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Bookkeeping
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Bookkeeping
Serving All The UK

Our Bookkeeping Service Overview

  • Cost-effective, hassle-free bookkeeping

  • Seamless set-up & onboarding

  • Dedicated account manager & service team based in Southampton, Hampshire. Servicing clients across the UK

  • Decades of bookkeeping experience & expertise

  • Xero silver champion partner

  • Certified Quickbooks pro advisor

  • Expertise with Xero, Quickbooks, Sage and SAP etc.

  • Designed for businesses from 1 to 500+ employees

  • Trusted professionals with exceptional 5* customer reviews & feedback

What Does Our Bookkeeping Service Include?

In today's fast-paced business environment, maintaining precise financial records is not just a legal requirement but also a strategic advantage. Whether you're a small start-up or a large corporation, managing finances efficiently is essential for making informed decisions, optimising resources and fostering growth. That's where we come in.

 

We take the hassle out of bookkeeping, allowing you to focus on what you do best - running your business. Our team of qualified and experienced professionals combines industry knowledge with advanced technologies to deliver accurate, timely and cost-effective bookkeeping services. From recording transactions and reconciling accounts to payroll processing and financial reporting, we handle it all with precision and integrity.

 

The key activities we cover include:

 

Recording Financial Transactions:

Documenting all financial transactions accurately and promptly.

 

Reconciling Accounts:

Ensuring that the records match the bank and credit card statements by reconciling accounts regularly.

 

Generating Financial Reports:

Creating financial statements such as balance sheets, income statements and cashflow statements to provide insights into the business's financial health.

 

Managing Cashflow - Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable:

Tracking and managing money owed to the business (accounts receivable) and money owed by the business (accounts payable).

 

Petty Cash:

We will reconcile your petty cash expenditure, allocating it to the proper account and also ensuring any allowable VAT is claimed.

VAT Returns:

We will process your VAT returns and file them with HMRC.

Credit Control:

Helping to keep you up to date with your income.  We can provide you with information to chase any overdue invoices.  If required we can also chase outstanding balances directly with your debtors.

Payroll Processing:

Calculating and processing employee wages, taxes and benefits accurately and on time.

 

Budgeting & Forecasting:

Assisting in the creation and management of budgets and forecasts to help the business plan and make informed financial decisions.

Year-End Accounts:

We will provide information to your accountant and liaise with them to ensure the accurate and timely preparation of your year-end accounts.

Maintaining Compliance:

Ensuring that financial records adhere to relevant laws, regulations and accounting standards.

 

Providing Financial Analysis:

Analysing financial data to identify trends, opportunities and potential issues that could affect the business's financial performance.

 

Communication:

Collaborating with your accountant and HMRC etc. 

 

Continuous Learning & Professional Development:

Staying updated on changes in accounting standards, tax laws and financial software to maintain professional competence and enhance skills.

Key Advantages Of An Outsourced Bookkeeping Service
Expertise:

Outsourced bookkeeping services provide access to skilled professionals with expertise in financial management, accounting principles, and industry-specific knowledge.

 

Cost Savings:

By outsourcing bookkeeping tasks, businesses can reduce overhead costs associated with hiring, training, and retaining in-house accounting staff, as well as investing in accounting software and infrastructure.

 

Time Efficiency:

Delegating bookkeeping responsibilities to a specialised service frees up valuable time for business owners and management to focus on core business activities, such as sales and growth strategies.

 

Accuracy & Reliability:

Professional bookkeeping services employ trained professionals and utilise advanced software to ensure accurate recording, reconciliation, and reporting of financial transactions, minimising the risk of errors and discrepancies.

 

Compliance Assurance:

Outsourced bookkeeping firms stay abreast of ever-changing tax laws, regulations, and accounting standards, helping businesses maintain compliance and avoid costly penalties.

 

Scalability:

As businesses grow or experience fluctuations in activity, outsourced bookkeeping services can easily adjust to accommodate changing needs without the hassle of hiring or downsising internal staff.

 

Financial Insights:

Experienced bookkeepers can provide valuable insights and analysis into a company's financial health, trends, and performance metrics, enabling informed decision-making and strategic planning.

 

Access To Technology:

Outsourced bookkeeping services often leverage cutting-edge accounting software and tools, allowing businesses to benefit from the latest advancements in financial technology without the need for costly investments or upgrades.

 

Confidentiality & Security:

Reputable bookkeeping firms prioritise the confidentiality and security of sensitive financial data, implementing robust safeguards and protocols to protect against unauthorised access, fraud, and data breaches.

 

Peace Of Mind:

Entrusting bookkeeping tasks to a trusted outsourcing partner provides peace of mind, knowing that financial records are being managed professionally, accurately, and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

How Much Does Our Bookkeeping Service Cost?

Our bookkeeping services are bespoke to you and your business and charged by the hour. We can provide a simple no-obligation quote using the following straightforward process:

Contact Us

Tell us how you work currently and what help you need. You can call us, send an e-mail​ or get a free no obligation quote by completing our on-line quote form.

Tailored Proposal

Once we understand your requirements we will provide you with a proposal outlining how we can help and how much it will cost.

Service Launch

We start delivering the service, working closely with you to ensure everything runs efficiently and effectively.

Remember you only pay for the hours we work. You don't pay for our coffee breaks, team meetings, training, sickness and holidays as you would with a regular member of staff.

Who Are The Invisible Assistant?

The Invisible Assistant has been operating since 2010. Backed by an experienced and qualified team based at the Science Park in Southampton, Hampshire. We are focused on providing our clients with a consistent, cost effective and first-class service.​

The Invisible Assistant offers a remote, innovative, cost-effective and low risk bookkeeping solution to suit a variety of business needs. Our service is based on a common-sense, no-nonsense, business-savvy approach.​ We bring many decades of experience, reliability and professionalism to your business and are good at what we do. You can be confident that your work is in safe hands.

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