Drop your accounting overheads by 30%We help agri-business and family businesses save time and money on overheads like labour and productivity.After all, you didn’t go in to business to chase your tail with paperwork.Let’s Get StartedSpecialists in Agri-businessWe have decades of experience with agri-business including:Dairies,Livestock Transport,Engineering (industrial steel fabrication and manufacturing for farm equipment),Livestock Feeding Systems,Beef Farming,Hydraulic Repairs (large machinery),and other related industries.We serve businesses across many industries, including a regional hairdressing salon.Bookkeeping SystemsLet us bring your bookkeeping into the digital realm with simple automation to make it easy for you. Monthly/ Quarterly BookkeepingChoose a plan to match your needs and we can keep your accounts up to date. Rescue BookkeepingIf your accounts haven’t been touched for a while, we can catch-up to date and maintain. PayrollWe can process payruns, email payslips, maintain timesheets, lodge Single Touch Payroll, Super payments, end of year processing and more.CashflowWe supply simple or complex forecast reports to help you focus on cash available to manage the business day to day and expansion.TrainingIf you would like to understand more about the finance or Xero, we can train you to your next level.Accounts PayableWe can systemise this process, generating weekly or monthly reports. Know and understand cash flow available.InvoicingWe can set up invoicing, templates, inventory, and reminders to assist with collection of revenue.BAS/ IASWe can lodge your BAS and IAS on your behalf with Agent lodgement times that are 28 days better than the standard set by the ATO. Job sites / ProjectsNeed to monitor labour/ time-sheets and costs on every project or job? We use Workflowmax and can set your business up, sync the accounting software, Xero and have it all in one place.Xero AccountingManage your business efficiently and easily. Xero’s small business accounting automatically handles tasks so you can get your accounting tasks done quickly.WorkflowMax Project AccountingAll-in-one project management software featuring job costing, quoting, time tracking, invoicing and reporting and more.Hubdoc Data CaptureProvided free to clients, you’ll never again have to worry about missing receipts. Hubdoc helps small businesses go paperless and do more of what they love.Quickbooks AccountingSend invoices, organise expenses, and manage cashflow easily with QuickBooks cloud accounting software for small business.Deputy RosteringSchedule employees in minutes with Deputy’s flexible rostering software & staff scheduling app designed to support any kind of workforce.Is a Bookkeeper just what your business needs?Take our simple self-assessment quiz and discover if you can run your business smarter, not harder.Take the quizTrina from South Coast Bookkeeping, continues to offer fantastic solutions for our family business as it has grown from strength to strength each year. Recently, updating to cloud based software, increased our productivity in the factory and out in the field flowing though to streamlining accounts without the need for double handling of paper and electronic formats.Our new system, allows us to analyse the productivity of our projects, breakdown departments profitability, know staff internal time verses staff chargeable time and we can plan ahead confidently based on our past proven performances. Thank you Trina!Richard Rowe DirectorSouth Coast Bookkeeping has been awesome for us to say the least. Having utilised South Coast Bookkeeping’s services for the past 2 years, it is safe to say that they are not only reliable and thorough in the way they manage our accounts, but more than forthcoming to answer any questions that we have at any given time. Trina’s knowledge and expertise is extremely reassuring for us, and we would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for a reliable and thorough bookkeeper.Benjamin Selby-HeleDirectorBook NowCall or book a time to chat about how we can take a huge burden off your shoulders0438 873 700Frequently Asked QuestionsDo I need a bookkeeper if I have an accountant?Quite possibly. You see, accountants and bookkeepers handle different tasks for their clients. Bookkeepers typically perform on-going maintenance of their clients’ financial systems. Our aim is to reduce your time and expense in maintaining sound financial records.Accountants use the accurate and up-to-date financial records which are maintained by the bookkeeper to provide advisory services.Do you have to be near me?You no longer need to work with a local bookkeeper. The Internet and technology makes it easy for bookkeepers to securely manage their client’s accounts.You can now choose a bookkeeper who truly understands your industry and operations.What if my books are a mess?That doesn’t scare us at all.While it is always ideal to have businesses come to us with perfect books, but you probably wouldn’t need us. The reality is, businesses with messy books are a challenge and cleaning them up is all part of the service. If we can’t help you, we’ll tell you up front (but that isn’t likely to happen).Do you handle BAS and reporting?We are a Registered BAS Agent, which means we meet the requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board. We can provide the following with our regular bookkeeping services:Prepare BAS and iAS Lodge your BAS and IAS electronically with the ATO, so your BAS is on time – avoiding the late penalties Making sure you report GST correctly Ensure your wages are correctly entered into the BAS Ensure any instalments are correctly entered.How much does South Coast Bookkeeping cost?We charge a regular monthly fee based on your needs and services provided.Visit the pricing page to see more.How big does my business need to be to work with you?We don’t choose our clients based on size. Instead, we look for the right fit for both of us and then by your bookkeeping needs. Our services can be customised to suit most business sizes –a medium – large organisation needing weekly attention,a small business needing monthly or even quarterly reporting,a business with in-house staff entering transactions but needing help balancing the booksand creating necessary financial reports, oranything inbetween.Do you do one-off projects?Yes we do. To be honest we’d love to have an ongoing working relationship with you and be your full-charge bookkeeper. But if you need something specific, let’s talk about it.What if our files aren’t in Xero or we don’t even have files?No worries!If you have been using other software for your bookkeeping or don’t have any digital files at all, we can help you set up Xero and import or input your data as needed.How do I get my documents to you?We have an easy-to-use document management solution as part of our service. We’ll set it up and all you have to do is scan or take photos of your documents. We will sort through them and take the appropriate actions.What if I want to cancel?We certainly hope you won’t want to. That said, all of our services are month to month so you can cancel at any time without any penalty. Your Xero or Quickbooks account is yours and of course you can take it with you.