Our Services

Annual Accounts

While producing your annual accounts keeps you compliant with regulatory requirements and the tax authorities, the process potentially offers much more than simply ticking the right boxes.

Prepared in the right way, your annual accounts can provide a vital tool to help your business run smoothly and provide valuable information for forward planning and decision-making.

By getting to know you and your business, we are ideally placed to prepare and interpret your accounts in the context of your individual needs and the bigger economic picture of the sector in which you operate.

We’ll identify strengths and unexpected trends within your accounts and suggest solutions if we find areas where your business and its performance could be enhanced. We’ll also time your accounts production to help you take advantage of early tax planning opportunities.

Business Start-ups

If you are thinking about setting up your own business, a good place to start is by talking to us.

We’ll take an independent, expert view of your plans and give you practical, professional advice on your ideas.

We’ll challenge your proposals in a constructive way and develop solutions to any potential problems, to help you refine your plans and give your business a better chance of success.

We’ll also advise you on the best structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company – and help you with all the paperwork necessary to keep you compliant with regulatory requirements.

We also offer a range of accounting services, including bookkeeping, payroll and VAT, to ease your administrative burden and give you the time that you need to get your business off the ground, as well as providing the information you need for decision-making

Once you are up and running, our flexible services will support you as you take the next steps in growing your business.

Financial Outsourcing

If your financial admin is taking over your life, it’s time to talk to the financial outsourcing professionals at Maximus Accountants.

Our expert staff will deal with all your day-to-day finance tasks, freeing up in-house resources and allowing you to focus on what you do best – running your business.

We offer a complete range of flexible financial outsourcing services which we’ll tailor to your needs, keeping pace with your business as it changes and grows.

And we’ll present information and advice in a straightforward way, to help you make decisions that will best benefit your business. Our services include:

Our competitively-priced, professional solutions will give you peace of mind that you’ll receive first class support, delivered with a personal touch, every step of the way.

In fact, we’d like you to think of us as part of your own team.

Business Strategies

Running a business is a full-time job, so it’s not surprising that many owners are often too busy to think about the bigger picture.

But if you want to maximise your business’s potential for success, you need a clear idea of where you are going and how to get there. That’s where our independent, expert advice can help.

We’ll help you to look at your business with fresh eyes and develop a strategy that defines your goals, your game plan and the funding, management tools and work practices that you will need achieve your objectives.

Your strategy will change over time – through the different stages of the life of your business, to deal with difficult trading conditions or to help you obtain the maximum benefit in a disposal of the business, for example.

In any case, we’ll work alongside you to regularly review your business strategy – whether this is monthly, quarterly or to look at a specific issue – so that you stay on track to achieve what you want and to measure your progress against your targets.

Information Management

Bookkeeping

When you’re busy running and building a business, you juggle dozens of different demands every day. So finding the time and resources to deal with day-to-day financial matters, like bookkeeping, can represent a real extra burden.

For any business, it is essential to keep track of money coming in and out, to help you manage your cash flow and ensure that it is positive rather than negative.

So more and more businesses find that outsourcing – employing external specialists to deliver these services – provides an efficient, cost-effective solution.

At Maximus Accountants, we offer an expert, professional bookkeeping service that includes keeping records of your payments and receipts up to date and maintaining your VAT records.

Because we’ll be keeping track of your bills and invoices, you’ll be able to make payments on time, helping you to stay on good terms with suppliers, and to chase any payments that are at risk of becoming overdue.

Whether you need weekly, monthly or quarterly bookkeeping services, we’ll provide an efficient, accurate service, designed to streamline the preparation of your annual accounts.

Corporate Finance

In the competitive commercial world, having professionals experienced in corporate finance behind you is a real advantage.

We’ll start working with you by assessing your circumstances, including any existing financial arrangements, so that we can tailor our advice to your needs.

At different times in the life of your business, you might need finance to support you in starting out, making an acquisition or restructuring your financial commitments to give you greater flexibility and make it easier to attract new investment.

Whether you need to arrange a hire purchase or leasing agreement to bring in new assets, or need to bring in investment to make sure your business continues to thrive after you retire, we can help.

We have long-standing business relationships with a range of providers and will source the right finance options for you, ranging from banks to business angels and venture capitalists to government grants.

We can help you to present your proposal for funding in the most effective way, with all the relevant information to hand, and negotiate on your behalf to help you achieve the finance you need on the best available terms.

Payroll

Most businesses will agree that managing the Payroll and understanding the ever changing legislation that affects this function of your business is frustrating and time consuming.

OUR Payroll team has the answer…

By providing a complete Payroll solution for you

The business benefits to you are simple:

  • Outsourcing your Payroll means you don’t pay any in-house costs.
  • Our Payroll team are experts in their field and understand the commercial and technical requirements of your business.
  • Our service is on time and accurate.
  • Our service includes all year-end documentation.
  • Our team is always resourced so you can be assured of a committed payroll service for your business.

We takes the worry out of handling payroll arrangements by providing your business with an efficient and expert personal service for both very small and large companies.

We can also give you the added protection and benefit of professional advice.

Using Maximus Accountants you can be assured of two things – up to date and accurate Payroll information and management information that is current and easy to understand. The benefits to all businesses are simple and highly effective:

Accuracy: Payroll calculations and information that fully recognises the statutory requirements of your business.
Reliability: We are an experienced and well-resourced team.
Continuity: Consistent and standard Payroll methodology.

Our services include:

Data Input

  • Setting up, amending and deleting employee details
  • Input of timesheet details, bonus calculations and overtime
  • Input and recording of SSP, SAP, SPP and SMP payments
  • Student loan repayment deductions
  • Pension deductions
  • Calculating holiday payments

Processing

  • Running of the Payroll to calculate gross pay, deductions and net pay

Output

  • Production of payslips and standard reports
  • Effecting direct salary and wages bank transfers
  • Production of P45s

Year End

  • Production of P14s and P60s
  • Production of P35s
  • Submitting returns to HM Revenue & Customs

Other

  • Production of personalised reports
  • Departmental analysis
  • Pensions listings
  • Production of accounts posting information
  • Payments to HM Revenue & Customs
  • Dealing with Revenue queries

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