How Much Does Outsourced Accounting Really Cost?

YouTube video


  • The necessity of proper accounting for any business.
  • Introduction of Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA LLC and the discussion topic.

The Importance of Accounting

  • Essential for federal, state, income, sales, and payroll taxes.
  • Supporting business decisions through understanding numbers.

The Options for Handling Accounting

1. Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

  • The cost of your time.
  • The risk of inexperience.

2. In-sourcing

  • Talent acquisition cost.
  • Salary and benefits.
  • Accounting software cost.
  • Retaining talent.

3. Outsourcing

  • The option to send it to other companies.
  • Comparison of in-sourcing and DIY with outsourcing.

The Cost Analysis

  • A breakdown of costs from low-end bookkeepers to CFO level.
  • Fully loaded cost with benefits.
  • Monthly costs, including software needs.
  • Examples of general ledger software, payroll providers, sales tax tracking, inventory management, and expense reporting.
  • What outsourcing accounting might cost in different scenarios.


  • The need to choose the right option based on your specific business.
  • The importance of considering all factors and understanding the real cost behind each choice.

Leave a Comment