Interview with Jayesh Patel, Managing Director, Marijak Limited.
What does your business do?
Marijak Limited is a small, multiple retail pharmacy chain with retail areas comprising of developing and printing, a newsagents and a post office.
What was the trigger point for first enlisting KPMG Small Business Accounting’s help?
I saw an advert online and wanted to find out more about the service, but also get a competitive quote for an entire accounting package.
Why did you choose KPMG Small Business Accounting?
I was impressed with the professionalism of the KPMG Small Business Accounting team and the strength of the brand. The service also included everything I needed in terms of compliance support and market leading software such as Xero and Receipt Bank.
What benefits have you seen?
Everything I need from an accounting perspective is done under one roof and it’s all put into Xero for me. This allows me to spend less time balancing my books and more time analysing how my business is performing. I am also able to tap into the wealth of information and expertise that KPMG has to offer for small businesses.
In what way has the access to a dedicated KPMG accountant helped you?
My dedicated accountant has been very helpful as far as inputting all my businesses’ financial information for me so I can focus on running our business. Not to mention the fact I am supported by a wider team of professionals who are all experts in their fields and can provide useful business insight.
In what way(s) has KPMG Small Business Accounting added value to your business?
Working with KPMG Small Business Accounting has given me back the time I need to get on with running my business. I have great confidence in the service and trust that everything is in the capable hands of my dedicated accountant.
What are your next steps with KPMG Small Business Accounting?
I am in the process of restructuring the business and am working with the team to ensure the business is in the best financial position to do so.
What’s next for your business?
I hope to expand my pharmacy retail business into a number of other locations and am looking forward to working with KPMG Small Business Accounting on this initiative.
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