Choosing an accountant is like choosing a new business partner, it’s tempting to think that all accountants are the same, but ask yourself this; what kind of service are you getting?
The right accountant will become a trusted colleague you can depend on, who offers advice and guidance as your small business grows; is what separates a good accountant from a great one.
Can you grow with my business?
It’s important to think about what your business will need tomorrow, as well as today. Make sure your accountant has the resources to cope with your growth. ABS Accountancy has extensive resources both locally and nationally, so if you are looking for an accountant, you can be confident we have capacity and expertise to spare.
Do you have relevant knowledge?
ABS Accountancy exclusively focus on owner managed businesses and work with them across the UK, across many sectors, as a small business ourselves we understand not just the numbers but business issues that you face.
Who will I deal with?
We have specialists in accounting, personal tax, corporate tax, business improvement and much more. But your relationship partner will be your first point of contact. They have the business knowledge to see beyond just accountancy advice and are available to speak to at any time.
What will you charge?
It’s tempting to think that a national firm will be expensive, but that’s not the case with ABS Accountancy. Our practices are independent local businesses with fees that are highly competitive. We’ll show you the value of every pound you spend with us.
Will I get better advice?
If all you need is your books tidied and accounts submitted once a year, we’d be happy to help, but that’s not all we do.
When choosing an accountant you want someone who can:
- tell you what the figures mean in simple business terms;
- give advice on how to grow your business;
- look at ways to improve your business;
- help you to raise funding and asset finance;
- liaise with and negotiate with HMRC on all your taxes;
- help you get the right finance team in place;
- be on the end of the phone whenever you need them;
- understand every aspect of running a business from first-hand experience.