ServicesTailored Advice From a
Company That Cares

Our extensive range of services can be combined to suit your specific needs. From individuals to business owners requiring our support and advice on a variety of financial matters, we devise a personal plan to help you maximize your wealth.

01Business Tax
and Accounting

Meet your compliance obligations, minimize your liabilities, get a clear picture of how your business is performing and keep on top of your admin. We enable clients to make proactive decisions to maximize their profit potential.

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  • ATO Disputes

    We have built a strong relationship with the ATO. Where appropriate we will go out of our way to resolve disputes on behalf of our clients, so they can focus on what they do best – their business.

  • ASIC Corporate Compliance

    We can work through the red tape for you to ensure your organization remains compliant on an ongoing basis.

  • Capital Gains Tax

    Our expertise can help you minimize your tax and make the most of small business CGT concessions.

  • Financial Statements

    We take the time to explain your financial statements so you understand the key data and are equipped to make informed business decisions.

  • Fringe Benefits Tax

    If you employ staff you will have to deal with FBT. We can advise on how to manage it to ensure the best outcome for you and your employees.

  • GST Management

    Most transactions attract GST which means you are constantly recording and reporting on GST. We can help you with GST registration, GST returns and ongoing management including applications for deferred GST.

  • Income Tax

    We can assist with tax, from simple to complex.

  • Tax Effectiveness

    There could be ways you could achieve a more tax effective outcome. We can conduct a review of your business and advise on what you could do to minimize your tax.

02Business
Development

Grow your business the way you want to, with help from our expert advisors. We can provide cash flow forecasting and financial projection, along with devising a strategic plan for success, with regular reports and mentoring to ensure you achieve your goals.

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  • Cash Flow Forecasting

    Is all your hard work increasing your net worth, or is it just keeping you in business? A 3 way forecast provides a full picture of your business health. Be proactive about protecting your business through ongoing planning and refinement so you always have cash on hand. We can help you assess the impact various scenarios would have on your business.

  • Financial Analysis & Health Checks

    We can work with you to analyse your business, check if performance is consistent and sustainable and identify risks that could threaten your future prosperity.

  • Financial Projection

    What is your financial situation going to be in the future? We can prepare estimates of what this would be based on your current performance and objectives.

  • Management Reports

    Frequent, relevant and meaningful data is key to being able to make effective business decisions. We can create custom reports with details relevant to your business activities and goals.

  • Mentoring

    A mentor can help you to stay on track with your business plan in the midst of the everyday demands of business. We can arrange regular mentoring sessions and hold you accountable to your business plan.

  • New Ventures

    Thinking about opening a new business or delving into a new market area? We can advise on business models, funding required, government grants and viability of your concept.

  • Profit Improvement Strategies

    The challenge with profit improvement is knowing where you can draw resources from without negatively affecting other areas of your business. We can work with you to identify the best options for you and assist you to implement them.

  • Strategic Planning

    What are your goals and what is your strategy for achieving them? We can help you step out of the day-to-day whirlwind to identify what is really important for you, then come up with a strategy so that you know your daily activities are helping you to reach your goals.

  • Virtual CFO

    Do you wish you had someone you could use as a sounding board when contemplating important financial decisions? You can have the advantages of financial leadership and expertise in growth, cash flow and profit analysis, from someone who cares about your business, without having to employ someone in house.

03Business
Advisory

Build your business to its full potential with our clear, jargon-free approach to support. We specialise in finding solutions for a range of specific issues, including asset protection, business structuring, succession planning and more.

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  • Asset Protection

    Your business and personal assets may be at risk in the event of litigation. We can help you to remove or minimise these risks.

  • Business Sales & Acquisitions

    If you are selling, you want maximum value for your business. If you are considering buying, you want to ensure that it is a viable proposition worth your time and money. We can help with due diligence processes and maximising value.

  • Business Structures

    We can help you determine the most appropriate structure for your business, to protect your assets, minimise your tax and operate efficiently.

  • Succession Planning

    Considering selling or handing on your business to the next generation? Planning your exit will contribute to obtaining maximum value for the business and streamline the transfer to new management.

  • Valuation

    Many situations may arise when you need to know the true worth of your business –buying, selling, shareholder agreements, stamp duty, litigation. We can work with you to determine this. Where appropriate we can then work with you to increase your strengths and opportunities and reduce your weaknesses and threats, in view of increasing your business value.

04Business
Operations

Our team can handle your routine and day-to-day bookkeeping and payroll functions, leaving you free to make the big decisions in your business. We use the latest cloud technology to provide accurate and timely services you can rely on.

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  • Bookkeeping

    Making a transaction is one thing but recording it correctly can be a challenge and time consuming. We can fulfil your bookkeeping needs efficiently and effectively using cloud accounting systems, leaving you to concentrate on managing your business.

  • Payroll

    Payroll is complex and outsourcing it can relieve you of the need to stay abreast of ever-changing legislation and lodgement deadlines. This releases much needed resource for growing your business. We can offer a number of payroll solutions and handle your entire payroll process.

05Superannuation

We offer qualified, experienced advice to help you make the right investment decisions. From equipping you to manage your own SMSF to handling the admin on your behalf, we’ll assist you in achieving a comfortable retirement.

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  • Estate Planning

    We can help you to manage the strain on your family and employees in the event they are left behind, by coming up with a solid plan for the management of your estate.

  • SMSF Set up

    Opening a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund can open up a wealth of investment opportunities. We can help you determine what would best suit your needs and arrange the set-up of your fund.

    We are authorised by Merit Wealth to provide advice on the setup and closure of SMSF’s and making contributions to and paying out benefits from your superannuation.  Refer to the license details and Financial Services Guide below.

  • Focus Accounting and Financial Group Pty Ltd ABN 96 605 802 426 as The Trustee for The NR & BH Thomas Family Trust ABN 43 594 101 927, is a Corporate Authorised Representative (1254675) of Merit Wealth Pty Ltd ABN 89 125 557 002, Australian Financial Services Licence Number 409361.

    Nelson Thomas, ASIC Number 416517, is a Limited Authorised Representative of Merit Wealth Pty Ltd ABN 89 125 557 002, Australian Financial Services Licence Number 409361.

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  • SMSF Administration

    Our team can assist with an administrative service to manage the ongoing obligations involved in running a SMSF.

Working With Focus Accounting
And Financial Group

Our friendly and helpful team always take the time to get to know you personally. This is the best way to truly understand a client’s individual and business requirements. We tailor our approach to working with our clients to ensure you always get the very best service from our skilled and experienced advisors.

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Get in touch

Contact us online or by phone to arrange a free initial meeting. We’re happy to meet clients at our office or theirs, or we can talk online using virtual meeting software.

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The Focus Process
identify. explore. commit. manage.

Together we’ll identify your needs and clarify your vision for success.
Have a look at our ways we work with you diagram to find out more.

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Building a long-term partnership

Whether you use our services for everyday bookkeeping or accounting or we’re part of an ongoing project to restructure or redefine the future of your business, we’re with you every step of the way. We keep in touch with regular e-mails and phone calls and help you monitor results while acting as an accountability partner to assist you in achieving your goals.

Looking For A Clear Picture
Of Your Finances?

Focus Accounting and Financial Group offer clarity and insight into your current position, as well as a reliable strategy for future success. For tailored accounting services, business advice, SMSF support and a partnership you can trust, book your free consultation today.

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