Why would you choose to work with us as your Bookkeeping partner?

Every business needs a bookkeeper, so why choose us?  We are known as lifesavers to most if not all of our clients and the proof is in the service and quality of work we provide. We enable you to work more in your business, while we work alongside you as you grow & understand more than just your numbers.

We have great Nelson Bookkeepers available to our clients, and we are committed to ensuring that every client is getting the best possible service. We also offer a range of other services to help you keep your bookkeeping in order, and we are a local business hiring local staff.

Xero Training

Have you moved to Xero because your Accountant, Business Associate or Friend recommended it, but you’re a bit lost about how to use it?   I provide personalised training to get you up and running. 

Already using Xero and not sure you are getting the best out of this great tool? I can help you improve your proficiency.  Xero Refresher takes a more in-depth look at some key bookkeeping functions to help you become more productive and efficient with your bookkeeping.

We are Xero certified and Xero trainers and can help you with any Xero training.

Beyond Your Numbers is a full-service Nelson Tasman bookkeeper who has been serving the Nelson Tasman community for over 5 years. We are Nelson Bookkeepers and are dedicated to providing the best service to our clients.


As a business owner you have enough to worry about so we have come up with some information for you to make life that much easier. You will find downloadable resources on this page just for you.

We have created resources just for you, the business owner as we know, if only you had these before you went into business right? Well now you have them right at your fingertips.

Builders and Tradies, Hospitality and Retail, Business Startups, Expenses lists, there is something for  everyone. 

We provide a full range of services to your business and are proud to say we have created a great business environment for our clients. We are a Nelson bookkeepers business, and we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a top quality, team approach service and an excellent customer experience.

Our Meaning

I have been asked from a few people lately about what our company name means, Beyond Your Numbers, what we stand for and what makes us so different. Then the comments we are getting back fromRead more

How teamwork helps you grow your business

When you start out in business you do everything yourself, try to learn everything, are everything to everyone. The margins are tight and you want control. However you cannot sustain this for ever. Read more

Financial Support for Businesses

There is a range of financial support that will be rolled out over the coming days to support businesses. We've collated the essential information on these support options in a factsheet for you.Read more

Covid-19 Lockdown Financial Support Factsheet

Following our online bookkeepers meeting yesterday afternoon, please see attached for you to download a factsheet for you as well as some details below. Where possible please still pay your supplieRead more

Claiming lunch as a tax deduction - Simplified

Next time you grab a coffee or a meal at your local cafe between back-to-back client meetings and think about claiming this as an expense because you are self-employed and it’s just part of your woRead more

New Sick Leave - Some tips

There are some misconceptions around the new sick leave legislation, here are some tips for you: Sick leave is paid time off work if an employee, their spouse, partner, dependent child, or otherRead more

How Does a Bookkeeper Help Your Business

A great bookkeeper can help you reach the next level of growth in your business. Instead of having to focus time on your bookkeeping, hiring a bookkeeper instead allows you to focus on the core reasoRead more

Value added to our clients

This month has seen great results for our clients making me incredibly proud of what we do. Our first client They sell goods locally and overseas. Her GST returns previously were not reflectingRead more

Multi-factor Authentication with Xero

Some of you may have realised that Xero has instigated compulsory Multifactor Authentication for logging into their software.  You can either use a generic authentication app or Xero have made theirRead more

Why do you need us?

This week I was told by a client I had a great business. "Thanks so much" I said then thought about what that meant to them and also to me. I did feel quite proud actually, proud of what I provide thRead more

Bookkeepers Value in Your Business

I have written about this before in 2020, but this has proven to be highlighted again to me this week what value a great bookkeeper has compared to someone who tells you they are a bookkeeper. SoRead more

Why You Need Bookkeeping Services for Your Business

A lot of small business owners start by doing everything themselves, and that includes the financial side of things also. But at a certain point, your bookkeeping and accounting needs will become tooRead more