Take your business to another level with IRIS Outsourcing

  • 1000000+

    hours of support

  • 600+

    qualified accounting &
    payroll professionals

  • 20+

    years’ experience
    in UK accountancy

IRIS Outsourcing

If your accountancy or bookkeeping firm needs support, we’ve got your back

As a busy accounting firm or bookkeeper, outsourcing core accounting and payroll functions can change the way you do business.

As a trusted, high performance outsourcing solution, IRIS Outsourcing lets you free up internal resources and expand your service offerings. Delegate admin-heavy tasks long-term or rely on responsive support during busy periods.

Move past what’s holding you and your business back with a bespoke outsourcing solution.

Accounting and payroll specialists

Delivering 6 essential outsourcing services

  1. Statutory accounts – Outsource your year-end accounts for a cost-efficient and hassle-free submission experience.
  2. Bookkeeping – Hand off tasks like sales and purchase ledger processing, bank and credit card reconciliations and VAT return prep.
  3. Payroll – Mitigate the ‘point of failure’ risk for your business by outsourcing complex and time-consuming payroll services.
  4. Tax returns – Reduce the strain on your team around tax year-end by outsourcing the bulk of your personal tax returns.
  5. iXBRL tagging – Our qualified team tag annual accounts using HMRC prescribed taxonomies and ensure they’re ready for submission.
  6. Audit support – Supercharge your audit service offering with this cost-effective and scalable solution.
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Why choose IRIS Outsourcing?

As a dedicated outsourcing solution based in Chennai, India, we combine 20+ years’ experience with professional expertise to meet the high service standards expected by our UK clients.

  • Bespoke service packages to suit your unique business requirements
  • Transfer to our services with a simple 4-step implementation process
  • We can work with your current software or offer you our own solution to suit your needs
  • We boast the highest data security accreditations and UK GDPR adherence
  • Achieve more with fewer people

    With IRIS Outsourcing on your side, you won’t need to spend money and resources on recruitment and training. Grow your business without the financial risk of taking on more permanent staff.

  • Expand your service offering

    Is there an accounting or payroll service you’d like to start offering to your clients? Our team of financial professionals can help you fill that service gap without the commitment of a full-time hire.

  • Cut down on admin

    By outsourcing core accounting, bookkeeping or payroll tasks to our experienced professionals, you and your team can focus on added value services; like higher fee earning advisory work and nurturing your client relationships.

  • Solve short-term workflow challenges

    As a flexible outsourcing solution, we can help you manage your team’s workload more effectively as and when it’s needed, such as covering for staff absences or pitching in if work suddenly spikes.

  • Improve staff retention

    Attracting and retaining top talent can be tough if you’re all bogged down with backlogged admin. Outsourcing helps to keep your team happy and motivated – and frees up resource for upskilling and training.

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Special Report

Alternative guide to solving your skills crunch

Hiring is hard. Download this report to gain insight on practical strategies and real-life examples for recruitment and retention, and for using outsourcing and automation as alternative solutions.

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Interested in hearing how IRIS Outsourcing can impact your output? Connect with an expert advisor via our contact form.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about IRIS Resourcing

Learn more about our services, how we support clients, and those all-important details.

You have full control over whether your customers know you are using an outsourcing solution to fulfil some or all of their accounting or payroll service requirements.

We provide a confidential outsourcing service and never contact your client directly, unless you specifically tell us to do so.

IRIS Outsourcing uses a simple 4-step implementation process to minimise the time and energy it takes for you to start using our services.

  1. You will attend a scoping call with our team where we will go through your specific requirements
  2. You will receive access to our shared portal, from which you can access and fill-in your Job Checklist
  3. You provide us with access to your software (if you don’t currently use any software, we can offer you our software solution)
  4. Once we have confirmed your service requirements, we will start working on your outsourced tasks immediately.

We operate on a policy of transparency and collaboration. Before we begin working with you, we will ask you how long it takes you to complete the work you’re outsourcing and compare this with our typical timelines.

If we think that the work is going to take significantly longer that your estimated completion times, we will contact you and explain the reasons why and go through our typical timelines with you.

Only once you’re absolutely clear on timings and cost estimates and happy with our services will we proceed to the implementation stage.

You can still rely IRIS Outsourcing even if you don’t use any IRIS software.

IRIS Outsourcing is an agnostic provider of outsourcing services, which means we work with the majority of third-party software available in the UK.

IRIS Outsourcing is an ideal solution for accountancy firms and bookkeepers, of all sizes and specialisms.

While there’s no such thing as a typical IRIS Outsourcing client, here are some of the kinds of clients (and the challenges they’re facing) we can support:

  • A growing company that wants to scale up its accounting or financial capacity
  • An overworked practice owner or bookkeeper with a backlog of core functions and no capacity to hire new staff
  • A practice struggling to hire suitable employees to fulfil essential roles in the business
  • A firm that needs temporary help during a busy period, e.g. end-of-year reporting.

IRIS Outsourcing is and will continue to be fully MTD compliant, enabling your business to stay ahead when it comes to MTD – including any new or incoming legislation.

Data security and compliancy is one of our biggest priorities at IRIS Outsourcing. Our current security and compliancy measures include:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • ISO 27001:2019 Information Security Management System
  • ISO 27701:2019 Privacy Information Management System
  • Adhering to UK standard GDPR policy
  • Paperless policy using secure cloud-based systems.

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