Fall in love with your Accountant
Whether you’re running an SME, employing hundreds of employees or a start-up, having a good relationship with your accountant is essential. Your accountant should be providing you with clear and easy to understand accounting information & advising you on ways in which you can save money across all areas of your business.
Here’s some signs you should be looking for to find out if you’re really in love or just settling…
Offering more than just accounting
As your business continues to grow, it’s likely that you will start requiring more than just accounting services. If you are hoping to continue expanding then you may start to require payroll services, specialist tax advice like guidance on R&D tax credits or advice on commercial mortgages.
Providing comprehensive support
Many accountants will charge you just for asking a question and we don’t believe that’s right. Your accountant should want to see you grow a successful business so they should be providing you with comprehensive support without charging you additional fees. At Sapphire, we provide you with unlimited support to guide you through all your accounting needs.
Proactive and goal orientated
You need an accountant that is going to be actively looking to help you grow and run your business efficiently. Providing you with advice on tax relief and the latest government incentives that you could be taking advantage. A proactive accountant will maintain regular communication with you to provide you with the best chance of running a successful business.
Are you still in love with your accountant?
If you’ve read this and realised, you’re actually just staying put because it’s easier than moving, we’ve got some good news for you! Changing accountant is no longer as challenging as it used to be, and it is crucial you’re with a accountant that is the best fit for you and where you want to be in the future.
Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you find an accountant that is the right fit for you.