Chartered Accounting Services

We serve all sorts of businesses in the area, bringing a personal touch to online accounting, taxation services and more. Whether you’re trading as a sole trader, limited company or partnership, we can help you deal with all your finance dilemmas.

Who we help in Manchester and across the UK

Quay Accountants are a firm of chartered accountants with many years of experience in the accountancy sector in the North West. We have a wealth of experience in many industries, utilising cloud accounting software to help transform your business. 

We believe that by working in partnership with our clients, we can understand your individual and business needs, helping you and your business achieve your goals.

Quay Accountants can provide our clients with a wide selection of services including:

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Chartered accounting services we offer


We use revolutionary cloud-based accounting software, including Xero, to streamline your accounts. In fact, we're a Platinum Partner, underlining our expertise and working knowledge of Xero.

Payroll Services

There are few services as crucial as payroll when it comes to keeping your employees happy and your business operational. With minimal input from you, we can run your entire payroll function, no matter the size of your business.

Self-assessment Returns

Tax returns can be confusing, time-consuming and a real distraction from the running of your business. We will take care of your self-assessment return making sure you’re fully compliant with HMRC and have no surprise tax bills or penalties.

Statutory Accounts

Keeping shareholders, Companies House and HMRC informed at the end of the financial year is important. Our experienced team will work closely with your company to prepare and file your statutory accounts.

Corporation Tax

Our professional tax advisors are eagle-eyed and always alert to the details. We prepare and submit your company tax return, making sure you pay the right amount and nothing more.
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Personal Tax Services

Managing personal tax can be complex, but with the help of Quay Accountants, you can ensure your tax affairs are handled accurately and efficiently.
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Quarterly VAT Returns

If you're liable for VAT, we will make sure your VAT obligations are met and protect your interests. You won't pay a penny more than you should!

HMRC Submissions

We keep you up-to-date with your Companies House and HMRC submissions making sure you comply with the Companies Act.
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Company Secretarial & Formations

We can effectively manage the company secretarial aspects of your business so that you can get on with the job at hand.

Xero Cloud Accounting Software

Xero is a beautiful cloud based accounting system, designed for small to medium business owners. As a Xero Platinum Partner, Quay Accountants can customise your accountancy software to fit around you and your business. The big benefit of being a cloud based system is that your accountant and anyone in your team can access your business’ data anytime, anywhere, providing you with valuable real-time business data. What Xero can do for you:

Access your data anywhere, any time

You can access your business’ financial data anywhere as long as you have an internet connection (even on your phone).

Link with your bank account

Connect your bank account with Xero to automatically import your transactions and reconcile your bank in a click.

Xero dashboard

See all of your key information in one place and get a real-time view of your cash flow.

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View reports

Easily view your business’ real-time performance at any time at the click of a button.

Access for unlimited users

You are in control of who can access your business’ Xero account and how much they see, allowing for 360-degree visibility e.g. an employee can have access to input sales and purchases, but you can stop them from viewing payroll information.

Secure backups

Your accounting data is encrypted and stored in the cloud automatically.

Get paid faster with online invoicing

Send customised, professional invoices to your customers directly from Xero and take payment online. Send automatic reminders to customers who have not paid.


Xero has an extensive list of applications which can be added on to help save you time and money.