Massey Accounting Company

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705 Bookkeeping


This schedule should be read in conjunction with the engagement letter and the standard terms and conditions.

Scope of services to be provided

Our responsibility to you

We have set out the agreed scope and objectives of your instructions within this letter of engagement. Any subsequent changes will be discussed with you and where appropriate a new letter of engagement will be agreed. We shall proceed on the basis of the instructions we have received from you and will rely on you to tell us as soon as possible if anything occurs which renders any information previously given to us as incorrect or inaccurate. We shall not be responsible for any failure to advise or comment on any matter that falls outside the specific scope of your instructions. We cannot accept any responsibility for any event, loss or situation unless it is one against which it is the expressed purpose of these instructions to provide protection.

Your responsibility to us

The advice that we give can only be as good as the information on which it is based. In so far as that information is provided by you, or by third parties with your permission, your responsibility arises as soon as possible if any circumstances or facts alter, as any alteration may have a significant impact on the advice given. If the circumstances change therefore or your needs alter, advise us of the alteration as soon as possible in writing.


You are responsible for providing us with the following information required for us to prepare the accounting records:

1. Sales invoices.
2. Purchase invoices.
3. Bank statements.
4. Details of bank and cash payments.
5. Details of bank and cash receipts.
6. Stock and work-in-progress details.
7. Access to your accounting records.

We have also agreed that you will provide the following:

1. A record of the amounts owed to the business.
2. A record of amounts owed by the business.
3. A list of accruals.
4. A list of prepayments.

Our service to you

We will prepare from the information and explanations provided by you, your books of prime entry as follows:

• Records of bank receipts and payments.
• Records of cash receipts and payments.
• Reconciliations of the bank and cash control accounts.
• A record of sales.
• A record of purchases.
• An analysis of expenditure.
• A reconciliation of the VAT account in accordance with the VAT scheme.
• A record of amounts owed to the business.
• A record of amounts owed by the business.
• A list of accruals.
• A list of prepayments.

Our services as detailed above are subject to the limitations on our liability set out in the engagement letter and our standard terms and conditions of business. These are important provisions, which you should read and consider carefully.