For bookkeeping help and advice: 01462 455 455

Who We Are

The Bookkeeping Department was set up to support business owners and Accountants ensure the financial foundations of their company were under control, up to date and accurate with a comprehensive bookkeeping solution.
Bookkeeping Softwares We Use - Xero

What Do We Do?

Specialists in Xero, our friendly, professional team are here to remove the stress of bookkeeping and give you the peace of mind of knowing your numbers are in order. Whether our clients are looking for help selecting the bookkeeping software that’s right for them, training so they can look after their bookkeeping themselves effectively, or a business owner or Accountant looking for an outsourced bookkeeping solution or Finance Department, we can help.

Who Do We Work With?

Based in Letchworth, in Hertfordshire, Cambridge and Bedford, we work with small and medium sized businesses of all shapes and sizes located in Herts, Beds, Cambs, London and much further beyond – cloud based technologies mean that location is no barrier to who we work with.

We work with clients in all sectors such as:

Trades & construction
Marketing & creative
Sport, leisure & entertainment
Business Services
Online retail & services

In addition, we also provide outsourced bookkeeping for Accountants so they can concentrate on higher fee paying activity.

Who runs The Bookkeeping Department?

The Bookkeeping Department is owned and run by Alistair and Lynne Moffat, experienced bookkeepers, who have a passion for working with and supporting other businesses. Prior to setting up The Bookkeeping Department, Alistair and Lynne ran a bookkeeping franchise for a number of years and it’s fair to say they have plenty of bookkeeping expertise, lots of patience and a wide range of experience working with many different types of business.

Find out more about them and the team.

Our Values

As well as supporting our clients with the technical side and processes associated with bookkeeping, it is also important for us to know and understand our clients. We are much more than ‘the numbers’ and our approach and how we work with our clients are key.

It is therefore really important to us that we work within our values at all times. We therefore always want:

  • Honesty and trust – Be completely honest, trustworthy and reliable in everything we do
  • Great relationships – Have positive working relationships with our clients
  • Flexibility – Take time to understand our client’s needs and adapt what we do to be an integral part of their business
  • Doing the right thing – Advise and guide our clients in their best interests
  • Quality – Produce quality work and always enhance what we do

Why Work With Us?

We are Xero Certified and Xero Gold Partners, demonstrating our in-depth knowledge and expertise with Xero but working with us is so much more than the numbers.

Our clients tell us this that we give them peace of mind, help them manage their business effectively and free up their time so they can focus on developing or managing other aspects of their business. Find out more about how we can help you.

If you need some help with your bookkeeping or administration to give you more time and peace of mind, please contact us today:

Saturday morning training slots are available!

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