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Supporting Creatives

Offering premium and highly responsive accountancy and bookkeeping services for your creative business.

Accountants For Creative Companies - About Us

AO Accountants are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants catering to creative companies nationwide. We know that creative companies are looking for accountancy and bookkeeping services they can rely on. That’s why we provide many different levels of support for your peace of mind. But AO Accountants go one step further…

Helping Creatives

Whether you’re self-employed or a limited company, we can help get your business affairs in order. From project accounting to cashflow forecasts, we’ll take your creative business to new levels of success.

Limited Companies

Running a limited company requires exceptional organisation. Take advantage of bookkeeping assistance, payroll streamlining, QuickBooks software and more.

Sole traders

Spend more time on other areas of your business, knowing that your books and accounts are in capable hands for when tax season comes.


Working out how much tax you have to pay isn’t always easy. But we’ll ensure your self-assessments are completed accurately and on time.

Switching accountants

Switching accountants is easier than you might think, so let us do the hard work for you and look forward to an organised and financially transparent future.

Who we help

AO Accountants – Your accounting partners for creative success

AO Accountants work with creative companies and individuals nationwide. From designers and game developers to the film and TV industry. We know that creative business owners are looking for friendly and helpful accountants they can rely on.

Why Choose AO Accountants?

We’re more than just your traditional accounting firm. We’re passionate about your creative journey and understand the unique financial needs that come with it. Our commitment goes beyond spreadsheets and software – it’s about aiding you in your growth, alleviating your financial worries, and allowing you to focus on your creativity whilst we handle the numbers.

Wondering about us and how can we enhance your creative journey?

AO Accountants only work with creatives. We have a wealth of experience working alongside the creative industry. Creative businesses are often led by individuals with extraordinary minds bursting with ideas, but the financial aspects might not be your cup of tea. Or, frankly speaking, you might have more captivating pursuits than dealing with your accounting.

This is where we come into play. AO Accountants are dedicated to building the financial foundations of your business. By doing so, we provide creatives with the assurance and insights needed to channel their energy into crafting a world that’s more fascinating, enjoyable, and less dull.

Every service we offer is crafted with this aim in mind. Our goal is to empower you to flourish creatively while we oversee the financial tools required to do so. After all, your success is our success.

The creative industries we help

You’ve probably noticed it, and we certainly have too – creative industries are unique in their own special ways. Every sector within these industries has its own distinctive characteristics and financial hurdles, that’s exactly why we’re here. We’re here to provide you with personalised accountancy support that suits the specific needs of your creative business.

Visual Arts and Design

  • Animators
  • Artists and Galleries
  • Designers
  • Photographers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Illustrators

Writing and Content Creation

  • Copywriters
  • Content Creators
  • Bloggers
  • Authors
  • Journalists
  • Publishing and Printing

Media and Communication

  • Media & PR (Public Relations)
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Influencers
  • Film & TV
  • Actors
  • Musicians

Digital and Web Development

  • Website Agencies
  • Web Developers
  • Game Developers
  • Software Developers

Architecture and Built Environment

  • Architects
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Architects

Free Ebook for creative companies

  • An A-Z list of allowable expenses.
  • How to harness R&D tax relief.
  • Navigate tax implications and VAT.


Our Accreditations

We are regulated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants so you can rest assured we take pride in our work. As Chartered Certified Accountants, we provide a reliable, value adding financial service for your creative business. We use various industry recognised cloud software and are proud to be certified pro-advisors with Intuit QuickBooks.

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