Running a sustainable business is only achievable if its finances are in order.  

How much has your business lost in revenue due to inefficient business processes?

How much stress is the financial side of your business causing you because you are unsure of the amounts on your profit & loss statement? 

How many decisions are you not able to make because you don’t have the advice and information you need?

We understand you need more than just an accountant, you need support that you can rely on to help you achieve your financial goals personally and professionally.

We are accountants by education, not by nature.




Book your free 30 minute consultation today!

Our hourly rates are up to 50% more affordable

We would love to conduct a complimentary consultation to see if it’s worth making a change in accountant. This could save you and your business time and money in the future. Our hourly rates are up to 50% more affordable when compared with accountants of the same experience and qualifications as Whately Accounting. We are passionate about helping business owners achieve their financial goals personally and professionally, and would love the opportunity to have a chat with you.


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We will learn all about you and your business


We will identify lost opportunities or savings in your business be it tax or business processes.

Winnie Whately | Principal

My team have over 20 years’ experience working in partnership with local, national and international clients across a wide range of industries.

We are relationship experts who build trust and respect with our clients to achieve the best outcomes. We get to know you and your business by understanding what you want to achieve and where you want to be in the future. We provide you the knowledge to assist you in reaching those goals.

We’ll help you to manage your tax obligations, maximise cash flow and profit, become financially well organised, and build a valuable business asset.

We specialise in compliance, preparation of financial statements and tax returns for all businesses. We also offer payroll and bookkeeping services, and business advisory services just right for each stage of your financial journey. We are proud to be accountants in Cairns who love helping local businesses grow, however we work with clients across the globe. So no matter where you are in the world, if you need a team of highly qualified accountants that are  experts on Australia’s taxation laws, my team and I would love to help you grow your business, get in touch with us today for a free consultation. 

Leave the thinking to us. 

At Whately, we understand that you have a business to run. Remembering when to contact the accountant, then making time to see your accountant, and keeping up to date with things you need to know is a juggle.


We initiate quarterly contact either by face to face meeting, phone call via Skype or onsite visit. Our goal is to provide you with a premium service, if you need us anytime we will be available, including after hours.

Priority Parking

We understand parking in the city can be a frustrating experience. We want to make things even easier when you visit us. Simply text 0459 938 152 when you arrive at Whately Accounting and we will grant you access to level two priority parking.

Collaborative Consultations

Whenever required we can liaise with your financial planning, legal and banking providers to achieve the best outcome to help your business grow.

Exclusive Invitations 

Take part in our 90 day action planning group to hear from our chosen experts in their field, and participate in goal setting and accountability sessions with like-minded business owners.


Succession Planning

We help you with a smooth transition into retirement, including Business Valuations.

  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Rental properties
  • Self-managed superannuation funds

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Business Strategy & Advice

Our business advisory services help your business expand or diversify. Our team also offers professional advice around:

  • Income Tax
  • GST
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Rental properties
  • Self-managed superannuation funds

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Taxation Minimisation

No matter the complexity of your taxation needs, we’ll streamline the process, working with you to prepare your financial statements and tax returns. With extensive expertise in this area, we’ll help take the guesswork out and find ways to maximise your return.


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Full Service Accounting & Book keeping

By taking care of all your compliance needs in a timely and professional manner, you’ll be free of the administrative burden. We offer payroll and bookkeeping services, alongside completion of Business and Instalment Activity Statements. We’ll help you plan ahead and note due dates too so that you’ll be ready in plenty of time.


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“We have been working with Whately Accounting for nearly 10 years and during this period have always been impressed by the team’s expertise and understanding of our businesses. The team at Whately Accounting are very proactive, and their advice and guidance is always clear, and delivered in a prompt and efficient manner.”

Al Marczyk

Director of Content | Operations Manager
Safetycare Australia Pty Ltd

“Winnie and the team at Whately Accounting have been instrumental in helping us gain the knowledge and confidence to take control of our growing business. Winnie provided timely education that was easy to understand regarding the systems we have implemented. This helped us to become more efficient at inputting data and using our accounting software to its fullest potential.

Prior to our experience with Winnie our bookkeeping and accounting software had little structure or flow, which left us feeling frustrated, confused and very annoyed. We now feel empowered and in total control of our business.”



Jake Percy & Kristy Plum

The Fermented Kitchen

“I have used Whately Accounting for the last 3 years for my personal and company tax. Winnie is friendly, professional and knowledgeable and speaking from experience, the fees are very reasonable. I have no hesitation in recommending Whately accounting.”

Michael Wilson

Wiora Investments