Stockport Accountancy Services Ltd
If you are looking for first-rate accountancy services in Stockport you need look no further than Stockport Accountancy. Whether you are a sole trader, limited company or charity we have a range of services to suit each individual clients needs. We are able to provide a bespoke, fully personalised accountancy service to business owners and individuals in Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas.
We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and building strong, reliable working relationships. This enables us to deliver the support and knowledge our clients require in order to achieve their business objectives.
Besides offering a comprehensive accountancy service we are also able to guide clients through business start-ups and expansions. We will always work closely with our clients, tailoring our services to meet their individual requirements.
Our services include:
- Business Start-ups
- Accounting (for new and established businesses)
- Bookkeeping & VAT
- Tax Planning
- Management Accounts
- Cashflow Forecasting
- Self Assessments
- Corporation Tax
- Company Formation
- Auditing School Funds
What you can expect from me
It is fair to suggest that all accountancy firms are the same, however as a business owner yourself you will appreciate that everyone has unique aspects that allow all of us to set us apart from our competitors. It is my philosophy to deliver the services that businesses require, at appropriate costs (without significant overheads etc) and tailored to each of my clients. We are all very different and I believe that I am ideally placed to treat my business clients in the way that I like to be treated myself.>I have a genuine interest in you, your business and what you are trying to achieve. It is my intention to offer more than just accountancy services to my clients by being able to take a stakehold in your success.
My approach to each of my clients will aim to ;
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Form an effective working partnership with you to become your main trusted adviser
Communicate effectively in a language you will understand, listen to your needs and keep you informed
Provide relevant suggestions to improve your business efficiency
Provide input on making the right financial and managerial decisions
Be available to you by phone, email or ‘skype’
Provide peace of mind to you so you can be assured that all tax and compliance issues are dealt with properly
Deliver the knowledge to introduce you to the best of other services you may require throughout your working life and on into retirement (banks, sources of finance, legal advice, pensions and investments, IT services)
Identify ways in which you and your company can take full advantage of the ever-changing tax law to allow your business to operate with the highest tax efficiency
Regular, scheduled meetings to review potential tax liabilities and to discuss and plan the implementation of any mitigation before financial year end
Who Is Louise Smith?
After completing my full Chartered Institute of Management Accountant qualification in 2008 I have applied my learning in a variety of roles and industries. I have held numerous positions in accountancy roles over the past 17 years, including positions in Retail and Manufacturing sectors.
I have been self-employed for the past four years, as a direct result I fully understand the demands of setting up your own business and making it successful.
At the moment, my portfolio of clients includes contractors, subcontractors, electricians, hairdressers, decorators, railway engineers, landlords, consultancy firms and sports professionals to name but a few. As I am a limited company myself, I am able to be agile with my approach to providing my services to clients and eachclient is treated completely as an individual, not just another numbered firm on a corporate list.
Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my children and my husband. I’d like to say I have an endless list of hobbies but anyone with young kids and their own business knows it doesn’t leave time for anything else.
Our business started three years ago and we entrusted the services of a large accountancy practice that was recommended to us. Unfortunately they made a complete mess of our accounts, forgot VAT runs, errors with payroll, mis-information etc so we needed to find someone local to us we could trust. After some searching, we found Louise, a meeting was setup and we agreed the scope of works.
It was clear from the start that Louise was honest and straight talking, just what we needed. Our accounts were in a terrible state thanks to the previous accountants but Louise tenaciously worked through them for over 2 months, reconciling everything to the point we knew exactly where we were. Since then, she has implemented effective monthly management reporting which has allowed us to grow the business in year 2-3 by at least 80% over the previous year - we could not have done this without effective accounting.
Louise now does our monthly accounts, management reports, VAT returns, weekly credit control and payroll. She also advises us on anything relevant to our business and I would not hesitate in recommending her services to any other small business that needs a reliable accountant.
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