Welcome to CEM Bookkeeping

Do you struggle with your accounts? Have you lost track of how your business is performing but want to get on top of things? Are you looking for help with your Bookkeeping, Tax Returns, Self Assessment Tax or Payroll? Would you rather spend time working on what you do best and leave your accounts to a professional?

Then look no further, CEM Bookkeeping Limited can help you!

We take the stress out of keeping track of your finances so you can focus on growing your business, and clients love our friendly, bespoke services and dedication to meeting all bookkeeping needs. CEM Bookkeeping Limited offer down-to-earth, jargon-free advice and are pro-active, looking out for the best interests of our clients.

We are passionate about providing a first class, cohesive bookkeeping and payroll service to a wide range of sole traders and small-medium businesses across Essex, who require remote working facilities or the occasional face-to-face meeting. We cover the whole of Essex and beyond, including Chelmsford, Brentwood, Rayleigh, Maldon, Braintree and Wickford.

We are committed to taking the stress out of your bookkeeping and payroll so you can spend your valuable time focusing on growing your business. And as members of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, you can rest assured that your accounts and payroll will be in safe hands and we take pride in maintaining high standards. We are also fully conversant with the latest laws, regulations and various software packages.


We provide a professional and efficient bookkeeping service providing you with ongoing support.

Payroll Services

Our qualified experts will take away the stress of monthly payroll, ensuring HMRC compliance is met.

VAT Services

Don’t miss VAT deadlines with our expert help. We specialise in all aspects of VAT returns.

Self Assessment Tax Returns

We can provide sole traders and company directors with support on their self assessments and filings with HMRC.


We can provide limited companies with support on their tax returns, general record keeping and returns including filings with HMRC and Companies House.

Construction Industry Scheme

With over 25 years of experience within the construction industry, we will assist you with your returns and issue payment certificates and statements.