Everyday Challenges of Accounting

We’ve all heard it before. “Oh, you’re an accountant… how boring.” Yes, yes, yes: the stereotypical accountant’s job has been compared to watching paint dry. However, once you take a gander into the accountant rabbit hole, you’ll find that it’s more interesting than one might assume. Along with all the interesting there are also some very frustrating, hair pulling, nail biting challenges. But there are some solutions to these frustrations. Most everyone who has worked as a bookkeeper understands these struggles and knows that when you finally find a solution it’s even more satisfying than finding your gloves on a cold winter day.

Here are a few solutions to your everyday frustrations:

Aero – need some help tracking your hours? Aero has made it so that with a few clicks of your mouse  you’ve got an easy time tracker. You can even set up tasks and track your time spent on different companies.

AutoEntry – automates data entry by accurately capturing all of your invoices, receipts, expenses and statements into your accounting solution. This easy to use app helps keep track of all your what was once was paper information.

Receipt Bank – With Receipt Bank, you spend less time on manual tasks and more time adding value for your client. This is another app that can help you get rid of all that annoying paper piling up on your desk. You spilled coffee on your receipts? Nothing to worry about if you’ve got Receipt Bank!

Quickbooks – Automatically download transactions from your bank, credit cards, PayPal, Square, and more. Sort into tax categories to maximize deductions and run powerful reports to instantly see how your business is performing.

With these simple tools you can finally grow out those bitten down nail beds by making accounting a whole lot easier on yourself and your clients. Because while your clients may seem like the reason for your bald spot, they too can get frustrated and need a few tools to help sort things out. Accounting shouldn’t be this stressful, and with a few tools it doesn’t have to be.