Request a Consultation
  • Close

Request a Consultation

BUILDING YOUR BEDROCK FOUNDATION

Accounting and Compliance

Client Login
Characteristics
  • Peace of Mind
  • Better Quality Accounting
  • Compliant & Timely
  • Accurate Accounts
  • VALUE CREATION
RIGHT FOR YOU IF....
  • Want to ensure you’re fully compliant
  • Need assistance with preparing compliant Financial Statements
  • Wish to understand your future tax cashflows
  • Want to be prepared for a business sale
  • Need to understand large annual reports with financiers, suppliers and customers
  • Need advice about your entity and tax structures
  • Wish to legally minimise your annual tax payments
  • Aren’t confident in your financial reporting
  • Need advice about indirect taxes such as payroll and land tax
  • Worry about future audits and investigations
  • Want solid advice about your financial situation
FORGE SOLID FINANCIAL FRAMEWORKS

Overview

In our experience, successful businesses are built on a foundation of disciplined financial management and meticulous compliance. It sounds simple, but business owners often have to focus on the big picture and don’t have enough time in their days to manage accounting and compliance details.

Our business experts love to put their vast knowledge to work for you and take care of the time-consuming details that would otherwise cause you stress. Free yourself from these worries by enlisting our capable experts.

Start a conversation
Talk to us
A
ACS
ENGAGEMENT TYPES
Financial Statements

Financial Statements

Often underrated but always essential, financial statements provide a source of truth your business can rely on. Timely and accurate statements allow for productive analysis and an all-important link to your taxation position and financial compliance. Banks require statements for funding, and your statements’ proffered transparency can keep matters fair and equitable between shareholders or partners.

Tax Compliance

Tax Compliance

Satisfy your legal obligations with the assurance of full tax compliance. We review your financial statements and records for accuracy and compliance with relevant income tax law. We then prepare supporting files to ensure quality preparation of your tax return and to prepare for the possibility of a future enquiry or audit. Finally, we compare your results with your tax planning expectations to fine-tune future budgeting and goals.

Audit and Assurance

Audit and Assurance

Due to the Tax Office’s enhanced data-matching capabilities, more businesses are now being audited. Since an audit can severely impact your business’s finances and productivity, it’s important to do what you can to protect yourself from this hit. Our tax audit protection shields your business from the fees associated with this unanticipated and unbudgeted event.

ASIC-Corporate Secretarial

ASIC/Corporate Secretarial

Leave the dull and mundane details of corporate regulation to us. We know this world and can provide you with peace of mind while you focus on what you do best. Whether it be annual ASIC returns, director appointments, share issues or other corporate compliance matters, we’ve got you covered.

ATO Administration

ATO Administration

Dealing with the Tax Office can be time-intensive, especially if you don’t have an employee with tax office experience. Offload these responsibilities with our Tax Office Administration services. We act as your representative in liaising with the Australian Taxation Office regarding matters such as your tax returns, BAS and IAS returns and even regular correspondence that comes your way.

Entity Setups and Registrations

Entity Setups and Registrations

Whether you’re just starting your business or wondering if your existing business would benefit from an entity change, we can help you through the setup and registration. Our business advisers will make sure your company, trust, partnership, superannuation fund or other entity is established in a legally effective manner.

Land Tax

Land Tax

Delegate your land tax responsibilities to us so you can focus on the day-to-day running of your business. We can offer advice about your land tax, and we can also take care of any ongoing compliance responsibilities.

Payroll Tax

Payroll Tax

After your business exceeds certain payroll thresholds, compliance to payroll tax obligations becomes an ongoing concern. Not only can we advise you in this area, but we can also manage your ongoing compliance for you.

A

Meet the Accounting and Compliance team

  • Roy-Thumb-1
  • Justine-Thumb-1
  • Scott-Thumb-1
  • Paul-Thumb-2
  • Kim-Thumb
  • Mariss-Thumb
  • MarkG-Thumb-1
  • Philip-Thumb
  • MaxP-Thumb
  • Christina-Thumb
  • Graeme-Thumb
  • Brad-Thumb
  • Alex B-Thumb
  • Stewart-Thumb
  • Sarah-Thumb
  • ChrisT-Thumb
  • Lana-Thumb
  • Jerem-Thumb

Roy Ditmarsch

Managing Director

Our fearless leader - dedicated to delivering the way financial advisory services are delivered to private clients. Roy has been running Altus Financial since inception, which is about 28 years.

Start a conversation
Connect with Roy

Justine Wilson

Director

Justine’s passion is helping clients achieve real life outcomes. She is focused on guiding clients through the complexity of their obligations by keeping it relevant and simple.

Start a conversation
Connect with Justine

Scott

Director

Scott or Scotty as he is known by the Altus Team and many of his clients, brings years of experience as a Director of our Business Services Advisory Team.

Scotty and his team are passionately dedicated to servicing privately owned clients and helping them run better businesses and in turn as owners, live better lives!

Start a conversation
Connect with Scott

Paul Conaghan

Director

Paul is driven by providing practical business and taxation advice to SMEs. Paul is one of the Founders of Altus.

Start a conversation
Connect with Paul

Mark Graham

Director

Mark's interest and deep understanding of SMEs allows him to help his clients achieve their goals. Partnering with our Altus specialists means he can provide our clients with a total business and financial solution.

Start a conversation
Connect with Mark

Philip Schumacher

Senior Client Adviser

With over 30 years of experience, Philip appreciates and understands many of the challenges and compliance requirements of small and medium size businesses. This allows him to focus on the needs that will best assist our clients through differing financial and business situations.

Start a conversation
Connect with Philip

Max Perry

Principal

Ethics, knowledge, willingness to learn and a proven commitment to become a trusted client advisor to clients in business.

Start a conversation
Connect with Max

Graeme Weidenhofer

Principal

Graeme has over 40 years experience working in medium sized firms providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to ensure the success of SMEs and family businesses for a diversified client base.

Start a conversation
Connect with Graeme

Bradley Cochrane

Senior Client Adviser

Dedicated, enthusiastic and reliable. Brad loves working with the passion and drive of our SME clients as they truly have something on the line with their business.

Brad thrives on the collaborative team effort at Altus so we can partner with our clients to achieve their desired goals.

Start a conversation
Connect with Brad

Alex Bouris

Client Adviser

Passionate accounting professional who has ‘real business experience’ having owned a successful business previously.

Start a conversation
Connect with Alex

Christina Mung

Senior Client Adviser

Christina is a CA qualified accountant that has spent the bulk of her career helping individuals and SMEs across various industries. Her passion is to use her knowledge to benefit our clients while making complex accounting matters simple to understand.

Start a conversation
Connect with Christina

Stewart Mortlock

Senior Client Adviser

Stewart has over 12 years' experience specialising with SMSFs, and over that time he has enjoyed seeing the changes in the governing rules and behaviours of trustees. The changes bring a greater level of complexity for all involved and this complexity is what he enjoys working through and finding the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Start a conversation
Connect with Stewart Mortlock

Sarah Pyke

Senior Client Adviser

Sarah has a passion for helping businesses become the best versions of themselves. Through providing a full suite of outsourced CFO services, Sarah and her team allow small business owners to spend more time in their business and do that they do best. Leave the boring bits to us!

Start a conversation
Connect with Sarah

Chris Thorndyke

Senior Client Adviser

Chris brings over a decade of experience working with SME’s and high net worth individuals from a wide range of industries. Chris is passionate about assisting clients with all aspects of their financial world.

Start a conversation
Connect with Chris

Lana Huang

Senior Client Adviser

Lana enjoys building relationships with clients and guiding them toward their business and personal goals. Her expertise lies in financial and tax needs for high net wealth, professionals and SMEs.

Start a conversation
Connect with Lana

Kimberley Fendler

Senior Client Adviser

Kim has over 8 years experience working with a wide range of clients. Her expertise lies in assisting them meet their tax, compliance and accounting needs as well as implementing cloud accounting solutions and tax planning strategies.

Start a conversation
Connect with Kim

Jeremy D'Cruz

Senior Client Adviser

Jeremy thrives on achieving the best results for his clients. Together with his team, he delivers a range of services so they can achieve their business and personal goals.

Start a conversation
Connect with Jeremy

Marissa Storich

Senior Client Adviser

For over 25 years Marisa has worked in public practice and industry helping hundreds of businesses. What sets her apart is her genuine interest in what you do, independence of thought, eye for detail and a real capacity to mitigate complexity and just get things done.

Start a conversation
Connect with Marissa
NICE WORDS. KIND PEOPLE
S
HELPLFUL CONTENT

Suggested Resources

Business - 6 min read

Without a firm grip on where your money comes from and where it goes, your cash flow can be unpredictable. As a business owner, you need trustworthy f...

Wealth, Super, Business, Tax - 1 min read

The 2019 Federal Budget was as predicted, a pre-election budget designed to sway the Australian electorate and persuade the deficiency in the polls. I...

Business, FBT - 4 min read

It’s that time of year again: time to think about your Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) return. Employers must lodge an FBT return if they’ve provided fringe...