Press Release – issued on 11 January 2022

Bury Accountants, Horsfield & Smith, are delighted to have joined forces with Belfast based manufacturing software provider, Flowlens.

As partners with Flowlens and manufacturing accounting specialists, Horsfield & Smith can offer a complete cloud MRP, CRM and Service solution to manufacturing SMEs that works seamlessly with Xero cloud accounting software.

Flowlens is particularly beneficial to equipment and device manufacturers whereby it streamlines the full workflow from sales, orders and Material Requirements Planning (MRP), giving you total control of production, inventory and after-sales service in real time.

The cloud software is very user friendly and saves you time, thereby avoiding manual errors and problems down the line. Flowlens helps you to plan stock requirements and avoid shortages which can stop production and affect cash flow.

Mark Tooby, Xero Adviser at Horsfield & Smith commented, “We are proud to be working with Flowlens whereby we can offer manufacturing SMEs a complete cloud based solution, saving them huge amounts of time and cost. One of the vital benefits of using the platform is the information in Xero and Flowlens is available to anyone who has permission to see it, therefore eliminating manual processes and errors”.

Some of the other important benefits of using Xero with Flowens are you can seamlessly transfer data between Xero and Flowlens without having to rekey the information; you are able to get paid faster; you can monitor the profitability of each job; you can plan jobs and forecast material requirements, control cash flow and more.

Rich Dale, CEO and Founder at Flowlens, commented, “We are delighted to partner with Horsfield & Smith to deliver Flowlens to more businesses like JCS Nuclear Solutions. Having a local partner who is focused on the customer’s business strategy and financial health makes for a bigger impact all round”.

Lee Sugden, Director at Horsfield & Smith, commented, “Our partnership with Flowlens will strengthen our services and provide a value added solution to manufacturing SMEs. We want to advise manufacturers on how to streamline their processes by transforming to digital platforms, which will help them become more profitable and sustainable in the future”.

To find out more and to request a quote, please get in touch with Mark Tooby, Outsourcing Manager at Horsfield & Smith, on 0161 761 5231 or email