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I was recommended Ceebeks Business Solutions by a friend who was also running a SME. I had experienced issues with my existing accountant and was frustrated by a lack of cohesion and his ability to communicate with me. I had been with that firm for over 3 years and initially was impressed but as time wore on, I became disillusioned with his willingness to speak with me – he always seemed to be in a monstrous hurry to get off the phone!  Another issue was that when I needed him around ‘tax time’ in May/June he seemed to always take long holidays during that time.

Having not been in business before, I was in need of instruction and some patience. My concerns were exacerbated when recently he reported in an email to me that he was ‘happy to take my money’ for an enquiry I had made. I was becoming increasingly frustrated with the glib responses he was giving me and so I began to ask around for friends’ advice.

After engaging Ceebeks Business Solutions I immediately realised that Chris possessed all the qualities that make an exceptional accountant. He was willing to listen to my specific business issues and provide detailed, helpful answers in a respectful, caring manner. At all times, he has been unhurried in his approach to answering my various questions, and there have been many! His almost forensic approach to finding the glitches in my tax history has been both admirable and amazing.

I would recommend Ceebeks to any small business who is struggling to get direct answers from their accountant or who always feel like they are not receiving value for money, like I felt.

Sue Monti

Figsellers Cafe


We were looking for a smaller accounting firm with a family atmosphere and after having a chat with Chris and the Team we knew then, that this is where we would bring our business.

As a small business in our early stages we not only wanted an accountant but also a person that could see the benefit of our business succeeding and someone that would help us do this. Chris and the Team have a great knowledge base of not only accounting but also other aspects of building a business as well.

Having access to the team at Ceebeks for any questions has been great and their knowledge of the Xero Platform is unsurpassed.

One of the great services we have access to is ‘The Chasers Meet Up’ once a month to talk to other business owners and listen to guest speakers give advice about different aspects of business has been invaluable.

I would recommend any person looking to go into business to go and speak with the team at Ceebeks and get advice before getting on the roller-coaster of small business operations. The more people we can surround ourselves with, as small business owners, makes the roller-coaster of small business easier to ride!

Todd Noble

South West Electrical and Control Pty Ltd


We had known Chris and Ange for a couple of years but Ceebeks were not our personal accountants.

When we first started our business we went to our normal accountant for start-up advice but the information was very generic and not tailored to us. We felt we needed extra help to take our business to the next level.

We read a great business review of Ceebeks from someone we knew and respected so we thought we would go in for some advice. Straight away we felt cared for, that they wanted our business to succeed.

We changed everything over to Ceebeks and have never looked back.

We were initially worried because Ceebeks were not our accountants and we were happy with the company we were with. Ultimately, we knew that by changing from a national company to an owner operated accountant we would be given the one-on-one attention we needed. The changeover was easy and it was one of the best business decisions we’ve made.

By being a part of the Ceebeks family we have been supported every step of the way (not just in accounting). They have given us advise and steered us toward mentors and other forms of help when needed. We know we can always count on Ange for any payroll or administration issues…

…which we utilise that service often!

We recommend Ceebeks to everyone, as accountants they are the best! But beyond that, if you are contemplating becoming a small business owner or if you need business advice give the Ceebeks team a call!!!


Joe and Erica Ahu

Armour 5 Protection Security Services


We had just started our business and had a bad experience with a previous accountant. We needed to change accountants but were unsure where to go.

As we were completely unfamiliar with the industry, we decided to ask some family members who also had small businesses. Luckily one of them used Ceebeks for their business, and after looking on their website we decided they were the perfect fit. As we were first time business owners, we were worried that we weren’t doing things properly, for example, not paying the right amount of tax etc.

When we first met with Chris he explained everything, and in a way that was easy for us to understand. We chose Ceebeks because they actually care about small business, they are so lovely to deal with and are always contactable if we have any questions.

We have no stress in regards to the accounting side of the business. Employees are getting the right amount of pay, tax returns are done on time and everything runs smoothly. It’s also great knowing if we ever have a question we can contact Ceebeks and get a reply literally straight away.  We can now focus purely on the business knowing everything else is taken care of.

We would not hesitate to recommend Ceebeks to anyone who has a business. They have gone above and beyond what we expected from an accountant. It’s an extra bonus that everyone who works there are always so happy and friendly to deal with!


Jarrod and Heidi McSween

Mr Brightside Woodfired Pizza


We joined Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD because we needed better direction and clarification of where to improve our business and how to make it work for us.

Our main concerns were lack of guidance and reactive advice where we found we were buying on the fly and we did not have the correct policies and procedures in to move our business forward.

We ultimately chose them because of a word of mouth referral and because we had attended a couple of local events they hosted ( Paul Dunn Unleashed! – The Huge Power of Small & The Chasers Meet Up) which we enjoyed.

The benefits we have received include having clarification of budgeting and cashflow issues, refining the use of the XERO accounting system and the clear, calm approach you have shown us to set goals and helping us work towards our business dreams.

We would recommend you to anyone already in or thinking of starting up a small business because you give people your time, you’re approachable and you explain terms and issues in a way anyone would understand.


David Wiese & Alicia Brinkmann-Wiese

Warrnambool Country Meats


I had moved from Melbourne and although the accountant there was doing a great job, I wanted to find someone local that I could deal with face to face.

It’s a bit of a minefield choosing an accountant, there’s so many around and when accounting isn’t your own strength, it feels daunting putting so much trust in an unknown business.

Ceebeks came recommended by a member of the public, the place of business looked inviting and it was in walking distance of the CBD. Also I was about to launch my own business and reading on the website that Ceebeks also offered small business advice was a big plus.

I’ve always been able to make an appointment time within a week, all the team have been generous with their time and are all very knowledgeable, it’s easy to get in contact with someone either by phone, internet or in person and the Facebook tips and advice are great!

I would recommend either an individual or a business to use Ceebeks because all the team are eager to ensure you’re getting all the help you need and I feel like I can always ask questions because the range of advice they offer is very broad.’

Noni Brislin

A Cup of Sugar


Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD have been our accountants for all of the 28 years they have been in business!

We initially went to Chris as we knew him personally, however, have remained with him ever since as he and his staff have always provided us with a personalised service and valuable advice as we have progressed from being wage earners to building a successful small business and a growing SMSF.

Ceebeks Business Solutions guided us through the “taxation minefield” of setting up a family trust and still to this day are readily available when we have any unexpected queries. Ceebeks are available not just at “tax time” but all year round. We recently had Angela come to our work place to help navigate us through our new Xero accounting software.

We would recommend dealing with Ceebeks Business Solution because they make daunting tasks easy. They make you feel comfortable to ask any questions, whether it’s regarding tax, super fund queries or ways in building your business and investment portfolios.


We were trying to get our first house and none of the big banks would help us.

Chris helped us get our finances together and get an application together that made us look appealing to the lender and then helped us find a lender that suited us. Since then Ceebeks has managed our finances and has become our trusted finance managers in both home and business finance and lending.

They helped us with our very first home loan and have recently helped us get business finance for a new truck for the business, look after our accounting with Xero and take care of our BAS and tax needs.

We have recommended them to anyone that asks in any domain. They have helped us to get where we are today and we couldn’t be more grateful!

Bobby Curtis

Bob the Concreter


We approached Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD at the commencement of our company based upon a recommendation from a family member already operating two businesses for which Chris Beks provided financial and accounting services where our initial impression of Chris was professional, trustworthy and welcoming.  Chris’ knowledge and experience as a well regarded consultant was immediately evident through his initial consultation skills to listen to what our aims were what we required, assess our situation, devise a course of action and provide recommendations accordingly.  Chris was able to provide clear and concise advice that allowed us to make informed decisions about commencing our company.

The team at Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD undertake regular training and updates of regulatory requirements whilst staying up to date with the latest accounting software packages Xero & WorkflowMax placing them at the forefront of their industry.

Over the past eight years Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD have provided ongoing accounting and financial planning services that has allowed our business to grow.  We have also been able to take advantage of the latest accounting and software applications which has increased our productivity and allowed us to concentrate on running our company rather than spending time on accounting in an ever changing environment.

A reassuring aspect of Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD is Chris’ accessibility at short notice, and the ability to meet and talk directly to the person who knows and manages your financial affairs.

I have no hesitation in recommending Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD to anyone who is either commencing or operating a business / company who are looking for a modern, professional accounting and business advisory service.

Clint Joseph

Joseph Land Surveying


I have been a client of Ceebeks Business Solutions since the year 2000. I started my business, Adrenalin Martial Arts Centre, in 1996 at the very young age of 23.

Prior to starting my business I had only had six weeks business coaching to prepare me for the realities of owning my own business. The first few years of operation were a struggle to say the least and it wasn’t until I started working with Ceebeks that my business started to turn around.

I cannot recommend enough the services that Ceebeks provides. If you’re serious about your business and you want to cement a future for yourself and your family you have to become part of their team. You will not find a team of people who are easier and nicer to deal with.

Ted Argyle

Adrenalin Martial Arts


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