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All of these professionals have a different area of expertise and qualifications.
Bookkeeper are usually TAFE qualified, to process transactions in an accounting system. Sometimes they are also a BAS Agent which means they can lodge your Business Activity Statements (BAS’s), Instalment Activity Statements and Superannuation Statements.
Accountants are University educated professionals. Further studies can also include the Chartered Accounting Program (CA) or the Certified Practising Accounting Program (CPA) which must also be combined with relevant work experience over a minimum of three years. Accountants don’t just process transactions, they also analyse results, prepare financial reports and statements, apply accounting standards, rules and regulations and provide advice to their clients.
Tax Agents can also be accountants, but they specialise in applying Tax Legislation to client situations and lodge Income Tax Returns with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
A Virtual CFO is outsourced, professionally qualified advisor, that supports businesses with functions of their business that they may not have the time, expertise or resources to operate internally. Some of these functions may include, financial management and reporting, accounting, payroll, tax services and human resources management.
For our Bookkeeping, Payroll and CFO/Chartered Accounting Services we offer a fixed monthly package depending on the size and level of transactions for each business.
For our BAS Agent Services we offer a fixed price per lodgement or the ability to package with one of our other services in a fixed monthly fee.
For our Business Management Services we tailor a package to the needs of each individual business depending on the services required that we identify during our initial discovery call or on-site review.
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Not necessarily, however we find that many clients start off doing their own books and once they need to register for GST or Payroll Tax, things seem to get a bit more complex and they usually seek out our assistance. We work with clients right from the start up stage through to mature businesses, so no matter where you are at with you business, we’d love to chat with you!
Rest assured, Calculated Consulting takes the requirements of our accreditations and professional memberships seriously!
Calculated Consulting is a registered Accounting Practice with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (ICAANZ) and is also a Registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.
Our Principal Celina Grech is a Chartered Accountant and Registered BAS Agent and also holds professional memberships with the ICAANZ and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).
All of our Bookkeeping staff are also members of the ICB.
Calculated Consulting also holds professional indemnity and public liability insurance.
We are not limited by borders! Calculated Consulting has invested in the best technology to allow us to support our clients virtually or on site. We can support clients Virtually from all over Australia and we already have clients in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia!
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