RSM Australia

Business Advisory Services

Address business challenges and uncover opportunities through business advisory services

While we provide peace of mind through taking care of the usual accounting and tax compliance matters, our real value lies in helping you address business challenges and uncover opportunities.

We do this by developing a deep understanding of your needs, challenges and ambitions − taking a proactive approach in working with you across all facets of the business. By offering fresh insights and perspectives, combined with practical and pragmatic business advice, we can help you make critical decisions with confidence. 


Whether it’s working with you to protect your assets, fund your business growth, or develop an exit business strategy to maximise your return for a comfortable retirement, our advisory services devise practical solutions to help you achieve your goals.

Here are some of the business advisory services we offer:

Business planning

Depending on the lifecycle of your business, the first step may be to conduct a business “health check” to clarify your options and choices. From there, our team work with you to map out a plan to help you achieve your desired outcomes. We can plan for all business phases, from start up to growth and maturity.

Business strategy & development

RSM will help you create a tailored business strategy to suit your unique goals, including minimising waste, structuring your purchasing, analysing data and maximising potential opportunities.

Cloud accounting

Our experts can assist your transition to an efficient and effective cloud-based accounting system.

Financial management

By taking a deep dive into your data and processing your financial information, our experts can provide detailed insight into the implications of your key business decisions. Using their expertise, they turn this information into actions that can reduce risks, improve processes and ultimately drive profit.

Disability services and NDIS

We offer business advice to disability service providers, supporting the transition to NDIS. This involves business strategising, planning, risk management, marketing, HR and IT.

Family wealth and private client

Our advisory services include family wealth management − assisting with tax, money transfer, risk management and reporting, as well as safeguarding and growing wealth.

Profit and growth improvement

Profit is key to business success. We will work collaboratively with you to develop a bespoke strategy to achieve the right amount of growth, and offer business advisory solutions to overcome any challenges.

Structuring advice

Our team provide specialist advisory services that focus on implementing the right business structure. Not only will this streamline processes, it will ensure adequate cash flow, maximise your return and assist you with your regulatory obligations.

Succession and estate planning

RSM Australia can help you plan for the future handover of your business. We will work collaboratively to devise a well-structured succession plan, as well as offering advisory solutions regarding admin and taxation costs.

Single Touch Payroll

STP applies to all employers. Our team are on hand to help you successfully adhere to and manage this legislative requirement.

Growth and profit solutions diagnostic

Our team will clarify which areas to focus your energy on to ensure successful business growth and profit.

For more information on our business advisory services, follow the links below.

Key contact

Dace Harris - National head of Business Advisory

Dace Harris
National Head of Business Advisory

T: +61 2 8226 4500

Business Advisory Tools

Growth & Profit diagnostic

How to strengthen and simplify your allied health practice

The allied health sector is notable for its variety and complexity but there are rich opportunities too.
29 May 2019

Instant asset write-off increased to $30,000 – more businesses to benefit

There is some good news for business on the instant asset write-off front. Both the size of business and the amount you can write off instantly as a tax deduction has been increased. While these measures are welcome, it has added a little complexity for the year.
14 May 2019

Big change for small business - Get ready for STP

There are further compliance changes in the wind for businesses.  The Government is in the process of implementing a new reporting system which is focussed on streamlining payroll procedures.  This will impact on employer and employee alike.
16 April 2019

Ways to use 'the cloud' in your business

Clouds are generally a good thing for farming.  Whether that be the first hopeful signs of rain after long periods of drought or the relief at getting rain at just the right time, clouds are generally welcomed by the farming community. 
16 April 2019

Single touch payroll - soon mandatory for every employer

The ATO has followed through on plans to improve digitisation of tax reporting and returns, making it mandatory for all employers to use Single Touch Payroll from 1 July 2019.
26 February 2019

Surviving the hospitality cash flow conundrum

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

On-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme for NSW

In October 2018, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced $50m to fund an on-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme to provide financial help to primary producers in drought-affected regions.
15 January 2019

What to do about the summer holiday cash flow bell curve

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.
11 December 2018