Organizing Office Finances

by Lee Wyatt
(last updated December 10, 2013)

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In today's business world it seems like finances are taking on an ever more important role. Properly organizing office finances can help make your business a successful one. The trick lies in how you are going to organize your finances to be able to get the most out of them. The answer is actually pretty simple. Here are a few simple steps that you can use to quickly get your finances under control, and be able to make the most out of your available assets. After all, once you actually have an idea of how much money you have, then you know what you can use.

  • Gather everything together. To truly begin organizing office finances, you need to first separate everything that you have. Gather all of the various bills, expense reports, receipts, and so on together in one place. By having all of your various paperwork together in one place you will be able to save time when organizing your finances.
  • Organize your bills. Begin separating all the paperwork into separate piles by using whatever method you decide will work best. For example, you can have all your financial reports gathered together by month, department, or vendor. Best of all would be a combination of these three, and any other that may help you create as fluid of a system as possible.
  • Create a schedule. As you are organizing your bills, take time to look at the various bills carefully. Take note of when bills usually arrive, and when they are due. You need to create a schedule for your office finances. This schedule should be not only as to when you should pay the bills, but also when to go through your financial paperwork. By doing this you can help ensure that you know what your financial situation is, while also ensuring your bills are paid on time.
  • Staying on top. Once you have created a system for organizing your bills, and have also created a schedule make sure that you stay on top of it. If you do not stay on top of your system, or your financial situation, then you will quickly find yourself in exactly the same situation you are now.

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Lee Wyatt

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2013-12-10 21:15:36

Peggy Dalton

Your tip is timely this time of year, because staying in charge of personal finances is important.

My husband was a hard convert to paying attention to the bills. I was looking overlooking our utilities bills. The delivery service charge for natural gas doubled. Government water and sewage utility added a charge for waste water pollution abatement.

Together these are almost an additional $50 per month. Some may think, why bother, but we live on a fixed income and these expenses matter.

http://www.peggydalton.com


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