Accountants are providing a second class service, SMEs claim
SMEs want their accountant to provide more support and expert analysis, survey finds.
Only one in five small business owners think their accountants are providing
a first class service, according to a survey.
Eight in ten respondents questioned said they wanted ‘improved analysis and
interpretation of their financial data’ from their accountants, the survey by
software company AccountsIQ also found.
Nearly 70% of 100 small business managers questioned said they wanted their
accountant to provide a better analysis of their cashflow.
Accountants have traditionally been viewed as the SME’s most trusted business