About Us

Who We Are

Established in 2014 KBAS Bookkeeping is an independently owned and operated firm with a passion to help our Sunshine Coast businesses thrive. Our team of locally based enthusiastic professional bookkeepers understand the growth potential of our region. We work with you directly, without offshoring or sub-contracting, so you have confidence that what we say we will do, we will deliver on time, on budget and to your high expectations.

At KBAS Bookkeeping, we love hearing about your business, taking the time to get to know your business is important to us – its challenges, opportunities, roadblocks and your goals, dreams, and ambitions. Knowing your business we can develop and create improvements, better processes and time saving strategies.

Interpreting your business numbers to create data that is meaningful, makes perfect sense and is valuable to you to take your business forward. This includes changing the conversation to help businesses not only survive but thrive by improving cashflow and automating workflow, working with them in the tough times as well as the good.

KBAS Bookkeeping partners with you to take your business to the next level.

To learn how we can support the success of your business 

Numbers Speak for Themselves

0 +
Satisfied Clients
0
Years of Experience
0
Completed Projects

If you are a passionate business owner wanting to improve your business, we would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

Whilst bookkeeping is at the core of what we do, KBAS Bookkeeping does more than just data entry working with you to manage your business needs. Keeping good business records should not be dreaded, completed (or partially completed) because you have to, or be treated as an afterthought. Quality bookkeeping brings to life the actual numbers of the business operations, detecting strengths and weaknesses, trends and opportunities. Quality bookkeeping provides the opportunity to monitor your success, failures and wealth and continue to make choices to further improve your business and achieve your dreams. With a range of solutions to suit your business, we assist you in improving performance and driving efficiency while maintaining business reporting and compliance and risk requirements.
karen-mcnamara-kbas-accounting

Karen McNamara

Founder of KBAS Bookkeeping
My passion for you and your business goes way beyond a love of numbers and my experience over 30 years.
sara-rose-kbas-accounting

Sara Rose

Xero Certified Advisor
Sarah loves working with clients across all fields with a particular passion for clients in the not-for-profit, medical, and legal fields.
tayla chapman-kbas-accounting

Tayla Chapman

Xero Certified Advisor
Tayla has completed her Certificate IV in Bookkeeping & Accounting since starting with KBAS Bookkeeping.

KBAS Bookkeeping partners with you to take your business to the next level.

To find out how we can support you for success. Contact Us Today!
Scroll to Top

My passion for you and your business goes way beyond a love of numbers and my experience over 30 years. Every business has a unique set of challenges.

At KBAS Bookkeeping Karen and her team are partners with you to help you grow, improve, and make things easier by giving you peace of mind. Karen has run KBAS Bookkeeping, based in Caloundra, for seven years, helping hundreds of businesses on the Sunshine Coast. Every business is unique, requiring support at different levels of their business life. They rely on KBAS Bookkeeping to give them the information they need, whether it’s a new government grant for employment, public holiday information for preparing rosters, or software advice.

Karen believes passionately that KBAS Bookkeeping sit at the ‘boardroom table’ as part of our client’s first level of advisors. KBAS Bookkeeping recognises that decisions made with our knowledge make it easier for our clients to know how best to implement and succeed. Running a business herself, Karen has an acute understanding of the challenges and determination required to succeed and grow. Karen leads a solution-orientated team wanting to walk alongside clients to overcome challenges and reach their full potential.

Karen holds a Diploma in Business (Accounting), a Cert IV in Bookkeeping and a Diploma in Management.

When not updating her business and bookkeeping knowledge, Karen enjoys the company of family and friends over a good glass of wine, digging in the garden and is an avid supporter of Sunshine Coast Lightning netball team.

Sarah loves working with clients across all fields with a particular passion for clients in the not-for-profit, medical, and legal fields. A Xero Certified Advisor, Sarah gets enormous satisfaction out of seeing clients reach their financial goals. Sarah joined KBAS Bookkeeping in 2020 and is currently studying for her Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. She prides herself on being able to cut through the technical jargon to explain emerging trends and developments to clients with clarity and in a way clients can understand. Away from work Sarah enjoys going to local beaches on the Sunshine Coast.
Tayla joined KBAS Bookkeeping on our first day back in January 2020. Tayla is a Xero and Hubdoc Certified Advisor. Tayla has completed her Certificate IV in Bookkeeping & Accounting since starting with KBAS Bookkeeping as well as training in payroll. Tayla particularly enjoys working with Cafés and Restaurants because she likes to oversee the finances and budgets for a restaurant and offer advice on reducing costs and overheads in an establishment. In her spare time, Tayla loves to curl up with her cat, Cleopatra and read a good book.