Choose the right bookkeeper

what should a bookkeeper provide
When looking for a “qualified bookkeeper” there are some things you should consider before taking the final step. A bookkeeper should have the following requirements to ensure that the financial recording process is accurate and tax effective for the client.
1. At least five years experience in the field of commercial bookkeeping.
2. Be a member of a professional association such as the Institute of Professional accountants or the Association of Accounting technicians.
3. Be a registered bas agent through the tax agent board, while this is not a requirement it does provide the client with the knowledge that their bookkeeper has the professional bookkeeping skills in respect to where items should be coded in regard to GST, be available to the clients when they need them and provide accurate and timely information