If you’re looking for a chartered accountant firm in London with a great deal of experience and expert knowledge, then we can help. We’ve got over 50 years of experience serving the people and businesses of Central London and the surrounding areas, as well as UK wide and internationally.
At Rayner Essex, we strive to provide a partner-led, professional and friendly service to every organisation and private client we work with, supporting SMEs, large corporates and high net worth individuals. We’ll tailor our services to your specific needs, working with you to understand your personal and business requirements and offer solutions that can mitigate your tax exposure and compliance risks, and optimising your business.
Why choose Rayner Essex as your London Accountants?
Since first establishing in 1967, we’ve gained decades of experience and worked with many different types of businesses from various industry sectors.
Our experts support our clients with a full range of accountancy services, offering a quality service with a senior partner or director as a main point of contact to clients who value strong relationships with a commercially astute firm that they can trust. We constantly strive to make a difference to our clients businesses, helping them meet their goals and business objectives.
We’re dedicated to building strong client relationships, taking the time to really understand you and your business and how it functions, offering advice and adding value, leading your business into growth. We’re members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Our accounting services in London
We offer a complete range of accounting services for you and your business. This includes:
Chartered Accountants offering audit, tax and advisory services in London
Rayner Essex provides a wide range of services and have expertise in various industry sectors. From accounting solutions to tax, payroll or other services, we have the expertise to act as a one stop shop for all your individual, business, accounting and advisory needs offering strategic advice that adds value, helping clients to achieve their business objectives.
As cloud accounting continues to grow in popularity, we can advise you on the best software for your specific needs. We offer a range of foundation levels as well as add-ons for popular platforms, including Quickbooks, Xero and Sage. We’ll also provide ongoing support to ensure you’re able to use these platforms to their full potential.
Our accounting team has the knowledge and experience to ensure your business is able to run smoothly. Our team are experts in a wide range of areas, from bookkeeping support and year-end accounts preparation to VAT advice and tax efficiency.
Service charges change regularly, which is why you need a team that has real expertise and knowledge of this sector. At Rayner Essex, we’re authorised to sign Limited Company Accounts, so we can help make your life easier.
Our audit services make sure your accounts are carefully compliant with the relevant statutory and regulatory requirements. We’ll also identify any weaknesses and make recommendations for how you could improve, as well as offering an in-depth risk assessment service.
UK laws can be particularly complicated. Our tax specialists will work with you to ensure your business is compliant in all the necessary areas of corporate tax. We can also provide advice relating to Research and Development tax relief, capital allowances and tax investigations.
Our personal and private tax services include UK tax compliance, personal tax advice, residential property tax and estate planning. We understand that each of our clients have different needs, so our highly-experienced team will work with you to understand the specific support and services you require.
Our personal tax accountants and experts are on hand to help with a variety of tax related services, so that you comply with statutory and regulatory requirements and UK laws. These include UK Tax compliance services; such annual tax returns, R&D relief claims, identifying tax planning opportunities, advice on residential properties and more. Whatever your tax query, our specialists are equipped to provide expert advice.
Our team is very experienced in advising on a number of VAT areas from VAT registrations and quarterly reporting to Brexit, customs duties and corresponding with HMRC during a compliance check. Even if you have your own accountants and advisors, you may be in need of specific VAT advice relating to a specific transaction, HMRC challenges, or tribunals.
Our payroll service can be tailored to meet the needs of your business. At Rayner Essex, we can either provide a complete payroll service or specific, specialised services. Whether you need payment processing every week, month or year, we’re here to help make your payroll processes as accurate and efficient as possible.
If you’re looking to expand, restructure or sell your company, we can help make these transitions as smooth as possible. We also provide full business valuations and offer expert advice with management buyouts for businesses of all types and sizes.
Expanding your business overseas may seem like a daunting task, but our knowledgeable team can help make the process much more simple. As a UK member of INPACT, we are well placed to confidently meet the needs of our clients in multi-jurisdictions.
Which type of businesses do we work with?
Over the years, we’ve worked with a range of different businesses from every area of London. From large organisations and SMEs to sole traders and private clients, we deliver the same high-quality, partner-led service to each one of our clients working as their trusted advisors and delivering exceptional, jargon free advice.
We’ve also worked with businesses across a range of fields and industries, including manufacturing, professional services, hospitality, property, and entertainment to name but a few. Whatever sector you operate in, you can have a chat with our friendly team to discuss which of our services would be best for you.
Our accounting software partners
At Rayner Essex, we are accredited by a number of the most popular accounting platforms: Quickbooks, Xero, Sage and others. These software providers offer a variety of benefits, making your accounting processes much more efficient, and enabling us to help tailor a solution to your specific needs.
Which business sectors do you specialise in?
Rayner Essex works with a wide range of businesses of various sizes and from multiple industry sectors including:
Small owner-managed businesses
Medium sized businesses, Corporates
Private clients and individuals