The Best Investment is an Investment in Yourself

As busy business owners, we rarely have time for ourselves, let alone time for upskilling in areas that may not directly correlate to your businesses offering. Time and time again, business owners approach us with their books in quite a state. Yes, of course we can help sort things out, however what we can also do is provide training to empower business owners (and/or their office staff) on how to confidently do their own books ongoing.

When you run your own business, you are an expert in your field, knowing the ins and outs, but when it comes to doing the books, often business owners just plod along using the same old systems and processes they always have. In this world of online accounting and automation, your books shouldn’t be taking up much of your time at all.

By taking control and investing in training, you will be:


By undertaking training specific to your businesses accounting, you will walk away with the confidence and knowledge required to do your own books. No more late nights worrying about pays, super and tax. You will feel confident that you have everything under control and that all your books are in order.


By using cloud systems to their capacity, the efficiencies for small business owners are nothing short of amazing. Invoicing, automatically following up overdue payments, reconciliations, automatic pays, all your figures and reporting in the one place will make doing your bookwork a breeze.


By having a thorough understanding of what is required, combined with a solid cloud accounting platform, you will know that your business is compliant, which in turn ensures ATO payments are done on time, super requirements are met etc, meaning you won’t be met with late fees or penalties again.


At Sum and Substance, we run individual training for businesses, but we also run specialized industry training through our sister company, Future Proof Accounting. Our next specialized training is for people in the medical industry. You can read more about that here. If you want to enquire about training for you or your business, we can be reached at (03) 9424 9447 or You can directly book in a time to chat with Neha by clicking here.


You can also view our training services here.