Phone (08) 8981 5585

Contact Sarah
t +61 8 8981 5585
smceachern@nexiaem.com.au

Sarah is a Partner within the firm’s Business Consulting and Taxation divisions.

Sarah has a particular flair for assessing her clients’ business needs and providing recommendations that maximise opportunities for them.
In some cases, she actually manages the client’s finance department – a unique and quite privileged position because it requires a deep understanding of the business and its culture.

She has worked across multiple accounting software platforms, including clients’ customised software. She also understands governance practices and has been involved in the appointment of board members to a number of non-profit organisations.

Formal qualifications

Sarah has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Adelaide, is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Chartered Tax Adviser of The Tax Institute.

Professional expertise

Business consulting

Sarah has extensive experience in assisting with the preparation and analysis of monthly reporting, budgeting, cash flow management and compliance. She helps a number of not-for-profit organisations with their reporting and taxation requirements.

Sarah has managed the internal finance functions for Nexia Edwards Marshall and two of its clients and also has expertise in payroll processing.

Taxation

Sarah has sound technical taxation knowledge and provides advice to for profit and not-for-profit organisations.

In the Not-For-Profit sector her experience in FBT, GST and other industry specific tax related matters allows her to provide valuable advice to clients.

Virtual CFO

Transitioning to an outsourced finance function can be a difficult process, so Sarah works with clients every step of the way and builds a strong understanding of their organisation. She takes care of everything from determining the best outsourcing approach to managing new procedures and ensuring a seamless transition.

Software

Sarah uses her knowledge of software programs to help clients get more out of their current program, or move to a more effective and appropriate platform. She has sound knowledge of MYOB, Reckon and Xero, as well as more customised platforms.

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