Why you need an eCommerce accountant

If you are an eCommerce business owner or an online seller who struggles to find the time to do company accounts, has plans to expand the business, or simply just doesn’t know where to start with paying taxes, you may wish to consider hiring an eCommerce accountant.

Specialised eCommerce accountants can help you to save time, avoid fines, and reduce your tax bill by providing expert eCommerce accounting advice, managing your financial transactions, and submitting mandatory taxation filings.

Running an eCommerce business can be complicated at the best of times. By investing in an eCommerce accountant, you can benefit from a range of eCommerce accounting services that enable your business to grow through specialised accounting and financial insights.

This blog will mention four reasons you should consider hiring an eCommerce accountant to streamline your processes answer some FAQs to help you get the most out of your eCommerce store.

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Do you need an eCommerce accountant?

If you have an eCommerce business, you may be wondering if you need to hire an eCommerce accountant. Some instances where you should consider hiring an eCommerce accountant include:

  • You struggle to make time for accounts
  • Your accounting knowledge falls behind
  • Your company is growing
  • And you don’t like dealing with figures

If you are experiencing any of the above, it may be time to outsource your accounting to a specialised eCommerce accountancy firm.

There are many benefits of hiring an eCommerce accountant to manage the finances of your eCommerce business. At Unicorn Accountancy, our eCommerce accountants and Xero specialists provide business support, advice, and specialised accounting to supercharge your business growth.

If you are still not convinced, here are four reasons you need an eCommerce accountant to manage your eCommerce store.

They understand your business

A specialised eCommerce accountant understands the complicated world of eCommerce trading and the sector you work in. This enables them to provide you with expert accounting knowledge and services related to your industry.

They also have a deep understanding of multiple sales platforms, payment service providers, and inventory apps which allows them to further support your store by knowing individual sale channels.

At Unicorn Accountancy, we support businesses operating across a variety of platforms, including but not limited to Amazon, Shopify, and eBay. Our expert accountants understand modern business models and enable businesses to grow through industry experience and insights.

They save you time

An eCommerce accountant knows eCommerce accounting practices and what is required. They can successfully manage eCommerce stores’ accounts and complete them quickly, efficiently, and correctly. This saves you precious time that can be spent on higher-value business activities.

In addition, eCommerce accountant accuracy and quick completion rate avoid fines for inaccuracies and late tax submissions.

At Unicorn Accountancy, we offer a range of eCommerce services to support your business. Whether you need assistance with accounts, financial management, bookkeeping, or tax management, we have a dedicated team that can help.

Saves you money

Hiring an eCommerce accountant can save you money as they know the tax legislation, and how you can operate your business in a tax-efficient way. Prior experience and in-depth industry knowledge allow eCommerce businesses to identify ways your business can save money.

Some ways eCommerce accountants can help you to save money include identifying eligible tax deductions, calculating the tax implications of purchases, and choosing the VAT scheme right for you.

eCommerce accountants can not only save you money, but they can also make you money. At Unicorn Accountancy, our expert team work alongside your business to scale operations and grow your business. By providing efficient account management, our eCommerce accountants can contribute to your store’s online success.

They use industry-leading software

eCommerce accountants have access to and experience with industry-leading software, platforms, and tools which makes eCommerce accounting easy to understand and accessible.

At Unicorn Accountancy, our eCommerce accountants are Xero cloud accounting software specialists to provide businesses with the best accountancy software available. If at any time you wish to discuss your accounts, our accountants and tax specialists offer unlimited support via email, Slack, and video meetings.


How can e-commerce accountants help scale and expand my business?

Specialist e-commerce accountants at Unicorn Accounting have access to a wide range of expertise, knowledge, and software to seamlessly expand, scale, and grow your e-commerce business.

By analysing your business’s financial data to provide you with financial insight, an e-commerce accountant will help you identify and assess the risk of new business opportunities such as launching new product lines, entering new markets, and securing investment.

Can you assist with one-time projects?

At Unicorn Accounting, we offer a range of specialised services including accounting, bookkeeping, app advisory, payroll, tax, and more. Whether you need assistance in all areas, or just one, we can help.

In the past, our accountants and Xero advisors have worked with start-ups, family run online stores and large-scale brands, so we can confident we have a solution for you.

If you know what you’re looking for get in touch! If not, set up a consultation with our expert team who will help you identify the best solution.

How do you determine which services I need?

We offer every client a consultation meeting where we discuss your core business needs and work out how we can help. Our team will explain our range of services and how each one could benefit your business.

Once you’re happy, we’ll enrol you in your system and begin work to support and scale your e-commerce store.

How do I get started?

To get started, simply get in touch with us today for more information about eCommerce accountancy and the services we offer at Unicorn Accounting.

Why choose Unicorn Accountancy?

Ensure you keep on top of your finances and tax obligations by outsourcing to an accountant. This means that you don’t need to worry about your end of year accounts, payroll, or bookkeeping requirements.

At Unicorn Accounting we are e-commerce accountants who help make your online business a growing success. We offer e-commerce accounting advice, financial management, bookkeeping, cash flow statement, and tax filing services to support and scale your business.

Our team of accountants and Xero-certified advisors have experience working with both small start-ups and family-run online stores to large-scale, international retail and e-commerce brands.

If you’ve got an online store, we have the best solution for you. Providing you with a financial arm to your business through our sector experience, and skills with innovative technologies. To see how we can help you maximise the scalability of your e-commerce brand all year roundget in touch with Unicorn Accounting today. Or click here to get a free quote.

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