APAC Issue Q3 2019

APAC / Issue Q3 2019 13 , Apr19100 Tailored Specifically Towards Individual Needs Since their inception in 1993, R J Sanderson & Associates have built themselves a reputation that is built upon both innovation and honesty. With over 35,000 individual clients, 5000 Companies & Trusts, 1000 SMSF’s within their constantly expanding portfolio, the passionate and highly skilled team at R J Sanderson & Associates have worked together to ensure that they achieve the firm’s main goal and purpose. Going into further detail, Roy begins by informing us of the company’s overall goal and how the steps the team takes to ensure that they achieve it successfully and efficiently. “Here at R J Sanderson & Associates, our mission is to ‘Minimise your Tax, Maximise your Wealth, Build your Business ’. In addition to this, our purpose is to ‘ make a difference to every person we encounter ’. How we do this is by thinking outside the box. All accountants can do a tax return as well as a set of accounts, but how many sit back and consider the opportunities to save tax, review the structure, consider the goals of the organisation and those running it. “Our full day monthly training sessions for all staff ensures that we are at the cutting edge of education, technology and up R J Sanderson & Associates has established themselves as being one of the largest accounting firms in Victoria withmultiple offices by placing their clients’ needs first. We profile the firmand caught up with Roy Sandersonwho provided us with a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the award-winning practice. to date with all the changes in legislation.” Whilst on the topic of team, the backbone of R J Sanderson & Associates is formed of a dynamic, dedicated, skilled and professional group of individuals who deliver an exceptional service to clients. When discussing the internal culture, Roy is keen to highlight the significant role the team play in the overall success of the firm. “We have monthly training sessions with all staff. Personally, I do not know of any other firm that dedicates a full day every month to staff training. Staff are the key ingredient to a successful business. As such, we look after each and every member of the team, which in turn, then they will look after the clients.” Reflecting on the wider industry, Roy touches on the developments which he foresees occurring within Australian Corporate Landscape, noting how the team at R J Sanderson & Associates will adapt to any changes which they face in the years to come. “At R J Sanderson & Associates, we are constantly running seminars and webinars to keep clients educated and updated with a changing tax environment. In addition to this, our monthly newsletters to clients is a regular ‘touch point’ to ensure that clients are getting information that they need to reduce tax or to improve their business. Looking ahead to what the future holds, the team at R J Sanderson & Associates will continue to deliver their exceptional services, which has seen them receive numerous accolades over the years, with the most recent being their win in APAC Insider’s Australian Enterprise Awards 2019 where they were righteously selected as the Best Accounting & Business Advisory Firm 2019. Bringing the interview to a close, Roy signs off revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline for the firm. “Moving forwards, we are always on the lookout for other firms to merge with, so we can continue to grow and expand our network of offices. Currently, with 10 locations under our belt, I see that in the future we could potentially have 50 locations.” Contact: Roy Sanderson Company: R J Sanderson & Associates Pty Ltd Address: 60 Robinson Street Telephone: 0397940010 Web Address: www.rjsanderson.com.au

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