How do you choose the right accountant for your construction business?

Updated: Aug 14


We often find that Construction Business owners are particularly found their value from the firm of accountants. It is true that preparing statutory accounts is somewhat commoditized, but it usually isn’t long before businesses need help with financial forecasting and further investment. Not all accounting firms are well placed to help with anything other than basic accounting compliance. At this time, choose an accountant who can help you grow like building houses is the key. To find such an accountant, we need to follow two steps:


Firstly, we need to understand what our own business needs.

To know more about our business, we can start by thinking about these basics:

  • What does your business do?

  • What industry does it operate in?

  • What is the turnover?

  • How many people do you employ?

  • How many clients/customers do you work with?

  • How much can you afford to spend on an accountant?

By knowing these information, accountants can support profitability for you in a broader way – they aren't just bean counters who keep finances under control.


Secondly, we need to be careful about our choice. Don't hire the first one we find or the cheapest firm. Consider what's important, how different accountants can help us progress toward certain goals or complete certain tasks, and we'll get a lot more out of our investment.


There are many factors of finding the best accountant who suits your business, but the most important thing is to explicit the main goal of your business.


If you need advice or services on any aspect of construction accounting and tax, our specialists are ready to help. Get in touch with us for free quote.


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