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25D Victoria Avenue

Invercargill, New Zealand

 

28 Mersey Street
Gore, New Zealand
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p. (03) 214 2234 (Invercargill)

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Business Services

Benchmarking

Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared with others in your industry? What is their average bottom line? Are your staff costs too high? Surviving in today's business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it. We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative benchmarking reports that enable you to:
 

  • See how your business compares with others in your industry.

  • Understand more about how the rest of your industry works

  • Analyse the key performance indicators in your industry
     

Equipped with this information, we'll work with you to develop action strategies that improve your bottom line.

Bookkeeping and Accounting

Modern business requires up-to-date, accurate financial information. We can relieve you and your staff of the enormous burden of all your bookkeeping and accounting needs, including preparation of your annual accounts and periodic management accounts for tax, business appraisal, and planning purposes.

We will discuss your requirements with you and provide information relevant to your particular situation, as well as constructive advice, on a regular basis.

Budgeting

A good budget is a necessity in a good business plan. It is one of the best business tools you can have, enabling you to set financial targets and measure your performance.

In addition to goal-setting value, budgets will often improve your chances of acquiring funding. Financiers often require budgets as a prerequisite for funding approval.

The techniques we utilise to form financial projections enable you to consider future scenarios and provide you with goals to strive for in your business.

Let us show you how a budget can provide feedback that helps you prepare for the future of your business!

Business Start-up

If you are just starting out in your first farming venture but don't have expertise in the legal or financial aspects of creating a new business, we can help you:
 

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business - Sole trader, partnership, or limited company

  • Prepare a cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts

  • Assess your finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance, and draw up the necessary proposals

  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank

  • Complete any registration procedures with Companies House, Inland Revenue, or ACC

  • Deal with company secretarial issues

Cash Flow Forecasting

Are you holding too much inventory? Is this the right time to expand your business? Are you going to have enough cash to pay all expenses every month? Surviving in today's business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it.

We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative cash flow forecasting reports that enable you to:

  • Realise and understand when cash is available

  • Plan and prepare for expansion, stock control, and taxes

  • Analyse and anticipate key expenses

Equipped with this information, we'll work with you to develop action strategies that improve your bottom line.

Financial Planning

Financial planning involves developing comprehensive, effective strategies to strengthen your financial security and ensure your financial goals can be met. These strategies provide a separate source of income to your business or employment income.

Our qualified, experienced team can discuss your financial options with you and provide a three-stage service in financial planning that includes:

  • Initial financial advice

  • Implementation of a financial plan

  • Ongoing investment portfolio management


A variety of investment options are available, including corporate bonds, term deposits, local body and Government stock, New Zealand and overseas shares, managed investment funds, and more.
 

Don't take unnecessary risks with your future. Allow the professionals at AgriFocus to guide you towards achieving your financial goals!

Financing

A wide range of financing options exist, each with their pros and cons. At AgriFocus we know the financial market and have the experience to assist you in securing the best financing option for your personal and business goals. Our experience in the market means we can also structure debt upon acquisition to maximise tax advantages.

Let our experienced team explore the best financing options with you an get your business closer to its goals!

Management Consulting

Our aim is to ensure your business achieves the potential it is capable of. We have the know-how and experience to offer advice that helps you run your business more effectively.

We are practiced in acting as a sounding board for management, bringing years of experience in business growth to the relationship. We can identify key performance indicators in your business, through which you will see positive changes occurring with the help of our professional consultants.

We check that your business is as competitive, focused, and profitable as it can be, then offer flexible strategies, designed to address the issues affecting your business.

Let us give your business a health check! Take the practical advice we can provide to ensure the ongoing success of your venture.

Payroll and PAYE Services

Administering your payroll can be time-consuming and divert you from your core business activities. Added to this, payroll and employment legislation are growing increasingly complex.

We can relieve you of this burden by providing a comprehensive, confidential payroll service that includes:

  • Customised payslips

  • Administration of PAYE, statutory sick pay, and annual leave

  • IR-filing to the IRD

  • Summaries and analyses of staff costs

  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, and termination payments

  • Even if you only have a few employees, you will save by engaging us to administer your payroll.

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