How we work:

Real time advice

We can provide real time insight into your business. You may be used to seeing your accountant once a year and receiving a set of financials which don't mean much to you. Using new technology allows us to provide regular insight into what's happening in your business.

We partner with you

Your success is important to us because if you're successful, we're successful. We're interested in what is going on in your business, where you've been and where you're headed. So part of what we do is around setting your objectives and measuring your performance.

Smart system solutions

Modern business technology is easy to use, automated, and can drastically cut your administration time. We can help you identify and implement modern tech systems for you business. Much of what we do here centres around Xero.

Not just about tax

We can help you with your tax, but any accountant can do that. What about all the other stuff? Cash flow, marketing, employing staff, pricing, structuring. We can help you put together a strategic plan to help grow your business.

Always available

You'll have several contact points within our business, so there'll always be someone available to take your call. You can count on your phone calls or emails being returned within 24 hours. We're never too busy to service our customers.

Fixed fees available

We offer fixed price packages to eliminate surprise bills. If you have a project for us to work on, we can work with you to agree on a fee upfront before starting the work. 


Meet the team:

 

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Matt Tognini

Director

One of the originals - a director of KHT since 2004 - Matt is an expert in business development. His clients appreciate his vast commercial experience and lateral thinking when it comes to problem solving. Matt understands what's required to drive a business forward. He's known for being proactive with his clients in putting together the right strategies to suit their specific needs.

A director of charity Heart Kids WA, acting at times as Treasurer and CFO, Matt has been closely involved in growing the charity significantly over the past five years.

Naturally, Matt acts as a "Virtual CFO" for many of his clients.

Matt is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and for many years facilitated the Institute's CA Program. When not chalking up wins for clients, he's on his bike winning races for the KHT Cycling Team.


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Ben Elliott

Director

Ben thoroughly enjoys working with business owners and being a "problem solver" for his clients. He sees the issues facing growing businesses as being more about strategy and forward planning, rather than just the tax compliance. Ben recognises that every business is different, and therefore requires a bespoke service.

Ben regularly deals with the following:

  • Planning for start-ups to "get off the ground".
  • Restructuring of established businesses to facilitate growth.
  • Maximising value from the sale of a business.

Ben is a Chartered Accountant with prior experience in a Big 4 accounting firm. When not servicing clients Ben enjoys surfing and spends time with his young family. 


 

Paul Cramer 

Private Wealth Advisor

 

Paul enjoys seeing people succeed. He likes to know that strategies he has implemented have helped to increase his client's wealth and secure their financial future. He focuses on providing solutions to help clients make informed decisions to protect, manage and create wealth. He helps clients address their major concerns: preserving their wealth, mitigating taxes, taking care of their heirs and ensuring their assets are protected. 

Paul uses a consultative process to gain a detailed understanding of what is most important to his clients in terms of values and goals. He then employs customised recommendations designed to address each client's unique needs, challenges and goals. 

He assists clients in increasing their confidence managing financial matters by making more informed decisions. He develops and implements a comprehensive wealth management plan to help reach financial and lifestyle goals or can be utilised to obtain a second opinion about current financial situations to discover what is possible.

Paul is a strategic and innovative thinker with a successful track record in financial services providing advice in the best interest of clients and managing high performance teams. He can also be found cycling outside of hours. 

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