Sales & purchase ledger, VAT & Tax returns and income reconciliation

We aim to provide a bespoke, flexible service tailored around you and your company requirements by supplying both computerised and manual bookkeeping services.

Our services are provided on a schedule to suit your requirements and the financial needs of your business.

Bookkeeping can be a time consuming and technically complex task, however there is often not enough work involved to justify a permanent in-house employee. Outsourcing this task can be a very cost effective way to ensure the task is completed accurately and efficiently while also introducing best practice procedures to keep year end statutory accountancy fees down.

At Au Bookkeeping, we aim to offer peace of mind that your bookkeeping is always up to date and is ready to be reviewed if necessary at any time.

Excel Bookkeeping is a simple straight forward way of keeping track of your bank account, sales and purchases. We will be able to build VAT returns and monthly reports from your receipts and invoices that your accountant will have no trouble reading and working from. Excel bookkeeping is suited to a small company that would like their paperwork kept track of.

Xero is a cloud based accounting and bookkeeping software, it allows your company to raise sales invoices and record purchases meaning there is no need to keep paper copies. We are also able to run reports at any time in the period allowing you to keep a precise eye on your business workings. Xero is an excellent accounting software for small to large companies.

We are able to keep a clear and running record of your sales and purchases with a little help from you. By sending us your sales and purchases at any given time we can record and keep you updated on the income and expenditure of your company in an easy to follow way that will help you and your accountant.

We are able to work though your paper work or Xero account and prepare a VAT return that we can submit for you. Alternatively, we can give you back working papers to pass on to your accountant for submission allowing them to keep the work to hand for year-end preparations.

We are happy to analyse your income and expenditure into a straight forward excel report that will allow you to gain the correct figures to pass to your accountant for submission to HMRC

What customers are saying about AU Bookkeeping

Emma has a refreshingly pragmatic approach to bookkeeping which brings clarity to the process of financial control. She takes time to understand and appreciate the needs of the Customer in ensuring that expectations are met. Emma also works hard to provide an appropriate level of understanding in all that she delivers and elucidate on any matter prior to proceeding further which is vital to a business. Emma's knowledge in respect of Xero is second to none which is evident in her much needed training on the software.

I would not hesitate to recommend her bookkeeping services as she would be a valued support to any business.

Jonathan Watts, Founder & Director, Global Architecture Limited

Emma has been very helpful and we are all thankful at VodaCompliance for all her help and advice. The keeper of books is an expert on Xero. We would definitely recommend AU as an excellent book keeper.

Kevin Bloodworth, Managing Director, VodaComplance Limited

I needed help in a hurry and Au Bookkeeping came to the rescue! Value for money, efficient and friendly service.

Julia Cunningham, Director, The Truffle Witch Ltd

With Au's help I know that all the accounting bits I might miss or forget in my hectic days will now not be missed or forgotten. Emma is happy to help and can navigate tech easily. That's why I love this VFM service.

Julian Bishop, Director, Bishop Sullivan Lettings

At Au Bookkeeping we value the importance of protecting and respecting the data you provide and entrust us with. We are committed to safeguarding all personal information provided to us. We work to ensure all data is kept accurate and up to date as well as our commitment that the personal data we process will only be used in a way that is consistent with our privacy statement.

What is Personal Data?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 definition of personal data/information is “any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier.”

In other words, what we mean by “Personal Data” is; any information, that is provided to us, which relates to a living individual who could be identified from this information (or from any other information which is likely to be provided to us).

What Personal Data do we collect?

We may collect the following personal information:

  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your gender
  • Your contact information such as telephone number or email address
  • Your profession and job title
  • Your National Insurance Number and Unique Taxpayer Reference
  • Your payment information
  • Any other information you provide to us that may be relevant to our business services
  • Do we share your personal data?

    At Au Bookkeeping we do not share your personal information with third parties except when you have provided specific permission for us to do so, for example sharing data with your accountant or with HMRC when submitting returns.

    In some circumstances we may be legally required to share certain personal data. This could apply where an individual relating to the data is involved in legal proceedings and we are required to hand over specific personal information. This would only occur if we were ordered to hand over personal data under a court order or under the instruction of a government authority in relation to the prevention or detection of crime.

    Data Security

    All data held by us is stored in a secure fashion, either within the Xero accounts package or within Microsoft OneDrive

    Details about how Xero stores and secures data is available at

    Details about how Microsoft stores and secures data is available at

    How to Contact us

    To contact us regarding anything to do with your personal data, data protection and a subject access request, please use the contact form on our website.

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