Making Life Easier

Offering outstanding service to clients both businesses and individuals alike.
CHJ Financial is fast becoming a leader in the accounting and business advisory space.

Yes we are accountants but we are different

CHJ Financial is an accounting firm which is fast becoming a leader in the accounting and business advisory space due to outstanding service to our clients, both businesses and individuals alike.

We pride ourselves on being trailblazers in cloud based accounting technologies because we know that compliance and business strategy shouldn’t be as painful as it has been in the past, hence our motto: Making Life Easier.

If you are in business, do yourself a favour and scroll down to our fixed price packages. Join us and never again will your Accountant send you a surprise bill.

You might even like our personalities – who would have thought…


Why we do what we do

CHJ Financial was founded by Partners, Shaun Costello and James Harrison in 2012 and is based on the Southern Gold Coast, in Coolangatta. We service clients across the country.

With a vision to revolutionise the accounting industry by transforming the transactional relationship many clients have with their accountants, we sought to build a practice that encouraged transparency, honesty and respect.

We built CHJ Financial on a business model that fosters a clients- accountant relationship built on strategy, trust and mutual respect. From individual taxpayers, to large businesses, we care about our client’s lives. In essence, we work to achieve the best possible results for our clients and their businesses. ,

Through innovative use of technology, coupled with a viewpoint that differs from traditional accountants and proven results, we are fast becoming industry leaders.

Why choose our firm?

CHJ Financial give you peace of mind by looking after your financial and accounting operations. We also use our business advisory expertise to monitor your business, giving you proactive advice on how you can improve your bottom line and net worth.

Service bundling packages


Jargon free recommendations

Friendly & personal service

‘No Surprise’ billing


I need an accountant

who is a history maker not a history recorder

My Accountant

is just a form filler for the ATO yet he charges me like he is the tax man!!

I wish

i could spend more time with the family instead of the books

Why does my Accountant

only tell me what my tax bill is instead of trying to help me reduce it

I'm sick of my Accountant

charging what they like without any rhyme of reason

I wish my Accountant

would speak my language

I don't have time

to work on my business because i am always working in my business

I don't know what i'm paying

you for please, please just simplify my compliance


Packaged Accounting

Just tell us what services you require & we will create a package & price to suit.

Here are a few of our most popular packages

Choose your plan

  • Xero Accounting Software
  • Annual Financial Statements Preparation
  • Tax Return Preparation & Lodgement
  • Tax Planning Review (in April/May)
  • Unlimited e-mail and Phone Support (brief phone calls only)
  • Annual ASIC Company Review (ex. ASIC fees)
  • Annual Business Valuation Indicator
  • Preparation & Lodgement of BAS
  • Maintain Fixed Assets Register & Calculate Depreciation
  • Budgets Prepared & Reviewed Quarterly
  • Quarterly Management Reports
  • Quarterly Business Strategy Meeting (Phone or Skype)
  • Annual Strategic Planning Meeting
  • Annual 12 Month Cash Flow Forecast & Profit Plan
  • Business Performance Health Check
  • Monthly Profit & Cash Flow Actual –v- Budget Report
  • Monthly Management Reports
  • Monthly 1 Hour Business Strategy Meeting (Phone or Skype)

Compliance Basics

Advice Plus

Virtual CFO

  • There’s no doubting Shaun, James and their team are true professionals when it comes to tax planning and accounting strategies. But, to be able to bring to the table a very personable, respectful and all round ‘down to earth’ attitude with those afore mentioned skills, is a massive plus. No phone call or email seems to go unanswered – unless it’s 1am and you’re on a bender, which was still laughed off the next day.

    CMT equipment has been using CHJ Financial since it first opened its doors in early 2012. CHJ has had a strong hand in guiding us through our tax and accounting issues. Not only on a business level, but a personal level as well.I have no hesitation in recommending CHJ Financial for your business or personal accounting needs. read more

    David Dick
    CMT Equipment Managing Director
  • After making the first contact with CHJ Financial, we have been very impressed with their professionalism on all levels and their service to be impeccable. The staff are always polite and willing to help in any way possible. We would never have any hesitation in recommending CHJ Financial to any potential clients. read more

    Belinda Willoughby
    Summit Press Printing Pty Ltd

You can contact us at:

Office Location
Level 2
Griffith Street
Coolangatta QLD 4225

Mailing Address:
PO Box
Coolangatta QLD 4225

Phone: (07) 5599 5747
Fax: (07) 5604 1208

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