Accounting for GP Practices
So how do you choose the best Accountant for your GP Practice?
Firstly, and perhaps most importantly, you want an accountant with experience in working with GP Practices, so they know what to look for and understand the issues.
Look for someone who is a member of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants, this shows they have a level of expertise and a number of customers to meet the strict membership requirements.
It also pays to have someone that is not only able to provide the basic skills needed for your day to day accounting needs, but also has the breadth of knowledge and experience to help you with the more unusual or infrequent issues like succession planning or merging the practice.
Finally, it helps that your have someone you feel you can talk to about any issues that arise, sometimes just to talk through ideas or ask about things you are not sure about. With Nichols you can always pick up the phone and talk to a senior accountant or subject expert.
If you choose Nichols as your GP Practice accountant then you can expect all these things: