The Role of a Landscaping Bookkeeper

by | Mar 28, 2023 | Outsourcing, Profit First | 0 comments

As a landscaper, you understand the importance of creating beautiful outdoor spaces for your clients. However, as your business grows, finding the time for lawn care bookkeeping can be difficult. Neglecting your finances can result in overdrawing your bank account, missing important deadlines, failing to invoice clients, or making costly mistakes on your taxes. Without proper bookkeeping, you won’t have the information you need to make important financial decisions.

So, what’s the role of a bookkeeper in landscaping bookkeeping?

A bookkeeper is responsible for day-to-day accounting tasks such as paying bills, sending invoices, collecting payments, and entering transactions in your accounting software. They can help you prepare financial statements for taxes but typically cannot provide broader tax or investment strategies. The bookkeeper maintains an up-to-date picture of your financials, so your accountant can provide a higher-level strategy for your financial decision-making.

Finding a bookkeeper who is familiar with the nuances of landscaping bookkeeping is essential. As a landscaper, you have unique financial responsibilities, including managing your client’s payments for materials and services. A bookkeeper can guide you on how to best use credit cards for your business, help reconcile your statements, and advise you on the benefits and downsides of accepting credit card payments from clients.

At AccountSolve, we incorporate the Profit First method in our landscaping bookkeeping services. By utilizing multiple bank accounts, we keep all of your money organized and allocated correctly. You will know what money is yours and what money you’re reserving to pay for materials and services. We understand the complexities of landscaping bookkeeping and can help you untangle the financial web of your business.

Don’t let bookkeeping hold you back from growing your landscaping business. Schedule a call with us today to see how our team of bookkeeping and Profit First professionals can help you streamline your bookkeeping process and increase your profits.



Lori Peterson


Lori Petersen

Lori Petersen has seen the frustration and loss that business owners experience when they don’t have command of their finances. Growing up, she watched her father work incredibly hard as a contractor. He’d come home late, eat the dinner kept warm in the oven, and do it all over again the next day. But it all came crashing down when he had to close the business and Lori’s family applied for food stamps. The business had failed and all of his hard work was for nothing. 

Today, Lori views every one of her clients as an opportunity to make this right. She firmly believes no one should work as hard as her dad did and not have a profitable business. No family should suffer because business finances were poorly managed. 

Lori has helped hundreds of business owners make sense of their finances, implement proven money management systems and create unimagined profitability for their business. She ensures they experience the return they deserve for their hard labor.


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