Our team has an intricate knowledge of the childcare sector. This knowledge has developed over many years of working alongside our clients whom are leaders in the childcare industry.
Our deep understanding allows us to consult to childcare operators at any stage of their business lifecycle, from start up, to growth, to maturity and eventually onto exit strategies.
How do we add value?
Industry benchmarking: This allows us to compare your performance against the best businesses in your industry, focusing on the KPI’s relevant to the Childcare sector specifically around profitability and staffing.
Childcare trading structures: We work with our clients goals and business plans in mind while developing effective and creative trading structures which provide asset protection and minimise tax within the boundaries of the legislation.
Detailed cash flow budgets and forecasts: Through our use of accounting software and industry experience we can help by formulating budgets and forecasts that will be relevant, measurable and timely.
Childcare software & system review: We assist by consulting on the use of various Childcare Management Systems (CCMS) which integrate accounting, Childcare Benefit (CCB) calculations, enrolments, human resources etc. We have a working knowledge across many of the software packages on offer, Qik Kids, Future Blocks, Smart fees and Childcare Central to name a few.
Business plans development, feasibility and implementation.
Investment and Expansion Strategies: We have sound and established relationships with financiers who understand how Childcare Centers’ operate including payment cycles and cash flow. Together with our financiers we can assist with all types of funding from constructions/renovation loans to Centre (physical)/business (goodwill) acquisition finance.
Human capital management: i.e. staff consultancy, human resources, legislative changes and salary benchmarking, etc.