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.
At Bench, we know Joliet, Illinois businesses might have unique bookkeeping needs or pressing questions that simply can't wait. So, we're committed to regularly updating you regarding your bookkeeping. Plus, if you've got an urgent query, we'll provide you with a 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.
In Joliet, Illinois, Bench is speeding up the bookkeeping process for local business owners. Our platform helps streamline your financial data from major providers like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square. By automating data inputs, it reduces common errors—ensuring your bills, receipts, and finances are always correct. Navigate the complexities of business operations in Joliet with Bench's time-saving bookkeeping services.
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 exhausting manual logging—our services in Joliet, Illinois, automate inputs directly from linked accounts. With Bench, gain insights from one central dashboard, enabling you to effortlessly comprehend your business's health. Perfect for the thriving economy in Joliet, our bookkeeping services enable you to make strategic decisions to maximize your business's potential.
Bench Accounting is a trusted partner for small businesses in Joliet, Illinois. As the third largest city in Illinois, Joliet is home to a wide variety of businesses from thriving retail stores and hospitality services to progressive manufacturing and logistics companies. Our dedicated team of bookkeepers specifically caters to the nuances of running a business in Joliet, which includes a deep understanding of local and state tax laws, common business expenses, and revenue streams specific to the city.
We care for your books, so you can focus on running your business. With Bench, you're not just getting software, but a team of real, human bookkeepers who put their expertise to work for your small business. We're highly experienced in handling Illinois income taxes, Sales and Use taxes, and Unemployment Insurance taxes among other local levies. Whether you operate a bustling restaurant in downtown Joliet or a tech startup by the Riverwalk, we ensure that your books are in line with city and state financial regulations. Bench takes pride in offering a unique blend of technology and human expertise, making bookkeeping simpler and more efficient for Joliet's bold and innovative small business community.
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.