Cloud Based Hospitality Bookkeeping

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Jo & the Ridgeway team have been specialising in Hospitality Virtual CFO and Hospitality Bookkeeping services for more than 15 years. With extensive experience with both large & medium scaled operations, there's no better way to get your back-of-house systems, hospitality bookkeeping, and financial reporting on track! Contact us for bookkeeping services.

Xero Accounting Packages

Xero provides integrated, end-to-end Business Accounting and Business Management solutions that gives users total control of their business.

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Xero Training & Integration Services

  • Professional Onsite Accounts Setup & Training

    You’ll get the benefit of being trained by a bookkeeping professional who uses the Xero platform for her own client’s businesses. Rather than “I’ll get back to you on that” you’ll get real answers from the coal face!

  • Specialist Hospitality Bookkeeper

    Experience the difference when working with a trainer who’s also a bookkeeper who understands all of the intricacies of the hospitality business. At Ridgeway you’re dealing with real hospitality professionals.Contact us for hospitality bookkeeping.

  • Official Xero Silver Partner

    Jo has been working with Xero for many years, implementing core setups, training, and working with restaurants & caterers of all sizes all around Australia. Ridgeway helps get it right the first time!

  • Comprehensive Report Setup & Integration

    At the heart of every smooth running and profitable restaurant lies great reports. From wastage through to effective staff rostering, Ridgeway can give you the vision you need to get costs back on track.

  • Full Employee Payroll & Superannuation Setup

    Not really sure on how to get your staff payroll and super all set up and running? We’ll help you get Xero running the way it was designed to be used. Payroll will never have been so easy!

  • Phone & Email Support

    It doesn’t just end after the training session. Depending on the services you take up both email and telephone support is available to help you work through any hiccups you have on the Xero platform.

Xero Bookkeeping & Integration Packages

We understand that each client is different, having individual needs and requirements of hospitality bookkeeping in relation to accounting functionality. Our packages provide a variety of levels of training to assist you in getting the most from your system and subsequently contributing to the success of your business. Correct set up and understanding of the back of house system will provide comfort in the reliability of your system – and will become a powerful management tool in the hospitality industry.

Mid Sized Restaurants
(Up to $60k weekly T/O)
$2497p/m
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • General ledger – chart of accounts
  • Employees / Superannuation / Payroll
  • Super Funds compliance & setup
  • Full Monthly Management reporting
  • Weekly KPI reporting
  • BAS Lodgement / GST reporting
  • EOY liaison with company accountant
  • ** Weekly T/O up to $60K per week **
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$2497 payable monthly (Ex GST)

Larger Restaurants
(Up to $120k weekly T/O)
$3497p/m
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • General ledger – chart of accounts
  • Employees / Superannuation / Payroll
  • Super Funds compliance & setup
  • Full Monthly Management reporting
  • Weekly KPI reporting
  • BAS Lodgement / GST reporting
  • EOY liaison with company accountant
  • **Weekly T/O up to $120K per week **
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$3497 payable monthly (Ex GST)

Franchises & Multi-site
($120k+ weekly T/O)
$5000+ p/m
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • General ledger – chart of accounts
  • Employees / Superannuation / Payroll
  • Super Funds compliance & setup
  • Full Monthly Management reporting
  • Weekly KPI reporting
  • BAS Lodgement / GST reporting
  • EOY liaison with company accountant
  • ** Weekly T/O Starting At $120K+ **
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$5000+ payable monthly (Ex GST)

Our Clients

We’ve helped clients to bring their ideas to reality.
But don’t take our word for it. Take theirs.

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Kimon Taliadoros

Football Federation Victoria

“Jo's diligence and energy matches her professionalism as both a hospitiality bookkeeper and finance expert”

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Travis McAuley

General Manager Hellenic Republic

“I worked with Jo at Jimmy Grants and found her to be an excellent bookkeeper, and I highly recommend her work!”

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Phoebe Peck

Oliver's Real Food

“Jo's work is fantastic, and when I next need a top quality bookkeeper, Ridgeway Consulting will be my first point of call”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you work from my venue / office?

Ridgeway Consulting operates offsite coordinating the collection of documents via courier, collection, post or by utilising a cloud based document system.

What can I expect from outsourcing my bookkeeping?

Outsourcing to professionals gives you peace of mind, knowing that your accounts and compliance are in order gives you the ability to focus on running your business.

Why choose Ridgeway Consulting?

Working within the industry for many years, Ridgeway Consulting is in touch with industry trends. With a professional approach of hospitality industry we are your offsite accounting team, supporting you as you operate your business. Our network of hospitality bookkeeping professionals such as accountants and HR consultants are available to assist if needed to develop a seamless, supportive team, working alongside your team. we specialise in hospitality bookkeeping and restaurant accounting.

Do you train staff?

Training packages are currently available for Redcat – please contact us for additional training requirements. We provide online bookkeeping services.

What do you charge?

Ridgeway Consulting offers a flat fee service, calculated by the scope of work decided upon employing our services.

What services does a bookkeeper offer?

Ridgeway Consulting is able to look after all aspects of bookkeeping including wages, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, general ledger management, compliance (BAS, payroll tax, super) as well as weekly and monthly management reporting. We offer hotel accounting and restaurant accounting.

What software do you use?

Ridgeway Consulting will work with your current software or work with you to implement the best available systems. Current systems used include Redcat, Xero, MYOB, Kounta, Impos and Ordermate to name a few.