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Bookkeeping and Payroll

Stewart & Smith outsourced Bookkeeping and Payroll services are tailored to your business needs. Our team of commercially focused experienced bookkeepers understand that Financial data drives your key decision making and the integrity and accuracy of that data starts with your bookkeeper.

Our professional team will work with you so you can concentrate on running your business. We work with businesses across all stages of their lifecycle, from sole traders who need back office support, early stage entrepreneurs looking for a trusted solution as they develop their business and raise capital, to larger more mature businesses who need a larger scale solution, which might include Virtual CFO and Tax services  including preparation of monthly Financial Reports, Board Papers, Budgets and Cashflow forecasts and Tax returns.

Our bookkeeping & payroll team are experts in Cloud based accounting & payroll packages including Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks however they also handle more industry specific accounting solutions that other outsourced bookkeeping providers cannot work with.  This is particularly important if you have a key person dependency in your current internal bookkeeper who may be transitioning from your business.

We will build a solution that will suit your needs now and over the long-term, and design processes that will streamline your back office bookkeeping and payroll functions.  Our full range of services can be bundled into a fixed fee that brings certainty to your cashflow and expense line, as well as bespoke solutions around your unique business requirements.

Features & Benefits

Bundled Package Pricing

Our bookkeeping & payroll packages are priced per hour however in most cases we bundle the offer together as a fixed fee tailored to your needs.


We have a large number of clients spread across a variety of industries and with businesses sizes ranging from $100k to $50m turnover

Chartered Accounting

We work side by side with our team of Chartered Accountants and Tax Agents who oversee our Tax Lodgements and ongoing queries you may have with regards to taxation and statutory obligations.

Key Client Contacts

You will have a bookkeeping and accounting Manager allocated to you who will be your main point of contact and become a trusted part of your team.  They will allocate bookkeeping tasks and payroll to our team of full time accountants and bookkeepers.

Documented Process & Systems

We ensure that all of our services are documented, with service maps, key dates and authorisations agreed upfront and signed off by our clients. We work with our clients to streamline your processes and ensure efficiency.   Our aim is to improve the way in which your bookkeeping & payroll is handled – the additional benefit of a highly experienced outsourced team.

All Software Welcome

We are experienced in all major cloud based accounting software packages including (but not limited to) Xero, Hubdoc, Dext, Fathom, Harvest, Stripe, Futrli, Notion, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Office, Asana, Maker, Accentis and many more.   We won’t turn you away because your software is industry specific! Our team continue to update our knowledge of the latest accounting packages and add-ons to ensure that we can provide a cost effective and efficient service to our customers.

Experienced & Highly Recommended

Our team of qualified accountants and bookkeepers has over 20 years of commercial industry experience.  We can supply you with references from our current clients who have benefited greatly from the S&S experience.  You are in safe hands.


Use our bookkeeping services for a few hours a month, on a full time basis, or anything in between. We change the level of our service as your business needs change.

Case Studies

  • Bookkeeping Case Study




Startup data cleansing

Our Bookkeeping and VCFO team were brought in to work with an entrepreneurial startup with multiple products lines and investors who needed financial information. The previous bookkeeper couldn’t keep up with the demands of the business and as a r...

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  • Bookkeeping Case Study




Family Office conversion from Excel to Xero

Our Bookkeeping Manager has worked with a Family Business to convert their financial data from excel spreadsheets to Xero cloud based software. The Family Office management was taken over by siblings after the passing of a senior family member. Th...

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  • Bookkeeping Case Study




Legacy System and a retiring Bookkeeper

One of our clients had a trusted bookkeeper of 20 years who was ready to retire, and uses an industry specific legacy software system with attached accounting package. The legacy system could not be upgraded to a cloud-based accounting system due ...

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  Sydney City Office
Level 1, Salesforce Tower
180 George St
Sydney NSW 2000

  Mosman Branch
Building 5&6, 1110 Middle Head Road
Mosman NSW 2088

 +61 2 7226 1226