Outsourced Bookkeeping Services

Support with the on-going paperwork and maintaining books

How we help

Hiring a part or full time book-keeper can be expensive.

Engaging NR Barton as your book-keepers means you can hand it all over and let us deal with your invoice processing, bank reconciliations and your nominal, sales and purchase ledger maintenance.

Our team of dedicated experts are here to help run your business from the book-keeping perspective.

Peace of mind

You also have peace of mind that the books of your business are compliance with relevant legislation. Company law requires all businesses to abide by statutory rules and to include certain information in their accounts.

Keeping your books and paperwork in good order additionally means you will have peace of mind when dealing with HM Revenue and Customs.

Meanwhile, maintaining control over your business finances means you monitor whether you are trading profitably and take corrective action if necessary

Utilising online accounting

Our book-keeping service harnesses the power of online accounting to ensure you are fully up to date with your accounts as and when you need to be.

We are Platinum Partners with international accountancy software company Xero which means we are market leaders in our field and have attained the top level of accreditation within our field, one of only a handful of independent firms to achieve in the North West.

This means you are able to have full access to your books from anywhere in the world, on any device with an internet connection.

It also means you will be able to see copy invoices, bank statements, VAT returns, payroll prints, and anything else related to your book-keeping at the click of a button.

Levels of service

Our core bookkeeping service ensures automatic maintenance of your VAT records, enabling us to prepare and submit your VAT returns accurately and on time, thereby fulfilling your responsibilities to HM Revenue & Customs.

Whilst our comprehensive bookkeeping service includes and or all of the following:

  • Sales invoice records
  • Supplier invoice records
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash book records
  • Petty cash records
  • Debtor and creditors lists
  • Complete nominal ledgers
  • Trial balance
  • VAT record maintenance
  • Management accounts

As part of our management accounts service we offer help and advice on the most appropriate method of maintaining your accounting records whether manual or computer based; advise on the implementation of the systems clients select; train clients’ staff to operate the systems; and carry out reviews to ensure the systems are operating efficiently.

We can also guide you through online accounting systems, such as Xero, Quickbooks, or Sage, to make sure you are fully trained on the software if you choose to keep some of your bookkeeping in-house.

Our book-keeping team also hold regular free seminars to keep you informed of the latest business updates.


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“Neil Whittingham and the team at NR Barton have given our business invaluable advice and support since we started up in 2011. Starting a new business was a big challenge during a difficult commercial climate as you can imagine, however, NR Barton took the time to understand our business and Neil has been available to assist both commercially and personally with great results. I have no hesitation in recommending NR Barton to friends, family and other company owners.”

– Rod Brown & Carl Salt, Words ‘n’ Wishes Limited

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