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Online Accountant in Singapore for Your Business
Online Accountant in Singapore for Your Business

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What does an accountant do?
What does an accountant do?

What does an accountant do?

Accountant’s job is to maintain and interpret financial records. A personal tax accountant will be responsible for finance-related tasks whether you are a sole proprietorship or a big company.

Accountants that care, think and deliver
Accountants that care, think and deliver

Accountants that care, think and deliver

Meet your personal dedicated accountant who knows your business, advises you on any decision and ready to answer your questions at any time. So you can spend your time on the things that really matter!

No more mistakes
No more mistakes

No more mistakes

If you keep incorrect records or submit your financial statements late, you may face severe penalties. An accountant keeps an eye on your compliance with the authorities and avoids any unnecessary expenditures.

Personal touch
Personal touch

Personal touch

Osome provides access to an accounting software. This doesn’t mean that the software will do everything, though. The human touch is always important. By reducing manual work like data entry, accountants will have more time for meaningful analysis that will help your business flourish.

The roles of an accountant at different stages of your business

Singapore accountants play different roles at various stages of your business. A business’s growth depends on them. Accounting procedures changes while your business grows. Regardless of the stage of your business, we have you covered. Learn more below.

  • Writing a business Plan

    Writing a business Plan

    Accountants provide you with a realistic business plan aligned with ongoing market conditions. A chartered accountant cuts down the costs of starting and running the business and draws estimates for incorporating and running a business.

  • Applying for a business loan or overdraft

    Applying for a business loan or overdraft

    Accountants identify cash flow issues and make recommendations on financing options like loans or overdrafts. An accountant examines your financial situation, suggests the appropriate business loan to obtain funds, and recommends taking an overdraft when necessary.

  • Buying a business

    Buying a business

    When trying to buy another corporation, your corporate tax account will perform an evaluation of the assets, liabilities, profitability, and cash flow and takes you through the various tax-related aspects.

  • Taking on a franchise

    Taking on a franchise

    The franchise business involves a sizable investment and future outlay of royalty payments and other costs. The franchise model comes with specific procedures, and employing an accountant puts you in good stead. The accountant uses his expertise and industry knowledge to reduce risks. And, of course, you must consider the small business account fees.

  • Legal structure of the company formation

    Legal structure of the company formation

    The tax accountant helps with the legal structure during incorporation by advising you on issues such as:

    • Shareholder agreements (applicable for a Limited Company)
    • Advising shareholders about share capital, different types of shares, and dividend policies
    • Offering guidance on tax-related implications
  • Dealing with government paperwork

    Dealing with government paperwork

    An accountant ensures that paperwork is compliant with the ACRA or Accountant and Corporate Regulatory Authority in Singapore. Your corporate tax accountant will also assess whether the Income-Tax payable amount is appropriate and applies for tax refunds

  • Control of income and expenses

    Control of income and expenses

    A qualified accountant renders advisory on income and expenses by identifying legal ways for saving business taxes such as allowances, government incentives and offsetting losses and finding legal ways to increase your cash flow.

  • Audit of your company

    Audit of your company

    According to ACRA, the current threshold for audit requires a turnover of at least USD 10 million. Companies with lesser revenue are regarded as ‘a small business’ and exempted. The accountant assists by rendering unbiased audit-related advice and ensuring that the financials are accurate and adhere to regulations.

  • Before selling a business

    Before selling a business

    In this situation, the accountant helps set up a detailed plan by providing data about company financials of the past three years for the valuation procedure. Qualified accountants can also suggest the deal structure, taxes and lay out a financial plan for the business sale.

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Benefits of Osome Acountant

Gives professional advice

Gives professional advice

An accountant will will track filing deadlines, suggest tax exemptions, and highlight issues in the reports

Thinks in advance

Thinks in advance

Your accountant can spot financial problems and avoid costly mistakes in your finances and taxes

Provides daily support

Provides daily support

Your personal accountant collects, compiles, and analyzes your company's financial data, prepares reports, and stays on top of your questions on a regular basis

Keeps you updated

Keeps you updated

If a new rule or legislation has been implemented, an accountant can inform you immediately

Pay upfront for the year and get 2 months for free

You don’t measure your business by the number of transactions, so neither do we. Our accounting packages are tied to your revenues. All our packages come as they are, no extra charges — simple and straightforward.

Pay upfront for the year and get 2 months for free
Pay upfront for the year and get 2 months for free

What’s your average monthly ?

  • Mini

    Monthly revenue under S$5k

    Price per month, billed annually

    S$600/y

    S$50/m

    Personal accountant

    • Personal Accountant & Bookkeeper
    • Business growth & tax savings advice
    • In-app chat

    Accounting software

    • Annual bookkeeping
    • Bank connections
    • Transaction reconciliation

    govt & tax filings

    • Unaudited Financial Statements
    • Estimated Chargeable Income
    • Corporate Tax Return

    finance management tools

    • Automated cash balance
    • Invoice management, creation and outstanding balance
    • Annual management reports
    • Profit & Loss, Balance sheet, aged payables, aged receivables

    nominee compliance + S$200

    • Annual compliance review for the Nominee Director service
  • Starter

    Monthly revenue under S$10k

    Price per month, billed annually

    S$1,200/y

    S$100/m

    Personal accountant

    • Personal Accountant & Bookkeeper
    • Business growth & tax savings advice
    • In-app chat

    Accounting software

    • Bookkeeping
    • Bank connections
    • Transaction reconciliation

    govt & tax filings

    • Unaudited Financial Statements
    • Estimated Chargeable Income
    • Corporate Tax Return

    finance management tools

    • Automated cash balance
    • Invoice management, creation and outstanding balance
    • Quarterly management reports
    • Profit & Loss, Balance sheet, aged payables, aged receivables
    • Ecommerce highlights: free integration with one marketplace, automated fees separation

    Want to pay monthly?

    S$120/m

  • Booming

    Monthly revenue under S$25k

    Price per month, billed annually

    S$1,800/y

    S$150/m

    Personal accountant

    • Personal Accountant & Bookkeeper
    • Business growth & tax savings advice
    • In-app chat

    Accounting software

    • Bookkeeping
    • Bank connections
    • Transaction reconciliation

    govt & tax filings

    • Unaudited Financial Statements
    • Estimated Chargeable Income
    • Corporate Tax Return

    finance management tools

    • Automated cash balance
    • Invoice management, creation and outstanding balance
    • Monthly management reports
    • Profit & Loss, Balance sheet, aged payables, aged receivables
    • Ecommerce highlights: free integration with one marketplace, automated fees separation

    Want to pay monthly?

    S$180/m

  • Rocking

    Monthly revenue under S$50k

    Price per month, billed annually

    S$3,000/y

    S$250/m

    Personal accountant

    • Personal Accountant & Bookkeeper
    • Business growth & tax savings advice
    • In-app chat

    Accounting software

    • Bookkeeping
    • Bank connections
    • Transaction reconciliation

    govt & tax filings

    • Unaudited Financial Statements
    • Estimated Chargeable Income
    • Corporate Tax Return

    finance management tools

    • Automated cash balance
    • Invoice management, creation and outstanding balance
    • Monthly management reports
    • Profit & Loss, Balance sheet, aged payables, aged receivables
    • Ecommerce highlights: free integration with one marketplace, automated fees separation

    Want to pay monthly?

    S$300/m

  • Unicorn

    Monthly revenue under S$100k

    Price per month, billed annually

    S$4,200/y

    S$350/m

    Personal accountant

    • Personal Accountant & Bookkeeper
    • Business growth & tax savings advice
    • In-app chat

    Accounting software

    • Bookkeeping
    • Bank connections
    • Transaction reconciliation

    govt & tax filings

    • Unaudited Financial Statements
    • Estimated Chargeable Income
    • Corporate Tax Return

    finance management tools

    • Automated cash balance
    • Invoice management, creation and outstanding balance
    • Monthly management reports
    • Profit & Loss, Balance sheet, aged payables, aged receivables
    • Ecommerce highlights: free integration with one marketplace, automated fees separation

    Want to pay monthly?

    S$420/m

  • Beyond
    S$100k a month

    We have a perfect offer for your business, and we are ready to discuss it with you

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Tingsager Michael

Tingsager Michael Tingsager Consulting Pte. Ltd.

Osome is a fantastic partner for the complex accounting needs of our venture-backed corporate structure. Extra credit for helping us with fundraising transactions!

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Osome is reasonably priced and very convenient. I ended up signing my documents while I was on the metro!

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Osome uncovered many issues that went unnoticed by our accountant. Amazing Osome staff now optimises our tax.

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Everything was so seamless, it even looked like a fraud 😀 I didn’t have to go anywhere, I just use the web and mobile app to sign the docs.

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Ivan Zeljkovic Evans Media Pte. Ltd.

I’m actually surprised they kept all their promises! I found Osome on Friday and on Monday morning everything was ready.

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Many accountants I reached out to either never responded or charged extortionate amounts of money. I joined Osome and I'm incredibly happy I did.

Pawel Wargan

Pawel Wargan freelancer

They use the Osome app to gently nudge me to send in paperwork, and they provide me with regular updates and reminders regarding finances and filing deadlines.

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Dave Wallace DW4DAYS Pte. Ltd.

4.7 out of 1,979 reviews

FAQ

  • What does an Accountant do?

    In accordance with the ACRA or Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority in Singapore, accountants have multiple responsibilities. Although their specific duties vary according to the business model, industry, and contract of engagement, generally an accountant does the following:

    • Managing and maintaining accurate financial records in company accounting systems. This service is crucial as even a slight discrepancy can considerably impact the financial status and reputation of your business.
    • Gathering and reviewing all financial data for your business, reviewing and evaluating the profitability, including SWOT analysis, to create company financial reports for management teams and shareholders
    • In-house liaison with your external auditors to supervise the audit process and share the relevant accounting documentation
    • Monthly reports and year-end reviews of the financial budgets and performance
  • How to find an Accountant for a small business?

    Businesses in Singapore must appoint an accountant within the first few months of incorporation. When hiring an accountant, they must ensure that the accountant is:

    1. A resident of the Republic of Singapore
    2. Authorised to provide accounting services in Singapore
    3. Qualified and holds the relevant certifications. They should also meet any other criteria, including the language of communication (if required)
    4. Not appointed as the only director of the corporation

    Often, businesses use the services of a professional accounting firm for their accounting and financial reporting services. With Osome a team of accountants are assigned to your company based on the specific business needs.

  • How much does an Accountant cost for a small business?

    The cost of hiring accountants for small businesses in Singapore can vary depending on the scope of services you require.

    It is common for small businesses to outsource their accounting services in Singapore, for standard bookkeeping and accounting-related services you can expect to be charged, on average SGD 100 per month. Services such as payroll vary according to employee count, and these are typically between SGD 10 and SGD 20. The tax service fees are about SGD 400 per annum.

    In cases where accountants charge by the hour, the rates vary between SGD 150 and SGD 450. And where accountants charge by transaction volume, the charges can fluctuate between SGD 400 and SGD 1500 a month or more. Osome covers all of these accounting services in one low monthly fee, so you never have to worry about paying extra if your business needs to change from one month to the next.

  • What does an accountant do for a small business?

    When it comes to a small business, an accountant helps contribute towards its future success. An accountant plays an integral role by:

    • Identifying the operating costs and creating reliable and realistic revenue forecasts
    • Assisting with applications for financing options such as loans and overdrafts
    • Helping create a business strategy and the Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs) for measuring progress. The accountant also provides timely feedback on the progress of this.
    • Troubleshooting financial problems and testing methods of resolution such as scenario analysis
    • Evaluating and consulting on the management of your cash flow statements. Often, accountants help by creating cash reserves and business spending plans.
  • Why do I need an Accountant for my Small Business?

    As a small company, your budgets and financial options are limited, so cost-cutting strategies are crucial. Small businesses often find it challenging to use and maintain accounting systems due to lack of time and resources. . Hiring an accountant for your small business can help resolve these issues. The accountant can offer assistance by doing the following:

    • Helping to ensure that independent contractors are classified by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore or IRAS
    • Providing advice on tax-related payments and implications
    • Reconciling your bookkeeping and preparing financial statements at the year-end.
    • Compiling and filing your taxes and financial reports in adherence with IRAS regulations.

    Accountants also play an integral role during business growth. They offer assistance by:

    • Helping you determine the growth areas and offering insights on cash flow, pricing, and inventory
    • Offering advisory about leasing and purchase of property and equipment
    • Preparing you for an audit

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