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Completed Jobs (2)
Bookkeeping Job VerifiedMarie , Advancetown, QLDMarch 03, 2016
We urgently required a bookkeeper to lodge our BASReview 05 May 2016 (last edited 09 May 2016)
Tom is a very professional bookkeeper. We really enjoyed working with him and he is very trustworthy. His rate is affordable plus he delivers a very good job. I will recommend him if anyone looking for a bookkeeper.
Bookkeeping Job VerifiedMarie M , Browns Plains, QLDFebruary 11, 2016
Accounting Service Bookkeeping, Reconciliations e.g. Payroll/payables, Frequency Once off, Business structure: Personal, Turnover $0-$50,000, Do you own any of the following? None, Accounting systems used MYOB, Type of consultation: Correspondence
Other Reviews (4)
Carole05 Apr 2017 (last edited 05 Apr 2017)
Toms professional bookkeeping service is a positive attribute to the any business seeking an experienced and dedicated bookkeeper. I do not hesitate recommending Tom as his service is commendable.
Sarah04 Apr 2017 (last edited 04 Apr 2017)
Tom is a fantastic bookkeeper! Definitely an asset to our business. Very professional and we highly recommend him!
Marie M04 Apr 2017
HI TOM HAS BE ASSET TO OUR BUSINESS AND I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should a customer hire you over another service provider?
Tom has a Master’s Degree in Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is an accredited BAS Agent by the Tax Practitioners Board. Tom has 20 years’ experience working as corporate accountant and has managed accounts departments and payroll. We use Xero and MYOB.
What experience, skills, qualifications or training do you have to make you the right person for the job?
Tom has a Master’s Degree in Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is an accredited BAS Agent by the Tax Practitioners Board. Tom is very experienced in bookkeeping and preparation of BAS returns and other statutory reporting such as PAYG, superannuation and payroll tax.
Example of businesses Orion Bookkeeping service:
• Car repairer
• Holiday tour operator
• Online retail business
• Construction business
• Real estate agent
• Health care manufacturer
• Gardening product manufacturer
• Government service provider
• Web designer
• Marketing agency
• Major supplier to e.g. Bunnings
• Shop owner
Is there a particular aspect of your trade or industry that you specialise in?
• BAS Returns
• Accounts setup
• Accounts reconciliations
• Bank reconciliations
• Fixed Assets
• Accounts receivables
• Accounts payables
• Journal Preparation
• Payment Summaries
• Management accounts
How do you normally charge for your service?
Initially we charge per hour. This is to get an understanding of your business and your specific needs. It also gives you a chance to evaluate our services and give us feedback on the job performed. We can then discuss a pricing model that suits your needs.
What makes your pricing competitive?
We don't compete solely on price. Tom is highly qualified with 20+ years experience in all aspects of accounting and payroll. Our customers get very high value services.
Are there any special offers you would like to offer to Oneflare customers?
We offer Oneflare customers a free consultation to make sure your bookkeeping needs are met. We then offer the opportunity of an hourly rate or for value pricing. Value pricing is done before performing the service and priced based on your perceived value. The advantages with value pricing are:
* Removes the constraint of time on profits
* Incentivizes all to improve efficiency and productivity
* No surprises for you, the client
* Eliminates the friction to collaborate
How can a customer save money before you start the work? Please give 3 tips
A customer can save money by having their invoices and other paperwork organised and easily accessible. It is also helpful to print bank statements before a visit. A customer should prepare questions before a visit to speed up the visit. All these tips will save time and money for the business.
What are the typical things that you need to know before you can provide a quote to a customer?
The size of the company and an estimate of the quantity of invoices. Also how many employees the business employs. What needs to be done; Bookkeeping only or also BAS returns and payroll?
Are you an insured business and do you guarantee your work?
Orion Bookkeeping Pty Ltd has a Professional Indemnity Insurance. That is a requirement for registration as BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.
What makes you the most reliable and trustworthy person for the job?
My qualifications and long experience guarantees a high quality job. I am passionate about bookkeeping and will do everything to make sure Orion Bookkeeping is highly recommended by my customers. Orion Bookkeeping is a proud member of Bribie Island and Caboolture Chamber of Commerce.
What questions do customers commonly ask and how would you answer them?
What services we offer and the price. I answer their questions with the facts and explain in detail so my customers understand.
What questions should a customer ask to hire the right service professional?
They should ask for qualifications and experience. These two factors are of paramount importance to making sure a customer get a qualified bookkeeper. Pricing is of course important but not the most important factor when hiring a bookkeeper.
What do you like most about your job?
Meeting dedicated business owners and being able to help them focusing on their business. They are best at running their business and should let a professional bookkeeper take care of their books.
How did you decide to get into your line of work?
My qualifications and long varied experience in the field made my decision easy. I have the knowledge and passion and wanted to run my own business in a field I feel very confident in.
Do you have a favourite customer story you would like to share?
We have had many customers who have been using an unqualified bookkeeper. They have contacted us when their bank accounts have not been reconciled for many years and their accounts have been in a total disarray. We have corrected the accounts and got their bookkeeping up to date.