Scott Leonard

Scott Leonard

Scott Leonard is an ABBS Bookkeeper based in Nudgee Queensland, capable of servicing clients Australia Wide.

Scott holds current Xero Advisor Certification and Xero Payroll Certification.

Scott is a proud member of Institute Certified Bookkeepers – Membership No. 425347

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To be able to provide you with a relatively accurate quote, we will need you to provide some core information that is used for this purpose only.

We suggest you have the bank statements or closely estimate the number of transactions on all business bank accounts and credit cards for the last three months.

Scott Leonard is very skilled in many business aspects including inventory management and business continuity. As a qualified company director, Scott can advise you on general governance arrangements and interpretation of financial reports.

For over ten years, Scott has been managing the books for many of Queensland’s small to medium-sized businesses and Not for Profit organisations. This management has included financial reports and analysis, business continuity planning, as well as advice on the administration of incorporated associations.

Scott has certifications in MYOB and Reckon One, and Xero and is currently studying a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, Scott’s background with the Department of Defence has honed his attention to detail and developed his talent for project management and logistics

An expert in inventory stock control, financial planning and funds control; Scott’s ability to assist your business in these areas is exemplary – having coordinated the issue, delivery, and transfer of property for hundreds of customers on Manus Island, New Guinea.

With the completion of his Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (December 2017), Scott’s broad skills and formal qualifications will position him correctly to advise on governance within small to medium-sized businesses, as well as discuss ways to increase a business’s overall effectiveness and improve efficiencies.

No matter what your business needs, you will find Scott’s knowledge and qualifications to be of great benefit. Scott is always keeping abreast of changes and developments. His education includes:

  • Advanced Project Management, Institute of Public Administration Australia Qld, Brisbane, QLD
  • Advanced Public Sector Writing, Institute of Public Administration Australia Qld, Brisbane, QLD
  • Senior Disaster Management Officer, Queensland Government, Brisbane, QLD
  • Introduction to Incident Management, Queensland Government, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2017 Certificate IV Bookkeeping (completion due December 2017)
  • 2005 Master of Management in Defence Studies, University of Canberra ACT
  • 2003 Bachelor of Professional Studies, University of New England, NSW
  • 2002 Graduate Diploma of Logistic Management, Australian Army, NSW
  • 2008 The Company Directors Course Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • 1993 Associate Diploma in Personnel Administration, Australian Army, NSW
  • 2004 Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, Australian Army, NSW

Commended for his work during Tropical Cyclones Charlotte, Ellie and Hamish – Scott understands the meaning of the words Emergency Response and has provided strategic advice and support to Emergency Management Queensland – his quick thinking and rapid response is a real bonus for any small or medium-sized business.

With many years of bookkeeping experience and direct access to experts in many subject matters, Scott is a perfect addition to the ABBS team and looks forward to helping you with your bookkeeping and business in general.

Scott’s Testimonials

Ariel H

Scott Leonard has been the Honorary Treasurer and bookkeeper of QJCS Inc since 2006. His knowledge and expertise in governance requirements have resulted in very accurate and comprehensive accounts which have been complimented by our auditor as easy to audit.

Scott is also experienced in providing advice in grant management, expenditure and acquittal. This was hugely helpful during the 2011 floods where he administered our $2 million funds raised to assist victims.

Scott has also provided me and the committee with advice, guidance and support over the past 12 years which I thank him for.

Rabbi Mosheh (President)

Scott Leonard has been our honorary bookkeeper since 2009.

His first work for us was to build years of accounts from paper statements and receipts and transcribe them into MYOB.

His keen understanding of GST rules resulted in a significant return for our charity, which made a real difference to our community.

The accounts were methodically built, BASs submitted and audits completed over the course of several months.

Scott has since committed many volunteer hours to keep our accounts in good shape and ensures audit reports for the association are thorough.

He continues to provide valuable advice on governance requirements, GST, and administrative processes to improve our effectiveness and efficiency.

Contact me on 0423 838 008 for affordable bookkeeping services that support your business

Scott Leonard has the following skills, attends regular skills maintenance training, and the support of a diverse team of bookkeepers and accountants with a wide range of skills

tick_mark20    Accounts Payable

tick_mark20    Accounts Receivable

tick_mark20   BAS and IAS

tick_mark20    End-to-end Bookkeeping

tick_mark20    Cash / Accrual Accounting

tick_mark20    Payroll Processing

tick_mark20    Proficient in Excel

tick_mark20    Financial Reporting

tick_mark20    Bad Debt Collection

tick_mark20    Office Management

tick_mark20    Proficient in Xero & MYOB

tick_mark20    Bank Reconciliations

tick_mark20    Proficient in Word

To be able to provide you with a relatively accurate quote, we will need you to provide some core information that is used for this purpose only.

We suggest you have the bank statements or closely estimate the number of transactions on all business bank accounts and credit cards for the last three months.

Accountability BAS and Bookkeeping Services provide professional bookkeeping and BAS services to businesses in most Australian states.

What our clients say about us…

“I had the pleasure of being introduced to ABBS through Jo Bacon the WA representative. The professional service.  I have received has been so essential in assisting me with my new business, I am so grateful for the expertise, professionalism and excellent customer service I have experienced.” Marion B

“Thanks to Steve Cocks from ABBS we managed to get all the books up to date and in no time, … and that took the weight off my shoulders so I could focus on developing my business and moving forward in a more organized and structured way, keeping on top of things every month which makes life much easier.”  Elisabeth G

“As an ex-bookkeeper, I’m pretty fussy about how I like things done and I’ve found Caran from ABBS to be a pleasure to work with. She’s competent and efficient and now that I have her helping me with the bookkeeping for my business, I wouldn’t be without her.”  Sandy T

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2017 Queensland Bookkeeper of the Year Finalist
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