At times, the term bookkeeping takes on a vague meaning the makes it seem easier than it really is. This couldn't be more true for the small business owner that doesn't fully understand what outsourced bookkeeping is all about. If you are an office manager or administrative assistant you might get work put on you from your boss that "should just take a few minutes" or "shouldn't be too hard to figure out." The reality is that your boss may not have the right small business mindset and doesn't realize that some bookkeeping tasks can be complicated and time consuming. If this is the case then maybe you should approach your boss or small business owner and tell them some pointers about outsourced bookkeeping. It could make your life easier and possibly lead to more revenue for the business, it's a win-win situation for everyone.