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Here are 20 quick questions to help you decide if this is a good choice for you.

• 1.

### Do you consider yourself or have you been told you are an organised person?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
A bookkeeper has to manage and organise large amounts of paperwork for multiple clients. It is important to have good organising skills to keep it all in order and ready to hand.

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• 2.

### Do you store your bank statements, Utility bills and house hold receipts in some sort of filing folder or cabinet?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Chances are, if you keep your own paperwork in an organised fashion, you will also be able to do so for your clients.

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• 3.

### How many numbers are appearing in column 1 but not in column 2?

3
Explanation
The numbers appearing in column one but not in column 2 are 4021, 1209.70 and 601110.

This is important because a bookkeeper will be dealing with numbers on pages and computers much of the time. It is important that you can quickly spot discrepancies.

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• 4.

### How many numbers are appearing in column 1 but not in column 3?

0
Explanation
The answer is 0. Columns 1 and 3 have the same numbers in a different order.
As in the previous question, a bookkeeper will be dealing with numbers on pages and computers much of the time. It is important that you can quickly spot discrepancies.

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• 5.

### Is 500 ÷ 1.23 equal to 460.50?    Y / N

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

B. No
Explanation
No. The correct answer is 406.50

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• 6.

### Are you good at communicating instructions or directions?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
You will need to explain to clients what's required for you to do your job,

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• 7.

### Do you write to-do lists and/or checklists to complete tasks as a normal practice?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
To lists are essential to organisation and time management. Checklists are an efficient way to ensure completeness.

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• 8.

### Have you ever taken bookkeeping or accounting classes before?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
While this is not required, it is helpful.

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• 9.

### If yes did you do well on these courses?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No / Not Applicable

A. Yes
Explanation
The given correct answer is "Yes". This indicates that the person did well on the courses mentioned.

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• 10.

### Are you good at solving problems or puzzles?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
The given correct answer is "Yes". This implies that the person is good at solving problems or puzzles.

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• 11.

### Are you methodical and consistent in your efforts?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Bookkeeping is a profession that demands consistency and accuracy.

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• 12.

### Are you honest and discreet in dealing with confidential information?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Bookkeepers are commonly exposed to confidential client information.

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• 13.

### Do you know within 50 euro the amount of money you have at any time?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
A good sense of your own financial situation is a good indicator of how you will manage your client's finances.

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• 14.

### Are you comfortable working with Excel spreadsheets?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
While bookkeeping software is the main tool required for a bookkeeping business, working with spreadis sheets also a common feature of the work.

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• 15.

### Are you comfortable working with computers?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
The given correct answer is "Yes". This indicates that the person is comfortable working with computers. They may have experience or knowledge in using computers for various tasks and are confident in their abilities to navigate and utilize computer systems effectively.

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• 16.

### Are you comfortable working with numbers?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
The given correct answer is "Yes". This suggests that the person is comfortable working with numbers. They have indicated their willingness to handle numerical tasks and are likely to possess the necessary skills and confidence in dealing with numerical data or calculations.

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• 17.

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation

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• 18.

### Do you consider yourself a detail oriented person?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Bookkeeping is a detail oriented profession.

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• 19.

### Do you have high personal standards? For example, when you undertake a project is it important to you that it is done right?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Accuracy and completeness are key to preparing a set of books for a client.

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• 20.

### Are you comfortable with the prospect of working with a variety of cloud and online applications? Example: online banking, Gmail, online accounting, Google docs, Dropbox etc.

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

A. Yes
Explanation
Cloud applications are now considered best practice for efficient client communication.

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