The top 5 reasons SME’s should consider Business Advisory Services

Apr 19, 2023

Business Advisory Services

  1. Expertise and Experience: Small businesses often lack the resources and experience needed to make informed business decisions. Business advisory services can provide expert advice and guidance based on years of experience in helping small businesses navigate the challenges of growth and success.
  2. Strategic Planning: Business advisory services can help small businesses develop and implement effective strategies for growth and profitability. They can help business owners not only identify areas for improvement but also unforeseen risk and develop actionable plans to achieve their goals.
  3. Financial Management: Many small businesses struggle with financial management and planning and forecasting. A great business advisor can help with financial planning, budgeting, and cash flow management to ensure the long-term financial health of the business.
  4. Risk Management: Small businesses face a range of risks, including legal, financial, and operational risks. Business advisory services can help identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, protecting the business and your hard-earned assets.
  5. Networking and Connections: Any business advisor worth their salt will be able to provide you with valuable connections to industry experts, investors, and other business owners. These connections can help open doors to new opportunities and provide access to resources and expertise that can help your business grow and succeed.


  • Suzanne Walker

    Suzanne Walker is the founder of one of Australia’s leading public accounting firms, Clear Path Accounting, and has built her results-based reputation as a transformational business advisor over the last 25 years. She holds the philosophy that accounting is more than just tax returns and compliance and believes that accountants can have a profound impact on the lives of their clients.

    Suzanne began her career after completing her degree in Commerce from the University of South Australia. She started out working for a large accounting firm in Sydney before deciding to make the bold move of starting her own practice. Since then, she has helped countless business owners achieve their financial goals through her sound advice and guidance.

    Establishing a career as a young mum of three, in a male-dominated industry has also gifted her with a passion for helping other women in business. Motivating her to co-create courses and business mastermind groups specifically to empower women with the skills they need to find their own version of success.

    In addition to her work at Clear Path Accounting, Suzanne is also the Vice President of the Penrith Valley Chamber. She regularly attends and often hosts meetings, events and seminars, in an effort to support others in her local business community.

    Suzanne is passionate about helping her clients achieve financial success, taking a personalised approach to every engagement. Her dedication to her clients and her commitment to excellence have made her a trusted advisor to many businesses in Australia.