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JD Scott + Co, your trusted accounting firm in Sydney

Our goal is simple. Our Sydney accountants are here to help you solve your accounting, tax, and business problems.

As one of Sydney’s leading Chartered Accounting firms, we aim to help build your business and wealth, empowering you to reach your goals.

Our clients enjoy working with us because we make the complex simple. We tailor our services around your industry, all while offering quality support.

Our Sydney accountants can help you face new challenges throughout every stage of your journey by focusing on building long-lasting relationships rather than one-off solutions. We’ll act as your trusted advisor, helping you to make key financial and business decisions.

We offer complete financial solutions, helping with everything from bookkeeping to complex tax planning, always with a strong focus on helping small businesses. Our qualified and professional team has extensive experience in a range of different fields, so you can trust that we have a solution to your problem.

Discover how we can help you. Contact us today. 

Sydney accountants with a difference

As Sydney accountants with over 30+ years of combined experience, we’ve helped countless small businesses understand and simplify their taxes. We understand the ins and outs of many industries from NDIS providers to law firms and fintech/insuretech companies to marketing agencies, and we’d love to help you too. Find out why so many Sydney businesses have trusted us as their accountant of choice. Contact us today. 

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We offer specialist accounting advisory services to corporate clients. Our deep experience in both commercial and professional practice allows us to handle the most technical of accounting matters. Working collaboratively with your finance team, we can assist you with IFRS accounting, financial reporting, audit support, and technical accounting matters.

We have grown our firm to become one of the most trusted business accountants in Sydney and today we offer a wide range of accounting services for small and medium businesses in order to solve your business problems.

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Success Stories
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Your Journey With Us.
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Step One:
Discovery

We listen to you to properly understand your situation. Book a consultation right here on our website.

Step Two:
Scope

Together we scope a solution, whether it’s simple bookkeeping, a one-off transaction, or a more complex financial undertaking with ongoing support.

Step Three:
Solution

Next, you’ll receive a tailored proposal from our team. In it, we’ll outline a workable solution. We’ll also include all the information you need to make informed decisions on your taxation or accounting.

If you’re happy with our proposal, simply sign off and we’ll get started.

Step Four:
Onboarding

To get started, we’ll onboard you as a new client. In this phase, we’ll discuss the best way to work with you and your team on an ongoing basis.

Step Five:
Ongoing Relationship

Our goal is to build a long-term partnership with you that allows us to cater to your changing needs. We aim to help you through each stage of your journey and help you meet any challenges you face along the way.

Learn more about our process here.

Our Clients
We engaged JD Scott & Co to assist us with year end financial reporting. They are a highly professional firm, with deep experience and provided us with quality solutions.
Brenton Charnley
COO, Cover Genius
We retained JD Scott + Co to assist us in preparing a forecast model for the expansion of our business. They were able to tackle complex problems and succinctly communicate solutions for us.
Ben Mayo
CEO, Express Settlement
Great service, responsive and great advice
Edward Sin
Sine Projects Pty Ltd
l found JD Scott & Co fairly randomly through a Google search, and I'm so happy I did. James has been very responsive, got on top of our overdue stuff very quickly, has been very patient in explaining things to me and proactive in flagging potential areas to investigate for savings or other benefits. Thanks James!
Joanne Jenkins
James assisted us greatly over a difficult year end period. He was able to promptly get on top of the issues and put forward workable solutions, by coupling strong technical skills with practical experience. I will strongly recommend JD Scott + Co to Finance leaders that need personalised attention from a senior, experienced finance professional as a credible alternative to bigger firms.
Himanshu Kher
CFO, Axi Financial
Great service and support by James and his friendly team across various topics. Worked with them for the past 2 years, highly recommended.
Tony Zabel
Strategy Manager, BeforePay
Great service and support by James and his friendly team across various topics. Worked with them for the past 2 years, highly recommended.
Shoaib Mughal
Founder and Director Marketix Digital
JD Scott + Co has been a great help in getting our tax situation sorted.
Nick White
Owner - Since I left you
At Centricity Wealth we started working with James in 2020 needing help with year-end-reporting and to tidy up the tax for our small business. From the start, James made sure to understand where we were at with our accounting and to determine what needed to be done to tidy up our tax. Having helped us to get on top of thinks, he continued to support us with practical solutions and advice. Working with James gives us peace of mind that our accounting is taken care of and having someone so experienced in our corner, makes all the difference.
Callie Scheffer
Centricity Wealth
James, Janet, and the entire team at JD Scott + Co have been fantastic. Their expertise and unwavering support has been instrumental in helping take our business to new levels. From understanding our financials to strategic tax planning, they have been invaluable partners. Their deep industry knowledge and attention to detail have provided us with a comprehensive understanding of our financials. Their insights and guidance helped us to make informed decisions and navigate complex financial matters with confidence. If you're looking for an accounting firm that can help you and your business, we highly recommend the exceptional team at JD Scott + Co. They really do go above and beyond!
Reece Richardson
Director, Excolo Recruitment
I cannot speak more highly of James and his team at JD Scott + Co. The support they have provided me with across my personal and professional finances, small business bookkeeping, cashflow and tax planning has been invaluable. James works with transparency, care and authenticity. I have great peace of mind that I have a dedicated and professional team across all of my financial needs.
Sarah Bolitho
Founder and CEO, Levyl Recruitment
James has been interim CFO of Techstacked for the past two years and actively supported the growth of the business. His skills and advice have been invaluable in supporting the business as it grows.
Rohit Bhuta
CEO, Techstacked

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FAQ’s

We combine decades of experience gained in the Big 4 and large corporates and apply the same level of quality to our SME clients. We believe that every business has the potential to grow into a successful, profitable business.

No. We have decades of experience in dealing with some of the most difficult tax and accounting questions and finding workable solutions for our clients. Call us to discuss.

As a specialist business accounting firm, we generally don’t usually take on income tax returns if you’re just a PAYG earner – we recommend either using a service such as ITP or doing it yourself online. However, if you own investment properties

We certainly can! We’ve helped hundreds of entrepreneurs get their idea off the ground and become highly successful businesses.

The simple answer is yes. Whether we like it or not, the world is moving towards fully electronic business reporting, so a spreadsheet or old desk top software will no longer suffice. The ATO is moving rapidly towards real time, electronic reporting.

We believe Xero is the best software for growing Australian businesses. Its powerful enough to run a large business but intuitive to learn.

Yes we do. We’ve helped many small businesses grow your business from the kitchen table to a global enterprises.

We serve all states across Australia. Even prior to COVID we built our business around being able to offer our clients and staff flexibility. To us, it is more important to get the job done with the highest quality – no matter where were located.

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