Business Advisory

Supporting the franchise community, Findex partners with FCA

Sarah Eltakchi
24 February 2022
2 min read

24 February 2022

In Australia, there are over 98,000 individual franchised outlets that employ more than 598,000 people and contribute significantly to their local communities. Findex has worked with hundreds of these franchise businesses through the varying steps of their franchise journey. Our Accounting and Business Advisory team are experts at helping franchise businesses navigate franchising’s unique model, working with their finance, legal and operations teams to create the best approach for the franchisor and franchisees.

We know there isn’t a one-size fits all response in meeting the needs of each business. But what we’ve learnt in working with franchise businesses is that protecting and supporting the franchise community is the key to giving franchisees the very best chance at making their business a success.

The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) acts as the industry representative body to support and connect franchisees and small businesses. FCA provides a platform for franchisees, business advisers and small to medium businesses to communicate with key decision makers to influence government policy and to network with peers and engage in policy debates.

Since Findex has been providing integrated financial advisory services to franchisors and franchisees for more than 30 years, we are proud to be appointed as the Accounting and Business Advisory partner to the FCA. The FCA has a strong commitment to support both franchisors and franchisees, and with this new partnership, we are committed to assisting the FCA in strengthening their relationships and growing the franchise group.

Executive Head of Accounting and Tax, Anthony Venneri, explains, “We are focused on meeting the needs of FCA members through a collaborative approach to financial services. Findex prides itself on an integrated service offering, giving franchisees and franchisors the peace of mind that comes with knowing their financial and lifestyle goals are being worked on.”

Findex is excited to continue assisting franchise businesses and deepening our relationships within the franchise community. Our values align closely with the values and focus of FCA’s Regional Revitalisation program which, similarly to the Findex Community Fund, supports community health, education and entrepreneurial initiatives. The combination of community support along with more than 30 years’ experience in franchising, makes Findex a perfect fit to partner with the FCA.

More information on how Findex can support your franchise business can be foundhere.

Author: Sarah Eltakchi | Partner

Sarah has been supporting business owners to achieve their goals for over 15 years. Sarah’s approach is all about providing you with a plan for the future and helping you navigate your way to identify and reach your goals. Working alongside her clients through out every stage of the journey, implementing financial and operational strategies, accounting and tax compliance, guiding, mentoring and providing direction at each stage of the business’ life – from startup, through the growth phase, and eventually to succession.