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Business Accounting

At RA, we realise that every business is different and we always take the time to gain a full understanding of each business we work with. This means that we can provide a tailored and efficient service to each of our clients that complies with the appropriate legal requirements.

As well as mandatory accounting duties, such as filing your end of year accounts or VAT returns, we can also help you to plan for the future of your business and help you to make the most of the talents within your organisation.

Accounts Preparation

Do you need accurate accounts provided on time?

At RA, we realise that every business is different and we always take the time to gain a full understanding of each business we work with. This means that we can provide a tailored and efficient service to each of our clients that complies with the appropriate legal requirements.

As well as mandatory accounting duties, such as filing your end of year accounts or VAT returns, we can also help you to plan for the future of your business and help you to make the most of the talents within your organisation.

Accounting Software

Simple is good, Simple and effective is better.

We can…

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

Accounts are prepared to agreed timescales and deadlines.

But we can do more than just report the history of what’s already happened…

  • Identify areas where we can assist in minimising your tax liability
  • Identify areas of the business that give you the most opportunity to make improvements
  • Use the accounts to help you measure where you are in meeting your goals and what actions you need to take

We take the time to explain your accounts to you so that you understand what is going on financially within your business, helping you to plan for the future.

Book-Keeping

Stressed out with the paperwork?

Book-keeping can be a complex and time consuming process. But it is required by law. We offer book-keeping services to businesses of all sizes and budgets and are happy to work within your company’s individual style and methodology.

Our highly experienced accountants use Sage, QuickBooks, Iris, Excel and Advance Excel. Our book-keeping services include:

  • Data entry of records
  • Daily record updates
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Loan reconciliations
  • Preparation of invoices
  • Processing of invoices
  • Creditor ledger
  • Debtor ledger
  • Trial balance
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable

Audits

Do you know why you need an audit or why you should have one?

For many organisations auditing will be statutory requirement, however, many businesses choose to be audited regularly in order to assess the general level of financial control within the business.

An audit evaluates a business’s current processes and systems and checks its compliance with the relevant legislation and regulations. It will also flag up any weaknesses within an organisation and allow us to suggest ways in which to strengthen the performance of a business.

All our feedback is given in jargon-free, no nonsense language.

Management Accounts and Information

If you measure it, you can manage it!

Up to date, relevant and quickly produced management information allows you to make the right decisions.

Our management accounts and information services include…

  • Monthly or quarterly management accounts
  • Reporting of key performance indicators that are the underlying drivers that run your business
  • Help with in house systems for you to produce your own information
  • Training on how to get the most out of your information
  • Supplying management information to lenders
  • Branch/Divisional results
  • Actual performance compared to budget and/or comparative periods
  • Costing information, including break-even turnover levels

VAT Returns

VAT Returns getting you down?

VAT returns can be complicated and time-consuming but they are necessary. Planning for future VAT payments and possible rate changes is vital to ensure your business continues to run smoothly.

  • Our VAT solution includes the following:
  • The initial VAT registration
  • Completion of regular VAT Returns
  • Negotiations with HMRC to reduce a VAT Assessment
  • Where appropriate, assisting cash flow by negotiating a payment plan

Business Valuations

Do you know what your business is worth?

Valuations can be required for…

  • Monitoring how the business is performing against goals
  • Taxation and negotiating with the tax authorities
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Business mergers
  • Divorce proceedings and matrimonial disputes
  • Raising finance
  • Company buy back of shares
  • Tax planning
  • Financial reporting requirements
  • Shareholder/partner disputes
  • Pension and exit planning

We can provide business valuation services for unincorporated entities and shares in unquoted companies based in the UK including assistance with dispute resolution and litigation.

Our initial consultation with you is always complimentary. We like to get to know you. As a national firm we are always on the road and can visit you at your convenience, be that at your premises or even your home.

From discussing your accountancy/payroll needs, right through to cryptocurrency, tax planning, buy-to-let properties, selling or purchasing a business or considering your business exit strategy… We would be happy to help.

Your 45-min phone call with Partner, Riz Akhtar FCCA ACMA CGMA, aims to provide you with knowledgable and professional advice coupled with years of expertise

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