If you’re searching for Gloucestershire based bookkeeping support to help with the everyday financial management of your small to medium sized business you’ve come to the right place.

Here at Charlton Gray we’re proud to offer ICB accredited bookkeeping and business support services, tailor made to suit your organisation, your people and your core values.

About Us

Charlton Gray is a Cheltenham based bookkeeping and business support service, established in 2019 by Jane Gray, MICB. Jane has more than twenty years experience managing projects for businesses ranging from large corporations to entrepreneurial start ups.

Jane understands the importance of a sound financial foundation and user friendly, but functional business systems. Her unique journey to founding Charlton Gray has even been showcased by her training provider as an example to inspire other students. Take a read in Student Spotlight.

‘Jane is friendly, supportive and a quick learner. She has assisted us through a challenging accounting period and always arrived with a smile on her face while assisting us in auditing and developing a credit control process. Thank you Jane for all your hard work.’

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Charlton Gray work with all of the major desk and cloud based accounting and bookkeeping systems including Xero, Quickbooks (both as accredited support providers) and Sage. Visit our services page to find out how we can use these systems to maximise your profit and efficiency.

Quickbooks support provider
Xero Certified Advisor Gloucestershire Bookkeeping

You can also rest easy knowing that Charlton Gray is accredited by The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.

If you’re a Gloucestershire based small to medium sized business you can rest assured that your bookkeeping needs will be well met by Charlton Gray.


Charlton Gray are pleased to offer a selection of financial support services to businesses in and around Gloucestershire including:

  • Day to day bookkeeping up to year end accounts (Xero, Sage and Quickbooks)
  • VAT returns
  • Debt Control¬†
  • Payroll Services
  • Cashflow Management¬†
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Financial systems audit (when a fresh pair of eyes would be helpful.)
  • Compilation of financial reports
  • Budget Preparation
  • Self Assessment Tax Returns

There are numerous benefits to outsourcing your bookkeeping:

  • You’ll free up your valuable time to focus on what you’re good at – running a business!
  • We’ll provide a regular snapshot of the financial health of your business helping to identify any weak areas.
  • Bookkeeping takes time to learn and it’s one less thing for you to become an expert at and stay up to date with.
  • Employing us is likely to lead to an improved work life balance.
  • All businesses can benefit from the sight of a fresh pair of eyes.
  • Your invoices will always be paid on time.
  • Your cash flow will be well managed which means you can make well informed spending decisions.
  • In time you’ll be saving money as result of less time wasted fixing unnecessary errors, training your staff and rectifying embarrassing missed payments.

We generally charge an hourly rate for the first three months after which we will agree a mutual monthly fee.


Charlton Gray would be delighted to chat through the bookkeeping and business support needs of your small to medium sized business.

To reach out for a chat or to schedule in a coffee you can email our founder Jane. You can contact Jane on jane@charlton-gray.co.uk or fill in this form.