With the advancement of technology, full-time bookkeepers are sort after by small business as their input is being valued as a human asset. Where computers are great at processing and crunching data, bookkeepers do not only need to set up, customize, and link computer systems, bookkeepers, but are also required for a human intervention aspect that assists with the response, motivation, and other emotions.

Bookkeepers are required as they help businesses meet companies obligations.  This is done by the bookkeepers selecting the right system to use for the business is run efficiently and more.  This is noted when bookkeepers are in a position to act as advisers and have time freed up to think about what the numbers mean and create growth opportunities.  A greater certainty and understanding to the business is provided which is more likely to make a profit and survive the teething period before the company becomes fully established.