Stress-free bookkeeping


Evenings and weekends should be for friends and family, not reconciling bank accounts and filing receipts. Let our dedicated team handle your bookkeeping, so you are free to run your business and enjoy your life.

Did you know that HMRC could charge you for inaccurate, incomplete or unreadable records?

Trust our qualified, highly-experienced bookkeeping team to make sure you are fully compliant with the latest laws, buying yourself priceless peace of mind.

We can take on all of your bookkeeping or, using online software, we can work alongside you, helping you as and when needed.

Our collaborative, cloud-accounting system is accessible 24/7 from any device. You will always know who owes you money, your key figures, performance indicators and whether you are making a profit.

Our bookkeeping clients deal with a dedicated member of our team and enjoy complete control with our pay-monthly fees.

What we offer at a glance

Supply accounting software

Supply of Dext or Hubdoc (paperless receipt capture system) Optional

Software introduction training
Posting sales and purchase invoices
Posting expenses and cash transactions
Posting all business bank transactions
Reconciliation of business bank accounts
Posting credit card transactions and reconciling account
Reconciliation of cash account
Reconciliation of all other control accounts
Monthly journal entries
Making adjustments for foreign currency transactions
Accounting for accruals and prepayments
VAT reconciliation
Filing VAT returns
Debtor and creditor monitoring
Maintenance of fixed asset register
Quarterly management reporting – Profit & Loss account and balance sheet
Estimation of tax liabilities accruing
Reconciliation of the CIS accounts if applicable
Our fixed pricing structure means you will always know what you will pay upfront, so you can plan and budget.

Our Outsourced Bookkeeping Services for Business

Bookkeeping accurate data and debt entry is often a significant challenge for large and small businesses, but it is impossible to overstate the importance of having efficient bookkeeping to ensure you know precisely how your company is performing.

Understanding the underlying business finances is fundamental to astute decision-making and pinpointing opportunities and general ledger information that reflects seasonal trends or fluctuations in bank balances, cash flow, clients, and profit.

Outsourcing your double entry bookkeeping to a qualified team can relieve ongoing headaches and potentially reduce staffing costs without the need to employ accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks full-time to ensure all documents and daily bookkeeping transactions have been entered correctly to trace essential expenses and reconcile with other financial transactions.

Benefits of Outsourcing Your Company Bookkeeping Process

Thousands of businesses produce financial reports manually through software such as Microsoft Excel, which, although functional, can make it difficult to determine where action is required, for example:

    • Outdated reports of outstanding invoices to chase money owed.
    • Unreconciled incoming payments to mark sales invoices as paid.
    • Recording journal entries retrospectively and working with an inaccurate balance sheet.
    • Falling behind with tax liabilities and overdue purchase invoices.
    • Having inaccurate customer reports due to delays in inputting written financial transactions.
    • Raising invoices late and causing shortfalls in cash flow due to delayed income.

Outsourced bookkeeping provides a considerable advantage, with a cloud-based, accessible dashboard showing your current financial position with all new jobs and ledger entries posted to show exactly where you stand.

In most cases, hiring a qualified accountant to manage a double entry system is more cost-effective and efficient, with the assurance that even complex transactions have been correctly entered, making it faster and easier to produce management accounts, financial statements, and tax returns.

At year-end, you won’t need to invest weeks in reconciling your accounting system to ensure your ledger balances where there are common errors, such as a credit entry without a corresponding debit.

Professional Bookkeeping Services for Small Business Clients

James Todd & Co can provide flexible bookkeeping, allowing you to request support before upcoming reporting deadlines or tax return filing dates, ensuring each journal entry has been approved, and your records reflect accurate financial information.

Our Accounting Clean-Up package can go hand-in-hand with bookkeeping to maintain and improve your double entry bookkeeping system, recommend improvements, and verify that all invoices, sales, revenue and profit have been entered – while you focus on running your business and making decisions based on real-time reporting.