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Our Why: Unlocking True Business Potential

Our Team is what makes us special - We are local company hiring only local staff.

Lacking time? Our bookkeepers in Nelson specialise in bookkeeping, inventory solutions, advisory, Xero Training and Xero cleanup, sales and supplier management and are fully qualified and experienced in all aspects of bookkeeping plus much more.

We are a team of amazing local Bookkeepers, giving you back your time so you can focus on what you love, not the paperwork. Professional in every aspect of what we do and how we do it. 

Because life is too short to spend time on your books, let us take care of these for you.

Our Team and Our Story

Beyond Your Numbers was founded with one simple purpose:

To Enable you to work more on your business while we work alongside you as you grow to understand more than just your numbers.

  1. More time and energy for you to work on your business.
  2. Accurate, understandable information presented timely and communicated in your language.

Our Mission: To help you understand and grow your business by providing uncompromising service and reliability with innovative solutions and business insights so you can gain more time and feel more in control of your business.


Leah Keown

Client Lead

Leah Keown - Client Lead

After working in Accounting & Bookkeeping roles for multiple sized companies in Canterbury, Marlborough and Nelson, I started my own bookkeeping business with the support and encouragement from previous employers. I wanted to make a difference in all I did in business and for others in business also. This is also a reflection of who I am. 

Having qualified with a Diploma in Accounting, being a qualified and certified bookkeeper, a member of the New Zealand Bookkeepers Association Incorporated, holding a Silver Bookkeeping badge, a Member of the NZPPA and a Performance Coach with Netball NZ, I have trained over the years and continue to do so to offer the best advice to all my clients. 

You will find me in the garden on the weekend as much as time allows especially in the netball off season. Or you can find me soaking up the amazing outdoors on offer in the Nelson Tasman area. I’m often out on my road bike or being outdoors in general.

Liz Torrance

Senior Bookkeeper

Liz Torrance - Senior Bookkeeper

Liz is all about helping sort the numbers and putting systems in place so there is more time enjoying family and friends.  She has a background in office management having worked in the building industry for most of her career. 

Recently married with a fantastic husband and family, Liz enjoys spending time with them going on road trips and big walks. 

Liz lives in Richmond and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else than the Tasman Region – we are so lucky to live in such a beautiful place.

Georgia Hardie

Senior Bookkeeper

Georgia Hardie - Senior Bookkeeper

Georgia has a have a passion for numbers, and knew she had a career in accounting or bookkeeping was for her. Having recently graduated from NMIT with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting and management, Georgia has gained experience working in small accountancy firms as a part-time job while studying. 

Born and raised in Nelson, she loves what the region has to offer, especially camping holidays at Totaranui during summers gone by.  Summer is her favorite season, enjoying soaking up the sun and spending time in the water. 

Georgia is also loving living in The Meadows in Richmond, where she is now flatting. Its been fun getting to know the area.

As a business - Our Team Nelson

As a business and individual, I also support the Nelson/Tasman branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters, taking time out to spend time as a big sister to a very cool little girl in Tasman every week, this is a great way to give back and get out of the office too.

Netball is my passion and I am also a netball coach and mentor, mentoring both coaches and players within this role, being a performance coach having trained with Netball New Zealand and Netball Mainland zone over the years, is hugely important to me and something that gives me pleasure watching others benefit from and grow as players and people.

Our Values

The values at the heart of Beyond Your Numbers, shared with our staff and the kind of businesses we work with