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Accounting and Bookkeeping

Accounting and bookkeepingAccounting and bookkeeping services provided by Chartered Online Accountant covering: annual accounts, management accounts, bookkeeping, accounting software and IT.

Annual Accounts

A self-employed person or sole trader may only need a simple set of accounts for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), "the tax man", but a limited company will need the full director's report and accounts in the precise format required by law.

Chartered Online Accountant will advise you which of them you need and

  • Prepare accounts to help in completion of self-assessment tax returns;
  • Produce financial statements to file at Companies House and abbreviated accounts to ensure the minimum amount of your financial information is made public.

Your accounts will be explained to you so that you understand what is going on financially in your business, helping you to plan for the future.

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Please contact us on 020-8133-9876, email tomtrainer@charteredonlineaccountant.com or use our contact us form if you need further advice, have any questions about our services or would like a free consultation and a fixed fee quote.

Management Accounts

Up to date, relevant and timely management information allows you to make the right decisions and puts you in complete control of your company's activities.

Good management accounts can:

  • Identify the most profitable/unprofitable areas of the business
  • Identify opportunities to cut costs
  • Measure your business's key performance indicators such as break-even turnover
  • Show you your results by branch/division/staff member
  • Compare performance to budget and/or previous periods

Chartered Online Accountant can provide:

  • Detailed weekly, monthly or quarterly management accounts in the format most appropriate to your business
  • Systems to allow you to produce your own management information
  • Training on how to get the most out of your information
  • Management information to lenders

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Please contact us on 020-8133-9876, email tomtrainer@charteredonlineaccountant.com or use our contact us form if you need further advice, have any questions about our services or would like a free consultation and a fixed fee quote.

Bookkeeping

Accurate bookkeeping is fundamental to getting your accounts and tax correct and avoiding penalties and potential prosecution by HMRC.

Chartered Online Accountant can do your bookkeeping for you or recommend a programme and train you on that programme if you prefer to do your bookkeeping yourself.

Chartered Online Accountant can completely eliminate your paperwork

  • Automatically download business bank statements directly to Chartered Online Accountant or to your own software
  • Scan receipts to a phone app which automatically uploads them to Chartered Online Accountant or your own software, or pop them into a secure, pre-addressed, freepost envelope to Chartered Online Accountant for inputting and storage
  • Sign documents electronically, which are then stored securely on-line
  • Update your accounts and stock records directly from your till with EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) software
  • Have all your business's financial and accounting documents scanned, and electronic copies retained for you to access at any time and to meet your legal record-keeping requirements.
  • If you prefer to do your own bookkeeping, free easy-to-use bookkeeping software and training can be provided.

Advantages of the Automated and Paperless System

  • Paperwork eliminated (no piles of paper, no files, no boxes of receipts lying around)
  • All documents secure even in the event of fire, flood, theft or other disaster
  • More space available in your business premises or home
  • Improved document management (easier to store, find and retrieve)
  • Makes HMRC inspections a doddle!
  • Accounting information is always up to date
  • More time to spend on your business and your life
  • More time = more money

Bookkeeping Health Check

Chartered Online Accountant can review your bookkeeping system and give you a report on any inefficiencies or areas likely to give rise to errors.

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Please contact us on 020-8133-9876, email tomtrainer@charteredonlineaccountant.com or use our contact us form if you need further advice, have any questions about our services or would like a free consultation and a fixed fee quote.

Accounting Software and I.T.

Choosing the correct accounting programme for you is vital for the smooth and easy running of your business. This is the single thing that can make the greatest contribution to simplifying your life and saving you time.

Chartered Online Accountant is familiar with all the leading accounting programmes, so whether you need stock control, automated invoicing, credit control or something else, you can be assured of having the right one to save you time and money, and give you the information you need to run your business.

Full training is given on all recommended accounting software, and support is free to clients at all times.

The programmes most commonly used by clients are:

Clear Books

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Chartered Online Accountant can offer Clear Books subscriptions at a lower rate than you can get them direct from Clear Books, currently at a 50% discount.

Xero

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Chartered Online Accountant is a Xero online accounting certified adviser, and can advise on all aspects of setting up a business and running the accounting on Xero.

VT

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VT Transaction Plus came top in the bookkeeping category in the last survey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Kashflow

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Popular on-line software designed to be used by non-accountants. Has a range of add-ons to support your business.

Quick Books

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One-time market leader in accounting software, still used by many businesses

Chartered Online Accountant is an Intuit UK 2014 QuickBooks Online certified proadvisor. One-time market leader......

Sage

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Popular software. One of the first on the market. We convert Sage data to Xero or QuickBooks.

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