Your local First Class Accounts bookkeeping expert.

Our bookkeepers save you money by minimising accountant fees and government fines with better money management.

Protect your business from fines, charges or even ATO action with Australia’s trusted and experienced bookkeepers.

We’ve served Australians longer than any other bookkeeping franchise so you can know you’re getting a better-quality service.

We handpick our expert bookkeepers and train them well so you get the best advice to keep your business running smoothly.

Alan Coward – Gippsland

Interest Areas: Accounting Setup, Bookkeeping, BAS & GST, Payroll, Software Training, Tax

Languages: English

I can help get your business accounts in order quickly, move you to the cloud and significantly reduce the amount of paper in your life.

Are you contemplating about how to move to a cloud-based bookkeeping/accounting program, but don’t know where to start?

Are you unsure which software program will suit your business requirements and be easy for you to use? Sick and tired of hanging onto and storing receipts?

Proudly Australia’s largest bookkeeping network, First Class Accounts helps small businesses perform with accurate, compliant and local bookkeeping services that show you, as business owners, how you are performing and where you can save time and money by moving to the Cloud. All you need is internet access.

I have been trained and certified in four of the main online accounting software programs and can help you decide which will be best for you.

Specialist in Bookkeeping services

Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual accounts

Reporting the earnings of a business by stating all relevant income and all expenses that have been incurred to generate that income.

Reporting all ATO lodgements to keep you ATO compliant.

Such obligations include the need to complete an IAS or BAS, which can be done monthly, quarterly or annually.

EOFY Processes including finalisation of STP

End of financial year processes including reconciliation of accounts and inputting Tax Agent’s adjustments

Payroll Services inc PAYG Withholdings, and STP setup

Ensure your staff are paid the correct rates and paid according to the correct hours worked.

End of Payroll year process including STP

Ensuring all your payroll accounts balance and any discrepancies are corrected, prior to lodgement with the ATO.

Management reporting, consolidations and analysis

Key information about the financial state of your business in language you can understand.

Set up and maintenance of accounting systems

Including Inventory & Payroll and keeping all reconciliations up to date.

Software Training

Training and support in all Accounting Software products (MYOB, Reckon, Intuit and Xero) and associated app/addon training

Bank Reconciliation

Maintain all bank accounts, bank feed setup and keep them reconciled.

Cost analysis and controls

Generating profit and loss reports as well as balance sheet to be informed at all times.

Data input manual or automated processes

Making sure all information is entered and bank reconciliations are up to date.

Debt Management

Making sure receivable accounts are monitored and collected on time.

Cash Flow Management

Monitoring income and expenditure to establish your immediate cash flow.


Setting up budgets to help you run your business.


  • Successfully completed the First Class Accounts Accredited Bookkeeping Training Program
  • Fully trained in accounting software such as QBO, Xero, MYOB & Reckon Accounts
  • Fully registered and authorised to trade as a First Class Accounts professional bookkeeper.

Trusted by Businesses across Australia

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Serving clients in Gippsland and surrounding areas

  • 3847 Rosedale
  • 3862 Stratford
  • 3904 Metung
  • 3854 Glengarry
  • 3882 Nicholson
  • 3856 Toongabbie
  • 3865 Lindenow
  • 3903 Swan Reach
  • 3878 Eagle Point

  • 3857 Cowwarr
  • 3875 Bairnsdale
  • 3850 Sale
  • 3840 Morwell
  • 3909 Lakes Entrance
  • 3860 Maffra
  • 3971 Yarram
  • 3858 Heyfield
  • 3844 Traralgon

  • 3864 Fernbank
  • 3874 Mcloughlins Beach
  • 3902 Johnsonville
  • 3859 Newry
  • 3852 Sale
  • 3851 Loch Sport
  • 3880 Paynesville
  • 3842 Churchill

Contact us for a free 1 hour initial consultation

Book an appointment using our online system or call us.