Bookkeeping solutions

For streamlined, efficient and smart finances

Hillier Hopkins LLP

Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisers

Call +44 (0)330 024 3200 and discover how we can help you.

Speed things up and reduce your workload with our accurate and efficient bookkeeping service. Make better business decisions with real-time information and financial insights.


Good bookkeeping is essential to the success of every business. If you feel your bookkeeping is holding you back, we can help.

Our bookkeeping solution reduces your admin burden, freeing you up to do what you do best – running your business. You’ll be safe in the knowledge that your company’s financial transactions are always up-to-date, accurately recorded and expertly organised.

Whether you want to improve cash flow, reduce debtor days, increase profitability or grow your business, you’ll have reliable management information on which you can base your decisions with confidence.

Our approach to bookkeeping is to set up systems, processes and workflows to automate as much as possible and use the best software on the market. We typically work on Xero and utilise connnected applications such as Dext Prepare or Precision, plus any apps specific to your industry or operations.

Every business is different so we work with your individual needs and requirements.




The cost-effective way to ensure your company’s financial transactions are always up-to-date, accurately recorded and expertly organised.

Management accounts

Management accounts

Gain a better understanding of your business’s financial performance. Reliable information at your fingertips, helping you save costs and improve profit.  Start with our standard management information packs or build a bespoke set tailored to your business.

Cash flow forecasting

Cash flow forecasting

Once we have accurate data we can start to look forward and project where the business is going, we can assist with scenario based planning to assist in the decision making processes.

Cloud migration

Cloud migration

Harness the power of real-time, automated accounting by migrating to Xero.  Our cloud experts will get you started with training and all the apps you need to hit the ground running from day one. 



Transformation starts with a review of your internal accounting systems to identify improvements. We can then make recommendations that will provide additional functionality, solve challenges and drive efficiency. This could include apps such as data capture, eCommerce, credit control, reporting (inc cashflow), CRM and job tracking. 

Xero training

Xero training

To get the most out of Xero, you need to know your way around it. We offer a number of training options, for everyone from total beginners to more experienced users. Our training can be done in-person or on Teams and is bespoke to you, so it is relevant even for the most specialised businesses.

Xero to Hero training

Xero to Hero training

Our Xero to Hero training session does just that. Giving you all the skills you need to master the Dashboard, sales invoicing, purchase invoicing, contacts, bank, reports and payroll.

"Everyone in the bookkeeping team is passionate about cloud, driving efficiency and ultimately solving your accounting problems. Whatever the pain point in your current accounting system, please just reach out to see how we can help you, it’s what we love doing!"
Alex Skipper- Cloud Accounting Director

Call Alex on 01908 713 853 or email

Do you need a bookkeeping service?

You are happy doing some of the finance functions such as raising invoices and paying bills but need help keeping your books up to date and accessing management information.


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