Accounting Services

Whatever the financial needs of your business, we’ve got it covered with our broad range of services.

Virtual Finance Office

Personal Tax

Corporation Tax

Management Accounts

Company secretarial

Fractional CFO

Bookkeeping

VAT

Budgeting & Forecasting

Cloud software

Investor Services

Year End Accounts

Payroll & Auto Enrolment

Starting a new business

Advisory services

Virtual Finance Office

Our Virtual Finance Office provides a comprehensive outsourced accountancy solution, offering you all the benefits of an in-house accounts team without the associated overheads and administrative burden of direct employment. Our VFO services include: 

  • Annual Accounts
  • Corporation Tax
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT 
  • Payroll 

Fractional CFO

We have extensive CFO-level experience and can provide you with strategic financial support on a part-time basis. Our CFO services include: 

  • Cashflow Management
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Implementation of MIS/Reporting/KPIs
  • Profit Improvement Plans
  • Management Accounts 

Investor Services

Pre-Transaction 

In the earlier stages of considering a new investment, we can offer invaluable insight into an organisation’s financial infrastructure through discrete and focused due diligence: 

  • Evaluation of MIS/Reporting/KPIs
  • Evaluation of systems, controls & processes
  • Finance team evaluation
  • Margin analysis by client/product/service 

 Post Transaction 

In the period following a new investment, we can provide support to a finance team through assistance in areas such as: 

  • Improvement of controls and processes
  • Improvement of management information
  • Working capital management
  • Cashflow forecasting & management
  • Stakeholder communication 

Personal Tax

For individuals or sole traders, we can take care of all your personal tax needs. We can help you with:

  • Self assessment tax returns

  • Dividend planning and documentation

  • Income Tax planning

Bookkeeping

Doing your own bookkeeping can be time consuming and let’s face it, it’s not always everyone’s favourite task. Not to worry, we can take all that pain away with our complete outsourced bookkeeping service that includes: 

  • Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger

  • Staff expenses

  • Cashbook management and regular bank reconciliations

  • Supplier payment runs

Year End Accounts

All limited companies are required to prepare and file annual statutory accounts with Companies House. If you are a sole trader, you are required to prepare and file a set of year- end accounts with HMRC as part of your Income Tax Self Assessment obligations. We can complete and file these on your behalf, ticking that one off your list. 

Corporation Tax

All limited companies that make a profit are required to pay Corporation Tax. We will ensure that all your tax returns are completed accurately and submitted on time. Our services include: 

  • Corporation Tax planning
  • Corporation Tax computation
  • Preparation and filing of annual accounts with HMRC
  • Preparation and filing of annual Corporation Tax Return

VAT

VAT can be tricky to understand and VAT rules are constantly changing. With our help, you can be sure that your VAT responsibilities are are met. We provide: 

  • VAT advice including identification of the best scheme for your business
  • VAT Registration
  • Preparation and filing of quarterly VAT returns
  • Compliance with Making Tax Digital (MTD)

Payroll and Auto Enrolment

Payroll can be complex and the penalties for non-compliance are high. Let us take this stress away from you. We can: 

  • Prepare and submit your weekly or monthly payroll under Real Time Information (RTI)
  • Advise on and administer your Workplace Pension auto-enrolment
  • Complete all administration for NI, PAYE, statutory sick and maternity pay and provide online payslips
  • Complete all required end-of-year reports

Management Accounts

As your business grows, you will no doubt want to take a keen interest in how it is performing. We can prepare regular management accounts which will provide you with insight into your financial performance. We can review and analyse your company’s results for you, including identifying any areas of concern or opportunities for improvement.

Budgeting and Forecasting

Setting a budget is of vital importance for any business. It outlines a clear goal, and a roadmap to achieve it. It helps measure success and identify areas where corrective action is required. It is also key to managing your costs and your cashflows. We will work with you to create your budget, providing helpful advice along the way. Throughout the year, our Management Accounts service will allow the monitoring of your actual performance against your budget, highlighting areas of success as well as those that need more focus.

Starting a new business

There is much to consider when starting your new business. We can help you make the decisions that are best for you and guide you through the process. We can assist with:

  • Identification of the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company
  • Profit and Loss and Cashflow forecasts
  • Funding and banking advice
  • Company formation
  • Identifying and implementing accounting software that will streamline your business

Company Secretarial services

We are here to provide you with up-to-date support and guidance regarding Companies Act legislation that affects your company and its directors. We can: 

  • Prepare and file your annual Confirmation Statement
  • Assist with new company formation
  • Maintain your statutory books
  • Keep resolutions and minutes
  • Prepare and submit any required Companies House filings

Cloud software

Cloud based systems are the latest in accountancy technology. They automate and simplify many of your day-to-day accounting processes, taking the headache out of processing and administrative tasks, and give you great visibility of your financial information on a real time basis. We will help you select the software that is most appropriate for your business and support you with implementation and training.

Advisory services

In addition to taking care of your everyday accounting needs, we can play a key role in the growth and development of your business. With over 25 years of business experience, working with both large businesses and SMEs we can provide tailored strategic finance and advisory services including:

  • Growth Strategies
  • Fundraising
  • Financial Modelling
  • Investment Deck and Business Plans
  • Exit Planning
  • ERP and Management Information Systems