We've been taking care of the business needs of cafe owners like you for more than 40 years.
No matter what challenges you face in small business, Liston Newton Advisory has all the advice and support you need to help nurture your business growth.
Whether you're looking for bookkeeping and payroll services, tax planning advice, monthly reporting, software integration or much more, choose from our range of tailor-made services for cafes.
Monthly financial reporting
Business structure advice
POS and rostering software integration
Whether you're running a sandwich bar or a milkshake emporium, we've got you covered — with 40 years of professional hospitality accounting experience.
From payroll services and bookkeeping to business structure advice and tax planning, our professional services are made for businesses like yours.
We're with you every step of the way, solving your various small business challenges both now and in the future.
Our innovation solutions use the latest accounting technology to simplify and streamline your business processes.
Liston Newton helped Kael and Matthew successfully integrate Xero into their business to provide a full picture of day-to-day operations. We set up and continue to manage their administrative needs including payroll for over 20 staff, supplier payments, and monthly reporting.
Since the launch of Square & Compass, Kael and Matt have expanded and opened Vacation Cafe in the CBD, Lobbs Cafe in Brunswick and an artisanal coffee roasting business.
With more than 40 years of experience in the cafe industry, our specialist accounting and business advisory team is here to help.
Whether you need strategic advice on setting up your business structure, or ongoing accounting solutions to make light work of your administrative tasks, we're here to help.
Trust Liston Newton Advisory to serve up invaluable business expertise for your cafe.
The two most important questions to ask yourself beforehand are:
1. Does my current business have reliable staffing and procedures in place? Provided that's the case, these procedures can be replicated, enabling you to easily transfer administration, staffing and bookkeeping systems to the new location.
2. Do I have sufficient funding to support the new location? It's essential to have a proper budget for your new premises. You'll also need to ensure adequate funding from financial lenders or other investors. Too often, poor planning for expansion leads not only to the new location failing, but also to the demise of the existing and formerly thriving businesses.
You'll need to determine the optimal staff arrangements for your individual circumstances. We can help you decide which set-up best aligns with your short and long-term financial goals.
In some situations, it can be more cost-effective to move casual staff into part-time roles – particularly if they are regularly rostered onto weekends and public holidays. Award rates are constantly changing and it's important to seek advice from hospitality accountants to manage these changes profitably.
There are many rostering systems out there, each with its pros and cons that may or may not suit your business. In our experience, Deputy is a powerful and dependable rostering system that connects directly to Xero and can handle the needs of most small, medium and large hospitality businesses.
Our team can help you make the most of your business. Talk to us for expert advice.