The Best Financial Accounting Companies in the UK

Looking for a top accountant in the United Kingdom?

A financial accountant can help keep your business' finances in order. Finding a company that can direct your finances effectively has become increasingly important in today's age.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top accounting firms in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best United Kingdom Financial Accounting Companies

  • 1

    The Accountancy Partnership

    The about-30 member team at The Accountancy Partnership has provided comprehensive accounting services since 2006, focusing on tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping for their clients. 

    Notable Project

    In one particular project, The Accountancy Partnership provided tax services and bookkeeping to a digital studio based in the United Kingdom. Their work allowed the client to focus on what they did with peace of mind about their finances.

    "The communication is consistently effortless and allows you to just email back and forth to get the job done with complete professionalism and excellent work ethic. If you ever have a question, they take it very seriously and answer it quickly in specific terms until you are completely satisfied. It really has been a huge asset to their services."

    Former clients
    Regent Branding
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Wirral, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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  • 2

    Rivington Accounts

    Rivington Accounts is a financial accounting company founded in 2008. Their team of 11-50 employees based in Adlington, Chorley, UK provides tax preparation, payroll, and business consulting services. 

    Notable Project

    Rivington Accounts provides traditional accounting services including bookkeeping and payroll, as well as advanced consulting based on financial reporting and analysis. They're praised for their business acumen. 

    "One of the things I’ve been particularly impressed with, and one of the reasons we keep on with them, is their mindset as problem-solvers." – Chief Strategist 3MANFACTORY

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lancashire, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 3

    Fortis Accountants

    Fortis Accountants is an accounting firm based in Hammersmith, U.K. The firm has a team of less than ten that provides accounting services to various clients.

    Notable Project

    An IT firm hired Fortis Accountants to provide accounting services. The engagement enabled the firm to make a significant amount of savings.

    "The friendliness and knowledgeability of the entire team puts Fortis Accountants leagues ahead of the competition." - Founder and Managing Director, IT Firm

    Former clients
    Living With The Lions Sports Travel
    Fit by Green
    Breed Media
    Fundamental Energy
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Hammersmith, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 4

    On The Spot Accountants

    On The Spot Accountants is an accounting firm founded in 2008 in Maplehurst, England. With more than two members, they offer tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll processing services to various clients.

    Notable Project

    On The Spot Accountants provided tax and financial solutions for a gelato producer. On The Spot Accountants handles the producer’s taxes and year-end accounts. This has helped the producer with their operations during their startup phase.

    “They gave me the impression that they were on top of their responsibilities.” - Founder & CEO, Gelato Producer

    Former clients
    Gelato Americano
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Maplehurst, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    The Numbersmith

    The Numbersmith is a cloud accounting firm based in Peterborough, U.K., with an office in Moorgate Place, U.K. The firm, founded in 1992, has a team of more than ten that provides accounting and finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO) services. The Numbersmith serves small and midmarket companies in the e-commerce, arts & entertainment, business services, consumer products & services, media, and retail industries.

    Notable Project

    A financial services firm hired The Numbersmith to help move their accounting to the Xero cloud based software to ensure that they are up to date with Making Tax Digital and compliant with the HMRC. The Numbersmith completed the project faster than expected and met all other expectations.

    "They were very knowledgeable and helpful which made the processes smooth and effortless." - Director, Financial Services Firm

    Former clients
    Sportsframe
    Christian Wiles Hairdressing
    Anthony Inspires
    Pro Print: Print and Packaging
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Peterborough, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    BBK Partnership

    BBK Partnership is a London-based accounting firm founded in 1987  with more than 10 members. They offer tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    BBK Partnership provided accounting-related consulting services for a creative agency. BBK Partnership also helps with bookkeeping-related consultations. These consultations have helped the agency save a considerable amount of funds.

    “BBK Partnership has enough insight to be able to have discussions as to how the business is performing and can provide input, which we really appreciate.” - Director, Creative Agency

    Former clients
    Fishfinger Creative Agency
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Barnet, London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Accounting Bookkeepers

    Accounting Bookkeepers is a financial agency based in Karachi, Pakistan with fewer than 10 experts. They provide tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Accounting Bookkeepers provided business consulting and bookkeeping services for a marketing development organization. The organization had an in-house team, but decided to outsource work for a broader skillset. Accounting Bookkeepers has helped them in numerous ways since then.

    “I think their flexibility is one of the biggest bonuses for us.” - VP of Operations, Marketing Development Organization

    Former clients
    Computan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 8

    Andraste Accounting Ltd.

    Andraste Accounting Ltd. is an accounting firm based in Essex, England with a team of fewer than 10 members. Since 2015, they have provided tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping solutions for their clients.

    Notable Project

    Andraste Accounting Ltd. provided accounting solutions for a marketing agency. The agency needed someone to handle their accounting matters. The agency is able to focus on other tasks thanks to Andraste Accounting Ltd.’s contributions.

    “Andraste Accounting is really understanding and willing to teach.” - Sales Director, Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    WYSPR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Essex, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    Makesworth Accountants

    Makesworth Accountants is an accountancy practice based in Harrow, U.K., with other U.K. offices in Ilford, Holborn, and East Kilbridge. The firm, founded in 2013, has a team of more than 15 that provides financial accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO), and payroll processing services to small and midmarket companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A water service company hired Makesworth Accountants to provide a wide range of accounting services, from bookkeeping to other financial services. Makesworth Accountants was able to inform the company of financial problems ahead of time and met expectations in performing the accounting tasks.

    "They’ve been very successful at helping my business." - General Manager, Water Service Company 

    Former clients
    Pat Keating HR Solutions Ltd.
    UXLI Ltd.
    Binature Limited
    C.H. Carpentry & Joinery Limited
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Harrow, HA1 1PD, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP is an accounting and business advisory that was started in 1923. The London-based team of over 500 specializes in accounting services, offering payroll processing, bookkeeping, financial accounting, and tax preparation.

    Notable Project

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP supported a software startup through their fundraising stage, leveraging experts in different accounting areas to provide comprehensive advice. They upheld their reputation as a well-known one-stop-shop, which made them ideal for mid to large-size organizations.

    "They’re a top-tier accounting firm with a great reputation, so they’d be a strong deal for a larger company." – CEO, Software Startup

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    The Wow Company

    The Wow Company is an accounting firm founded in 2004 in South Bank, U.K. With over 40 employees on board, they specialize in accounting and HR services to clients in financial or business industries.

    Notable Project

    The Wow Company handled high-level accounting for a design firm. Their work included tax computations for annual returns as well as furloughing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Overall, the client was satisfied with their work, flexibility, and knowledge. 

    "They understand agencies better than any accountant I’ve ever worked with." – Founder, Design Firm

    Former clients
    Thursday
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place South Bank, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    Tally Accountants

    Tally Accountants is an accounting firm based in Ruislip, England. Their team of fewer than 10 people specializes in tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services for their clients.

    Notable Project

    Tally Accountants provided accounting solutions for a data science company. Tally Accountants handles their accounting, bookkeeping, and tax filing. The company has worked with Tally Accountants since 2018 to this day.

    “They file on time and correctly, very easy to communicate with.” - CEO & Founder, Data Science Company

    Former clients
    Quanteda Corp Ltd.
    Absorb
    Firbanks IT
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Ruislip, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    Salient Accounting & Finance

    Salient Accounting and Finance is a 50+ person team based in Basildon, U.K. Founded in 2008, this accounting firm provides financial accounting, tax preparation, and payroll processing services to primarily small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Salient Accounting and Finance provided accounting and taxation services for a kitchen design company. They provided the client with consultations that focused on how to improve accounting and tax practices within the company. The client was satisfied by the service, noting how the support of Salient Accounting and Finance has led to significant company growth.
     

    “They’ve exceeded our expectations and allowed us to reduce our tax bills by 70%.” – Managing Director, Kitchen Design Company

    Former clients
    Taylor Bespoke
    The Lords Club
    Pirates Grog Spiced Rum
    Popski London
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Basildon, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Basildon District Business Awards: Winner (2008, 2009) , Basildon Business Awards: Winner (2011 - 2014)

  • 14

    Tax Affinity Accountants

    Founded in 2012, Tax Affinity Accountants is an accounting firm that's geared toward small businesses. Based in the U.K., the small team of 9 specializes in tax preparation, payroll processing, bookkeeping, and financial accounting. 

    Notable Project

    A fragrance company and subscription service hired Tax Affinity Accountants for their bookkeeping expertise. The team also assisted with end of year accounts. They provide a seamless and effective service for the client, making accounting easy. 

    "I can't speak for other providers, but the cost is very good."–Founder, Fragrance Co. 

    Former clients
    FD Car and Garages Services
    AM Estate Agents
    FR Plumbing and Heating Ltd
    Chessington Tyre Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Surbiton Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Best Business of 2017 - Federation of Small Businesses

  • 15

    Accounts Lab Ltd.

    Accounts Lab Ltd. is an accounting firm that was founded in 2006 in Shoreditch, England. Predominantly catering to small businesses, the team of under 10 provides accounting services such as financial accounting, payroll processing, bookkeeping, and more.

    Notable Project

    A software development house hired Accounts Lab Ltd. to handle their accounting needs. The team worked in QuickBooks to track monthly expenses and receipts, which allowed the internal staff to focus on other business priorities. 

    "As a business operator, I like that I don’t have to spend as much of my time on the financial side of things because I know that Accounts Lab Ltd. will keep our accounts up-to-date." – Founder, Software Development House

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Shoreditch, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    Northants Accounting

    Northants Accounting is an accounting company founded in 2014 and located in Northampton, UK. The team of one offers financial accounting and bookkeeping services.

    Notable Project

    Northants Accounting provided financial planning, tax preparation, and general accounting services to a digital marketing agency. The team also did corporate tax calculations and assisted the business in finding ways to save money on their taxes. They were a proactive team, and the partnership was successful. 

    “I feel a lot more prepared.” – Director, Digital Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    13 Media Ltd
    Green Umbrella Marketing Ltd
    Nasty Vegan Limited
    Anna Wood Bridal Ltd
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Northampton, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Burnt Orange Accounting

    Burnt Orange Accounting is a tax preparation firm based in Stoke, UK. Founded in 2009, their team of 8 serves clients in the consulting sector. Services include payroll processing and bookkeeping.

    Notable Project

    Burnt Orange Accounting provides tax preparation for a digital marketing consultancy. The team is fantastic and responsive.

    “I was worried about taxes, since I have no knowledge of it. After having a discussion with them and providing the needed information, I don’t have to think about it anymore.” – Marketing Specialist, Digital Marketing Consultancy

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Stoke, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Ivybridge Accountants Ltd.

    Ivybridge Accountants Ltd. is a business accountancy firm based in Ivybridge, England with more than two members. They are experts in tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services for their clients.

    Notable Project

    Ivybridge Accountants Ltd. is partnered with a software dev agency. The agency has Ivybridge Accountants Ltd. handle all their accounting matters. Their extended partnership makes working with each other seamless.

    “Their approach makes it easy to get a smooth, centralized service from them.” - Director, Software Dev Agency

    Former clients
    Core Blue Ltd.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Ivybridge, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    SmartPA

    SmartPA is a BPO and outsourcing company in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Founded in 2008, they have about 260 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Services include market research, event marketing and planning, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    SmartPA provided BPO and lead generation services for a franchise consulting firm. Their team answered phone calls and served as the face of the partner's business by being personable, talkative, and exemplifying company culture. They've helped renew contracts for the partner's key clients as a direct result of their efforts.

    "Partnering with them has been a great way to develop our team. The onboarding process is very seamless." –CEO, Franchise Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Teviot Creative
    Merlin ERD
    Platinum Wave
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    CJM Associates

    CJM Associates is an accounting firm specializing in tax preparation and financial accounting. Founded in 2011, they focus on small business clients. 

    Notable Project

    Partnering with a software development house, CJM Associates provides ongoing tax preparation. Their assistance in tracking R&D investment for government tax breaks stands out. 

    "They perform very well at their specific tasks. They do exactly what we want them to do and more." - Director, Software Development House

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cannock, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    TravCom

    TravCom is travel data solutions agency founded in 1975. With its headquarters in Los Angeles, and an office in Leicester, United Kingdom, TravCom has a team of 8 employees. They offer bookkeeping and non-voice BPO/back office services to transportation and hospitality and leisure industries.   

    Notable Project

    TravCom provided data entry for a transportation company to balance and perform specific reporting for their clientele. TravCom’s service provides daily data so the company can successfully cross-check and compare their bookings. 

    “The ease of use is the biggest strength of Travcom." – Finance Manager, Transportation Company 

    Former clients
    Carlson Wagonlit Travel
    grasp technologies inc.
    COMMTRAK
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Leicester, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 22

    Accounts and Legal

    Accounts and Legal is an accounting firm founded in London with fewer than 50 employees. They provide accounting solutions to various clients.

    Notable Project

    Accounts and Legal provided accounting services for a digital and general marketing firm. The firm had Accounts and Legal manage their accounts and books as well as pay taxes on time. The firm is happy with the results and is able to keep track of Accounts and Legal’s work.

    “Generally very easy to communicate with the firm, they normally reply to my emails within 1 day.” - Director & Marketing Manager, Digital and General Marketing Firm

    Former clients
    CALLTRAXX LTD
    Ultamodan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    2.3
    2.3
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    TaxCare Accountants

    TaxCare Accountants is an accounting firm based in Birmingham, England. With no more than 10 employees, they have offered accounting solutions since their founding in 2015.

    Notable Project

    TaxCare Accountants provides accounting services for a beauty product producer. The producer has TaxCare Accountants manage their financial needs. This helps reduce expenses for the producer.

    “The fact that they are cloud-based allows them to have access to my accounts without having to keep asking me for information and I have access to all my accounts 24/7 no matter where I am in the world.” - Director, Beauty Product Producer

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Birmingham, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 24

    Tax & Advise

    Tax & Advise is a bookkeeping firm based in London with over 10 members. Since 2010, they have provided tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services for various kinds of clients.

    Notable Project

    Tax & Advise managed the accounting needs of a systems integration company. The company needed someone to help run the financial aspect of the company when it first launched. The company is grateful for Tax & Advise’s assistance.

    “The staff is available at any time needed.” - CTO, Systems Integration Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    3.5
    3.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 25

    Oneresource Virtual Assistants Ltd

    Oneresource Virtual Assistants Ltd is a virtual assistant services company based in Banbury, U.K. The company, founded in 2009, has a core team of around ten that provides, among others, non-voice BPO/back office services, marketing strategy and bookkeeping services to small companies.

    Notable Project

    A wealth management company hired Onesource Virtual Assistants Ltd to provide virtual assistants who would be sourcing new leads. The engagement grew the company's business without the added administrative work.

    "The value for their time and how they was instantly 'value add' for my business from month one was most impressive." - Financial Adviser, Wealth Management Company

    Former clients
    James's Place Wealth Management
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Banbury, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
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