Swan Accountants

Company Incorporation, Accounting, Tax and Bookkeeping

Swan Accountants

About Us

Helping Business Owners Control Their Future

Swan Accountants is your tax accountant and business advisor with experience across a broad range of industries. With our knowledge and experience, we can guide you on all aspects of your business, helping you avoid lost opportunities and unnecessary exposure to risk.

We believe that every business owner should have access to timely financial information and advice to make good business decisions.

That’s why we use a range of cloud-based accounting solutions to provide you with timely financial information as well as accounting, taxation and business advice to assist in the efficiency and profitability of your business.

And if you are just starting out, we can set up an appropriate business structure that increases your potential earning power and protects your personal assets.

If you are looking for an accountant who really cares about building a long-term relationship with you, then call us today for a complimentary discussion about how we can help you.


Accounting Services

Whether your accounting needs are complex or straightforward, working with an experienced accountant can ease your compliance burden. Our focus is to deliver quality accountancy services with efficiency and accuracy to free you from financial administration, allowing you to focus on your business goals and productivity.

Accounting services include:

  • Annual and periodical financial statements
  • Management reporting
  • Budgeting and cash flow projections
  • Financial analysis

Business Advisory

At Swan Accountants, we pride ourselves on being proactive rather than reactive when it comes to you and your business.

Our aim is to assist in the efficiency and profitability of your business by delivering advice that is timely and appropriate to your needs now and into the future.

Our focus is on providing practical and tangible solutions to maximise the potential of your business through understanding the key drivers of business success.

Business advisory services include:

  • Advice on appropriate business structures
  • Acquisition and disposal of businesses and associated tax implications
  • New business startups including company formation and establishment of unit or discretionary trusts
  • Business plans
  • Asset protection
  • Shareholder agreements

Taxation Services

Swan Accountants is your tax and business advisor with experience across a broad range of industries. With our knowledge and experience, we can guide you on all aspects of your business, helping you avoid lost opportunities and unnecessary exposure to risk.

Regardless of your structure – be it sole trader, partnership, company or trust – nobody should make a significant business decision without seeking the advice of a taxation specialist. How you deal with all the various taxes that affect your business will ultimately impact on how well you accumulate your wealth.

Taxation services include:

  • Individual, partnership, company and trust tax returns
  • Structuring and taxation planning
  • Small business concessions
  • Activity statements
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Goods and services tax
  • Capital gains tax

Company Secretarial

Let Swan Accountants take care of your compliance and reporting obligation to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Company secretarial services include:

  • Company formation
  • Company secretarial maintenance
  • Preparation of minutes and resolutions
  • Business name registrations
  • Share and unit transfers

Small Business Service Packs

Basic Package

  • Annual financial accounts
  • Business income tax return
  • Email/phone support for simple queries (excludes complex tax matters)

Silver Package

Basic Package plus:

  • Quarterly BASs & monthly IASs
  • Annual tax planning meeting
  • Registered office (companies only)

Gold Package

Sliver Package plus:

  • Monthly performance reports
  • Quarterly business performance review meetings, benchmarking and reports

You can cancel the package at any time giving 30 days’ notice. However, you need to have completed 12 months of payment to qualify for the annual financial accounts and tax return to be prepared.

Fees will be agreed with you after examining your specific requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Swan Accountants different to other accounting practices?

Swan Accountants focuses solely on the needs of small and medium enterprises, their owners and family members. We take a forward-looking approach to accounting and provide business owners with timely and insightful financial information and tax advice to help them make better business decisions.

How are your fees structured?

Our fees reflect the scope of the engagement and are agreed with you up front. Working on a fixed fee bases provides you with clarity and certainty and there are no surprises when you receive your invoice.

We can also put together a monthly fixed fee package to assist you with your cashflow.

What type of software do you recommend?

We generally recommend Xero as it was designed specifically for small businesses.

It is easy to use and will save you incredible amounts of time, transforming the way you run your business.

Bookkeeping Services

Swan Bookkeeping Services

Every business owner should have access to financial information that is as accurate and current as possible to make good timely business decisions.

Swan Bookkeeping Services will help you understand the financial health of your business and free you from financial administration, allowing you to focus on the operational side of your business.

We work at your premises or remotely and we are experts in the popular accounting packages such as Xero and MYOB.

We can manage as much or as little of your bookkeeping function as you wish, including:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Activity statement lodgement
  • Payroll and superannuation
  • Monthly management reports
  • Cash flow management
  • End of financial year processes
  • Troubleshooting
  • And much more

Xero Accounting Services

Xero is small business accounting software that runs in the cloud. This means all your financial data is stored online – so you can access it anywhere, anytime, from any device with an internet connection.

The Xero accounting application was designed specifically for small businesses. It’s easy to use and will save you incredible amounts of time, transforming the way you run your business.

Cloud-based accounting systems like Xero run in real-time, which means your data is always up-to-date. There’s only one version of it, so you can connect from the office, at home or on-the-go – no more being tied to your desktop!

Xero Accounting Software

If you’d like to revolutionise the way your business does accounting, Swan Bookkeeping Services can help you set up a free trial of Xero. If you do decide to sign up, you’ll only pay a small, monthly, pay-as-you-go subscription fee. There are no contracts and you can easily upgrade or downgrade your package at any time.

If you are worried about the process of switching from MYOB or QuickBooks to Xero, don’t be!

We help you every step of the way, from setup through to training and ongoing support.


Kai Furstenau

Kai brings a raft of knowledge from small and national mid-tier accounting firms having worked in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and North Queensland.

Kai has a client-focused attitude that has allowed him to build and develop his client base from the ground up. He enjoys having a hands-on role with clients, building relationships and working with them to grow and build their businesses, and guiding them through the complex taxation and financial reporting landscape.

Kai is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Advisor and Registered Tax Agent.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law
  • Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Operations Management
  • Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Industry)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of The Tax Institute
Kai Furstenau - Swan Accountants
Member - The Tax Institute


“Professionalism and integrity are what I look for in my accountant. Kai fits both briefs and is additionally very good at what he does! I couldn’t recommend Swan Accountants more highly.”

Jonathan Jacobson
Jacobson and Associates

“Kai has given me much more confidence in running my business as he understands the accounting and taxation requirements for my varied business entities. I found him very accessible, and he provides excellent customer service.”

Simon Richmond
Woodlake News & Gifts