54 episodes

Meet members of First Class Accounts, Australia's largest bookkeeping network and learn how and why they got into the business and what they do to succeed. Presented by Robert Gerrish, Founder of Flying Solo and host of the Rekindle podcast.

The Business of Bookkeeping First Class Accounts, presented by Robert Gerrish

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Meet members of First Class Accounts, Australia's largest bookkeeping network and learn how and why they got into the business and what they do to succeed. Presented by Robert Gerrish, Founder of Flying Solo and host of the Rekindle podcast.

    Living and working in lockdown

    Living and working in lockdown

    Anyone who has met Kelly Marshall knows her as being upbeat, outgoing and social. So has is she coping in Melbourne's second lockdown and how is she serving her clients? Let's find out.

    • 25 min
    Designing a 3 hour work day

    Designing a 3 hour work day

    When Trevor Taylor left his role as a Bank Manager, he knew he wanted to change the balance between life and work. It took a while to get things running as he wanted, but these days he's often relaxing by the pool by mid morning. 

    • 27 min
    A passion to solve riddles

    A passion to solve riddles

    From her base in Rockhampton, Nerida Pokarier enjoys figuring out how her customers can best set up and run their businesses. It's this curiosity that's driven her throughout her working life and it suits her well in her bookkeeping practice.

    • 29 min
    Specialising doesn't suit everyone

    Specialising doesn't suit everyone

    After nearly 20 years working overseas, Vanessa Malcolm knew how she wanted to live and work when she returned home. She has designed her business to suit her lifestyle and as you'll hear, she embraces variety. 

    • 20 min
    When the family juggle became too much

    When the family juggle became too much

    A little over a year ago, Belinda Parsons realised that a career in hospitality, two young children and a very busy husband were getting too hard to handle. Happily she found First Class Accounts and set about changing how things ran. So how is it going? Let's find out. 

    • 18 min
    "It was like walking into a family"

    "It was like walking into a family"

    When newbie, Nikki Douglass attended the First Class National Conference in 2019, she'd been a franchisee for a matter of weeks. She found the experience overwhelming, but not for the reasons you may expect. 

    • 25 min

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