If you think back to how your life used to be before the days of mobile phones and smartphones, you may realisehow advanced life is now.
The number of people that visit the local branch of their bank is also getting smaller by the day as we can now perform 99% of our banking through our phones, laptops or tablets. New technology has made it easy and quick to manage our finances, which is exactly the same as it should be with online accountants for contractors.
We are used to doing everything on the internet or via apps that it almost seems alien to have to do anything else. You can now run your business or your household through your phone, PC or tablet, so why should your accountant be any different? When dealing with a typical high street accountant, you will often be dealing with someone over the phone or having to wait for appointments to see a representative.
Modern versions of online accountants for contractors will allow you to run your business finances in the same way that you do for everything else in your life. Time is precious for any business and especially for small contractor businesses where they could lose money for any time spent on non-essential work activities. An online accountant for contractors will enable you to access your finances 24/7 so that you know exactly what is happening any time of day or night.
Software packages giving you access to your online accountant
There are a whole host of cutting edge technology-based accountancy software packages which will provide you with all of the information you need at the touch of a button. Your online accountants for contractors will offer you access to your own portal which should run your day to day business finances for you in the same way that your bank or building society will for your normal finances.
It is incredible to think that almost all of us will have access to a smart phone, tablet or PC which is all you need to run your business finances more efficiently. The days of having to submit your accounts paper-based are long gone. There is also a strong misconception that using technology-based solutions for running your accounts is expensive and can be troublesome which could not be further from the truth.
Most of the systems that are used by online accountants for contractors are proven to be highly effective and efficient so you should experience no issues with reliability. You should also find that the vast majority of online accountants for contractors will include something within their standard package or may have a small fee attached, which gives you access to your own portal to manage your own business finances instantly.
Remove the time-consuming aspects of accountancy
Some of the most frustrating and time-consuming aspects of running your own business is dealing with your accountant and managing risks. If you could have access to your own business finances 24/7 then that would remove one of the biggest issues of wasted time in running your own business.
At Gorilla Accounting, we provide a blend of traditional accountancy and the added benefits of an online accountant. We will give you 24/7 access to your accounts and your own dedicated accountant will be accessible through email, Skype, over the phone and even face-to-face if you prefer.
For a simple and effective way to run your business finances allowing you the time you need to run your business successfully, speak to our team of accountants at Gorilla Accounting.