Friend offers a flexible outsourcing service, allowing us to look after a client’s whole accounting function or just certain areas. We tailor our service to meet your requirements, making it compatible with your systems, policies and procedures and reporting timetables.



Our outsourcing services may be particularly beneficial to small but fast growing entrepreneurial businesses that do not have the in-house resources or capabilities to perform these routine but important tasks.

Our accounts outsourcing team offers a comprehensive menu of options from which to choose. Some of our services are described below, are there any which will help you?

Management Accounts

Preparing your monthly or quarterly management accounts, in a format appropriate for your needs, together with relevant Key Performance Indicators and financial analysis.

Bookkeeping & Accounting Records

Posting of invoices and journal entries, managing your sales and purchase ledgers (including credit control and creditor management), maintaining fixed asset registers, bank and control account reconciliations and overall responsibility for your accounting records.

VAT Returns

Maintaining your VAT records and completing your VAT returns for H M Revenue and Customs, including dealing with any correspondence and enquiries.


Friend provides a tailored Payroll Outsourcing Solution offering complete payroll management. This service is performed by experienced personnel who understand the requirements and time-constraints of payroll, and who ensure that your payroll processes remain up to date with changes in legislation.

In addition to calculating monthly or weekly payroll amounts, our payroll function includes processing payslips (including PAYE and NI calculations), completing forms such as P14  P60  P35 and P11D, processing starters and leavers and providing a comprehensive range of reports.

Company Secretarial

Keeping your records and returns at Companies House up to date, ensuring all the legal and regulatory requirements are compiled with.

In short, we assist our clients wherever necessary, helping to fill any knowledge or skill gap that may exist in their business. Please contact one of us if you would like to find out more about our accounts outsourcing services.

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Malcolm Friend