Corporate Services

The boards and management of small to medium publicly listed corporates seek our help for a variety of services. These include the full suite of back office/board support services, as well as more complex transactional support – such as recapitalisation, fund raising, listing, reverse take-overs and asset acquisition/divestment strategies.

Financial Reporting

Accurate and timely financial reporting is vital for an organisation. Our tailored solutions meet the specific needs of our clients. These might be recruiting an outsourced finance function or a CFO. Preparing your annual report or organising day-to-day bookkeeping.

Financial and management reporting services:

• Preparation of statutory half-year and annual reports
• Engaging and liaising with the auditors to assist in audit completion
• Forecasting and cash flow management
• Preparation of consolidations including intercompany and foreign currency transactions
• ASX liaison and reporting
• Bookkeeping and day-to-day accounts management
• Specialised payroll support
• Preparation and lodgement of BAS returns
• Management of corporate taxation obligations.

Company Secretary, Governance and Regulatory Compliance and Advisory

We help clients to follow best practice corporate governance procedures and adhere to their compliance obligations. Our depth of experience dealing with regulators as Company Secretaries extends both in Australia and overseas, and includes more complex transactional support services.

Back office support services:

• Complete handling of director and shareholder meetings including drafting of agendas, meeting packs and notices of meeting
• Liaison with the ASX and ASIC – including lodgement of all relevant documents
• Liaison with the share registry services as required
• Liaison with corporate lawyers as required
• Assistance in drafting and review of announcements, meeting minutes, periodic regulatory reporting and other documents as required
• Advice regarding corporate governance and disclosure issues
• Maintenance of corporate registers
• Provision of registered / serviced office.

Corporate advisory and transactional support services:

• Assistance with capital raising including IPOs, placements and rights issues as well as any other issues of securities
• Broker liaison
• Drafting documentation required for regulatory and/or shareholder approval of corporate transactions
• Liaison with valuers, independent experts
• Drafting of prospectuses and associated entitlement documentation
• Due diligence acquisitions, including cash flow forecasting
• Reverse takeovers.