Chartered Accountants in Bolton

To us, you’re not just another number.

As chartered accountants we love number crunching but, here at DonnellyBentley we recognise that behind those numbers there are people and businesses, each one with individual needs and goals, each one as highly valued by us as the next.

You can expect friendly, professional, accounting, tax and business advice from accountants who really like numbers… but also like people.


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We’ll Help You To Grow Your Business?

Our team of chartered accountants in Bolton has the experience and business acumen to add significant value to your organisation. Whatever life stage your enterprise is at, from initial start-ups to sole traders, partnerships and Limited companies, we can help. We have a breadth of accounting, tax and business experience working across many sectors. This means we can support you with practical steps and thought provoking ideas.

We’ll help you interpret management accounts to keep abreast of your finances.  We’ll open your eyes to new ways of managing your company finances and we’ll enable you to maximise your profits and retain your wealth through strategic planning and tax advice.

So, more than many accountants, we expect to address the bigger picture, after all, that’s what’s kept us in business for almost 100 years.

Innovative Services That Give You The Edge

We offer all the standard accounting, audit and tax services as you’d expect, but then there’s much more besides!

We’ve been delivering cloud accounting solutions for a number of years and can help choose and use the best software for your needs.

We are one of just a handful of chartered accountants in the North West that offers a Business Mediation service. This is a confidential and structured mediation process to help resolve business disputes without the need for costly court proceedings.

Charities and Not for Profit organisations require specialist accounting knowledge. We have that knowledge, experience and understanding of third sector organisations.

And now we are leading the way as one of the first accountants to register to carry out Probate work, an area that until recently was the domain of solicitors only.

First Class Service That Gives Us the Edge

We pride ourselves on fostering long-term client relationships. Check out our testimonials page to see what people say about us.

Our team is professionally qualified to do the job effectively and is up to date with latest developments to give you peace of mind that your personal or business accounting is in safe hands.

What’s more, you’ll always have a senior point of contact available to respond to any issues that arise. We talk in plain English and respond to your calls quickly. We won’t let you down.

For a no-obligation consultation get in touch today, we’re ready to start the conversation.

Cloud Accounting – The Future Is Here

Our cloud accounting team will get you up and running with the online accounting software that best suits your business needs.

We are an approved partner for Xero, Sage and supplier of KashFlow. Prices start from just £5 per month, a small price to pay for flexibility, security and access to your real time accounts from anywhere with an internet connection.

Trial it for a month for free. Take your first step into the cloud by requesting a free quotation here.


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DonnellyBentley initially helped us with accounts preparation for the Year Ending 31 August 2014. Their staff were very obliging and accommodating from the outset, as we all had to work to particularly tight timescales.

Now, when we know that the auditors are coming Catherine ensures that we are fully briefed to respond to any queries.  She lists everything that we will need to prepare and talks us through it in detail. Good communication and support have been invaluable.





Ours is a family business, started by my father 28 years ago. We are based in Bury and provide good quality frozen meals to elderly and vulnerable people.

We know all about quality and service and so I expect it from my suppliers too. The team at DonnellyBentley are great, always friendly, attentive and very helpful.

They do our accounts; end of year and payroll and the level of service is outstanding.





“Awesome Walls was established 12 years ago with our first indoor climbing centre in Liverpool. Since we changed accountants about three years ago we have noticed a significant difference in the service we receive. We have regular meetings with a partner who is able to explain our finances more clearly to us. When we began to consider the possibility of opening a second centre in Stockport, they made a very valuable contribution. Their thorough understanding of our business helped us to plan our expansion and gave us the confidence we needed to go ahead.”





Angela Donohoe has been both our business and personal accountant since 1999 and, during that time, I have found her to be the consummate professional. Everything required is provided in a prompt manner and presented when necessary, in lay man’s terms. Angela deals with all our issues with a balanced blend of in-depth knowledge and high integrity.

She has a ‘can do’ mindset and a pleasant personality, which is ideal for every business. We have worked together for nearly 16 years now, and I look forward to maintaining our business relationship for the next 16.





We are electrical contractors based in Rossendale and Angela and Gill have been a great support over the past 6 or 7 years. Mostly handling general accounts and wages but also in helping us to organise the recent  restructuring of our business. They are very reliable and always easy to contact when you need them.





I approached DonnellyBentley for advice concerning a taxation matter involving a challenge to my tax affairs by HMRC. I had disagreed with the advice provided by my original taxation advisers, a major international accountancy practice, who advised that I should pay the sums demanded by HMRC.

DonnellyBentley advised that my position was robust and could be defended. With their help, HMRC were defeated and I won the case.

I cannot speak highly enough of the professionalism of the firm.  Their encouragement and support during the lengthy litigation process was essential to maintaining my resolve to defend my rights “Under the Law”.





The whole team at DonnellyBentley are very good. They are nice people to know. I would recommend them for their sincere approach, understanding a client’s needs and providing a unique service to each client.

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