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Join us today to meet Jared, a bookkeeper at KPMG Spark. At KPMG Spark, our automated bookkeeping software is backed up by a team of real bookkeepers. They work behind the scenes handling all your day-to-day bookkeeping tasks. Clients can contact them with any questions they may have. Today we are getting to know Jared, one of our bookkeepers at KPMG Spark.
Q: Could you tell us a little about yourself?
A: I grew up in Salt Lake City and learned to love the outdoors and mountains. I spend a lot of time hiking, canyoneering, and skiing with friends.
Q: Why do you like working for KPMG Spark?
A: KPMG Spark has been a really unique place to work. I love working closely with small business owners and helping them understand their finances. Every penny means so much to them, and I love helping their business anyway I can.
Q: What is a common question you get asked by clients, and how do you answer?
A: One of the questions I get asked most by clients is “Is there anything I should be aware of or do that would be a benefit to me and my business down the road”. It depends on the type of business but common things I bring up are using an app to track their business miles driven, knowing that there are R&D Credits that may be worth looking into, and keeping personal expenses out of the business!
Q: Is there one piece of bookkeeping advice you would give to everyone?
A: One piece of bookkeeping advice would be to set expectations with your accountant/bookkeeper and find out what they will need from you going forward. Set times where you’ll connect over the phone to ask questions, get books up to date or provide needed info. The more you communicate with your bookkeeper, the better they’ll be able to provide complete and relevant financials to you which will help you make everyday, good business decisions.
The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of KPMG LLP.
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