Alliance Business Advisory
Advice and Financial Understanding for Businesses and Organisations Looking to Take the Next Step
Your business data is telling a story – do you understand what it’s telling you?
Who we are
Alliance Business Advisory is a small, proudly South Australian consulting firm delivering affordable commercial support to all small and medium-sized businesses. We provide the link between you and the numbers driving your business success. Though we do love a good spreadsheet, you will find that we are about more than just numbers. We analyse all data to help you set and reach your business objectives.
Many smaller and medium-size businesses don’t have the capacity to employ a full-time CFO or senior financial business partner. If you don’t have someone in your business who can “read the numbers”, you run the risk of not seeing what is going on right under your nose.
What we do
Your On-Call CFO
We understand many small to medium sized businesses simply cannot afford a permanent CFO or senior financial management support. Whether it’s a few hours per week or a couple of days per month, we can provide that support you’re looking for. From board reporting, systems implementation, finance team training and development, or just being there as a sounding board to support your decision-making process, our on-call CFO service is there to assist.
Budgeting & Forecasting
We’ll work with you to develop a budget model tailored to your business operations
Providing detailed Profit & Loss forecasting – knowing where you’ve been is important but knowing where you’re going is critical to sustained business success
Cash Flow and working capital forecasting to give you the confidence to drive your business forward
Just getting started? We can help you with your initial business planning and provide the tools to set you up for success.
Without realizing, established businesses often lose focus of their strategic objectives and stray from their plans. We can review and help refine your strategic planning process and embed the controls and review systems required to keep you on track.
Product Profitability Analysis
Our expertise in Manufacturing Accounting will uncover your true cost of production.
Implementing Standard or Activity-based costing systems
From delivery of raw materials to freight out of finished goods, we’ll work to identify and eliminate inefficiencies to streamline your primary value chain activities
We’ll review your Sales performance plus help you understand ALL cost drivers impacting your product or service delivery margins
Performance Reporting & Analytics
Design targeted, user friendly monthly management reports, dashboards and business scorecards to track your business performance.
Establish your business KPI’s to assist in tracking team and business goals
Investment Decision Support
Financial modelling of investment opportunities – Profitability forecast, NPV, IRR & Discounted Payback analysis
Scenario and sensitivity analysis
Project management support
Some of our satisfied customers
“The Australia Day Council of SA engaged Shane from Alliance Business Advisory to guide our financial systems transformation and to provide support during a transition period within our senior finance leadership team. We were delighted with the result and asked him to manage the roll out of our new merchandising program in the lead up to Australia Day. This program ensured that we could build a national reach within a very short time frame. We achieved outcomes that exceeded our expectations. Professional, knowledgeable, and willing to get his hands dirty, I have no doubt Shane will help you get your business achieving the results you expect.”
“Having experienced an exciting period of growth, the leadership team at City Collective were keen to position ourselves for sustained future success. We had several opportunities we were keen to explore and Shane from Alliance Business Advisory was able to provide us with a comprehensive analysis of our options that gave us the clarity and confidence to take that next step.”
To learn how Alliance Business Advisory’s services can help your business grow this year, please get in touch.