About Us

With cloud accounting, screen sharing and video conferencing, we provide our services to businesses all across Australia. We are based on the Sunshine Coast and have been operating since 1999, when Steve Hardy founded the firm. We have grown completely organically without buying fees.

Our clients operate in various areas of the SME economy, including building and construction, property, manufacturing, retail, training, and the legal, engineering and finance professions. They also include franchisees from many popular franchises. Our clients appreciate:

Experience

Our extensive experience in providing advice to businesses in a wide variety of industries and operating through many different structures.

Accessibility

Always having one of the team on hand who has detailed knowledge of your structures and dealings. We don’t charge for the small stuff like brief phone calls and emails.

Fixed Fees

No fee surprises – pay monthly or yearly.

Latest Tech Tools

We’re always looking to use the best technologies to enhance your business.

Stand Out Team

We have a great mix of staff with extensive experience and knowledge and younger staff who love working with the latest technologies.

Straight Shooting Approach

We deliver easy to understand advice without the jargon. We tell it like it is.

From knowledge of complex tax law and the latest time-saving cloud technologies to decades of experience and know-how, we have a powerful team there to help you achieve your goals.

Steve Hardy

Steve Hardy

Director / Founder

  • Twenty years of experience in public practice
  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
  • Member of the National Tax and Accountants’ Association (NTAA)
  • Registered Tax Agent
Chris Hardy

Chris Hardy

Chartered Accountant

  • Commenced career at KPMG (Brisbane), a multinational "Big Four" firm, specialising in small and medium business taxation
  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) with Distinction – Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Laws – Queensland University of Technology
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
  • Ten years experience in public practice. Seven years with the firm.
Tracey Duffy

Tracey Duffy

Senior Accountant

  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) – University of Southern Queensland
  • Ten years in public practice. Ten years with the firm.
  • Nineteen years of bookkeeping experience. Works with the latest in "Cloud" and other technologies.
  • Certified Xero Advisor
Phillip Patterson

Phillip Patterson

Accountant

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – University of Southern Queensland
  • Certified Xero Advisor
  • Phil is a great addition to our team, having started his career dealing exclusively with Self Managed Super Funds. Phil has been in public practice for three years.