Our accounting services
Being truly client focused is more than an aspiration. We invest both time and effort in building closer relationships with our clients. Understanding their businesses, their ambitions, their people. The difference between an effective adviser and one that stands out from the crowd is often their ability to put themselves in their clients' shoes. You talk, we listen. Then we advise, providing you with the information you need to make informed decisions.
Services we offer include:
- Preparation of financial statements
- Company formation
- Interim management accounts
- Cash flow and profit forecasting
- VAT administration
If you simply need straightforward accounts then that’s what we’ll do. But, if you need to provide comfort to other parties (e.g. banks, investors or grant providers), or even have some concerns of your own, we can do much more – such as:
- a review of your sales, purchases, payroll or VAT system
- a specialist report to support a grant application
- an assurance review of financial results for bonus calculations
Let us know what you need, who the interested parties are and your timescales. And we’ll design a bespoke review to meet your precise requirements.
Modern technology & Cloud Accounting
We invest in quality computer technology and personnel. We use accountancy software which year upon year is voted the best in the industry. Each member of staff has clients' details at their finger tips to enable us to deliver to our clients an efficient and effective service.
In 2015 we launched our cloud based accountancy service where we can review and amend client’s data in real time without having to upload / download any data. This makes life easier and gives us a greater collaboration with your business. Cloud accounting is faster and smarter and gives you a greater control over your finances.
Prompt financial information
Almost every business needs to prepare annual accounts for submission to HM Revenue & Customs but increasingly also as a basis for management analysis of financial performance. As a businessperson you'll appreciate the importance of getting comprehensive and prompt financial information on a regular basis to help you manage your business efficiently.
Experienced, professional staff
At J F Hornby & Co our experienced professional staff supply a full range of accounting services, from advice on setting up or improving systems to preparation of annual and periodic management accounts. This service will ensure you have the facts you need to make management decisions and the firm's IT specialists can provide advice and assistance with the selection and implementation of computerised accounting systems to enhance the decision making process.
Our staff are highly proficient with most standard computerised accounts programs on the market, and can therefore gain efficient access to your digital records. Whether your records come to us digitally or in a traditional paper format, our experienced staff will produce accounts which can be used as the basis for preparation of your tax computations.
In many cases, working with your financial records alerts us to improvements you could make in terms of accuracy or efficiency, and we routinely pass on practical recommendations to make your administrative lives that little bit easier.