At Stratus Consultants, we provide you with a wealth of advice, all of which is designed to give you the best possible picture of your business. Independent, objective and in-depth, our accountancy services give you the confidence to plan for the future. We deliver this service alongside our business and personal tax services to provide you with a fully integrated package of support for you and your business.

Preparation of annual accounts

Preparing annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and companies quickly and efficiently, both in cost and time.

Preparation of interim and management accounts

Timely and relevant management accounts to give you the information you need to make key business decisions.

Bookkeeping, accounting services and payroll

A flexible, cost effective service designed to save administration time for businesses. Our services can be extremely useful for start-up companies, as well as more established small businesses who want the comfort of knowing their finance function is being looked after by a team of professional accountants. Combined with our payroll service we can provide a fully outsourced finance function.

VAT return preparation

We can help you ensure your operations are both VAT compliant and make use of VAT efficiency opportunities, as well as dealing with any specific VAT problems or issues that may occur during the day-to-day running of your business. We can provide our service as a stand-alone service or as part of a comprehensive accounting and bookkeeping package.

Forecasting and budgeting

We can help you look to the future and assess the impact of a wide range of business decisions. Our forecasts include profit and loss accounts, balance sheets and cash-flow. These can be updated as often as required and can be incorporated as budgets within your financial reporting, allowing actual performance to be measured and assessed.

Management Information Systems (MIS)

It is essential that you have complete confidence in the reliability of your management information. We can help you achieve this by advising on all aspects of new and existing business systems, with a key focus on extracting quality data in an efficient way.

Company secretarial

Trading through a limited company can offer significant tax benefits, but many clients find the associated company law requirements overly complex. We can assist you with all of the duties required of you under company law and provide advice on directors’ responsibilities. We provide the complete package of services to private limited companies, including company formation, maintaining statutory registers and minutes and filing all necessary accounts, forms, returns and resolutions on the public record at Companies House.

Starting a new business

Our experience and expertise can help you make the right decisions at this most critical stage, ensuring you structure your business for future success. We can provide a full package of support to get your business started. We look to develop long term relationships so we can help you through every stage of the business, through the growth years and even on to retirement or sale of the business.