Top 7 Benefits of Outsourcing Accounting Services [Infographic]

Posted on July 24, 2018


Accounting outsourcing has evolved quite a bit since its early days. At that time many UK practices were asking themselves can accounting be outsourced? Obviously, the answer is yes, you can outsource your accounting but why should you? In this infographic, we highlight the top 7 benefits of outsourcing accounting services.

  1. More profitsA mark-up can be made so compliance generates a good profit without taking up your resources.
  2. Zero overhead costsNo long term sick leave, paid leaves, holidays, paternity/maternity breaks, training cost, pensions, and payroll taxes.
  3. Boost efficiencyImprove service delivery capability, move in-house staff to jobs with higher a higher charge out rate.
  4. Save timeSave time on training staff and delivering compliance jobs. Lengthen the business day by 4.5 hours by taking advantage of the time difference between India and the UK.
  5. Flexible resourcesCope with peaks and troughs. Easily scale your teams at the same rate are your business needs it to, with no lag or investment risk.
  6. Achieve work life balanceEase the burden on your staff and help them enjoy a better work-life balance by outsourcing
  7. Salary costsWhen you outsource accounting services, not only does it lower the processing cost, but it also saves on paying salaries and benefits to full-time or part-time accountants in your practice.

The number of UK accounting practices that are outsourcing accounting functions is on the rise and understandably so. A modern accountancy practice should be composed of experts and strategic thinkers, so owners can spend less time worrying about things like year-end accounts, payroll tax, bookkeeping and VAT, and more on doing what they love.


Bringing forth rich marketing experience in the accounting industry, Vishal blends his wealth of knowledge and creativity to educate accountants about the pressing industry issues. He is passionate about marketing and helps accountants scale their practice through his detailed write-ups.

Originally published Jul 24, 2018 12:07:02, updated Sep 15 2021


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