Today law firms face many financial-related obstacles that impede their growth and ability to provide a better service.

These issues may include

  • Difficulties with payroll and salaries
  • Partner profitability
  • Financial statements
  • Invoicing
  • Malpractice insurance
  • And trust accounting

As you know, dealing with all of these issues can take up a lot of paperwork and time. Is there an easier way to get around these accounting issues? The answer is yes, and it’s called outsourcing. 

Now the question is, should your law firm outsource its accounting?

What is Outsourcing All About?

Outsourcing can be a cost-effective and efficient solution to delegate tasks that take up so much of your valuable time. One of the best examples of outsourcing is accounting and bookkeeping. Lawyers should focus on what they are good at, and that’s working towards winning their clients cases in court.

It’s not uncommon for law firms to hire a local part-time bookkeeper to keep records and bank statements in order.

But now, there is another option to outsource your accounting and bookkeeping tasks to a company, one that specializes in working with law firms specifically.

What to Look For When You Outsource Your Accounting

You should expect to find, a good accounting firm that will provide professionalism on all levels. A top-notch company will offer multiple services that revolve around accounting such as payroll, HR, bill payments, and tax services.  

Look for accounting companies that offer:

  • GAAP Accounting Services
  • Bookkeeping Services
  • Tax Management Services
  • Human Resources Services
  • Reporting Services
  • Cloud Services
  • Trust Accounting Services

Conclusion

So, should law firms outsource accounting? As you can see, it can be an excellent solution to the countless hour’s of paperwork headaches.

[http://blog.lucidbooks.com/should-law-firms-outsource-accounting – Nicholas Bird on June 18, 2015]

 

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