookkeeping & financial tasks.

    Managing your day to day bookkeeping & financial tasks.

    Sandy is a new tenant in our building and stopped in to introduce herself and inquire about our company, Expex and what exactly we did. We invited Sandy in and sat down and discussed, more importantly, how she ran her business in terms of accounting and bookkeeping. She was a deer in the headlights. Sandy […]

  • What does an accountant do?     

    What does an accountant do?     

    I am in the marketing department here at expex. Marketing seems so easy and straightforward and when someone asks what I do for expex, it is an easy answer. So, years ago when I told my brother-in-law that I could never be an accountant like he was, he asked, “Do you know what an accountant […]