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Small bookeeping job on side


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I currently Work as a management accountant within a public organisation and in studying CIMA (strategic/final level). A friend has approached me asking to do a bit of book keeping for their company as they are getting too busy. They already have an accountant that deals with their returns etc. from a brief discussion so far I think Im just needed to input receipts on quick books one day a month - sounds pretty straightforward but I dont want to go in blind.

my question is - do I need any particular qualifications for that? Is there anything I need to know or a course/book I should invest in?

thank you



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Mh2222 wrote:

Hi,

I currently Work as a management accountant within a public organisation and in studying CIMA (strategic/final level). A friend has approached me asking to do a bit of book keeping for their company as they are getting too busy. They already have an accountant that deals with their returns etc. from a brief discussion so far I think Im just needed to input receipts on quick books one day a month - sounds pretty straightforward but I dont want to go in blind.

my question is - do I need any particular qualifications for that? Is there anything I need to know or a course/book I should invest in?

thank you


Hi Molly, welcome to the forum.

Will this be via paye or on invoice? If the latter you will need MLA cover with either CIMA or HMRC. Without it you would be breaking the law.

You don't need any qualification per se but check with CIMA that you can undertake paid bookkeeping work and also check with your employment contract to ensure you can do external work.



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Hi I read your article you work as a managementaccountant

and studying CIMA (strategic/final level)

It is really very difficult to handle this

But some companies handle this << unapproved link removed >>



-- Edited by Shamus on Tuesday 2nd of August 2022 01:05:06 PM

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freddie cook wrote:

Hi I read your article you work as a managementaccountant

and studying CIMA (strategic/final level)

It is really very difficult to handle this

But some companies handle this << removed >>


Hi,

please do not place blind links. Explain what you do and how you can help. At the moment it just looks like more SEO spam. I checked out the company and its just a mailboxes etc. front and I see no details of professional qualifications / who you practice under so I assume that this is offshore. Please tell us more about yourseves and I'll make a decision as to whether to let you remain.

Shaun.



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How important is a bookkeeping in a small business? Need some idea about this. Thank you!



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I would have thought bookkeeping was important in any size business!

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