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Bookkeeping

How better bookkeeping will work wonders for your business

Generally, there are two types of business owner. Those that see bookkeeping as a hassle and those that see it as a major hassle.

Nevertheless, bookkeeping is mandatory for all businesses whether you are self-employed, in a partnership or run a limited company. And you’ll agree that seeing something as a hassle is not a helpful attitude to take to any task.

Fortunately, we represent a third type of person. Those who understand bookkeeping and are expert at it. And, dare we say, enjoy it.

Bookkeeping service

Outsource your bookkeeping to WCL and the hassle goes away. But more than that, we will take your bookkeeping to the next level.

This means your books will be done on time and kept up-to-date. Items will be posted to the right accounts and accruals, prepayments and journals will not be missing. All of this is vital if you are to submit accurate VAT returns or deduct the rights expenses for tax.

And you will get information. Lots of good quality financial information, like your real-time overheads or balance sheet that can feed into helping you make better decisions.

In short, bookkeeping is one of those basic functions that when done well helps your whole business to thrive. It just needs to be given the attention it deserves.

What is included in WCL's bookkeeping service?

Bookkeeping encompasses a wide range of functions and we can take as much or as little off your hands as you wish:

Regular tasks

  • Invoicing, credit control and sales ledger.
  • Purchases, payment runs and purchase ledger.
  • Cash receipts and payments, and cash book.

Monthly & quarterly tasks

  • Accruals, prepayments and other journals.
  • Fixed asset register.
  • Summary balance sheet and profit and loss account.
  • Quarterly VAT returns

We can tailor a package precisely to you, only charging for the services you require.

We can also manage your year end accounts preparation and filings for limited companies.

Working with bookkeeping software

In recent years, there has been a revolution in accounting and bookkeeping software. We can advise on migrating to a leading cloud-based accounting platform like XERO

or Sage One, if you have not already made the switch. If what you have works for you, we can work with that. Either way, with us you’ll get the very most out of the software you are paying for.

Contact us to discuss your requirements

To find out how an outsourced bookkeeping service could work for you, get in touch on 01225 585756 or email info@whittockconsulting.co.uk

We’ll talk through what you currently do and what you don’t, the systems you use, and find out a bit more about your business. Then we can suggest the perfect outsourced finance department solution, to drive your business forward with brilliant bookkeeping.