The Adroit Business Solutions team of experienced professionals strive for excellence in money management and thrive on creating profitable business strategies for their clients
Founder of Adroit Business Solutions, Laura Elkaslassy, has over ten years experience in finance and bookkeeping, and she’s passionate about educating and mentoring her clients in developing skills to gain control their business finances, create a profitable and thriving business, and in turn create more time to work ON their business rather than IN it.
Laura thoroughly enjoys feeling proud of her clients as she witnesses their business successes while helping them to continue to make a positive difference in the world through their business.
Laura believes in the importance of doing what you love and sustaining a sense of fulfillment.
“My mission and passion is to ensure solo and small business owners not only understand what is happening in their business but also that they make a profit.
I do this by guiding and teaching business owners how to implement innovative, practical and outcome driven strategies and solutions that are often at the forefront of money management and growth initiatives for small business.”
When it comes to money management Laura values sharing her life experiences and lessons, including her own experiences with debt and how she started again with nothing after living in Italy and Israel. Laura says:
“When talking about money and debt, it’s important to remove the feelings about it and emotion attached to it. It’s not so much the debt, but how it makes you feel. We get into a cycle of feeling really awful about being in debt or not having our money in order.
Once we’ve transformed how you feel and made a plan to sort out whatever is underlying your circumstances, then it’s all doable.
We’re all human beings and we need money to live. We need to learn manageable processes to use and conserve money so we can enjoy our lives and let go of money fear and worry.”
Laura’s Credentials & Industry Memberships
- Quickbooks Online Pro Advisor
- Xero Bronze Partner and Advisor
- Pure Bookkeeping Licensee
- Certified Profit First Professional
- Registered BAS agent with the Tax Practitioners Board
- Full member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeeper
- Full member of Australian Bookkeepers Network
- Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
As your Profit Pioneer, Laura thrives on guiding and teaching business owners such as yourself exactly how to implement innovative, practical and outcome driven strategies and solutions
Sally works for Adroit Business Solutions remotely from regional Queensland to help your business run seamlessly and productively.
Sally is a qualified bookkeeper with Cert IV in Bookkeeping and she is working to achieve her BAS Agent Status so she can add further value to the Adroit Business Solutions clients.
Sally’s background is predominately in the travel industry where she worked with Qantas Holidays and Flight Centre for 10 years where she learnt a lot about sales and running a business. During her time in the travel industry, Sally managed two Flight Centre stores in Central Queensland and really enjoyed the challenge that running a business entails.
Following that, Sally moved to Chinchilla, Queensland, where she began working remotely as a bookkeeper and administration clerk for a Brisbane builder before joining the Adroit Business Solutions team.
I love working with Adroit and hold Laura in the highest respect. As an employer, she is fair, generous, funny and caring. She loves her clients and makes them the first priority. How she conducts herself and her passion for her industry and drive to help clients is inspiring.
I’m learning so much and I’m looking forward to helping our clients succeed.
Outside of the office, Sally is a mum of two, enjoys cooking, renovating, working out, and answering the question “why” a million times a day.
I enjoy helping our clients succeed in business!
Delaney Van Baalen
Delaney is originally from Perth, but now works remotely for Adroit Business Solutions from the Dandenong Ranges which is 60km south-east of Melbourne. Delaney joined the Adroit Business Solutions team in 2017 as an experienced bookkeeper, Xero whiz, and thrives on bringing structure and organisation to a bookkeeping “mess”. She prides herself on being super pedantic, very thorough and just a touch sarcastic!
Delaney has had a long-term love affair with accounting and numbers starting back in her high school days and then following her through to University where she completed a BA in Media Studies minoring in Accounting and Finance and an MBA in Accounting.
Delaney has also had the opportunity to work in various accounting and software related roles in the UK where she lived for 6 years, including a 12-month secondment to a role in Monaco.
Working internationally in corporate roles helped Delaney to discover that she wanted to work with smaller businesses in a more personal way, and help small business owners grow sustainable and profitable businesses through implementationn of effective bookkeeping practices and use of efficient accounting systems.
Delaney is now a registered BAS Agent and a Xero Certified Partner. She specialises in helping serviced-based businesses:
- set up or fix up their Xero accounting software,
- training business owners to use Xero properly
- managing the bookkeeping for them
My greatest love is to take a great big Xero mess and make it beautiful and orderly! It’s like a giant jigsaw with no idea of what the end result is supposed to look like!
Outside of the office, Delaney has two independent and crazy young daughters who keep her busy. She recently lived overseas for 2 years in South Korea and Bali which she says “was one crazy experience”. She LOVES foreign films, boxing classes and a quality piece of cake.
The Adroit Bookkeeping Team
Need assistance with your bookkeeping & business profits?
THE ADROIT APPROACH
Our supportive and practical approach helps you make empowered money decisions that support the growth of your business.
ARE YOUR BOOKS UP TO DATE?
The best first step is to talk to us. Our expert team can sort out your business finances and bring your books back up to date.
Contact Laura to find out if the Profit First is right for your business and how we can support the implementation.