If you are here, it is likely you are considering outsourcing your finance functions. We can offer you a cost effective, timely, reliable, insightful and flexible service. With professional accounting expertise partnered with QuickBooks, Xero and Sage, we are well placed to help you achieve the ambitions you have for your business. Read on to find out how we can help you.
We can meet the needs of small medium sized businesses looking to outsource their finance functions. Our aim is to offer a cost effective, timely, reliable, insightful and flexible service.
We offer three ‘off-the-shelf’ packages to minimise the cost of managing your finance functions. These are Gold, Silver and Bronze.
We use the latest cloud based accounting software technology to provide you with an efficient service.
We are proud of our professional reputation and have been providing accounting and tax advice to businesses since 1905.
We use our professional expertise to provide you with advice as well as meeting your compliance requirements.
We offer a wide range of specialist accounting, tax and financial planning services and are able to tailor our offering to meet the needs of your business, now and as it develops
We offer three different ‘off-the-shelf’ packages. However, we appreciate that this approach may not suit everyone and we are willing to tailor the services we provide to suit the needs of our clients.
• Setting up Bank payments
• Setting up BACS reports for wages
• Cash flow monitoring
• Cost centre analysis
• Stock reports
• Further bespoke monthly management reporting
• Quarterly board meeting
• Unlimited telephone and email support
• Profit and Loss • Balance sheet • Aged debtors • Aged creditors • Commentary
• Profit and Loss • Balance sheet • Aged debtors • Aged creditors • Sales analysis by customer • Key performance indicators • Detailed commentary
Our packages are competitively priced and are tailored to your requirements. We believe that our packages will offer value for money for your business no matter where you are in your company lifecycle.
Our highly professional Outsourcing team offers experience and technical expertise, combined with a friendly and helpful approach.
General Practice Partner
Ross is a General Practice Partner and provides the core services of audit, accounting and tax advice to SMEs. Ross also has strong corporate finance experience and handles M&A deals, financial due diligence and valuations assignments. Additionally, Ross is the partner responsible for Mercer & Hole’s Outsourcing offering and leads a team which specialises in providing cloud accounting services.
Ross’ client base varies considerably; ranging from farmers to market leaders in disruptive industries, such as e-sports clients. With experience in the agricultural, leisure and hospitality, media, property development, and transport and logistics sectors, Ross advises SMEs, privately owned companies, UK subsidiaries of overseas companies and growing businesses. Regardless of industry or structure, Ross has the common aim of helping his clients overcome problems, whether real or perceived to enable them to get on with running their business.
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Senior Audit and Accounts Manager
Daniel is based at Mercer & Hole’s St Albans office, where he heads up the firm’s Outsourcing team working closely with General Practice Partner, Ross Lane. Predominantly using cloud based accounting software, Daniel provides tailored bookkeeping and accounting services to owner-managed business, subsidiaries of overseas companies, and to branches of a listed company based overseas. He provides advice on matters such as cashflow management, VAT returns, PAYE and payroll, as well as overseeing the work of the team to ensure quality of client service and timely completion.
Dan is a Team Leader in Mercer & Hole’s Outsourcing Team. The team provides a range of services to meet the needs of their clients including, bookkeeping services, management accounts and VAT compliance. Ultimately, the team strives to help companies run their businesses by providing reports structured and customised to their individual needs. The Outsourcing team works with a range of clients, many of whom are SME’s and subsidiaries of overseas parent companies including those in the retail, property and technology sectors. Dan enjoys the variety that this work provides as well as the pressure of tight deadlines.
Prior to joining Mercer & Hole at the start of 2016, Dan worked in a bookkeeping practice in Rickmansworth for five years.
Payroll Team Leader, Outsourcing
Sam manages a payroll team as well as her own allocation of work, ensuring payrolls are administered efficiently and reliably. As part of her role, Sam develops client service level agreements and the procedures and controls needed for the smooth and timely running of payrolls.
Sam works closely with clients to review and check the information they supply. She makes certain that the data received looks reasonable and takes a proactive approach in raising queries with clients when it does not. Data covers the likes of salaries, changes to salaries, additional overtime, bonuses, statutory payments and pension contributions. Once any queries are resolved, Sam oversees the team inputting the data to calculate the payrolls.
Mercer & Hole are a top 40 accountancy firm, top 25 for private client and financial planning work and we aim to do things a little differently; to excel technically; to give our clients options they hadn't even thought of and to make complex issues easy to understand.
We embrace the use of technology but never forget that we are a people business. We strive to really get to know our clients and enjoy many long-standing client relationships.
We are passionate about the advice we offer to our clients on all aspects of their financial affairs.