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Business Startup

If you have a good idea for a new business venture but don’t have expertise in the legal or financial aspects, we can help you:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business – Sole trader, partnership, or limited company
  • Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • Assess your finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance, and draw up the necessary proposals
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • Complete any registration procedures with Companies House, Inland Revenue, or Customs and Excise
  • Deal with company secretarial issues
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements

Let us help you turn your business idea into a reality!

Budgeting / Cash Flow Forecasting

A good budget is a necessity for a good business plan. It is one of the best business tools you can have, enabling you to set financial targets and measure your performance.

The techniques we utilise to form financial projections enable you to consider future scenarios and provide you with goals to strive for in your business.

In addition to goal-setting value, budgets will often improve your chances of acquiring funding. Financiers often require forecasts as a prerequisite for funding approval. Cash flow forecasting is a vital part of ensuring your business will always have the cash it needs, because profits don’t pay bills – Cash does.

There are several types of budgets. We can help you design the right budget for your requirements. Let us show you how a budget and a cash flow forecast can provide feedback that enables you to prepare for the future of your business!

Financing

A wide range of financing options exist, each with their pros and cons. At Collins & Co – Chartered Accountants Ltd we know the financial market and have the experience to assist you in securing the best financing option for your personal and business goals. Our experience in the market means we can also structure debt upon acquisition to maximise tax advantages.

Let our experienced team explore the best financing options with you an get your business closer to its goals!

Software Solutions

Let us help you make the right choice of accounting software. A decent accounting system will help you keep track of your cash flow and let you complete GST returns easily.

Choosing the right system for your business can be difficult. After all, there are over sixty accounting packages available in New Zealand. Here at Collins & Co – Chartered Accountants Ltd we invest considerable resources into ongoing staff training to ensure we can recommend the best accounting solution for your business.

Bookkeeping and Accounting

Modern business demands up-to-date, accurate financial information. We can relieve you and your staff of the enormous burden of all your bookkeeping and accounting requirements, including the preparation of your annual accounts and periodic management accounts for tax, business appraisal, planning purposes, and more.

We will discuss your requirements with you and provide information relevant to your particular situation, as well as constructive advice, on a regular basis.

Our systems mean that

  • you can concentrate on what you do best
  • the accounting task is spread throughout the financial year
  • we can comment more precisely on imminent taxation consequences
  • your end of year financial statements are concluded quickly – (we can look to and plan for the future)
  • you can be assured that you are working with professionals – thereby meeting IRD target dates and minimising tax/penalties

NO need

  • to “attend summer school” to understand how the software works
  • to purchase the software (which may quickly become obsolete)
  • to pay a computer guru to install the software
  • to backup your business data
  • to have a “fingers crossed” approach

Management Consulting

We aim to ensure your business achieves the potential it is capable of. We have the know-how and experience to offer advice that helps you run your business more effectively.

We are practiced in acting as a sounding board for management, bringing years of experience in business growth to the relationship. Our professional consultants identify the key performance indicators in your business and help you bring about the required changes.

We check your business is as competitive, focused, and profitable as it can be, then offer flexible strategies designed to address the issues affecting your business.

Let us give your business a health check! Take the practical advice we can provide and ensure the ongoing success of your venture.

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