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Small Business Accountants Gold Coast

Specialists in compliance and advisory accounting services for small business.

Walsh Accountants are your specialist small business accountants on the Gold Coast. Our team comprehend the distinctive challenges faced by small businesses in today’s dynamic and competitive environment and our expert accountants and advisors provide tailored solutions to help your small business thrive.

We offer a comprehensive suite of compliance services to keep you on-track and remain compliant; as well as advisory services to help you maximise the potential and profitability of your business. 

All compliance and advisory services are designed to meet the specific needs of small business owners just like you. Walsh Accountants is the optimal financial partner deeply invested in the success of your business. We are not just accountants; we are your committed financial ally and a key to your business growth and financial success.

Compliance and Financial Accounting Services for Small Business

Walsh Accountants stands out as the firm of choice for Gold Coast small business regulatory compliance and financial accounting services, setting a standard of excellence in the industry.

Our unwavering commitment to precision and thoroughness ensures that your business remains compliant with ever-evolving regulations specific to your industry, providing you with peace of mind knowing all your obligations are being met.

What truly sets us apart is our dedication to personalised service — we understand that each small business is unique. Our experienced team of accountant’s tailors their approach to meet the specific needs of your business, offering not just compliance solutions, but also strategic financial guidance. We leverage cutting-edge technology to streamline processes, providing you with real-time insights and enabling more informed decision-making.

Our compliance and financial accounting services include:

  • Establishment of accounting software – we work with accounting programs every day so we can recommend a program that will best suit your needs, experience, and budget.
  • Software set up – establishing the correct chart of accounts, linking bank accounts, inputting historical financial transactions, ensuring COGs are correct for your industry, best practice reporting, payroll set up, transaction recording, etc.
  • Software training
  • Complete regular data entry and transaction coding
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Process Payroll
  • Maintain and monitor financial records.
  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts
  • Preparation of financial statements for:
    • Sole Traders
    • Partnerships
    • Companies
    • Trusts
    • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds
    • Individuals (primarily connected to business).
  • Preparation and lodgement of quarterly/monthly activity statements
  • Preparation and lodgement of quarterly super guarantee charge (SGC)
  • Unlisted and Listed Public Company Accounting
  • Preparation of General-Purpose Financial Statements for reporting requirements
  • Interim Accounts for QBCC requirements, finance, business sales, etc.

Our Focus Advisory team understands the significant commitment made by business owners. When it comes to your business growth and improvement, we share your drive, persistence, and passion.

We specialise in assisting business owners manage and improve their performance, assess and prioritise the important business decisions made every day, and develop growth strategies, all designed to help your business thrive.

We believe in providing high value services and our dynamic service offering adds value and expertise to suit your business. These services include:

  • Business budget, cash flow and projections
  • Break-even analysis
  • Cashflow management and acceleration strategies
  • Debt reduction strategies
  • Business structuring
  • Business insights reporting
  • Financial modelling
  • Performance management
  • Decision support and feasibility analysis
  • Return on Investment (ROI) advice
  • Transactions: acquisition and divestment advice
  • Benchmark reporting – specific to your industry
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) development and strategy
  • Customer value and acquisition cost
  • Workshops for (including monthly/quarterly accountability meetings)
    • Strategic / Scenario planning
    • Strengths, Weaknesses, Trends
    • Function accountability
    • Process accountability
    • Mission, vision, values
    • Strategic planning
    • Goal setting; 3-5 years and 1-year priorities
    • Coaching for business owners and key staff
  • Board of advice meeting
  • Virtual CFO
  • National and International expansion planning and structuring


We also provide advisory services that cover:

  • Due diligence for business purchase – Business purchase specialists
  • Business start-up planning and advice
  • Maximising business value in preparation for sale – Business sale specialists
  • Planning services including
    • Tax planning and tax minimisation strategies
    • Asset protection
    • Retirement planning
    • Succession planning

The Walsh Difference: Small Business Accountants dedicated to helping business thrive

At Walsh Accountants, we are passionate about providing the highest level of accounting and advisory services to help manage your affairs, grow your business, and financially secure your future.

Established in 1976, we have been helping business thrive for over 45 years. We have always maintained strong individual relationships with our clients. The more we invest in understanding you, your family, and your business, the more valuable the insight we can offer.

We have come to recognise and respect that not one client is the same, and our experience has shown us there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. We always customise accounting and advisory services around your personal needs and situation.

Accounting is so much more than just numbers. It’s how we connect and build relationships with clients that separates Walsh from other firms.

Our core ethos “People first, numbers second” means we aim to engage proactively with our clients and evolve as they do. As industries change and businesses develop, we always have our fingers on the pulse. Helping our clients stay one step ahead in the ever-changing world of business.

Working with Walsh Accountants, you benefit from dealing with a dedicated group of accounting professionals and our qualified administration team. Our teams pod structure is so our clients have multiple points of contact and there is always someone in the dedicated team they can speak with for assistance.   

If you are looking for a specialist small business accountant and would like to experience the Walsh Accountants difference, contact us today on 07 5592 3644 to discuss how we can help you and your business.

Meet the Walsh Advisory Team

Tom Walsh Director of Walsh Accountants, Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Tom Walsh Managing Director
Abby Corcoran - Senior Manager - Abby commenced with Walsh Accountants in 2011 as a Graduate straight out of university and has since become a fully qualified CPA.
Abby Corcoran Senior Manager
Jack Cave - Senior Manager - Jack started working in a public practice accounting firm in March 2016, working predominantly with small businesses and gaining a solid foundation in accounting and tax.
Jack Cave Senior Manager

I am proud to be the Director of Walsh Accountants, where I have had the privilege of assisting clients and staff to grow their businesses and mindset for over 30 years.

I feel fortunate to be able to work with a wide variety of businesses and I enjoy helping owners grow their businesses and assist in dealing with the financial complexities that come with running a business.

Accounting is much more than just numbers. It’s about the people behind the numbers. I take pride in investing in my client’s journeys, building lasting relationships and ensuring the best outcomes are achieved.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our services are meticulously tailored to address your needs and goals – carefully considering your businesses industry-specific nuances.

This guarantees a personalised approach that aligns seamlessly with both your short-term and long-term challenges and goals.

Established in 1976, we have never forgotten the strong individual relationships we maintain with our clients.

Simply put, the more we invest in understanding you, your family, and your business, the more valuable the insight and service offering we can deliver to you.

Our process involves dedicating ample time to understand you, and your priorities from a personal and business perspective. This enables us to craft customised solutions to help you remain compliant and perfectly align to help you achieve your aspirations and your goals.

Strategic Advisory Services are essential for businesses looking to reach their full potential, achieve their targets, and accomplish their goals.

These services offer invaluable guidance and support to business owners who may struggle with complex targets, developing and implementing action plans, and other challenges that hinder their growth.

The strategic advisory services offered at Walsh Accountants are data driven and help to alleviate confusion and demystify the complex.

They provide our clients with a clear path so that they can see how they will reach their goals and what needs to be done to get there.

We calculate various financial metrics to understand the financial position of a business, using key growth and management techniques and financial levers to truly understand how; even the most incremental of adjustments as low as 1%, will influence the overall success of a business. 

Many business owners struggle with creating a clear path to success or adjusting the plan when things go off-track.

Our advisory services provide business owners with the necessary tools, guidance, accountability, and achievable actionable plans that align with their goals, available business resources, and their capabilities.

All this comes together to help them grow their business so it can be everything they want it to be.

 At Walsh Accountants we use an impressive tech stack to provide our clients with world-class data driven financial insights into their businesses, various communications methods including video conferencing, client portals and electronic document delivery, electronic signing capabilities, and seamless workflow processes.

Our team can leverage technology to deliver real-time financial insights into your business.

Through online platforms and dashboards, we collaborate in real time allowing for seamless communication, and joint analysis of financial metrics.

Having access to real-time data allows us to see what’s happening NOW – not last quarter, or last year.

This real-time analysis helps you stay on track to reach your goals or analyse and quickly pivot if you can see you’re not meeting your KPIs.

By embracing technology, we stand ready to provide you with not only immediate visibility into your financial position; but also, strategic decision-making support to navigate any challenges; and to capitalise on opportunities presented by the ever-shifting business environment.

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