Businesses now compete in a dynamic ever changing environment. Increased regulation, management of resources pressures and global competition are constant challenges. Access to resources providing the right advice is critical.
DFK Kidsons is an experienced and well established full service accounting firm, that has the expert knowledge to meet the business and professional demands of our clients.
Our partners and senior staff have developed specialist skills and industry expertise to ensure we can provide our clients with prompt, reliable and accurate advice when it’s needed.
Our national and international alliance also provides access to an extended range of expertise if required.
Our strategic goals as a national and international alliance drive our services by providing greater expertise for clients, helping them to grow in the process.
Audit and Assurance Services
External Audit Services:
- Statutory financial statement audits
- Trust account audits
- Superannuation funds
Internal Audit Services:
- Risk management
- Management reviews and assurance
- System reviews
- In-house internal audit roles and resources
- Fraud investigation and control
- Due diligence reviews
- Advice on accounting policies and accounting and auditing standards
Financial Reporting & Business Advisory
- Preparation of financial statements
- Periodic management and cash flow reporting
- Tax advisory & compliance
- Financial and performance analysis
- Activity based costing and management
- Working capital and funding strategies
- Strategic and business planning
- Acquisitions and disposals
- Business valuations
- IT implementations assistance
Our objective in providing these services is to assure and comfort our clients in their decision making.
Our due diligence reviews include examining historical, forecast financial and tax information and procedures to report on issues that may impact on the value of the business being acquired or the structure of the transaction being contemplated.
Business Development Plans
DFK Kidsons can assist in the preparation of business plans or project programs to support applications for funding by way of grant or loan.
Grant or Funding Reporting
DFK Kidsons have been appointed as funding controllers or administrators on behalf of a number of Government Departments in the past and, as a result, have first-hand experience of the requirements of reporting and acquitting Government funding.
These skills are available directly to any funded organisation, as a one off assignment, or on an ongoing basis.
Funds Management and Administration
DFK Kidsons (Queensland office) accept assignments as trust fund managers and can control, record and report all transactions relating to a particular grant or project.
Funds are maintained in a Client or project-specific DFK Kidsons Trust Account which is managed in accordance with the requirements of the Trust Accounts Act (Queensland).
It can assist assessment of a funding application if the funding body is made aware that an independent professional firm has been engaged to manage the funds for a particular project or organisation.