Southern Accounting & Consulting Services Pty Ltd*

Southern Accounting and Consulting Services Pty Ltd (the Company) is a Carlton based firm of Certified Practising Accountants. The Company provides a full range of business, consultancy and taxation services to small business and industry. It specialises in finding innovative solutions to the financial barriers to success faced by small business.

With qualified accounting, legal and bookkeeping practitioners on staff, the Company is uniquely placed to offer a “one stop shop” approach to any and all small business needs. Further, the location of the Company’s offices on the city fringe enables it to equally service clients in central, inner or outer suburbs.

The Company provides a full range of business services including taxation and business consultants, registered taxation agents, investment and wealth creation consultants, superannuation fund auditors, finance consultants and retirement planning advisers. In addition, through associated businesses, the firm provides financial planning, insurance broking, mortgage broking, and company secretarial services.

The Company provides periodic Newsletters to clients, on a complimentary no charge basis, to inform clients of pertinent financial, taxation or legislative developments. Feedback from our clients indicates that the Newsletters, which are available in hard copy or via the Company website, are a useful source of information which assists them in keeping abreast of various changes that impact on their businesses.

Also the Company can deliver the services as our staff can speak fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese. The meetings can be conducted in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese, and the source documents can be interpreted in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese.

The Company is very conscious of the need to limit the cost of providing accounting services to its clients. To this end it endeavours to, minimise its business costs and hence its charge out rates, employ time saving work practices, utilise modern technology and is keen to work with clients to assist them to perform certain record keeping tasks themselves or to employ record keeping methods that reduce the amount of billable time that the firm must devote to their work.

The managing director of the Company is Ashley Adsett. Ashley’s educational qualifications include: an Honours Masters Degree in Taxation Law (Melbourne), a Masters Degree in Business (RMIT), a Graduate Diploma in Taxation (RMIT), and a Bachelor of Economics Degree (Monash). Ashley’s professional qualifications and affiliations include: Certified Practising Accountant, Registered Taxation Agent & SMSF Auditor. Ashley is an experienced public practitioner with a wealth of managerial work experience in industry and Government.

As the managing director of the Company, Ashley personally undertakes and or supervises all work in relation to client files and remains available for private consultation in our offices or at your business.

We would welcome the opportunity of further discussing your requirements, for accounting and legal services and the many ways in which we could best satisfy your requirements in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner. Initial interviews to discuss your general accounting needs are normally free of charge and without any obligation, and can be conducted during or after business hours, at your convenience (initial interviews to discuss solutions to specific problems are conducted on a fee for service basis). 

* Liability is limited by scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation