de garis accounting was set up in May 2014 by Diane de Garis, a chartered accountant.
Diane’s background was in the finance industry and prior to a short career break to have time with her children, Diane was the Finance Director at a large bank, fund admin and trust company.
de garis accounting specialise in offering outsourced finance director and project management services as well as providing traditional accounting and Guernsey tax return services essential for compliance.
Diane started out as a sole trader but is currently expanding the business to meet demand.
“This first year has been amazing, not least because I’ve been so busy, largely thanks to referrals, but working outside the finance industry with a variety of businesses has been very refreshing.
My plan from the outset was to bring my skills to smaller businesses at an affordable cost, with one of my key objectives being to always add value to client businesses along the way. I genuinely feel this is being achieved, and I am backed up by all the great feedback and reviews received. Examples of just how I have added value include:
- implementation of a more appropriate accounts system at a fair price, enabling reduction of admin time and reducing annual accountancy fees
- building appropriate management information to enable greater understanding of what drives the profitability of the business and help identifying cost savings
- making finance director services accessible to small businesses without the full time cost
- simply by providing a more personal service
Cloud accounting is an area I have specialised in, as it ticks all the boxes in terms of getting more from your accountant and reducing your own admin time.
It gives me great satisfaction to bring businesses onto cloud accounting. Whether they have a system in place already or they are a sole trader who drop off a box of files to their accountant annually. Cloud accounting means help is on hand from your accountant and no more muddling through the rest of the year with word or excel for invoicing and limited debtor collection processes. Implementing a new system at the same time as we do your annual accounts can be done for minimal additional cost, and can potentially reduce fees going forward as well as saving you on admin time.”
At de garis accounting they believe your accountant should be one of your most trusted advisors, and they should add value to your business. This is one reason they generally quote fixed fees, with queries and general correspondence included.
If you would like a free initial consultation please contact Diane on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 254748.