Running a business without keeping a daily record of cash inflows and outflows is nigh impossible. Fortunately computerisation has eased up this administrative burden tremendously. Things to consider when planning your day-to-day accounting are:
ADVICE FROM OUR LISTED ACCOUNTANTS & BOOKKEEPERS:
A bookkeeper (or book-keeper), also known as an accounting clerk or accounting technician, is a person who records the day-to-day financial transactions of an organization. A bookkeeper is usually responsible for writing up the "daybooks." The daybooks consist of purchase, sales, receipts and payments. The bookkeeper is responsible for ensuring all transactions are recorded in the correct daybook, suppliers ledger, customer ledger and general ledger. The bookkeeper brings the books to the trial balance stage. An accountant may prepare the income statement and balance sheet using the trial balance and ledgers prepared by the bookkeeper."