simplyaskit meets Accountant Brendan Curran from BPC Accounting
What is your occupation?
What services do you provide?
We offer accountancy services, business advisory, SMSF auditing, external examiner, tax agent and bookkeeping services
Name of Business?
Where is the business located?
Budgewoi (NSW Central Coast) and Swansea (Hunter Region)
How long have you been an accountant?
Is there any particular part of Accountancy you specialise in?
Small business: mostly family operated businesses with turnover up to $25m
What sets you apart from other Accountants?
We aim to develop a deep understanding of our clients and their needs so we can more easily provide advice and assistance tailored to them. We’re also very proactive in communicating regularly with our clients.
What role does communication play in helping you operate a successful business?
It is VITAL!! Our clients need to have the confidence that we are listening and we are their advisors. Many of our clients call several times a month to discuss all sorts of things. It means we can nip issues in the bud, and guide them to the best solutions
What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in business?
There is no such thing as a dumb question
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received?
Stand up, look people in the eye, and be polite.
Is there a book you’d recommended to help people stay motivated?
Legacy by James Kerr. I found it provides all sorts of lessons on how to conduct yourself in business and in life.
What are your favourite hobbies?
Rugby, fishing and surf lifesaving