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Excel Accounting Templates

Excel accounting templates for small business

Excel Accounting Templates can be an important part of business in creating records for transactions. Thay can help save time and money; the cash book template can save having to pay out for an expensive software package.

The table below shows a list of all our free Excel accounting templates that we have developed. There is a brief description about each spreadsheet and a link.

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All our Excel templates have been designed in-house for business or personal use and can all be downloaded free of charge.

If you cannot find the template you are looking for contact us and we may be able to add it for you.

Template NameDescription
Accounts Receivable LedgerKeeping track of money owed by customers can be hard, our accounts receivable ledger template allows you to list all your sales invoices and calculates how many days overdue they are.
Balance SheetThis is a simple balance sheet for recording all assets and liabilities.
It is not suitable for use at Companies House; an accountant will need to complete it for you.
Bank ReconciliationIf you have lots of transactions going through your bank, you may need to complete a bank reconciliation in Excel.
When you receive your bank statement, compare the income and expenditure and record any differences. It can be made up of cheques or payments which have not cleared.
Budget TemplateThe budget Excel template can be used for either personal or business needs. It allows your to set a budget for a whole year and then record transactions from a bank statement. It shows differences between actual and budget figues, helping you to keep track of spending.
Business ExpensesOur template will help to keep a record of all the expenses, including mileage.
There are two different version VAT and non-VAT.
Cash BookAn alternative to using expensive accounting software is to use an Excel Cash book template.
The template has been designed for ease of use and will help to reduce errors. A total page is available which shows the profit and loss for the whole year.
Cash ReceiptsIf you get paid lots of cash, our cash receipts template will allow you to list all the items they have purchased and amounts. This is useful for both the customer and the accounting records.
If more than one copy is required, use a carbon sheet in between which will duplicate the information.
Journal EntryThere are many reasons for needing to enter a journal in accounting - Wrong posting, prepayment and accruals. Our free journal entry accounting template can be completed in Word or PDF.
Petty Cash VoucherRunning a company may require the use of cash to purchase sundry items, as it can be more convenient than writing cheques or issuing payment cards to staff. Our voucher will help keep track of small purchases.
Petty Cash TemplateOur free petty cash template will help to keep a record of all the cash transactions.
The total figures are then be posted to the accounts software.
Sales InvoiceBranding your business is important and using a sales invoice will help.
Our Invoice allows for a logo and will calculate figures once they are entered. Two different versions are available for VAT and non-VAT.
Stock Control RecordIf you hold stock, then using a simple control record may be enoughfor your records.
The stock control card allows you to record supplier details, locations, lead time, reorder levels, quantity in and out and will keep a balance.

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What are the alternatives?

There are many websites which offer free bookkeeping downloads for Microsoft Excel templates, or you could design your own. There are many different templates to assist you in your accounting records including; balance sheet, forecasting, cash flow, sales invoices and petty cash.

Accounting software packages

Instead of limiting yourself to using Microsoft Excel, most companies will benefit from having a fully developed software package. Traditionally, these have been expensive and difficult to use but over the past few years, the software has become cheaper and more intuitive.

Cloud accounting software - Online accounts software

Cloud accounting software is also becoming very popular as it allows people to access the accounts from anywhere. There are a few advantages over purchasing a product.

  • No upfront costs, just a monthly fee
  • You can access your accounts from anywhere with internet access by using the cloud
  • No space required on yourr computer for a software package
  • You can give other people access to the data, this may be useful for your accountant or bookkeeper
  • Most suppliers provide a free trial, so you can try before you buy

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