Outsourced Accounting and Bookkeeping Services for Small Business

By: Accountrain  09-12-2011
Keywords: Accounting, Tax, Bookkeeping

accountrain is a full service accounting company who has been providing bookkeeping, consulting and training services since 1993.

Our success is based on the relationships we build with our customers, which we accomplish by providing the convenient service at your location and by becoming part of your team.

testimonial ~ as stated on the YouTube video on our home page. "..the bookkeeping aspect of things were so quickly under control that it really became about the people and how they meshed..".  "..they are, bar-none, the most flexible, adaptive, supportive team-oriented external providers we've ever worked with.  They really feel they are part of our team."
Jodi Fedor of Exuberance Beauty

  • a one-time consult
  • ongoing weekly, monthly or quarterly appointments
  • an annual review

Service is also available at our site, if you prefer to drop off your shoe box of receipts we can also assist you with this.  (if you knew the owner Sandy, she would prefer the shoe box also includes a pair of shoes!)

Accounting / Bookkeeping

We provide weekly, monthly, quarterly or as-per-needed bookkeeping services up to tax preparation for both manual and computerized systems.

  • Data entry on a regular basis or to assist in backlog
  • Provide analysis of Balance Sheet items, including investment portfolios, prepaids, inventory, etc.
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Prepare unaudited Financial Statements
  • Perform all payroll functions including: payroll runs, T4's and T4 Summary and ROE preparation
  • Prepare and analyze budgets
  • Design customized spreadsheets to assist with your tracking needs
  • Submit government remittances, including: GST (Goods & Service Tax), RST (Retail Sales Tax - Provincial), EHT (Employer Health Tax - formerly OHIP), WSIB(Workers Safety & Insurance Board - formerly WCB), Provincial and Federal tax installments, Source deductions, etc.
  • Assist in year-end procedures including working papers to reduce unnecessary use of CA's valuable time.

"accountrain are like the Sherlock Homes of the bookkeeping world. I now have a full day off work from my business as I no longer have to muddle through my paper work."

"My paperwork is now all on site in an organized secure location which makes my life so much easier. By having Amanda come to our location, she has gained a better understanding of my business and my needs,  she has also become part of our small team I could not be happier."

Marianne Hassan, President Brachic

"I have used the services of Sandy Tunwell and accountrain for more than 5 years.  She is professional, responsive, efficient and a joy to work with.  I count on Sandy to catch errors made by us, ensure our bookkeeping is accurate, prepare annual filings and provide expertise regarding the use of Simply Accounting.  I can't manage our business accounting without her!"
Joe Stelliga ~ co-owner of Human Capital Inc.


We can evaluate your existing procedures. Based on our findings, we recommend solutions to streamline the accounting processes and/or update your current computerized system to ensure it is handling your needs for the present and future.

  • Assist you in choosing a software package
  • Install initial and/or update existing software
  • Transfer accounting software systems
  • Set-up company information and historical data
  • Make recommendations for filing
  • Provide guidance in understanding reports.

" .. accountrain provides the small business community with services they need.  There is no oversell or large scale package.  You get what you need to start your small business, and the support to develop your bookkeeping as your business grows.."  

Angie Auchterlonie ~ co-owner of Funk Your Junk

We can evaluate your existing procedures. Based on our findings, we recommend solutions to streamline the accounting processes and/or update your current computerized system to ensure it is handling your needs for the present and future.


We design and deliver individualized modules on any accounting topic.    We can cater to the individual client's needs.

We teach clients accounting basics, follow-up on a regular basis and can assist again at year-end.

  • Provide individual training based on your specific needs
  • Provide group training on processes and software
  • Train staff on regular bookkeeping from basic data entry to year-end working papers (and everything in between)
  • Specialize in Simply Accounting, Quick Books, Excel, ACCPAC PLUS, and many more computerized accounting packages.
  • Recommend follow-up appointment to ensure new knowledge is being used properly and to avoid surprises at year-end.

"I don't think I learned as much about accounting in such a short time."

Michael J. Hughes, of Networking for Results
"known as THE Networking Guru"

"Sandy trained me in Simply Accounting a few years ago.  It started with just the payables and receivables, and I am now doing the books from start to finish.  I couldn't have done it without Sandy's extensive knowledge and patience!  She can always figure out entries that are posted incorrectly and takes the time to explain why I entered it wrong and how to fix it.  When I have questions, Sandy always gets back to me in a timely manner."
Maggie Hay,  Ottawa Chamber of Commerce


Sandy has worked for various departments including:  Industry Canada, Department of Finance, Treasury Board, Office of the Auditor General, Public Works, and the RCMP.


  • Design or follow ready-made materials.
  • Focus on needs of participants
  • Develop strong rapport with participants which encourages participation and eases inquiries
  • Can provide training in accrual accounting.


  • Can assist with any FI-Module requirements.
  • Have written several SAP manuals for various departments.

Keywords: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping Services, Tax, tax preparation

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