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What is striking about this report is that it concludes that…
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Your accountant is a professional who you might see only once a month, each time they have to present the financial statements, and maybe more often around the time when they have to present the annual tax declarations, etc.
You may be glad that you do not to see your accountant daily. In fact, you might take it as a sign that everything is going well with your business finances. There are no last-minute mishaps to control and everything is operating as smoothly as a Swiss watch.
What should, or must, accountants do?
But sometimes you may be slightly confused regarding the functions or even the role your accountant should play within your business. You do not know if they should simply be an auditor, a financial adviser, or external help that you can consult when you need. Or should they be playing a more active role? You can find out more about the range of advice and services accountants can provide at www.gsmaccountants.co.uk for a more in-depth understanding of their areas of expertise.
First, you should consider the functions you need your accountant to perform; what are their tasks within…