Financial Accounting

The Armstrong Dubois approach to financial accounting acknowledges that no financial issue is independent and identifies the complex relationships between business decisions and outcomes. We thereby offer a complete planning, administrative, advisory and analytical service. This comprehensive approach to financial accounting provides a wide range of services to manage your affairs. These include assistance with family business management, outsourced financial controller or finance director services, and general bookkeeping. Our tailored financial accounting service builds a trusted working relationships with each of our clients.

Financial and Management Accounting Services

We aim to assist you from the development of your financial goals, through the preparation, interpretation and analysis of management accounts and financial statements. Accounting services provided include:

• Preparation of statutory financial statements

• Budgeting and targets

• Cash flow projections

• Preparation of management accounts

• Interpretation and analysis of financial accounts

• Installation and support of computerised accounting systems

Family Business Management

The benefits of family based businesses are many, however so are the stresses and potential complications, particularly between generations. To assist clients in this position Armstrong Partners can offer a full administrative service to your business. With your daily financial requirements taken care of, you will have more time to focus on developing your business and enjoying a balanced family life. Services we offer include:

• Administrative services

• Bill paying and cash flow management

• Succession planning

• Establishing and maintaining SMSF’s

• Conducting family meetings

• Coordination of property portfolios, including insurances

• Establishing trusts

• Taxation planning and consulting

• Dividend strategy

• Quarterly statutory obligations

• Investment services and financial planning

• Estate planning

• Philanthropic management and advice

Finance Director / Outsourced Financial Controller

Many small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) often struggle managing the financial ins-and-outs of a business ‘in-house’ and cannot justify employing a full time finance director or financial controller. Large companies can also benefit from an independent associate to provide strategic insight and management assistance. As an outsourced finance director or financial controller Armstrong Dubois can advise in relation to finance strategy, preparation of management accounts, develop projections and budgets, monitor and manage cash flow, payroll services, reconciliation of accounts, and oversee distributions. With Armstrong Dubois managing these higher level services you can focus on the ongoing growth of your business. Some of the services we offer as outsourced financial controller include:

• Balance sheet and profit and loss statement on a periodic basis

• Cash-flow projection & budgets

• Dividend distribution strategy

• Trust distributions strategy

• Payroll services

• Accounts payable reconciliation, including postings and payments

• Accounts receivable reconciliation, including postings and receipts

• Inventory management

• Fixed asset management

Bookkeeping Services

Solid bookkeeping is essential to every successful business, however many people find they are just too busy to give this vital task the time it deserves. Armstrong Dubois can assist you with all general bookkeeping requirements including preparation and lodgement of BAS and IAS, and administration of GST, PAYG, Superannuation and Workcover. We can also provide support for computerised accounting software, to help you manage your affairs in a more effective and efficient manner. Some of the many bookkeeping services we provide include:

• Bookkeeping service with regular reporting

• Payables, receivables and payroll

• Debtors reporting

• Administration of GST, PAYG, Superannuation, Workcover and leave management

• Preparation and lodgement of BAS and IAS

• Training and support on manual record keeping and computerised accounting software including MYOB, QuickBooks and Cashflow Manager

• Advice on bookkeeping and administration systems

• Reconciliation of Bank statements

• Chart of Accounts Maintenance

• Balance Sheet Reconciliations

• General Ledger Management

• Budget preparation

To discuss your individual needs please contact Armstrong Dubois:

Telephone: (+61 3) 9695 5500