Bookkeeper in Crawley

Umbrella Bookkeeping work with small to medium sized businesses. Our professional bookkeepers provide you with a flexible and cost effective service, equipping you with the necessary tools to ensure your business is on track.

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Reliable Bookkeeper in Crawley

We are an independent team of bookkeepers who work with a variety of small to medium businesses across Crawley and Haywards Heath. Our team are all experienced in the financial industry. Gersha founded Umbrella Bookkeeping after working for many years in a premier financial institution in Brighton. It was here that she recognised the need for smaller businesses to have a more cost-effective solution to their financial issues. If you leave bookkeeping and accounts preparation to the end of the year, your business won't be keeping track of essential management information throughout the year. If you have this information kept up to date, as well as a Cashflow forecast vs Actuals and key performance indicators you will have a fuller picture of how your business is performing.

If you choose to take advantage of our bookkeeping services, we will provide you with all of the tools you need to ensure your business is kept on track as we will provide you with monthly management and financial analysis. This will reduce the duties for your accountant and therefore will lower your annual accountant's bill. We work with your accountant to provide them with all the information they need to concentrate on devising tax strategies and producing your tax return in a timely manner. This will leave you time to be made aware of any tax liabilities, and allow you to produce the necessary documentation in due course.

Our Bookkeeping services ensure your future is covered

You may not be keeping track of essential management information throughout the year if you leave bookkeeping and accounts preparation to the year end.

How much does a dedicated Bookkeeper cost?

Working with a variety of payroll, business and accounting software packages, we can support companies with their accounting. We are currently working with KashFlow, Sage, quickbooks and Zero. We also offer a range of pricing options, from one-off ad-hoc work to a more regular bookkeeping service: 

Ad-Hoc (£25.00 per hour) - For one-off jobs that you are unsure exactly how long they will take. This service is perfect for those clients that do not feel the need for the regular service of a bookkeeper. If appropriate, after having fulfilled your ad-hoc job, you may want to discuss a more regular service.

Regular (£22.50 per hour) - If you need services on a more permanent basis then we suggest using our regular pricing structure with the added benefit of a reduced hourly rate. This is our most popular service by far. However, we can also provide fixed rates (see below).

Fixed Price Rates Available - Fixed price rates are available for those clients that know precisely how long they want us to work on their bookkeeping and financial analysis needs every week, month or year.  This pricing structure is available once we have discussed your exact needs and we both agree on the time spent and services to be provided.

What services can we offer you?

We have worked with a huge array of business sectors and one of the reasons our service is so popular is due to its versatility. We tailor our services to meet the individual requirements of the company. Here is an overview of our range of financial support: 

  • Financial statements preparation ie. Profit and Loss & Balance sheet
  • Setting up computerised or manual bookkeeping systems
  • Maintenance of Purchase, Sales and Nominal ledgers
  • Monthly, Quarterly bank reconciliations
  • Debtors and Creditors listings
  • Chasing Debtors
  • Paying Creditors
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Depreciation journals
  • Analysing and posting of petty cash journals
  • Cash flow forecasts
  • Financial Analysis (Monthly KPI’s)
  • Budget Forecasts
  • Visits to your place of business to pick up paper-work and drop it off
  • Monthly, quarterly meeting to go through the management reports and/or financial analysis
  • Quarterly VAT returns

Reliable Local Bookkeeper

Umbrella Bookkeeping put their clients first and work flexibly to suit your needs. Whether you need help with VAT returns, payroll services or monthly management - we can help! Don't let your finances restrict your business - contact us today on 01273 761061 or email gersha@umbrellabk.co.uk to arrange a free consultation and take the first step to financial assurance.