Carol Roberts (BAS AGENT# 93400015)
Manager/ MCom(Prof Acct)/ Fellow IPA/ Adv Dip Financial Planning/ Ostendo Partner/ EXO Business Partner/ Xero Certified/ MoneyWorks Certified/ Systems and Management Accountant and Development Coach/ Project Manager / BAS Agent/ NTAA Member
Key Expertise: Project Managing Business Systems (In House and Cloud), that work. Carol can fix any accounting mess and provide business development support that finds the weak links, and task manages the business back to health. Carol can ‘clean up’ your accounting data, and then provide monthly Management Accounting services to maintain its integrity, including providing End Of Month management or board reports if required (remotely or on site).
Carol can project manage any complex accounting and operational system you need. Nothing is too hard, or a company too complex. High-level Stock-Control: with complex stock control systems involving multiple locations/depots, and web integration, your requirements can be highly technical. Add to this the challenges of importing/exporting with the associated problems of different currencies and varying exchange rates and it can easily become a nightmare.
Other specialties are multi entity company requirements with consolidation, especially in aged care and retirement villages. With her passion for order and consistency, Carol will identify the problems and project manage a solution. Carol has 30 years experience in operational accounting and commercial accounting. Having completed her Masters in Commerce in Professional Accounting, she now has an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, and is a Specialist Adviser in Aged Care.
Carol believes the ABC motto “accurate information= better business decisions“.
Scott Power (BAS AGENT# 25805689)
Manager/ Chartered Accountant/ CPA/ BCom/ MBA/ Ostendo Partner/ EXO Business Partner/ Xero Certified/ MoneyWorks Certified /Project Manager/ BAS Agent
Scott is a very experienced senior finance executive, with strong interpersonal skills, and a strategic and commercial focus. He has more than 20 years business experience and a wide variety of skills across various industry sectors.
Scott believes that the experience he has been exposed to during his career is the perfect platform to help business owners and senior managers increase the value of their business, generate more cash and use their time more effectively.
Scott has held senior management positions and has extensive experience in the Boardroom holding multiple director positions, company secretary roles and has been a member of various Strategy and Audit & Risk Management committees. During his career Scott has successfully managed finance operations from ASX listed entities to start-up private companies and has worked within multi-million dollar organisations to owner operator businesses.
As a result of this experience Scott has expertise in M&A, due diligence, raising capital, investor relations/roadshows, Initial Public Offering (IPO) preparation, debt restructuring, strategy development, strategic/business planning, complex financial modelling, finance department improvement, cash and working capital optimisation, corporate governance, risk management, commercial analysis, international JVs and subsidiaries, cost reduction programs, project analysis and funding, relationship management (Audit/Tax/Legal/Banking/Investor) and IT systems (ERP) selection and implementation.
Scott has a passion for preparing of business to maximise value for current stakeholders or sale and Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transaction activities.
Scott is a Chartered Accountant and CPA, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Masters of Business Administration, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors program and is currently completing a Masters of Applied Finance.
Leng Leng is a .NET Developer with a degree in Information Management Systems and Computer Science, as well as over 12 years of work experience in developing web and winForms applications, web services and windows services using .NET and ASP.NET, HTML and CSS. She is also experienced in the design and maintenance of SQL Server Databases. Leng Leng has experience in Ostendo setup and form customisation, she has also developed .NET applications, including custom user screens, which integrate with Ostendo. Leng Leng can also manage the setup, customising and networking of Ostendo Mobility Freeway on Android or Apple devices.
Leng Leng also provides troubleshooting support for both Ostendo and EXO issues, related to tables or user function issues. She has worked with various financial software and has developed numerous integration applications with MYOB EXO Business/AccountRight, including tools for importing financial related data like debtors, invoices etc. She has experience in clarity forms customisation for MYOB EXO and developed SQL database level scripting. She has high level experience in customising Ostendo forms, reports and scripting.
Leng Leng has also developed and supported a variety of applications including integration packages for online payments with payment gateway, legislation compliance and gas deliveries applications.
Leng Leng also installs Moneyworks, and sets up the API link to Ostendo, and also sets up the Ostendo link to Xero. Leng Leng is able to troubleshoot any connection, or network, issues to both accounting applications.
Liza holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Law from the University of Tasmania.
After working at the Australian National Audit Office in Canberra, Liza moved to Melbourne and gained 8 years’ experience as a Senior Investigator with the Victorian State Revenue Office.
Liza has also worked as a para-legal drafting contracts of sale for business whilst providing HR and administration support to the Principal. Also with a passion for training, Liza has been developing her skills and qualifications to deliver training.
Now residing in Hobart, Liza has been providing bookkeeping, business services and small business mentoring. Liza has experience with Xero and is a certified advisor.
She is a member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Australian Bookkeepers Network. She has a passion for helping small business and prides herself on quality services.
When you call ABC Business Solutions Angela is the person in the office you contact with your enquiries and messages to pass onto your Consultant. Angela has over 25 years Office Administration experience and has developed a sound knowledge in administration and general office management. She is skilled in Windows, Outlook, MS Office and Ostendo. She also assists with Excel and template work for Ostendo set ups and can provide Xero timesheet training. Angela also provides setup and support for Ostendo Freeway Mobility Solutions on Android or Apple devices. Angela’s overall experience is a valuable asset to the team and our clients. Angela holds a current certificate in First Aid and CPR and is also a Commissioner for Declarations.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from Queensland University of Technology and recently returned to study a Masters in Information Technology including programming in .net and C#. Aaron provides SQL support for Ostendo solutions. Aaron has over 5 years of customer service and sales experience and is passionate about providing excellent service and high quality work.
Margie comes to ABC Business Solutions from assisting a Senior Partner in a high level law firm and brings to the team over 35 years’ experience in office administration and management gained throughout Australia and the UK.This extensive experience has given Margie a broad knowledge of commerce, excellent interpersonal skills and a knack for negotiating complex and frequently changing legal landscapes.Margie has worked extensively with Affinity, Empower, Outlook and Microsoft Office.
Ron has more then 15 years experience in various areas of system analysis, software development and support of ERP system. He has experience in diverse programming environments: IBM mainframe, UNIX and windows platform with major development tools: Visual studio, Rational UI modelling and Delphi. Ron with his can-do attitude is able to find the right solution to any system integration and complex business reporting.Ron has over three years extensive experience in writing customised executable applications, scripting and third party links for MYOB EXO Business and Ostendo Software.