Hospitality

Hospitality Advisory Services

RSM has the experience and expertise in the hospitality industry to provide a range of services to assist owners, directors, lenders, investors and other stakeholders.

Our team of chartered accountants have the local industry knowledge needed to provide those in the hospitality sector guidance around the following:

  • Acquisition or sale of a business, be it a Registered Club, Pub, Hotel/Motel, Resort, Restaurant or Bar
  • Amalgamation advice
  • Management advice in the operation of properties
  • Business and governance support
  • Ability to act as receivers or managers
  • Administration or liquidation advice in times of dispute or financial distress
  • Specialist advisory and taxation services, including:
    • Business planning
    • Cashflow projections
    • Working capital management

RSM provides hospitality advisory services to support and empower business owners to focus on building the best customer experience possible for both loyal and prospective customers.


As a full-service firm with many locations across Australia, our team provides integrated hospitality accounting solutions in a range of professional services and has developed a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by those in the hospitality sector. We work together with the various stakeholders to ensure they stay abreast of all the latest regulatory requirements and have a sound understanding of any possible financial risks.


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Are you looking for hospitality business advice services at RSM

Our tax, audit and accounting specialists provide a range of services for businesses in the hospitality industry.


We provide pragmatic, commercial advice that equips hospitality business owners with the knowledge to make the right decisions and meet future opportunities. By doing what we do best, it allows you to focus on what you do best – building a strong service for your customers.

RSM offers advice for hospitality business owners

Changes to Compulsory Super Guarantee Payments

10 June 2021
As part of Australia’s superannuation system, employers are currently providing superannuation guarantee of 9.5% under Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cth).

End of year tax tips for tourism & hospitality businesses

2 June 2021
With the end of the financial year fast approaching, it’s often confusing for business owners to know what exactly they need to do in the lead up to 30 June. 

JobKeeper has ended - What's next for tourism & hospitality cash flow?

16 April 2021
One of the key success factors for a sustainable business model is effective cash flow management. On the flip side, if a business consistently spends more than it earns, this can lead to cash flow issues and potentially, business failure.

Payroll & rostering - Looking beyond Single Touch Payroll

18 March 2021
In recent years, business owners have been inundated with information on Single Touch Payroll (STP), however, as we close in on 12 months since STP became mandatory, it’s time to look at other aspects of payroll software that can help add value to your business.

Selling your tourism or hospitality business and paying no tax

16 February 2021
When selling your business there are a number of key areas that should be addressed in order to get the best outcome for you.

Compulsory Superannuation Post Amnesty

5 November 2020
The amnesty is over.

Victorian government business survival and adaptation package

15 September 2020
Following the release of its Roadmap to ‘COVID Normal’ on 6 September 2020, the Victorian Government recently announced $3 bn of financial support for Victorian Businesses. 

COVID-19 lessons for tourism & hospitality businesses

17 August 2020
It is difficult to imagine a more brutal series of circumstances than those that have assailed the tourism and hospitality industry as a direct result of COVID-19.

Managing your margins in the hospitality industry

16 April 2019
The management of key cost margins is imperative for operators of café and restaurant businesses, as this industry is characterised by high sales turnover and high input costs.

Modern day challenges for hospitality and tourism businesses

12 March 2019
The hospitality and tourism industry in Australia today is continuously changing, specifically with regards to the demographic profile of travellers and the technological advances of the modern world.

Surviving the hospitality cash flow conundrum

15 February 2019
When the music stops, will your business cope?

What to do about the summer holiday cash flow bell curve

11 December 2018
Any local business operator in the hospitality industry will be able to relate to the summer holiday period rush. When reviewing the month to month annual profit and loss results, they can usually be displayed graphically as a significant bell-type curve.

Concern over complacency on new revenue standard

23 September 2016
With virtually every industry set to be affected, companies should be doing more to prepare for new rules on how revenue is recognised, according to accounting firm RSM Australia (RSM).