BETTER BUSINESS ADVISORS
Growing your business together.
Your local Melbourne tax accountants and CFO providers.
We'll Be Your CFO
Our decades of experience provides you with a Virtual CFO, without breaking the bank. This includes cash flow projections, business analytics and an strong 'business advice' team.
Local Tax Accountants and Bookkeepers
Tax accounting is our bread and butter. We'll manage your annual tax returns, give you a clear picture as to what your position is and advise as to how you can minimise your tax obligations.
Services we offer include;
Registered Tax Agent Services
Business Advice Consulting & Support
Cloud Integration Implementation
We're certified Silver Xero Partners, and work with MYOB and Quickbooks too. This means getting any of your business data into the cloud, so you can get quicker access and gain more in-depth insights. Get time back to work on your business!
What Our Clients Say
Croydon Business Owner
If I thought I had my business finances in control before I met BBAU, I was wrong. They helped me not only organise myself but find efficiencies in my business, which helped it to prosper to what it is today. They've paid for themselves many times over!
Local Business Owner
I use BBAU as a step-in CFO, as our small business can't afford a CFO's wage. The advice they provide is invaluable and has added large amounts of value to our growing business. I can now concentrate on the business strategy.
Individual Tax Return
BBAU were very quick to respond when I was searching for a new accountant, showing me that they care about their clients. They've lived up to those expectations and are the most knowledgeable group of accountants I've ever dealt with!
“Don't ever let your business get ahead of the financial side of your business. Know your numbers.”
Tilman J. Fertitta
Meet The Team
Rebecca Van Eeden
Managing Director and Founder, Chartered Accountant
Starting her professional career in 2005, Rebecca was most recently a partner of a leading Melbourne based firm.
Rebecca is a Chartered Accountant and Tax Agent with extensive knowledge and experience in providing professional services for SMEs across a variety of industries including Construction and Trade, Property Development, Music and IT start-ups. Specialising in the implementation of new accounting systems and procedures, tax minimisation, wealth creation, asset protection, Rebecca is passionate about building strong client relationships and becoming an integral part of a client’s achievements and business performance.
Rebecca is a director of the Archie Roach Foundation (ARF) having helped establish the organisation and has worked in a volunteer capacity since its inception in 2014. When she is not solving the financial problems of the world, Rebecca can be found practising Yoga, studying Nutritional Medicine, gardening, swimming or spending time with her family.
Director and Founder
Damian is a finance professional with over 12 years experience, having fine-tuned his knowledge over multiple industries.
Commencing his career with public practice firm WHK (now Crowe Horwath), Damian has also worked as a Management Accountant within a large Construction Group and as a Finance Manager in the professional sporting arena, with the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. Most recently Damian was the CFO of Australia’s leading social enterprise, The Big Issue and its newest initiative, Homes for Homes. Damian has undertaken studies in Business Law at Monash and most recently completed a ‘Leadership for Organisational Impact’ course with the Melbourne Business School.
When not crunching spreadsheets you’ll find Damian at one of the many sporting stadiums around Melbourne, keeping up with his beloved sporting teams, the Collingwood Magpies and the Melbourne Storm.
Saul is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of professional experience in the Accounting game, specialising in SME’s, High Net Worth Individuals, Self Managed Super Funds and all things in-between.
Saul worked in boutique accounting firms in Hawthorn, Kew and East Melbourne before deciding to come on board with BBA. A power user of cloud based computer solutions, Saul uses his expertise in various software’s to make life easy for his clients based in a broad range of industries, from Beauty Retail and Machinery Wholesaling to Tradies and IT Professionals.
Saul understands that business owners want to deal with the day to day of running their business not spending time bogged down in Accounting & Bookkeeping work and that’s where we come in with easy to understand explanations & software solutions to make your life easier.
In his free time you’ll often find Saul at the basketball court, in the gym or messing around with his ever evolving PC setup.
Accountant & Virtual CFO
A dynamic accountant, VCFO and specialist in business technology and digital systems, Sarah has co-opted a unique career path that blends practical experience in the arts, business, and small practice accounting.
From delivering large scale national arts projects to her wide-ranging work in strategic advisory, Sarah’s breadth of experience has given her an innovative approach and a big-picture perspective. She is led daily by her values of fairness, creativity and authenticity in everything she does.
Sarah specialises in digital systems advisory, building systems that work efficiently with one another, and minimising friction or duplication. A natural planner, Sarah’s process is to collaborate, to create a plans that align with her clients’ goals, and to contribute her expertise, resources and experience at every level.
Sarah is an associate member of the IPA, and has post-graduate qualifications in business administration.
Sarah loves building relationships and helping people to remember why they’re good at what they do, and that by focusing on this as their core strength, they can achieve their business goals. Sarah makes a real difference to people’s lives by giving them back their time and making their activities more financially viable.
When she’s not wrangling her clients’ finances, Sarah draws her energy from being outside in nature, growing vegetables in her garden, listening to and making music, and making her own clothes. She also loves movies, tea, open fires, and spending time with her family.