Are there signs you need to move on and choose us as your Accountants?
Is communication a struggle? Do you feel let down?
Do you feel like you are a number and not part of the practice?
We believe you deserve an Accountant who will not only give you confidence in what you are doing, but one who will work with you to help your business grow. We provide sound business and taxation advice. We are Accountants who will treat your business as if it were our own. In other words we are ‘Trusted Advisors’.
We are committed to building genuine relationships with you. Our Accountants take pride in their commitment to you and will do everything they can to help you complete your tax obligations. We earn your trust by taking the time to get to know you and your business. You’ll discover that we delve into the important things that matter to you – this strengthens our relationship. We provide the best technical tax and accounting advice available. With Richard Start Accountants as your trusted advisor - you can then turn your attention to working IN your business.
At Richard Start Accountants, part of the attraction is flexibility. That’s something we offer to you in many forms – including our fees. We can work on a fixed fee agreement, arrange a customised quote and will always be up front with fees. You can be confident of your fees being fair and as agreed. We will not overcomplicate, under deliver or overcharge.
As our client you will have sound advice, fair fees, and a trusted advisor who will be in working for you.
Our professional commitment
Our staff have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients who have different circumstances. They work hard to keep abreast of the latest developments and their skills up to date. They demonstrate their professional commitment to you by participating in the Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) program.
As your trusted advisor, you can expect the accountant looking after you to know what suits you best and we deliver!
Our motto is sustainable accounting = results
No matter what size business you are, small, medium or large, cloud-based accounting is the new way to look after your finances. The technology allows you as the business and us as your trusted advisors to log-in anytime, anywhere and on any device to see up-to-date business financials.
The benefit - we both can view financial information quickly, we can address any anomalies together and provide advice to you if needed.
Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)
Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)
Member of Australian Institute of Tax
Member of National Tax and Accountants Association (NTAA)
Member Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
Registered Superannuation Fund Auditor
Registered Tax Agent
Richard's knowledge and passion for numbers is deep. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction at the University of Ballarat in 1996. During this time he was awarded 'Certificate of Excellence' - highest score for accounting studies for each year - 1994, 1995 and 1996.
Richard was admitted to CPA status in 1999, began his own practice in July 2000. In 2012 gained the standing of Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) with the Tax Institute of Australia.
Another reason why you should choose Richard Start Accountants!