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 Grand Rapids, Michigan, we understand the demands of managing a business. Hence, we're committed to sending out regular bookkeeping updates. Have crucial queries that just can't be put on hold? You'll receive our response in one business day or less.
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.
At Bench, we understand the unique needs of business owners in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our platform enables you to automate data inputs from a multitude of major providers, thereby avoiding those common errors often seen in manual processes. We have alliances with renowned merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify and Square, ensuring that your bookkeeping, especially vital in the vibrant business environment of Grand Rapids, remains precise and up to date.
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 goodbye to mountains of paperwork and tedious manual tracking in Grand Rapids, Michigan—we automate inputs directly from linked accounts. With Bench, gain insights from a centralized dashboard tailored to meet the unique business climate of Grand Rapids, so you can comprehend the health of your business and make strategic decisions easy.
At Bench Accounting, we're committed to supporting the diverse array of small businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We understand that whether you run a craft brewery – a thriving industry in this Beer City USA – or operate a furniture retail business within the Furniture City, local laws and taxes can be complex and challenging to navigate. That's precisely where Bench harnesses its dual-power expertise, leveraging cutting-edge software and skilled human bookkeepers to manage your books flawlessly.
From sales tax filings to the understanding of Michigan's Business Tax (MBT) for small business owners, our professional team at Bench takes the stress out of your financial administration. We not only keep your books tax-compliant with local and state laws but also provide you with comprehensive financial reports for clear oversight of your business's health. With us, you'll spend less time worrying about the nuances of Grand Rapids’ tax system and more time expanding your business across the picturesque Grand River. Remember, when it comes to insightful online bookkeeping services in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bench has you seamlessly covered.
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.