Services – Bookkeeping & Finance2018-11-07T12:25:56+00:00

Bookkeeping and Finance Services and Support in Devon

“Do what you do best and outsource the rest.”

Providing a professional and affordable outsourced office solution with bookkeeping and finance help and support for busy business owners.

Outsourced business services provided in Devon. On-site support can be provided if your business is based in Newton Abbot, Torbay and Exeter.

Bookkeeper and Finance Tasks that can be Outsourced

Help and support can be provided for various finance services, including:

Bookkeeping and data entry into accounts software

Chasing overdue invoices and credit control

Assistance with VAT & CIS returns

Xero support, including assistance with set up, training, using functions, creating reports, using apps etc

Assistance with year-end accounts or creating financial reports such as profit and loss reports, including liaising with your accountant on your behalf

Process review and reporting on findings and recommendations for efficiencies

And more…

Why Outsource your Bookkeeping and Finances to a Virtual Assistant

If you want to be on top of your business finances without having to take on the role of finance manager.

If you want to outsource these tasks to someone with accountancy and finance experience.

When you want to reduce your accountancy fee – you will save fees at year end if using a freelancer rather than an accountant.

If you are looking for a bookkeeper as your business is quite small and you don’t want to hire an employed member of staff.

On-site support for businesses in Devon, predominately Newton Abbot, Torquay or Exeter, as well as off-site support, depending on your requirements.

Outsourcing Finance – Case Study 1

“Kirsty’s knowledge of accounting and general business is fantastic and rivalled only by her care and desire to help. ”

Marcus Ward, Director, Ward & Masters Carpentry Ltd


Kirsty Piercy Virtual Assistant has provided bookkeeping and finance support to Ward & Masters Carpentry on a regular basis since July.

Ward & Masters Carpentry is an established Carpentry and Construction business in Newton Abbot, Devon. Having experienced growth in the past few years and expecting further growth in the next 12 months, the business has grown from 1 apprentice to 6 full-time employees and 1 apprentice.

Despite having set up Xero the directors were unable to keep up to date with data entry, having outsourced the VAT returns to their accountant they felt they were missing up to date financial information.

In order to have a better grip on finances and a good understanding of their business performance and expected cashflow, Ward & Masters Carpentry outsourced finance and bookkeeping duties to Kirsty Piercy Virtual Assistant.

Services Provided

  • Credit control including chasing overdue invoices after automatic reminders lapsed. Sending receipts for paid invoices.
  • Entering supplier invoices onto accountancy software on a regular basis so that the business always know what amounts are owed.
  • Regular bank reconciliations to keep on top of cashflow.
  • Processing CIS invoices in order to prepare monthly CIS returns.
  • Completing quarterly VAT returns.
  • Assistance in using accounts software and utilising add ons and reporting to make the most of the accounts software.
  • Regular reporting on the financial performance.
  • Ad hoc help with finance tasks.

Experience in Finance

“Kirsty is extremely hardworking and very diligent. I would highly recommend her to anyone.”

Catherine Denning, Senior Manager, Darnells Chartered Accountants

Background in Finance

Kirsty Piercy has 8 years of experience working for Accountancy firms in Newton Abbot and Torquay. The most recent was for Darnells Chartered Accountants, where duties included:

  • Completing accounts and tax returns for unincorporated businesses and limited companies.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts.
  • Assisting clients with questions on bookkeeping, accounts software, accounts and tax returns.
  • Providing on-site assistance for clients based in Devon, assisting business owners, accounts managers and bookkeepers improve bookkeeping processes, use of accountancy software and preparation of management accounts.

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