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Smarter Business Accounting

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We are a fresh, innovative and technology driven accounting firm who want to make a difference in our client’s business.

We offer our clients a total business solution, from accounting and tax compliance to customer management, lead generation and vending solutions.

Simon Griggs – Director

A down-to-earth, Hawke’s Bay-born kiwi, Simon prides himself on helping his clients achieve their financial goals and offering them practical advice using Plain English.

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After many years working in a Chartered Accounting firm, he successfully managed two international fashion labels before returning to what he knows best, starting accounting firm The Urban Beardsman in Napier. The name has changed but the beard is still there.  Behind it lies the creativity and vision behind what we do here at Navigator.

Areas of Expertise:

Business Strategy and Start Ups
Business Taxation and Compliance
Xero & Cloud Based Software
Inland Revenue Debt Arrangements

Taxation of Land Provisions
GST, FBT, PAYE & Kiwisaver
Payroll & HR
Financial & Management Reporting
Software Implementation

Our Technology Partners

Beautiful accounting software, in the cloud.

A clever all in one job management software that can track leads, convert sales, manage workflow and invoice clients all from one platform.

Shopify is a complete online and in-store transactional commerce solution. In short, Shopify is everything you need to sell anywhere!

Unleashed is a powerful inventory management software that allows you to track inventory, cost orders, invoice customers and more while integrating with Xero and other cloud-based platforms.

Vend is point-of-sale, inventory and customer loyalty software for iPad, Mac & PC. Set-up, manage and grow your business easily, from one store to many, in the cloud.

Capsule keeps track of the people and companies you do business with, communications you have with them, opportunities that are in the pipeline, and a list of what to do (and when)

Shoeboxed scans and organises your receipts, invoices and documents securely online.

Quotientapp is an incredibly simple quoting system for businesses. It presents quotes in an innovative way and gives your customers the power to click and accept your offer instantly.

Receipt Bank extracts the key information from your bills, receipts and invoices, removing the need for manual data entry. Receipt Bank can then publish the data to your accounting software, or it can be downloaded as a spreadsheet or used to create expenses.

iPayroll is an Internet Payroll Service for New Zealand that keeps your records, does your banking and pays your staff, PAYE and KiwiSaver all in one go.

xocashflow is an online app that dramatically streamlines the process of chasing up overdue invoices.

Wherever you are, run your pay in minutes on your smartphone or computer. Assess and approve with a single click. We’ll run calculations, make payments, and file with IR.

Mailchimp allows you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns to your customers at the push of a button!

Pocketrent offers seamless Property Management at your fingertips and integrates with Xero.

Facilitates material for sales, training, operations and internal communications with ease, no more waiting for your Graphic Designer to get around to it.

Tax Traders help our clients manage their Provisional Tax compliance with more flexibility and ease. With Tax Traders’ specialised Tax Pooling advice, we can help minimise your UOMI (use-of-money interest).

From big brands to start-ups, educators, HR directors, and more, find out why 20+ million choose SurveyMonkey online surveys to get the answers—and results—they need for campaigns, events, and projects, big and small.

Dropbox allows businesses to bring photos, documents, and videos anywhere and share them easily between staff and clients.

Join us for a better accounting experience

Make the change and join an innovative, forward thinking accounting firm that can help your business do better.

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