Our team takes the time to deeply understand your business, answer your questions, help you link your accounts, and show you how Bench works.
Each month, your bookkeeper organizes your business transactions and prepares financial statements. If they need anything from you, they’ll get in touch.
We’ll reach out regularly with bookkeeping updates. Have pressing questions that can’t wait? We’ll get back to you in one business day or less.
In bustling Des Moines, Iowa, we understand how vital timely bookkeeping updates are for your business. That's why we'll touch base with you regularly, ensuring you always know where your accounts stand. Got urgent questions that can't hold off? In the fast-paced business environment of Des Moines, we'll make sure we respond within one business day, if not sooner.
Our platform allows you to automate data inputs from most major providers to avoid common mistakes. We partner with merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—so your finances are always accurate.
In Des Moines, Iowa, our platform empowers you to automate data inputs from leading providers, preventing common errors. We have strategic partnerships with merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square — ensuring your financial records are constantly precise. Our services are designed to fit perfectly into Des Moines' dynamic business landscape, catering to all your bookkeeping needs.
Say goodbye to piles of paperwork and time-consuming manual tracking—we automate inputs directly from linked accounts. Get insights from one central dashboard so you can easily understand the health of your business and make strategic decisions.
Wave farewell to mountains of paperwork and endless hours of manual tracking, Des Moines business owners—we integrate inputs straight from your linked accounts. With Bench, gain insights from one consolidated dashboard designed to provide a clear understanding of your business health. Now, making those fundamental strategic decisions is a breeze, as we enable you to efficiently navigate the unique financial landscape of Des Moines, Iowa.
In Des Moines, a city renowned for its thriving insurance market and agricultural businesses, keeping up with bookkeeping and regulatory requirements can be overwhelming for small business owners. This is where Bench steps in to make a difference. Our experts are well-acquainted with the nuances of local tax laws and regulations, allowing us to navigate the intricacies of your bookkeeping and tax preparations. Whether you're dealing with the complexities inherent in managing a sole proprietorship or running larger operations in the insurance or agriculture sectors, Bench gives you the peace of mind to focus on growing your business while we handle your books.
What sets Bench apart is not just the cutting-edge software we use, but our human touch. We pair high-tech platforms with dedicated bookkeepers who understand the unique aspects of Des Moines. For example, our team understands the Iowa sales tax laws, Des Moines commercial property tax, and agricultural tax incentives specific to the state. So, regardless of the specific sector you're in and the associated bookkeeping challenges, Bench is well equipped to manage and streamline your financial tasks. We are more than just your bookkeeping service provider; we are your dedicated partner for financial success in Des Moines.
Shortly after you sign up, we’ll give you a call to learn more about your business and bookkeeping needs. On this call, we’ll connect your accounts to Bench, and gather any extra documentation we need to complete your books.
Once we have everything set up, we’ll complete a month of your bookkeeping in 1-2 days. Our bookkeepers reconcile your accounts, categorize your transactions, and make necessary adjustments to your books. The end result is a set of accurate financial statements—an income statement and a balance sheet.
Yep! You can add any amount of Catch Up bookkeeping to a standard Bench plan. No matter how far behind you are (yes, even years behind), we can get you caught up quickly.
We use Plaid, which lets you securely connect your financial accounts to Bench in seconds. This feature saves you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.
We connect with Stripe, Square, Shopify, PayPal, and Amazon. By connecting your payment processor, all of your transactions are automatically synced to Bench’s platform.
We also support clients that use other merchant processors. We’ll work with you to connect accounts and pull the data we need to reconcile your books.
There are some times that we’ll request documents from you (like account statements or receipts), just to ensure the information we have is correct. If you need to share files with your bookkeeping team, it’s as simple as uploading a file. We’ll take care of the rest.
Your bookkeeping team consists of 3 professionally trained bookkeepers, including one senior bookkeeper who reviews all of your monthly statements and your Year End Financial package.
We try our best to keep you with the bookkeeping team you’re assigned when you come on board. If there’s any change in your bookkeeping team, we’ll let you know as soon as possible and make sure the transition is a smooth one.
Your Bench Tax team consists of a Bench Tax Coordinator and a Bench Tax Advisor.
QuickBooks and other bookkeeping software give you a tool to do your own bookkeeping. Bench does your bookkeeping for you.
With Bench, you get a team of real, expert bookkeepers in addition to software. You’ll always have the human support you need, and a mobile friendly platform to access your up-to-date financials.