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 are committed to providing efficient bookkeeping services for all business owners in Rockford, Illinois. Given the city's dynamic and diverse economy, we understand that you may have urgent questions and concerns. Rest assured, we'll provide regular accounting updates and if there's anything that can't wait, our team in Rockford will revert within 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.
Our platform in Rockford, Illinois, enables you to automate data inputs from leading providers, reducing the chance of typical errors found in bookkeeping. We form partnerships with prominent merchants such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square, ensuring that your finances are always precise. Ideal for Rockford business owners, our services streamline your financial tasks, giving you more time to focus on expanding your midwest enterprise.
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 stacks of documents and tedious manual tracking in Rockford, Illinois—we streamline data directly from connected accounts. View insights from a single unified dashboard designed for Rockford business owners to conveniently comprehend the financial condition of their businesses and make business-critical decisions.
For many small businesses in Rockford, Illinois, juggling between company operations and financial management can be overwhelming. Bench Accounting is here to take some stress off your shoulders by handling your bookkeeping and tax tasks. Whether you run a tech start-up, a restaurant, or a retail shop in the city, our localized knowledge about Rockford's tax laws, norms, and common business practices allows us to tailor our services accordingly. We familiarize ourselves with the city's sales tax, state income tax, corporate tax, and other local taxes you need to be aware of so you can concentrate more on your business and less on the books.
At Bench, our approach to bookkeeping is a blend of top-notch technology and real, human interaction. Our experienced bookkeepers use intuitive software to streamline the process, while also being available to address your queries & concerns. Besides being experts in the common types of businesses in Rockford, our team also has ample familiarity with Illinois-specific regulations, ensuring financial accounting practices conform to both city and state laws. In essence, relying on Bench not only equips you with accurate financials but also adherence to Rockford and Illinois laws, freeing you from cumbersome bookkeeping tasks.
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.