As a business owner you need the reassurance that if you switch accountants you’re making the right decision. Here’s what some of our clients say about us…
Part of Our Team…
“We have been working with the team at Moulds for just over 12 months having realised that we need to upscale our accountancy support. Our brief was clear; We needed to have a better understanding of our monthly performance and we also needed a sounding board for when we were looking at our longer-term strategic planning. As a relatively young business, we need advice and support that is tailored to where we are in our growth. We use Xero as our accountancy software which is Mould’s speciality and so they were able to quickly on board us and see what we see, real time. They quickly evaluated where we were and were able to formulate where we needed to be.
From that point, we were able to implement new processes and to train our people to use them effectively. We now have an accountancy system that we can use to make business decisions based on accurate information. At a strategic level, Stephen and Victoria have been a real help and support for us. When we meet, their approach is down to earth, informed and in language that is understandable. They are not afraid to put forward different ideas and to challenge our thinking, but in a way that is constructive and comes from a position of experience and knowledge. It was also good that, as a local business themselves, they are also able to relate to us and our environment, understanding the nuances of the local area, with its challenges and importantly, the opportunities. Additionally, they are always helpful when you have that quick question or need some support on Xero.
Moving accountants is always a dilemma, but it was a great decision. Moulds are what I wanted an accountancy partner to be. They get us. We feel that they are part of our team and someone we will be working with for the long term.”
Glyn Goddard, owner of Furnish & Fettle Limited
Developing Growth Strategies …
“Stephen has helped me grow and develop the business over the past few years. In particular he helped me design and introduce a KPI reporting and management accounts system that is central to my decision-making in deciding when to hire new recruitment consultants. I have discussed many growth strategies with Stephen and have found him a useful and reliable sounding board in these situations.”
Tim Homer, Managing Director, Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd
Straight forward, no nonsense advice …
I have worked with Stephen for the past 3 years from initial discussions about forming the recruitment company through to its current position. He has helped me grow and develop the business including providing me with advice on a range of issues, such as when to recruit new staff, how to fund the rapid growth and more recently the implications of moving offices. Stephen provides straight forward, no nonsense advice and I have found working with him has given me the confidence to make the decisions needed to expand quickly.
Charlie Bartle, Managing Director, James Wilcockson Associates
Understanding our business …
“When I first purchased the business from the previous owners, I needed a clearer understanding of the business and how the accounts were prepared. I had a false start with one Accountancy firm but “found” Steve Moulds of Moulds & Co doing some financial training with the Bradford Chamber of Commerce.
We hit it off pretty quickly, and in discussing the business and the challenges it faced we agreed to work together. Now, we have a much clearer understanding of our business, where the variable costs are and how to control them, margins across our product ranges and how to defend the profit. Moulds and Co has helped in preparing and presenting the data, Steve has been instrumental in that change to ensure transparency in the business. Certainly Steve coached us through the recession and ensured we were in a good position when the economy improved. In the last 3 years we have gone from strength to strength and now our challenge is to manage and fund the growth.”
Anthony N Hubbert, Managing Director, TF Automation Solutions