Hospitality bookkeeper in melbourne

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Brunch & Books – Hospitality bookkeepers

Working with restaurants, cafes and other small businesses ACROSS Melbourne

Do you want a bookkeeper who actually cares about your business? Are you worried that trusting your financial management to someone else will be a disaster?

Brunch & Books is a professional hospitality bookkeeper in Melbourne. We are experts in working closely with small hospitality businesses.

We understand your worries and appreciate how important your business is to you. By becoming familiar with you and your business, we enable you to improve profitability, efficiency and cashflow. This can all be done without losing touch of what’s important to you and your business.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not a single act, but a habit.”

Aristotle

Our Story

How Brunch & Books came to be

Brunch & Books Founder, Ryan D’Souza, migrated to Australia in 2010 to study accounting. While studying he kept a job washing dishes at a busy Melbourne cafe. Having never worked in a hospitality environment before, it wasn’t easy going for Ryan. But, over the next few months, he gained a thorough understanding of the hospitality industry. As a result he recognises the challenges faced by restaurants, cafes and other hospitality businesses, from the inside.

After graduating and working as an accountant for a number of years, Ryan broke free of the mundane 9-5. Starting his own accounting practice catering to small businesses all over Melbourne. It wasn’t long, however, before he realised his real passion was working with the hospitality space.

As a result, Ryan began to focus more, and more, on hospitality businesses, learning everything he could that would help his clients. He now spends the majority of his time working with restaurant and cafe ownersRyan’s clients come to him because they are struggling with cashflow, paying too much tax, managing staff superannuation, reducing with employee turnover issues, and negotiating better supplier terms. By working closely with these businesses, pinpointing areas for reducing expenses, minimising tax and better managing employees and suppliers, Ryan has helps boost profits and quality of life. 

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Qualified Bas Agent

As registered BAS Agents, you can count on Brunch & Books having the best qualifications and experience. The following requirements must be met before applying for registration:

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QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of a Cert IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping or Accounting).

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EXPERIENCE

1,000 hours supervised experience lodging BAS during the past four years.

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Membership with at least one professional bookkeeping or accounting body.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Maintaining knowledge and skills, taking relevant courses and keeping up-to-date with legislation.

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INSURANCE

Maintaining a minimum of $1,000,000 professional indemnity insurance.

PROFESSIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT

To ensure your business is protected and you receive the highest quality of service, we must adhere to a strict code of conduct. Breaching this code can result in huge fines or loss of our registration.

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HONESTY AND INTEGRITY

Acting honestly, complying with tax laws and dealing with money in a trustworthy manner.

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CONFIDENTIALITY

Not disclosing information to third parties without client’s permission or legal duty to do so.

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Acting in best interest of client and managing conflicts of interest.

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COMPETENCE

Taking reasonable care to ascertain client state of affairs and correctly apply GST and taxation laws.

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OTHER

Timeliness, professional indemnity insurance, and correct administration of laws.

Melbourne Xero Bookkeeper

If you are looking for a Melbourne Xero Bookkeeper, please consider us at Brunch and Books Bookkeeping. With extensive experience in Hospitality, you can rest easy that you are in safe hands, and all the intricacies of your business will not be missed by our expert eyes.

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Client Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it, see what our other clients have to say!

REDUCED COSTS WITH NO IMPACT ON SALES!

20 years in business and I have never hired any professional service that has been so prompt and reliable as Brunch & Books. The monthly review of our Profit & Loss is invaluable and has opened our eyes to the strengths and weaknesses in our business. As a result, we’ve been able to reduce costs without having any impact on sales. This has been a very profitable business investment this year.

Steve Ostwald

The Lunch Guys

BREATHING EASY WITH BUSINESS BENCHMARKS

We were struggling with paying staff, rent and suppliers in our busy cafe and catering business. When we hired Brunch & Books, we found out where we were losing money and which expenses did not fall within the industry benchmarks. Thanks to them we can ensure our cashflow is healthy and we can breathe easy ...at last.

Anne Scott

Cafe Kombi and The Catering Shop

BOOKKEEPING COSTS DOWN BY 30%

Hiring Brunch & Books was one of the best business decisions we’ve ever made. Not only have we reduced our bookkeeping costs by more than 30%, but we now have a streamlined and efficient bookkeeping process. We recommend them to any business owner wanting to improve efficiency.

MARINOS ARAPIS

The Ambrosiary

RELIABLE, INFORMATIVE & ORGANISED

Our Brunch & Books bookkeeper has proven to be an invaluable member of our team. We've always found them to be reliable, informative, organised and extremely good at their job. We cannot recommend Brunch & Books highly enough. So, if you are looking for a bookkeeper that goes above and beyond at all times... Stop here, you found them.

MICHAEL COLLEN

Hunters Kitchen & Bar

A DELIGHT TO WORK WITH!

Brunch & Books have been doing our bookkeeping for over a year now. I can rely on them 100%. They are thorough in their work, responsive and a delight to work with. We would definitely highly recommend Brunch & Books if you are thinking of getting some assistance with your accounts. We haven’t looked back!

ALBERT ELIA

International Catering Services

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