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BDO

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BDO is proud to back Agribusiness in New Zealand.

Our team in New Zealand is represented by over 60 highly skilled agribusiness professionals and many of our 15 offices nationwide are located in major agricultural centres. In addition, BDOʼs global agribusiness focus enables us to provide practical advice through an international network of professionals across 152 territories. All of our specialists have an extensive understanding and appreciation of the issues the agribusiness sector faces. You can depend on us to be ready with practical advice and quality service. BDO has an extensive and diverse range of agribusiness clients including cropping, livestock, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, meat and food processing, as well as clients in related agricultural areas.


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Christchurch Office

CARRICK ALAND

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Carrick Aland has been providing services to farmers and small businesses for over 60 years. With experience in accounting, tax, business services and financial planning, we work with our clients to provide the advice you need, when you need it, in plain English. Carrick Aland’s commitment to being at the forefront of technology provides our clients with the means to run their farms and businesses smarter by utilising programs and solutions tailored to their unique requirements. With our expert team and years of experience in rural communities, we’ve got you covered.


CHRISP & DAVIDSON

We are a small, friendly, well respected chartered accountancy and business advisory firm located in Gisborne. We are focused on providing clients with solutions and information to enable strategic business decisions through the implementation of effective accounting systems, procedures and practice. We believe that Figured/Xero will help clients to achieve this. We have team members that can walk you through Figured/Xero and show you how this will be of benefit to your business and customise it to suit the way you like to operate. We know Figured/Xero will provide you with accurate, reliable business information and reduce the time requirements of business record keeping.


COOPER AITKEN

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CooperAitken’s continued growth over the last 100 years is something we are very proud of. We have six directors and four associates who have a diverse range of complementary skills and abundance of talent. They are fully supported by an exceptional team of over 100 including 23 chartered accountants. We have remained family orientated and stayed true to our core values by supporting businesses and communities. CooperAitken have developed long term relationships with their clients and seek to maximise their clients business. Using your financial information we will help you interpret this and be empowered by it so you can make better business decisions, know what costs and makes you money in your business, improve your business performance, gain competitive advantage, and increase options for the future. Benefits of using CooperAitken are peace of mind, saving you money, creating you wealth, saving you time, growing your business, and giving you freedom. 


DELOITTE HAMILTON

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The Deloitte Private team is focused on helping New Zealand’s SMEs grow and succeed. We deliver a suite of services across the whole life cycle of a business. If you are new to Xero we can show you how to use it or get the best out of it. If your business is already using Xero, consider talking to us about our ‘Virtual Finance Teams” where our team is available to your business, on call, as required so you can focus on what your business is really about and you can leave the book work to us. We will help you understand the drivers of your business, assist in the analysis of financial and management information and provide mentoring to help your business grow.


DELOITTE ROTORUA

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The Deloitte Private team is focused on helping New Zealand’s SMEs grow and succeed. We deliver a suite of services across the whole life cycle of a business. If you are new to Xero we can show you how to use it or get the best out of it. If your business is already using Xero, consider talking to us about our ‘Virtual Finance Teams” where our team is available to your business, on call, as required so you can focus on what your business is really about and you can leave the book work to us. We will help you understand the drivers of your business, assist in the analysis of financial and management information and provide mentoring to help your business grow.


DIPROSE MILLER

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Diprose Miller Limited is a chartered accountancy firm with 63 staff located in Eastern Waikato with offices in Morrinsville and Te Aroha. The firm has a broad range of business and farming clients throughout New Zealand and abroad. Diprose Miller has been around for 45 years and has an intergenerational depth of clients. We support farming clients through a deep knowledge of the rural sector with Directors hailing from farming backgrounds and interests. The firm has specialist farming tools available such as Dairybase benchmarking, XERO and Figured on Farming that are utilised to produce relevant and timely reporting which assists with advisor and client decision making. We value the strong relationships we maintain with all the banks and can assist with lending proposals for acquisition and succession planning. We live in the rural community and understand it. The firm is visible and vocal supporters of our farming region and will continue to provide the necessary tools for our clients to be successful.


FARMIT

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FARMit is the brainchild of Brett and Kerry Bennett. It was born out of their lifelong passion for the rural sector, but an increasing frustration with traditional accounting and a belief that rural clients deserved more. For FARMit it’s about empowering clients to make informed decisions and work smarter. It is their ability to read a situation and come up with solutions that sets them apart from your run of the mill accountant. With over 35 years rural accounting experience FARMit Accountants are forging forward by breaking down traditional barriers and offering efficient, simplified reporting and information to help the farming sector make sound business decisions. They offer fixed priced packages so you know exactly what you are getting and paying for. By using Figured hand in hand with Xero you will be able to track your cash flow forecasts, profit and loss and much more using real time figures.


KILARA PARTNERS

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Kilara Group offers a wide range of accounting, financial planning and superannuation solutions to clients based all over Australia.  We are based in Corowa NSW and Wangaratta Victoria and are using Xero and Figured to service our clients to provide them with real time financial information so clients can be proactive in their decision making.  We specialise in agricultural businesses and pride ourselves on keeping up with opportunities for agricultural business so that we can provide our clients with the advice and assistance they need when they need it.  The future of accounting and financial advice is changing and we are changing with it.  Our association with Figured is allowing us to take our clients to the cloud and take advantage of advising our clients wherever they are and wherever we are. Office locations in Corowa NSW and Wangaratta, VIC.


KPMG TAURANGA

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Our dedicated Farm Specialists combine a practical knowledge of farming with a real passion for helping your business succeed. So whether we’re talking to you about business strategy, health and safety, HR tax flows or the tax valuation of your herd, we know the right questions to ask. It also means we’re smarter about finding the best solutions. Some of the services we offer include: Farm business strategy/succession planning; health and safety and HR management; business planning, budget and cashflow forecasting; livestock accounting and taxation values; governance, audit and assurance; benchmark reporting using DairyBase; annual financial statements and tax advice; farm sale and purchase advice; and foreign-owned investments.


Trevor Knyvett: tknyvett@kpmg.co.nz | 07 577 4921

KPMG WAIKATO

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At KPMG, we are focused on fuelling the prosperity of New Zealand – for the benefit of all New Zealanders. It’s why we’re passionate about helping New Zealand’s agri businesses succeed. This is more than a goal – it’s our reason for  being. Passion, it’s what drives entrepreneurs, family businesses and fast-growing companies alike. It’s also what inspires KPMG Farm Enterprise to help drive your success. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients – providing deep expertise that delivers real results. They trust us to deliver the kind of targeted advice, technical knowledge and industry insights that help them manage risk and embrace opportunities. Each stage of business presents its own opportunities and challenges, our trusted advisors know what it takes to help you to be successful every step of you business journey, so why not give us a call?


MATHIESON CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS LTD

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Our business philosophy centres on trust and integrity. We take time to listen and understand your requirements, and pride ourselves on providing expert advice tailored to achieve success in every aspect of your business. Most importantly, we can predetermine your fees, so that you know what to expect. Using leading edge technology and 130 years of combined knowledge and experience, our agribusiness expert advisors will work with you as part of your team, responding to your needs and delivering solutions.  We provide you, our farming clients and a diverse range of agricultural businesses, with a comprehensive range of specialist advice including, health & safety, employment relations and farm succession planning.  In addition, we have a reputation for excellence in, agricultural accounting and taxation services, enabling you to make the most of financial opportunities available despite the ever-changing agricultural environment.


Dave Mathieson: info@myca.co.nz | 03 307 6455

MOORE STEPHENS MARKHAMS (HAWKE’S BAY)

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For more than a century, Moore Stephens Markhams has been part of the Hawke’s Bay community. Our reputation for providing astute and proactive financial advice to our rural clients has positioned us as valued business partners, with the capacity to deliver positive outcomes and to further our clients success & development. Our rural accountants are leaders in the rural industry & innovative rural technology solutions. They are real farming people having hands on experience growing up on farms and all attending Lincoln or Massey university specialising in rural accounting so they can speak your language and understand to your specific challenges. We will work alongside you and your advisors to achieve the best outcome for yourself & your family.


MULCAHY & CO

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At Mulcahy & Co, our team has had many years’ experience with farms and farmers. Many of our staff come from farming backgrounds and have an indepth knowledge of the business of farming. We understand the special business and accounting needs of farmers and have established a tailored package of farm accounting and taxation services, lending and succession planning and financial planning to assist you with the running and management of your farm. Our services to farmers include accounting, taxation and financial planning, loans and financing your farm, bookkeeping, succession, estate and family planning, off-farm investments, personal insurance, self-managed superannuation funds, aged-care planning, asset protection, and risk management.


Contact the team: info@mulcahy.com.au | 03 5330 7200

MY ACCOUNTANTS

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Based in Dargaville, we are a rural practice focused on taking clients forward and upskilling them in the process. We do not see ourselves as providing an end result but rather as part of the process and work with your bankers and other rural professionals to achieve the best possible outcomes for you and your family.  In today’s volatile environment, farming is a business that has to learn to react quickly to the adversity placed upon it. This ultimately means farmers need to have the right tools for the right job.  This is where we come in – we try to plan for your needs to future-proof your business with skills and business tools. There is not one path but there are many solutions; we will help you make these with Figured & Xero on your terms.


NICK KOSOOF & ASSOCIATES LTD

Nick Kosoof & Associates Limited is a Hamilton-based practice with extensive knowledge and experience in providing Accounting and Advisory Services to farmers and businesses in the agriculture sector New Zealand wide. As rural Advisers, we have a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by clients in the farming industry, as well as how you may best manage your farm financially in these ever-changing conditions. Using Figured and Xero allows us to have a close relationship with our clients and enables us to provide timely insight with practical and reliable financial guidance. By using real-time data, this helps the wider financial team drive towards a more profitable farming enterprise.


NOONE PLUS LTD

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We’re working to lead the way, starting with embracing technology that’s relevant, easy to use and which drives efficiency in both our work and yours. Our Agri team are farmers. Having a team that understands rural business is vital when it comes to our clients. We believe having on-farm experience makes our team one of the best in our region. By currently running their own operations, they are able to assist your business run smoothly by advising and training you on products such as Figured. We utilise the latest technology such as Figured to give you a more indepth view of your businesses performance, helping drive better decision-making and profitability. Make the switch to Noone Plus today to utilise our experienced Agri Staff and let us provide you with an easier, smarter way of recording financial information and taking a more in-depth view of your business performance.


Mary Burgess: mary@nooneplus.nz | 03 688 6644

PAISLEY ROBERTSON

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At Paisley Robertson we are not your average accounting firm, we aim to be more. Our intention is to be a proactive and innovative accounting and advisory firm delivering personal, timely and quality advice together with cost effective strategies and solutions. Our team members undertake extensive training to keep abreast of developments and we provide a comprehensive accounting and taxation service to assist both individuals and business owners with their compliance obligations. We have the experience and expertise to help business owners in the areas that often make the difference between just surviving and potentially thriving including an extensive range of consulting services. Contact one of our offices in Wagga Wagga, Temora, or Lake Cargelligo to find out more.


PEACOCKE ACCOUNTANTS

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We have extensive experience in most facets of farming and their contractors.  We understand your lingo.  Indeed John was a successful sheep, cattle and lucerne hay farmer. Let us help you with developing and growing your business, planning for your children’s education, retirement planning and then with transferring your assets to your children.  To do this effectively we need to know what you want to achieve. Despite the vagaries of rain and prices cashflow budgeting is still an extremely useful tool in running a better business.  Using Figured and Xero, we can efficiently prepare and monitor your cashflow and tax position from one single source of truth.


PHILLIPSONS

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Phillipsons’ team of advisers has been servicing rural businesses for over forty years, to optimise taxation, financial, operational and personal performance.  We strive to understand your industry and issues to ensure that we can provide the most relevant and meaningful advice.  Our dedicated team of rural advisers actively participate in the rural sector.  They attend discussion groups and industry forums and work actively with rural bankers, counsellors and other industry stakeholders to get the best outcomes for their clients.  So, whether you’re starting out in business, running a mature enterprise that’s looking for further growth or even considering off-farm investment or what happens when you sell the farm, we can give you the support that you need to prosper and enjoy life.


Colin Wright, Robert Del Busso, Abe Schuback: enquiries@phillipsons.com.au | 03 5144 4566

POLSON HIGGS

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Polson Higgs are business advisors based in Dunedin with clients throughout New Zealand.  Specialist knowledge in the area of farming and agriculture means we can offer the most relevant and up-to-date advice in an area that is ever developing and pertinent to the New Zealand economy. Many of our accounting solutions staff come from farming backgrounds and understand the needs of a modern farmer. We also offer a supplier discount to Farmlands clients.


RIGHTWAY

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We make life easier. With us you’ll get straight-up business advice and financial information throughout the farming cycle from a local who knows the lay of the land. We’re your business advisor, accountant and Xero/Figured expert rolled into one. We’ll meet at your place regularly for structured meetings to help you improve cashflow, focus your goals and support you to make good business decisions now and down the line. Whether it’s succession planning you’re after or someone to help you see the wood for the trees, we’ll make things easy so you can get on with doing what you do well. We’ll look after your tax stuff too. You’ll have access to real time data so you know what’s happening across your farm at any moment. With a fixed monthly fee and a rural advisor who’s more than a human calculator, you’ll feel a weight off your shoulders before you know it.


RISE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

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Rise Business Solutions is a modern accounting and business advisory firm. We take the time to understand your business, and offer tailored solutions to meet your needs. Our mission is to work in partnership with farmers to enable them to achieve success. With farming clients throughout the Wheatbelt, we have seen it all – good and bad. We know the importance of looking beyond just the tax in order to ensure the family farm remains viable for the next generation – which can only be achieved through planning and budgeting.  This is where Xero and Figured come in.  By leveraging the power of cloud technology, we are able to work closer than ever with our farming clients to help them stay on track and achieve their goals.


Dominic Papaluca or Shannon Patterson: info@risesolutions.com.au | (08) 9242 7473

ROWE PARTNERS

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Rise Business Solutions is a modern accounting and business advisory firm. We take the time to understand your business, and offer tailored solutions to meet your needs. Our mission is to work in partnership with farmers to enable them to achieve success. With farming clients throughout the Wheatbelt, we have seen it all – good and bad. We know the importance of looking beyond just the tax in order to ensure the family farm remains viable for the next generation – which can only be achieved through planning and budgeting.  This is where Xero and Figured come in.  By leveraging the power of cloud technology, we are able to work closer than ever with our farming clients to help them stay on track and achieve their goals.


STAPLES RODWAY (TARANAKI)

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Early starts, late finishes. We know how passionate you are about running your farming business – because we are too. Our own rural accounting team includes working farmers so we not only have practical knowledge but a wealth of professional up-to-date advice to help you gain the most from this specialist area of business. Our location, in the heart of one of New Zealand’s richest rural areas, means we have been involved in farm management for many years, assisting generations of farmers. We’re known for our commitment to the farming sector and we’ve continued to re-align our offering to ensure that you have the best advice and tools to succeed through adverse and challenging conditions. We believe in taking the bull by the horns, and encourage our clients to gain greater control and understanding of their farming business with timely, clear and well organised information. That’s why we love Xero + Figured and believe that with our accounting expertise, you’ve got yourself a winning formula to weather any change and make good of opportunities.


Jordan Hartley-Smith: newp@staplestaranaki.co.nz | 06 757 3155

SYNECTIC GROUP

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For over thirty years Synectic advisers have given pragmatic advice to an extensive range of Tasmanian’s in the agriculture sector. Our clients range from small to large and include some of Tasmania’s most enterprising agribusinesses. In particular we have a focus of clients in the livestock, dairy and cropping sectors. Our team understand the issues you face in our region because it’s where we’re from too. Many of us, including our directors, have grown up in rural communities; we speak your language and understand the rural environment and challenges you face. With our Figured/Xero expertise, our team will let you focus on what you do best while we drive your financial success. By utilising cloud technology we work with our farming clients in real time, to deliver the financial information you need today to manage your business into the future. Our services include: financial compliance, farm management reporting, budgeting and cashflow forecasting, tax planning, payroll, bookkeeping, wealth management and succession planning. We service the whole of Tasmania from our offices in Devonport, Hobart and Launceston.


THE BUSINESS RESULTS GROUP LTD

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BRG is owned by two Chartered Accountants who grew up on dairy farms. We love technology and had Xero change our lives forever in 2012 at the Xero Conference. Xero & the cloud has changed the way we operate as Chartered Accountants and how we interact with our clients. In the old world – we would meet once a year with our clients looking backward. Xero and Figured have changed that world. What they give us is a really efficient system to not only stay on top of what’s going on now but to be constantly looking forward. This has been a game changer in terms of the client/accountant relationship. We are now having conversations about real time information. We can turn the budgeting process into a good rolling forecast which is totally relevant. Clients are making decisions based on excellent, timely financial information – that traditionally was not available to SMEs. In an environment that constantly throws us challenges – Xero and Figured allow our clients to either weather the storm or take advantage of opportunities. This has been life changing. Thank you Figured.


THORNTONS BUSINESS ADVISORS

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Accounting for Primary Production involves specific business, financial, and taxation issues, and a specialist understanding of the industry. Thorntons Business Advisors started as a Wheatbelt-based firm in 1970 and today continues to provide high level accounting and management services to a number of clients on the land or in country centres from Geraldton to Esperance. We keep abreast of the developments in both the farming and accounting industries, ensuring we are uniquely placed to provide up-to-date, accurate advice. We understand the problems and challenges faced by rural businesses and we provide advice not only on tax and accounting issues, but also on succession planning and general business matters.


WK ADVISORS AND ACCOUNTANTS

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WK are based in Marlborough but work with clients throughout New Zealand. As Marlborough’s largest accounting practice we are able to call on the vast experience our directors and staff have built up over a quarter of a century. A dedicated group of farming specialists allow us to work alongside farmers, their bankers and other rural professionals to achieve the best possible results. Constant innovation and improvement ensures we  stay on top of new technology and means our  farmers utilise the very best tools to make the very best decisions. We  recognised the benefits of cloud accounting early, and are well placed to advise on how Xero & Figured can be a valuable tool for farmers to make their lives easier and less complicated.


BDO CHRISTCHURCH

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Within BDO Christchurch Ltd we have a dedicated team focussing on a wide spectrum of Agribusinesses from Mum and Dad farmers to large corporate farms across the South Island. Our dedication and focus on the agribusiness sector means we can offer skills, knowledge and levels of service that are hard to find elsewhere. Our team have a background in farming and our strength is in the close relationship we develop with clients by ensuring that we understand your business. Our agribusiness partners are recognised leaders in their field nationally and regularly contribute to thought leadership through conferences, professional networks and publications. We believe that Xero and Figured are a platform from which we can help our clients grow to reach their potential.

To ensure the best advice whatever your need, in addition to the agribusiness team we have specialists that can advise in IT, Audit, Tax Structuring, Commercial and Corporate Advisory Services.


Amy Harrington or Becky Derrick: amy.harrington@bdo.co.nz | 03 379 5155

BDO ROTORUA

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At BDO Rotorua we have a team dedicated to Agribusiness, combining years of knowledge on rural business matters with a wealth of experience in advising family-owned businesses throughout the greater Rotorua region. Our dedication and focus on the rural sector means we can offer skills, knowledge and levels of service that are hard to find elsewhere. Our greatest strength is in the close relationship we develop with our clients ensuring we understand unique business situations and allowing us to tailor services to meet individual needs. At BDO Rotorua we believe that Xero and Figured are a platform from which we can help our clients grow to reach their potential. In addition to our core business of compiling Financial Statements and providing expert taxation and planning advice, BDO Rotorua use our extensive knowledge in Agribusiness to assist with all your business needs including supporting Software Requirements, Business Structures, Cashflows and Budgets, Benchmarking, Succession Planning and Employment Matters. 


BM ACCOUNTING LTD

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It is no secret that BM Accounting’s strong farm accounting expertise is underpinned by hands on involvement with the land, ensuring our advice to you is relevant and well informed.  We work alongside farmers, their bankers and other professionals to achieve results.  With specialist rural tools, like Xero and Figured, the whole farming team can work together. By having real time information, our farmers are more informed about their businesses and can make better decisions. They are then in a better position to adapt, when farming conditions change. There is nothing more certain than change, especially in a farming business! Located in Hastings and Waipawa, we are in the heart of Hawke’s Bay. We believe this is a pretty special place to be, to deliver our upfront approach to business solutions. We think you will benefit from our straightforward, practical approach, and invite you to contact our team today!


Melissa Horsefield: melissa@bm.co.nz | 06 876 7159

CROWE HORWATH

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With a network of 24 offices throughout New Zealand, Crowe Horwath is the country’s largest provider of practical accounting, audit, tax and business advice to the agri sector. We have a very strong connection with rural New Zealand, with many of our people having farming backgrounds coupled with extensive practical business experience from working with farming clients.

Our local agribusiness advisors are ideally placed to understand your business and the range of issues that impact on its success.

Just like on the farm, getting things done right is often a team effort and we know it’s not realistic for one person to have all the answers all of the time, so at Crowe Horwath our local team has access to specialists from throughout New Zealand to ensure you always get the best support and advice.


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GILMORE TAYLOR ASSOCIATES LTD

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Gilmore Taylor Associates Ltd have a strong team of well-known, experienced and friendly chartered accountants, accounting and administration staff. The team’s combined knowledge and diversity give us the strength and ability to provide comprehensive business advisory and accounting services to an extensive range of clients.   At Gilmore Taylor Associates Ltd we keep up to date with farming developments, ensuring we are uniquely placed to provide up-to-date, accurate farming advice.


KPMG ASHBURTON

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Mid Canterbury is the heart of cropping, dairying, agricultural support and everything in between. For 30 years plus, we have been providing sharp financial advice for a whole spectrum of farming, rural and agricultural industries. Our aim now is to take this to the next level with real time online solutions to the farming sector and  embracing a collective approach with your financiers, farm advisors and ourselves working.  Agribusiness clients now deserve more and demand the best. We are here to serve that need in a timely, cost efficient manner supported by Figured and Xero. Agribusiness clients can now make far-sighted planning decisions with accurate financial information available in real time. Let us help you today, call one of our Agribusiness team members utilising the best of farming tools available from Figured & Xero.


MALLOCH MCLEAN

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We’re not just accountants.

We’ve been here since 1936 when Murray Malloch cycled around Southland seeing farmers about their businesses during the depression. The business grew quickly and Murray was joined in partnership by Jack McClean in 1946. As down to earth accountants we translate our highly technical accounting skills into plain English. Its about making business easier and smarter and helping you understand and interpret your numbers.

Local, Proven and Trusted.


MCINTYRE DICK & PARTNERS

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McIntyre Dick & Partners is a top accounting and business advisory firm based in Invercargill.  We have thrived here for over 40 years and have a team of specialists providing advice of the highest quality to a large number of businesses in the rural sector. We pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our clients and partnering with them to help them succeed and achieve their business goals.  This is one of the reasons that our firm has a dedicated Rural Services Manager with the sole focus of driving our clients’ businesses. Partnerships with software providers such as Xero and Figured are integral to the service we can offer your business and we work with you to ensure that you get the maximum value from your farm accounting. We would love to hear from you!


Kaye McNeill: kayem@mdp.co.nz | 03 211 0801

QUANTUM ADVANTAGE

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We pride ourselves on being everything we possibly can be to our rural clients. Here at Quantum Advantage we want to talk about the future and how your rural business can be the best it can be. Yes the traditional accounting requirements, like annual accounts, budgets and GST returns are important, and we can certainly help with these – but there is so much more that we, as your first choice in Business and Agricultural Advice, can help with. Quantum Advantage believes in proactive advice and support, making you and your rural business ”stand out from the crowd”. From Planning for the Road Ahead to ensuring you have relevant, timely and reliable financial information when you want and need it, we at QA are here to work alongside you and assist in whatever needs to be done and, oh yes, have a bit of fun along the way.


STA ACCOUNTANTS

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We provide tax, accounting and advisory service to farmers in the South West and Wheatbelt regions of WA, including beef, sheep, dairy and cropping operations. Our team includes people with farming backgrounds and we like to get to know our clients and their families through onsite face to face visits. This provides us with a greater knowledge and understanding of their operations and of the succession and estate planning issues and sensitivities of each family. Cloud-based technology such as Xero and Figured allow our clients (and us) to access and process their financial data anywhere anytime. Figured provides a powerful analytical and budgeting tool that enables farmers to track the progress of their live data to budget and to make timely and informed decisions.  Even when we aren’t onsite, we can still access live data to guide them in those decisions and in tracking their performance.  


STRETTONS

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Launched in the 1950s when the town had dusty pumice roads, diesel power generators and no reticulated water, Strettons has a history we are proud of and a vision for the future we are excited about. Our strengths and specialities align with the backbone of New Zealand industry – forestry, farming, geothermal energy, tourism, property and aviation. We are not a one-size-fits-all business and reflecting this, we employ the best people with a range of talents to service our individual clients’ needs. We have clients all over New Zealand, with a heavy concentration in the Central North Island. Our membership in the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is reflective of the ethics we uphold, as well as our commitment to ongoing training and professional development. We stick by our values: Proactive – Accountable – Supportive – Trust – Excellence. Expect nothing less.


Kelly O'Reilly-Ward: kellyo@strettons.co.nz | 07 3761700

ACCOUNTED4

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Based in the vibrant town of Cambridge, we are a well respected Chartered Accountancy Practice, with a team of 30 people, who has provided accountancy and advisory services to farmers and commercial businesses for more than 60 years. We take our responsibilities to support our clients very seriously. We aim to listen to our clients and use our expertise to help them achieve the results and lifestyle they desire. The service we provide is not just about the numbers. We support our clients with a personal integrated accounting, tax and business advisory service that is open and honest. Our farming team has extensive knowledge and experience, many of them with farming backgrounds of their own. We love to embrace technology and fully support our clients with their transition to new advancements such as Xero and Figured. We would love to hear from you!


Christine Stevenson: chris.s@accounted4.co.nz | 07 827 5192

BDO ADELAIDE

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BDO provides Audit, Tax and Advisory services to clients across all parts of the food and agribusiness value chain.  From paddock to processing and all points in between, our Food & Agribusiness team speak with business leaders every day about operations, key issues and how you can make better-informed decisions. Each agribusiness faces a different set of challenges and opportunities. You may be focusing on fine-tuning your business model or supply chain, accessing government support initiatives, capitalising on key export markets or securing capital that will drive your growth. Whatever your business stage, BDO can provide the support you need to unlock challenges and maximise growth.


BDO GISBORNE

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BDO is proud to back Agribusiness in New Zealand

Within BDO Gisborne we have a dedicated team focussing on Agribusiness clients. Our dedication and focus on the agribusiness sector means we can offer skills, knowledge and levels of service that are hard to find elsewhere. Many of our team have a background in farming and our strength is in the close relationship we develop with clients by ensuring that we understand your business. Our agribusiness partners are recognised leaders in their field nationally and regularly contribute to thought leadership through conferences, professional networks and publications. We believe that Xero and Figured are a platform from which we can help our clients grow to reach their potential.

To ensure the best advice whatever your need, in addition to the agribusiness team we have specialists that can advise in HR, IT, investment, audit, tax structuring, commercial and Maori business.


BENNETT CURRIE

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As the Manawatu’s pre-eminent Xero specialist and one the largest rural practitioners in the region it just made sense to partner with Figured to help deliver to our clients real time information, meaningful numbers and proactive advice.  If you think the Xero/Figured solution is right for your farm, or you just want to discuss your options, give us a call.  We are certified advisors and are ready to help.


BENTLEYS SA

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Bentleys SA is a full service advisory firm which helps agribusinesses achieve their goals and aspirations, and can get where they want to be. Our advisory, accounting and audit services are supplemented by our expanding range of specialisations, enabling us to support the broad needs of individuals and enterprises at every stage of the business lifecycle. Our specialisations include financial planning and wealth management, self-managed super funds, corporate recovery, business and residential finance, specialised finance and finance consulting, R&D taxation incentive services, cloud solutions, management and marketing consulting. We are a proud member of the Bentleys’ network of independent accounting firms with offices throughout Australia, New Zealand and China. We are also a member of Kreston International – a global network of independent accounting firms. With our local expertise, national presence and international capability, we can help your business prepare for tomorrow.


BICKNELLS ACCOUNTANTS

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Bicknells Accountants are supporting farmers and farming communities by providing them with financial tools, ongoing consultation, monitoring and mentoring. We understand the importance of growth and development. Shane Bicknell founded ‘Bicknells Accountants’ in 1998, a qualified Chartered Accountant with over twenty five years experience in public accounting and extensive experience in the banking sector. He is committed to working with clients in all aspects of their business in order to see them grow to achieve their goals. We are committed to excellence in meeting goals through knowledge, understanding and communication.


BRIGHT WILD THOMAS & LEE

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With a long history and experience operating in Rotorua, Bright Wild Thomas & Lee is a leading trusted accountancy and financial adviser for clients across virtually every industry. Our focus is on being professional, user-friendly, and approachable. We are big enough to cover all the bases but remain a size where continuity and personal attention are still provided. With Figured and Xero, our farming team can work with you in real time to provide up-to-date and accurate advice, ensuring quick decision making and adaptive planning when farming conditions change.


CAMPBELL TYSON

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Campbell Tyson are New Zealand’s provincial business specialists. We live and work in the heartland. We know the difference between a whether and the weather, and a good steer from proverbial bull dust! Our team has a genuine passion and enthusiasm for all aspects of rural business and we have helped many dairying families run and grow their farming operations. While the basics are pretty much the same as they’ve always been – money in milk out – everyone knows the dairying landscape’s changed a lot over the last 20 years. We help in ways that allow farmers to best manage the capital and variable feed costs, and the uncertainties around pay-out projections. We’ll roll up our sleeves and get the work done for a fair price that you’ve already agreed to up front. But more than that, we’re always thinking ahead. For us it’s not just about compliance.


Contact the team: help@ct.co.nz | 0800 883 718

FJB ACCOUNTING SOLUTIONS

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FJB Accounting Solutions is a leading provider of commercial accounting solutions and systems. After extensive research and evaluation we have partnered with Xero and Figured to implement the preferred financial solution for the agriculture sector. We provide a unique service as all directors are experienced CFOs (Chief Financial Officer) with rural backgrounds who will work with you and your farming enterprise closely to achieve successful business outcomes. Our rural specialists will work with you both on farm and remotely to implement both Xero and Figured. We assist in the continuing monitoring of your business allowing you to capture and create opportunities to increase growth and profitability. We also ensure that financial compliance is taken care of in the most efficient and timely manner  allowing you to spend less time on administrative tasks and more time on the land. Let us partner with you to achieve business success.


Lynette Broomby: admin@fjbas.com.au | 03 6331 4457

GUNN ACCOUNTING

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Located in the MIA Gunn Accounting has a wide range of farming clients specialising in irrigated crops such as rice, citrus, wine grapes and other horticultural enterprises. We have also had a strong history servicing dry land sheep and wheat farmers throughout the Riverina. Gunn Accounting sees the move to cloud based products like Figured & Xero as a value add to give our clients more proactive and real time advice.


GYDE WANSBONE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS LTD

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We are a progressive innovative practice with a real interest in our clients. Our experience, expertise and enthusiasm enable us to provide leading edge business solutions tailored to our clients’ individual needs. We get to know our clients and their businesses and talk their language. We aim to be far more than tax accountants, doing more than reviewing past results. We want to help our clients do well, make good choices, and be free to focus on running their businesses. We want to help our clients make history, not record it.


HARRIS TAYLOR

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Harris Taylor Ltd is a dynamic firm and our mission is clear: The accountancy world is constantly changing and highly competitive. At Harris Taylor our challenge is to stay ahead of the competition by providing the best possible service, whilst ensuring that client satisfaction remains our primary motivation and ultimate goal.  Our strength is our clients can make direct contact with a team member who has the ability to understand and anticipate their unique needs, therefore building an enduring professional relationship. Our commitment to our Clients is: We will achieve our targets, provide high quality accountancy service in a timely, effective and efficient basis and maintain the highest standards of professional integrity.


HARVIE GREEN WYATT

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Harvie Green Wyatt is a South Island based Agri Business focused Chartered Accountancy Practice. HGW has been working with multiple generations of rural based clients since the late 1950s. Our mix of agribusiness clients allows us to be able to add real value to rural clients. Our aim is to work with our clients to help them grow their businesses not only from a compliance base but with valued added services. We provide compliance accounting and taxation services and also offer a range of additional advice from Specialised Taxation Advice , Budgeting Planning , Software selection support and set up, Business Structures and Succession Planning. Together with products like Figured and Xero we can help build a better business by spending less time on compliance and more time growing and advising your agribusiness.


Aaron Roberts: aroberts@hgw.co.nz | 03 477 5005

ICL CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

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ICL Chartered Accountants are a Central Otago based team of chartered accountants and business specialists. We have a diverse range of clients with the majority being involved in the primary sector. We aim to assist our clients with taking on the business challenges and opportunities of today and tomorrow. We recognise the importance of benchmarking, and for over thirty years have produced a farm survey collated by area. We also produce a farming trend statement for our individual clients. Our recognition of benchmarking as a key to improving performance reflects our vision of adding value to our clients’ farming business. We are here to help our clients focus on their future.


Glen Chisholm: glen@iclca.co.nz | 03 440 0100

KATE JOBLIN & CO LTD

Let’s keep this short. For your farm, the numbers have an important story to tell. It is our job to make it easy for you to pull together the numbers, to tell the story that will underpin good farming decisions. From time to time there will be others who will want to know about the numbers as well. With Figured and Xero as tools we can help you get the timely and relevant information you need. We are experienced and well qualified to help.


Alica Cooper: alica@teamkj.co.nz | 06 3487000

MCCONNELL STAFFORD-BUSH

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Not all accounting firms are alike and we take pride in our difference.  The key to that difference is our commitment to helping our clients be the very best that they can be. Approachability, responsiveness, proactivity and fee innovation.  These are four key elements of who we are and what we do.  We have an in-depth and detailed understanding of the rural sector and our Agri-Business team has an extensive range of farm accounting knowledge, skills, expertise and experience.  We know what we are doing, and we do it pretty darn well. Through Figured / Xero we focus on providing clients with up to date information to enable strategic farming decisions to be made and acted upon, and to save time whilst doing it. Our farming clients say they enjoy our hands on, knowledgeable, practical, efficient service and are happy to recommend us.  It’s a simple growth strategy that works.


Stephen Stafford-Bush: info@msbca.co.nz | 09 238 0699

NEXIA PERTH PTY LTD

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Nexia’s cloud specialists can transition you into a live environment where financial management goes beyond compliance, revealing opportunities for improved performance, cashflow and growth. A cloud accounting system lets you manage from anywhere, with insight and control. If you’re looking for a new way to gain tangible results for your business, start the cloud conversation with us today.


PBS PARTNERS

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Beginning in 1980, with a philosophy of assisting small business and individuals who make up the important lifeblood of the Australian employment sector, we have grown to a four Director Practice with 16 personnel.  Our services are continually evolving to ensure we are delivering the most current and effective tax, financial and wealth building strategies for our valued clients.  We have a large focus on primary production with many graziers in and around the Broken Hill region.  We provide extensive tax and forward planning for our primary producers and Figured will be a great asset in that regard.  We embrace technology and value a holistic approach to our Client engagements.  We have offices in Black Forest, Stirling and Broken Hill.


PITCHER PARTNERS ADELAIDE

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At Pitcher Partners Adelaide, our staff have not only grown up with agribusiness experience, but now look after the business interests of a diverse range of privately owned and family run enterprises. We provide the entire range of accounting, assurance and business advisory services, meaning we can help you at every stage of your business as well as providing growth advice for the future. Our Agribusiness team knows that you need to minimise the time spent on the administrative side of your business. Our dedicated team works with our clients to provide an integrated accounting and business structure which provides you with the solutions you want and the information you need at the click of a button. The Pitcher Partners team is committed to providing quality advice that will add value to your business and family.


SOFRA PARTNERS

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Sofra Partners has been providing services to farmers and rural business for over 20 years in the Goulburn Valley Region, which consists of a variety of agricultural enterprises, such as dairy farms, orchards, Irrigated and dry land cropping. We are a unique client focused organisation that is genuinely committed to assist our client in making future plans and providing direction as well as analysing and reporting on what they have already achieved. By utilising the latest software and technology we are able to maintain an excellent understanding of the business performance and provide direction and quick decisions. Our commitment and focus is to assist our clients with asset protection, taxation minimisation and wealth creation.


360 FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE

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360 Financial Advantage’s three offices are all based in the heart of rural communities in the Nambucca Valley, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie regions. Our managers work closely with our rural clients to ensure that they adapt to a changing environment with the use of great efficiencies in the technological field. We have a vast range of services available and are a one stop shop for our client’s financial needs. We provide taxation services, financial planning and insurances to cover all our client’s needs. Figured is a programme we recommend to our clients because of its integration with Xero and the many benefits it can bring to our rural friends.


FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS CONTRACTING

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Lisa Rowe is the proprietor of Financial Solutions Contracting (FSC) located in Perth, Western Australia.  She is a chartered sole practitioner who specialises in tax and business advisory services to small business owners. Her philosophy is about educating and empowering owners so that they have an understanding and control about the direction of their business. Farming is a volatile business activity, where you as a business owner must be in a position to be proactive rather than reactive with decision making. FSC can help you achieve this by ensuring you understand your key farming measures to ensure you make the right decision at the right time. She can assist in coaching and training of your internal team to ensure your Xero and Figured files contain accurate and reliable data.


FORSYTHS – TAMWORTH

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Forsyths is the largest accounting firm in the North West region of NSW.  We cover a large regional area and assist farming and agricultural clients to manage their financial business, allowing them to concentrate on the agricultural aspect of their business. For clients working with Xero, we quickly saw the benefits of Figured and are happy to be able to support our clients with this programme. Forsyths are leaders in Business Advisory, helping you to understand the calculations we present to you and planning for your future needs.


GPK ACCOUNTANTS & BUSINESS CONSULTANTS

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GPK have a long history of providing sound business and taxation advice to primary producers in South Australia. Our team includes partners and staff from farming backgrounds so we understand the challenges and opportunities that farmers face on a daily basis. Leveraging cloud based platforms Figured & Xero allow you to focus more on the core of what makes your business successful. These technologies also allow GPK to work closely with you to provide pertinent and accurate real-time business advice to you and your family. In addition, we seek to help you understand the numbers and gain value from our services. Our firm are also experts in other business matters relevant to farmers such as succession planning and estate planning. Our staff make regular trips throughout the Eyre Peninsula to provide face-to-face advice and assist you with your business and taxation needs.


Justin Braakhuis: justin@gpk.com.au | (08) 8682 1899

JAQUILLARD MINNS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS & BUSINESS ADVISORS

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Bringing a fresh, innovative approach to business services, Jaquillard Minns is a chartered accounting and advisory practice that recognises every client is different and no two clients are the same.  Approachable, and personal attention to our clients is at our core. We are a market leader in South Australia in our use of technology and systems, allowing us to offer a highly efficient services to our clients.  Our ability to transition your agribusiness to Figured is central to this, providing powerful and customisable reporting in real time. Our ongoing advice and assistance will give you peace of mind when it comes to your finances, providing you the ability to run your business effectively


KNIGHTS NORFOLK

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Knights Norfolk is an offshoot of associate firm Knights Accounting which partners with Horsham firm, Watts Price.  Whilst based from St.Arnaud and Rupanyup, we travel and are proudly cloud.  Our Figured consulting team is based in St.Arnaud.  Principal Peter Knights FCPA has maintained direct involvement and hands on management of the family sheep cattle and cropping farm since establishing the practice in 1994.  Senior accountant and advisor Naomi Medlyn CPA also operates a similar farm with her husband.  We believe we are all affable, good humored  & diplomatic, have a solid understanding of regional small business operational matters and planning coupled with a sound working knowledge of farming, small business accounting and compliance requirements.  Most importantly we have an understanding of and aptitude to technology applications to the accounting and farming industries and hence our Figured association and determination to see Figured provide the gap in planning and accountability reporting not available elsewhere for farmers and their advisors.


RSM PERTH

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RSM is a full service accounting firm delivering expert financial and advisory accounting services to clients across diverse industry sectors. With a long history of servicing farmers in Western Australia for over 90 years, we have an understanding of farming and the factors to success like no other accounting firm.  With 20 offices in rural and metropolitan W.A. you are never far from a trusted RSM advisor. The people at RSM understand farming, the challenges and opportunities that farmers are presented with and most importantly, understand that most farms are family run businesses.  Farmers are the heart and soul of rural W.A. and are more than just a number to us. We work closely with our clients to help achieve success and also balance family life.  We’re part of the community and enjoy helping rural W.A. thrive.


RSM PT LINCOLN

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Real time information provides agribusiness operators with a ‘NOW’ snapshot of their farming operations.  This enables farming businesses more control and better decision making capabilities. At RSM Australia, we believe our goal is to help clients achieve their ambitions. With a national network of 29 offices, we have seen how cloud accounting is revolutionising the maintenance and accessibility of business intelligence. We work with our clients remotely or face to face to provide solutions and training in regards to software, uncovering opportunities and addressing business challenges. Figured in conjunction with Xero have developed a product dedicated to primary production needs. The programs work side by side, enabling collaboration between farmers, agronomists, bankers and accountants. It is the simplicity of this approach that makes it so attractive to both clients and advisers.  If you are ready to save time in the office, and take the next step forward with farming, we have the expertise and power to understand your needs.


SPROUT AGRIBUSINESS

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Sprout Agribusiness provides a holistic financial offering to both family owned and corporate food & agribusiness.  Sprout is Australia’s first fully integrated financial services firm, combining finance, asset & risk insurance, succession planning, accounting, book-keeping, business advisory and virtual CFO services all under the one roof.  Specialising in the agribusiness and food industry, Sprout was formed to help the sector increase its wealth by merging financial management into one holistic and independent service; through a team who are proud to be living and working in rural communities. We have offices in Yass and Orange, NSW, and Longreach and Brisbane, Queensland.


TJL BUSINESS ADVISORS & ACCOUNTANTS

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TJL Business Advisors & Accountants are the biggest accounting firm with the most qualified staff and quality of service in the Manning – Great Lakes area! We are passionate about doing what we can to make sure our clients reach their financial and lifestyle goals and objectives, effectively and efficiently. We offer a personalised service and a fresh approach to all of your individual and business financial needs. We want to make managing your business finances stress free and accessible to allow you to focus on the important day to day operations. Call us today to book a FREE initial appointment and see how we can help you and your business. Offices in Forster and Taree, NSW.


Jessica Wilson: info@tjlbiz.com | 02 6554 9511

RSM SOUTH WEST

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The RSM South West offices are part of the largest regional accounting firm in Australia.  All the Practice Managers at RSM South West come from a rural back ground, all being born and raised in the country, and spent much of our time working on our family farms.

 As a proactive accounting firm, our role is to spend time with our clients, to be the trusted advisor.  Being certified Figured advisors, we have the knowledge to help our farmers grow with confidence.