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The Shadow Blog

Where we share helpful tips and advice about virtual assistants for tradies in New Zealand.


Unleash Your Business Potential: Bookkeeping Services for Tradies

Picture this: it's tools down time, and instead of relaxing with a cold drink with the boys, you're buried under a mound of crumpled receipts, unpaid invoices and overdue debtors. Sounds all too familiar? We're here to tell you there's a better, smarter way. Outsource the accounts to Shadow – we’re your Xero Bookkeeping experts and we can help elevate your business. When it's time to power down the tools, you should be able to do exactly that!

Think we're just daydreaming? Wait until you meet our Virtual Assistants, pros at bookkeeping services. This game changer is about to revolutionise your business, saving you not just your sanity but also some hard-earned cash. Our experts can crunch numbers faster than you can say "profit margin", getting the job done quickly and efficiently.

Woman bookkeeping at her desk. Bookkeeping papers and calculator on the desk.

Why You Need Our Bookkeeping Services

Our comprehensive bookkeeping services take care of everything – reconciliations, GST payments, invoicing, chasing late payments, paying suppliers, quotes, and balancing the books. If it involves a spreadsheet, we've got your back! You drill the holes, and we'll nail the spreadsheets!

We're not just good at Xero bookkeeping; we're certified experts - holding both Xero Advisor and Xero Payroll certifications. Simply put, we're the real deal, not some fly-by-night operation.

Your People Matter Too

It's a bit of a no-brainer, but you can’t do your job without the support of your staff. While there might be a larrikin amongst them, you’d be lost without them, too. Keeping them happy will save your sanity in the long run! Our HR and People support services, combined with our top-notch payroll services, ensure your team is taken care of, leaving you free to focus on what you do best — building!

Do you need to plan some downtime for the crew or train the new apprentice on health and safety? Perhaps you're swamped with a new project and need to hire extra hands — we've got you covered and are ready and waiting to get it done.

Picture of building team standing in front of a house talking and laughing.

Streamline your Payroll Services

Our payroll experts can handle everything from calculating hours and holiday pay to processing payments and paying subcontractors. You’ll never miss a deadline again. We’ll also let you know of any employment law changes, like increases to the minimum wage, so you have one less thing to worry about.

Elevate your Tradie Business with Proven Business Solutions

Forget about just getting by and papering up the cracks — with our bookkeeping services, HR support, and payroll services, you can truly thrive!

Whether you're a seasoned tradie or a rookie starting your own venture, give Shadow Administration a shot. You'll soon discover the sheer bliss of having a professional support team working behind the scenes, and you'll never look back.

We're here to support you every step of the way - here's to less stress, more success, and building the future you've always envisioned - one project at a time!

Click here to check out our bookkeeping services.