0330 133 1643
BH7 7BG, Bournemouth, UK

Welcome to Balloon Accounting

Digital and Traditional Accounting for Business

Digital Cloud Accounting

We are advocates for full digital accounting and the benefits it brings to business but can assist with all record methods.

Payroll Services

We offer a full payroll service to include GDPR compliant cloud based payslips, contracts and leave and absence management.

VAT Services

The full service from registration to the necessary administration of this complicated area of taxation. 

Accounts and Tax Services

Full statutory Accounts and Returns for self employed, partnerships, Limited Companies and landlords.

Modern and Traditional Accounting

Providing the very best 
accounting services to business

We are dedicated to making your life easier


A few things we’re great at

Being in business should not be a chore but we know that it comes with certain responsibilities like keeping business records, paying staff or keeping up with the requirements of Companies House and HMRC.

That’s what we’re here for, to take away all that hassle and let you get on with what you are good at, making money and having more free time to enjoy it.

Cloud Accounting

We use the very best in digital accounting software to maintain your business records.

This takes away the hassle of keeping the books and with live data we can help you make the right business decisions at the right time.

Running your Payroll

Employing staff can be difficult at the best of times and with our payroll services we can take away the pain of calculating wages and issuing payslips. 

We can also help with staff contracts and keeping a record of leave and absences.

Accounts and Taxation

We know there are Accounts to prepare and deadlines to meet to HMRC and Companies House whether it is Income Tax, Corporation Tax, VAT, etc

We will worry about meeting those deadlines so you don’t have to.


The Secret of Success

A client with poor record keeping systems was falling further and further behind and desperately needed to switch to an easier system than spreadsheet. We identified that a move to digital accounting software would speed up not only the input of essential records but also provide the client with live data that would enable them to take essential, timely decisions to move thier business forward.


Finding the time to raise invoices, input bank transactions and purchase records is the last thing you want to do after working all week so we needed to automate this process as far as possible.


We moved the records to a leading digital accounting package with automated bank feeds and mobile app access so that much of the invoice issuing and record keeping could be done on the move.


Working hand in hand with our client we set up the systems and trained the client and their staff. We acted as help desk for any support and reviewed the input on a regular basis.


A set of sound, excellent records. With happier staff and a client who has more time to spend with their family, intant data about their business and an opportunity to make more money.

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Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

I would 100% recommend their services

I’ve used the services of Balloon Accounting for the last 6 years. I’ve tried other accountants and no one has matched the personal level of service, reactiveness and general customer care that Balloon Accounting provide. For this reason I would 100% recommend their services!


An amazing accountant

An amazing accountant who’s helped me and my business partners make the correct financial decisions in order to grow our business. I cannot recommend Andy enough.


Reliable, professional and helpful

Mr Downs is reliable, clear in his communication and knowledgeable in his explanation of topics on accountancy and finance. He is always professional, helpful and brisk in his responses.


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 Your Accountant

Andy Downs

Director / Accountant

I have over 35 years experience, helping many businesses along the way to fulfil their potential.

I pride myself on providing you with a quality, personal service.

If you are in business I can provide you with the help you need, from fulfilling your compliance responsibilities to helping you meet your personal and business goals.

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