Our services are based on friendliness, efficiency and understanding. Whatever the assignment, our clients can depend on co-operation, courtesy, attention to detail and utmost quality.
Our experienced staff are always available to share their wealth of experience gained from our continuing exposure to a wide variety of business problems. All our clients always have direct access to senior qualified staff who are willing to travel to clients or provide after-hours service where required. We specialise in the following services:
We provide a complete range of accounting services for all types of business structures and in any industry or occupation.
Many clients engage us to prepare financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, half yearly or annual basis.
Some clients use our services totally as they find it costly and/or inconvenient to employ full-time staff.
Tax Advice & GST Consulting
Taxation is an ever-changing and complicated area which impacts upon everyone. We recommend that clients seek advice before making commitments with tax implications.
Frequent changes in both Federal and State tax laws tend to be confusing. We are alert to these constant changes and are able to provide our clients with competent and up-to-date advice and information relative to their needs.
The firm provides a comprehensive range of taxation services including preparation of yearly tax returns, tax research and consulting, and tax planning. We advise on all issues and are experts in such areas as Fringe Benefits Tax and salary packaging, CGT, corporate taxation, international taxation, tax structuring and GST.
Our GST advisory services include comprehensive advice on the implications of GST on our clients’ businesses, assistance with GST calculations, preparation of GST returns and business activity statements, and training to clients and their staff.
Financial Controller & CFO Outsourcing Services
Many of our business clients have the need for a Financial Controller in their business but are unable to justify the salary expense, especially if the business is in start-up phase.
We have extensive experience in providing outsourced financial controller services to businesses including the following:
Acting as part-time financial controller and attending clients premises on a regular agreed-upon basis;
- Supervising or training bookkeepers or internal accounts staff;
- Payroll services;
- Cost control, budgeting and variance analysis;
- Attendance at board meetings;
- Preparation of internal management accounts & board reports;
- Recruitment of accounting & finance staff
These services can often be provided for a fixed-price fee arrangement at far less cost than a full-time financial controller. Please contact us to discuss these services in more detail and to arrange an obligation-free quote.
Our firm provides a full range of management consulting services including advice on corporate structure, management accounting, cost analysis, strategic planning, and computer software.
We have experience in identifying and resolving issues that affect the day-to-day running of our clients’ businesses such as internal controls, budgeting, cashflow management and business planning.
We can also assist you in setting up effective internal and quality controls for your business and investigate ways to grow your business.
Superannuation and personal wealth creation are becoming increasingly important in today’s society. Many clients are seeking greater control over their future retirement assets and are turning towards self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs).
We have extensive experience in setting up and operating SMSFs to ensure that you comply with all tax and legal obligations.
As Chartered Accountants, we are unable to provide financial advice (including advice on SMSF setup), however we refer clients to expert financial planners, investment advisors, and property experts for specialised investment advice and wealth creation strategies. Please contact us to arrange an obligation-free initial consultation.
We are experienced in estate planning techniques and the administration of deceased estates. We can assist you or your lawyer in the preparation of an overall estate plan to minimise the incidence of taxation and to achieve your personal goals.
We have long-standing referral relationships in place with highly- regarded Estate Planning lawyers in both the Gold Coast & Sydney if you require assistance in preparing a will.
Company Services & Business Names
We conduct searches as to availability of a company or business name and attend to registration of the name as required.
We advise on the need for company incorporation and assist in arranging incorporation of companies or formation of alternative structures such as trusts, partnerships and superannuation funds (subject to a formal Statement of Advice from a licenced financial planner). We provide a complete advisory service on day-to-day company matters.
On a continuing basis, we help companies comply with the Corporations Law, prepare necessary minutes and perform other secretarial duties.
Business Acquisitions & Disposals
Some of the most important decisions for clients relate to the acquisition or disposal of their businesses. Our firm is able to conduct business investigations of all types covering purchase, merger or takeover. Often this involves professional valuation of shares in companies or business goodwill.
Where requested by clients, we will participate in detailed negotiations to help protect their interests.
We have strong relationships with highly reputable business broking firms and qualified business valuation specialists who can assist with any business purchase or sale requirements.
Arbitration & Mediation
In some instances, disputes arise between business parties which necessitate arbitration on financial matters. We are available to assist in resolving such disputes or can otherwise refer the matter to a qualified mediator.