Welcome to zen accounting & bookkeeping solutions.

Here at Zen Accounts we understand, dealing with the finances of your business can sometimes be a daunting task, just another thing to do in a busy day, especially for new business's who are just finding their feet. We offer a wide range of services, from business start up, payroll, bookkeeping, management reports, monthly profit & loss reporting, supplier payment runs, credit control, year end tax, C.I.S. monthly contractors tax calculations & submissions, VAT returns, Sole Trader & Ltd Company tax returns & tax compliance.

Using a variety of accounting software, Sage, Xero, FreeAgent, Quickbooks (in the cloud) various payroll software including Sage, Payroll Manager we can run the finance function of your business with stress free results, all we need is your income & expenditure information and we do the rest! This can easily be either picked up, posted, emailed, saved in a shared drive or dropbox.

With the new cloud based accounting products & software, being a virtual accountant has never been easier, with drop boxes, cloud based storage and the ability to upload receipts & have invoices emailed directly into your accounting software & attached to each transaction as a PDF it really is a revelation to the way we run our accounts, things have simply never been easier. The running of your whole office can reduce to a scanner & computer! all your paperwork is stored online, you can log in at anytime and see a clear up to date picture of how your business is running.

We can take over the running of your accounts using the current software you are using or set you up with a suitable software for your companies needs, the online versions Sage One, Quickbooks & Xero have the main advantage of the client being able to log in at any time and see a real time picture of how the finance's are running, easy graph charts on the main screen to view peaks & lows of sales & purchases clearly by month, live bank feeds from your bank for the bank statements enabling you to see immediately what is going in and out, ability to tailor to each business, breakdown sales regions, department analysis, expenses function for staff expenses, CIS add on available, VAT return is submitted electronically through the accounts system. Receipts or documents can be uploaded  directly to each transaction allowing for a paperless office.

Also with the newly developed cloud based payroll from Sage One & Xero this makes for an ever easier process as they integrate with the accounts software transferring information at the click of a button.

Whatever the size of your business we would love to hear from you, and offer free advice for business start ups. Give us a call today.

Check out the links for further information on accounts software available, the migration of your financial data is quick & easy with the option to keep 2 years worth of data process completed in 3-5 days.




Bookkeeping/Accounts

Peace of mind.

We can process initial documentation from vouchers, manual ledgers, Excel spreadsheets, and even the back of an envelope!

We use Xero, Quickbooks (desktop or In the cloud) Sage and other accounting packages to prepare the accounts in an efficient and timely manner.

Cloud based programmes like Xero, allow us to easily manage, train and produce accurate management information seamlessly, as we can acess your records at the same time as you are processing, with no disruption to yur daily routines.

We provide a complete range of outsourced bookkeeping services which can without any stress or hassle, replace your in house bookkeeper.

Bank reconciliations and VAT returns are easily prepared once the base documentation has been accurately and efficiently organised and posted onto the software by our bookkeeping service.

The production of easily understandable monthly or quarterly reports can help hugely with credit control, cash flow analysis and profit maintenance.

These reports can be prepared showing the variances between the previous year’s results and the budget figures and a year ended forecast report can be prepared in order to aid year-end capital expenditure and tax planning.

You will be free to run your business in the secure knowledge that your records accurately reflect your business activity.

Payroll

Saving you time.

We run a payroll service using, Sage & Payroll Manager software, all our services are at a very competitive price. This mundane regular task can be done offsite, adding extra security, confidentiality and efficiency to the salary figures, payslips can be emailed directly to employees, or viewed through a portal set up in the payroll software.

We include dealing with tax code changes, student loan recovery, child maintenance orders, pension deductions, salary sacrifice schemes, SSP, SMP,SPP and all other payroll aspects.

We deal with employee inquiries regarding their pay, which will relieve you of the time taken with these questions.

We can pay staff online once the payroll has been run if required. The year-end routine is undertaken in a timely manner so that any final payments to the Revenue can be determined quickly.

 

 
 

Tax

Tax can be taxing!!

We produce business tax computations for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies providing relevant information for self-assessment personal tax returns, partnership returns and CT600 corporation tax returns.

We provide business tax advice which comprises business tax planning and tax advice to small businesses, to enable the organisation to run effectively and efficently

We advise clients on all aspects of allowable and disallowable expenditure in order that the above returns are prepared in the correct manner for the Inland Revenue.

We remind clients about necessary deadlines and endeavor to keep chasing outstanding information in order to comply with the relevant fling dates.

Good planning and control can result in tax not being overpaid.

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