Servicing Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland & The Hunter Valley
Balanced Beans

Newcastle Bookkeeping & Tax Agency

Helping new and established businesses with their financial needs
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Working with you, to help your business thrive

The Balanced Beans team works with businesses in Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and Australia-wide to manage their day-to-day bookkeeping, payroll, and taxation requirements.

Brodie White is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent with 17 years’ experience in private practice and as a financial controller of privately owned enterprises.

Karen Burgess is a Registered BAS Agent with a career in bookkeeping spanning 20 years.

Together they are a formidable team who keep the financial side of businesses on track. And they have fun in the process.

Learn more about Brodie and Karen and how they can help your business.

Balanced Beans

Our Services

Balanced Beans is the culmination of Brodie and Karen’s extensive experience managing the accounting, bookkeeping and tax affairs of start-ups, SMEs and family businesses.

Cloud Bookkeeping

Paperless Transaction Recording and uploading to cloud software.

Tax Agents

Tax Return | BAS preparation and lodgement | FBT | Tax offsets | TPAR


STP | Auto Superannuation Payments | Payroll Tax | Workers Compensation Declaration | End of year reconciliation and STP finalisation.

Virtual CFO

Budgeting and Cashflow, Management Reporting, Process Improvement and Procedures.

Download our free start-ups guide to GST

Starting up a new business can be both exciting and confusing. There are many reporting requirements and regulations to adhere to, and it can be hard to know where to begin! Let us help!

Balanced Beans clients

We’re pleased to work with a diverse range of clients across a broad range of industries and business sectors.

Here’s what some of our happy customers have had to say:

"The ongoing support has been vital as we work through implementing the new system and entering data. Having someone available who can answer questions has been extremely beneficial in getting the set up right."
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Rhonda Pedracini

Proprietor | Sefton Grazing
"Brodie & Karen are an absolutely incredible financial team, they are thorough, professional, and provide exceptional service. They are quick, concise, honest, have no hidden agendas, and are great to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend Balanced Beans to anyone."
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Louise Goldie

"I know I can rely on Balanced Beans for accurate and timely advice relating to my business. I can focus on our operations while Balanced Beans takes care of our books. I highly recommend Balanced Beans for new and established businesses."
"We cannot speak highly enough of the hard work and dedication that Karen has displayed since taking our family owned business on. In nearly 8 years of trade we've never had this level of advice, support and professionalism. We finally feel like we can breath again knowing everything is being done right"!
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Kadie McAlpine

"Balanced Beans has been an integral partner in my business' success. Their accounting and taxation experience and Xero knowledge have been invaluable to me. They took the time to explain my financial performance and position."
"I can highly recommend Balanced Beans to everyone. Brodie & Karen are fantastic. Their knowledge and professionalism along with their honesty, care and willingness to achieve the best results for everyone is rare. They are an absolute delight to work with."
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Jeanette Shields-Watson

Contact Balanced Beans

Brodie and Karen welcome the opportunity to discuss your business needs. Get in touch today to see how we can work together.