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Managed Payroll

Continuously improve your payroll function to add value to your business and workforce by reducing risk and creating efficiency.

Structures for Tax and Asset Protection

Tax is woven into most areas of financial planning. We can help you navigate tax legislation and asset protection strategies.

Compliance Obligations

We can assist you to ensure all areas of your financial portfolio, including SMSF and pensions, are in line with regulations.

Entity Services

Assistance with the set up and registration of companies, partnerships, trusts and SMSF’s.


Retirement and Pension Advice

Let us help you navigate the complex retirement financial landscape so that you have financial security in retirement.

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Simon File
Senior Partner - Accounting & Business Advisor

Sarah Eltakchi 
Partner - Accounting & Business Advisory

Jim Softis
Senior Partner - Advisory & Consulting

Ash Pather
Partner - Audit & Assurance 

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Accounting & Business Advisory solutions to help grow your franchise business


Solutions for every stage of the business journey 

No matter where you are in your financial life cycle, as either a Franchise or Franchisor, there are challenges and opportunities you'll inevitably face. Your ability to effectively manage these will determine your financial success.


Running a franchise business requires the franchisee to wear many hats and quite often bookkeeping and accounting can be relegated to the bottom of the list. However, to make sound business decisions, it's crucial you have the correct information at your disposal. 

Findex draws on its resources from Accounting and Business Advisory, Consulting, and Tax to help take the stress out of the numbers, providing you with the information you need to help make your business successful.

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Through our Family Office approach, we bring together all of the required specialists in a coordinated approach, centered around you, with access to:

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A single, trusted point of contact for all your financial affairs

A comprehensive suite of professional services and products 

Specialist, and skilled advisers under one roof

Structured packages to address your challenges head on

We understand that every franchise is unique, and whether you are a franchisor or franchisee, the complexity of your business and compliance requirements can vary widely. We offer fixed priced packages to best support your needs whilst delivering value for money.

Franchise solutions




Bookkeeping & Payroll

Accounting & Tax Compliance

Tax Planning

Business Advisory Meetings

Benefits of partnering with Findex

Our focus is on building long term relationships, so you have the security of working with an adviser you can rely on and trust. We are with you for the entire journey, and can provide you with specialist advice grounded in business perspective and objectivity.


We provide tailored, strategic guidance.

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Strategic advice

We take a coordinated, hands-on approach in a location convenient to you.

Integrated support

We offer advice on all your business and personal financial affairs.

Helping both business parties

We assist franchisee and franchisor to achieve the best outcomes.

Business improvement for franchisees and franchisors

This year has been off to a rocky start for many businesses with rising interest rates, inflation, and fuel prices; however, there are strategies open to the Franchise industry to review systems, strategies, and processes to find the silver lining in this economic climate. 

Findex can help with reviewing: 

  • Cashflow and Profitability forecast 
  • Benchmarking / Key Performance Indicators 
  • Review Lending facilities (Commercial and Residential) 

As part of the exclusive Partner agreement between Findex and the Franchise Council of Australia, the Findex Franchise Team are offering a complimentary business health check and financial priorities report. Conditions apply. 

Complimentary Business Health Check

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Trusted by Thousands of Clients

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For more than 35 years, Findex has worked with thousands of businesses, both big and small, to address financial challenges and help create profitable, sustainable growth.

Your partners in strategic growth

250,000+ clients served across Australia and New Zealand

17+ Billion in funds under advice

100+ locations

Franchising can turn a small business into a national or international chain. However, running a franchise-model business also has its challenges for all involved.

Findex is one of the largest, privately owned providers of integrated financial advisory and accounting services in Australasia and is proud to be the Accounting and Business Advisory Partner of the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA).

With a vast geographical presence of more than 100 offices throughout Australia and New Zealand, Findex provide uniquely tailored solutions for franchisors and franchisees to help them plan with certainty and grow their business, no matter where they are located.

Bringing franchisees and franchisors together

Key Features

We provide specialist advice and services, tailored to your requirements, to assist you to drive your franchise business, add value and grow your returns.

Expertise & Support

Encompassing the business and regulatory needs of franchisors and franchisees, we deliver solutions targeting faster, more sustainable growth and better business outcomes for all parties.

A 'whole-of-business' approach

With ketchup running through their veins, the paths of the McDonald's franchisee owners, Glen and Ben, merged 14 years ago.

Since then, Glen and Ben have grown to own and run 11 restaurants. Guided by Senior Partner in Accounting and Business Advisory, Simon File, they’ve grown a small franchise empire. And now, with the help of Senior Partner in Wealth Management, Jo Potts, they’re learning how to extract the value they’ve built in their business to set themselves up for a life together beyond the famed golden arches.

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