Professional Advisors for Industry Specialists
Work ON the business, not IN the business.
We all know the saying, but how often do you really do it?
So many times we hear from doctors, mechanics, lawyers, financial planners and many other professionals, who just don’t have the time to look after their high level financial needs. At The Garis Group we have a wealth of experience assisting professional services firms to achieve their short-term, medium-term and long-term goals.
Drawing on our deep knowledge of your industry means that when you talk to us, we understand your operational challenges as well as your business needs.
You’re great at your job and we’re great at ours. So whether you want basic bookkeeping and tax filing, or a full service CFO on call, get in contact with us and find out how our flexible service packages will fit your needs.
We are members of The Institute of Public Accountants -Australia’s leading Professional Accounting Organisation dedicated to small and medium businesses.
Our Chartered Accountants have undergone rigorous professional training ensuring only the highest level of service and knowledge.
How We Help You Maintain Success
With comprehensive financial and business analysis, cashflow management solutions, management reporting and value improvement advice, we will work with you to build success in your firm. Our understanding of Newcastle and the Hunter Region allows us to provide local, specific and useful advice.
We know that you need to measure your performance, so we benchmark against other ‘like’ businesses in your space, using data from Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and across NSW.
We know that critical management decisions need to be proactive instead of reactive, so we take a holistic look at your strategic and operational planning.
We know that you need sound advice from people who have walked the walk, and don’t just talk the talk, so our experts will give you advice you can use in YOUR business.
John Garis | Director
BCom – University of Newcastle
Registered Tax Agent
Certified Xero Adviser
John Garis joined The Garis Group in December 2004 as a trainee accountant under the guidance of principal and founder Jim Garis and has progressively increased his experience and knowledge at the firm over the past 14 years and now holds the role of Director at The Garis Group.
John during this time completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting at the University of Newcastle. John is a registered tax agent and also holds membership with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) & with the Tax Institute of Australia.
John is a born and bred Novocastrian having lived in the great city of Newcastle all his life and has a great passion for helping individuals and small businesses thrive in our community so they can achieve all their financial goals!
“Our purpose here at The Garis Group is to help our clients create a beautiful financial future for themselves, their families & the people around them so that together we create a huge & lasting impact in our world”