Ferdinand Pinto

Accounting Author

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO PLAN

Trusted financial advisor & client

The relationship between a trusted financial advisor and a client is a deeply personal union we do not take lightly. We share your life experiences. Stationed in the economy for twenty-five years, today's concept has reached new echelons of precision, automation, and advancements. Hence, businesses entail error-free financial accounting and prompt bookkeeping solutions, providing which is Auckland-based Business Pillars, a one-stop-destination for all accounting and bookkeeping requirements.


Under the Holiday Act since 2003, we hold seventeen years of payroll background in New Zealand, facilitate business’ financial stability through meticulous bookkeeping servicing and seamlessly navigate clients through the nuances of accounting standards. Owning mastery in Statutory legal processes such as GST, taxation, accounting management, the company is certified with the Institute of certified bookkeepers, XERO payroll. While catering to a national audience, Business Pillars partners with Smart payroll & crystal payroll, a testament to which is the company’s membership with the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.

Besides offering value-added accounting and bookkeeping services, Business parallel leverages its years of experience for outlining unparalleled services in the following areas, thus strengthening clientele trust:

 

1.   Payroll management

2.   GST filing

3.   Quarterly Advisory

4.   Monthly management

5.   Cashflow snapshot

6.   Budget forecasting

7.   Monthly advisory meetings

8.   Job tracking

9.   Accurate& Authentic Assistance

10. Terms and conditions

 

1.   What makes Business Pillars clients’ favourite? It is the accumulated experience and expertise of 25 years that we,along with our professional team, bring into effect the comprehensive approach they exhibit before undertaking an accounting proposition. We value your business and work; therefore, to ensure our service meet your high standard, we guarantee all the following measures:

2.   Timely responses to emails, calls, or request for assistance or information

3.   Patiently listen and understand you / your business to help you grow.

4.   Continue to assess the needs of your business and present any relevant procedures or digital software changes that would increase the efficiency of your staff and processes.

5.   Be professional and respect confidentiality with our business relationship.

6.   Lodge all statutory requirements with government bodies at least two weeks before lodgement dates

7.   Agree to a schedule of service that is customized to your operational needs

8.   Offer a fixed fee agreement so that you know your bookkeeping cost is a set amount for peace of mind

9.   Offer a quote to complete services outside the scope of our agreed ongoing engagement. This will enable you to manage cash flow, know the cost upfront, and not dread opening an invoice email.


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Bookkeeping

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Being experienced with an accounting background, we can offer a wide range of reliable and accurate bookkeeping services. A common question often asked is, "What exactly does a bookkeeper do? "The answer to this question is shown below for our services as specialist bookkeepers. We can,of course, modify our services to suit the needs of your business whether you need a few of these services or all.

·      Accounts Receivable*-Invoice preparation and follow-up with the client

·      Accounts Payable* - Suppliers' invoices are processed and paid when due.

·    Bank Reconciliations -Reconciling Bank and Credit Card accounts with daily bank feeds

·     GST Filing                        - Timely filing of Bi-Monthly or Six-Monthly returns

·     System Training               - Training is required whenever you choose new software. We provide free training.

·    Accounting Software conversions – With our expertise, we can switch your accounting information to XERO/MYOB

·        Payroll

·        Unlimited Email Support

*Note:- Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable are closely monitored to ensure that your business has no issues with cashflow

Payroll Management

Business Pillars offers all-inclusive payroll services that help your business run efficiently. We are committed to being legally compliant. Our services are built to simplify payroll processes for small to medium-sized businesses throughout New Zealand.

PAYROLL processing made easy

We provide the most updated payroll solutions tailored-made that is affordable to your requirement. We are committed to taking care of all the work demanded, allowing you to focus your time and energy on more essential things you love to do.

Our payroll services are:

·        Employees pay, On-time payments including benefits, reimbursements, deductions, Weekly/Fortnightly/Monthly

·        Employee PAYE

·        Payday Filing   – Timely filing returns to IRD

·        Leave entitlements– Accruals for each type of leave

·        Leave Payment - As per Holiday Act 2003

·        KiwiSaver contributions

·        Maintaining payroll records – payments and documentation

GST Filing

Timely Processing

We ensure that we file all GST Tax returns two weeks before the due date. We keep our clients informed before we proceed. This ensures that the client is at ease.

·        GST Filing        - Timely filing of Bi-Monthly or Six-Monthly returns

Monthly / Quarterly Advisory

The clients are in a position to process their reports from the software chosen. Based on the service requested, additional reports are also given that are not available in their chosen software. These reports enable the client to make corrective business decisions. Business Pillars reaches out to clients who require more assistance.

Monthly Management Meetings

The primary purpose of a monthly management meeting is to get the business to grow. This is either done through a phone call, zoom, or meeting in person.

Cash flow Management

Managing cashflow is a significant responsibility faced by most small businesses. We reach out to businesses making it stress-free to ride on the highs and lows of the cash flow throughout the year.

We assist in producing a cashflow statement which is a financial statement that summarizes the amount of cash entering and leaving the business. The cashflow statement measures how well the business can manage its cash position, meaning how well the business can generate cash to pay its debt commitments and fund the day-to-day operating expenses.

Budget Forecasting

Small business budgeting and forecasting

We need to get some relevant numbers to know what the future will look like regarding a business. Budgeting and forecasting will help to support this vision. Business Pillars can work alongside you to understand these basics so you can build a financially sustainable business.

What is a budget?

The budget estimates how much money will come in and go out from your business over time (usually a year). Budgeting and forecasting normally benefit all businesses and first-time startups to see if they can afford to run the business and compensate for all their hard work with a good return for their initiative.

What are the main principles of having a budget

Budgets forecast the money-making possibility of a business. It will also highlight things like:

  • How much will it cost to startup?
  • How much money is needed to borrow?
  • When will be the breakeven point?
  • How much should the customers be charged?
  • How many staff are needed?

Monthly / Quarterly Advisory

The clients are in a position to process their reports from the software chosen. Based on the service requested, additional reports are also given that are not available in their chosen software. These reports enable the client to make corrective business decisions. Business Pillars reaches out to clients who require more assistance.

Job Management

Job Management is software that supports project managers and teams to complete client requests and projects efficiently. Most professionals depend upon this job tracking software which assists them in supervising multiple sections of a business. Business Pillars are here to assist in setting up this service to track income and expenses related to service jobs.

XERO and MYOB both have the capability for Job Tracking

These are the advantages:-

·        Create quotes immediately

·        Easily track jobs from quote to invoice

·        Schedule the jobs on the go

·        Get paid quicker