CA Management Services is a computer consulting firm specialising in Accounting And Business software, Technology and Human Resources.
Since 1986, when CA Management Services first commenced operations there have been many changes to accounting systems but one thing remains the same: Our independent consultants, professional with unique accounting and computing skills, provide the best objective assistance to businesses choosing accounting and computer systems. Our independence means you get a system that fits your business.Similarly, our expert HR and recruitment staff have tailored a unique strategy to ensure your business is staffed with the best employees operating under the best HR structures. Put simply, with CA Mangement Services, you get 'more business support than you'd expect.'
Getting down to business with CA Management Services is how you achieve greater benefits in your business. Our integrated range of services designed to help businesses reach new levels of efficiency is based on sound management practices, supported by technical expertise and practical know-how. Your administration systems are enhanced to fit the people who use them, your people are given the right training and recruitment procedures take into account the systems in use in your business. Understanding this critical fit between people and systems is the reason why CA Management Services succeeds where other consultants fail - the things you need have all been thought out.
- A higher level of consulting from genuine consultants not salespeople, who are experienced bookkeepers, administrators and accountants with complimentary computing and IT skills.
- Better qualified personnel selection through in-house testing and job-specific screening process.
- Placement of fully trained temporary staff who have direct access to support from our consultants.
- More personal one-to-one delivery of support and training to ensure personnel achieve comprehensive operating skills.
- More objective selection of computer software thanks to a thorough assessment of needs, performance and capabilities.
- More thought about your total needs, right down to stationery and computer system consumables.
CA Management Services is a team of talented and dedicated professionals whose success depends entirely upon your own success. CA Management Services is lead by outstanding professionals in the business, accounting and computing industries.
Colin Atkinson - BSc, ACA, MACS, is a chartered accountant who also holds a degree in computing. Colin is one of the few Chartered Accountants who has been recognized as an IT Specialist by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Colin founded CA Management Services in 1986, following a career as an Auditor and computer consultant with two of Australia’s major accounting firms and as Company Secretary of a listed mining company. Colin has led CA Management Services to be a leading accounting software support organization with a proven history of successful installations in a wide range of systems. For CA Management to have survived in the IT Industry for 20 years is a testament in itself given how many have come and gone. Colin is the founder of CONSAL – Consulting Alliance which has brought together a very powerful team of consultants with support available across Australia he is a chartered accountant who also holds a degree in computing.
Sue Bullen - B Bus, Post Grad Dip Mngt, MIPA, MACS (Snr), prior to taking up a directorship of CA Management Services, was formerly Assistant Director, Computer Processing in the Australian Taxation Office and a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Computing and Quantitative Studies at Curtin University of Technology.
HR & Recruitment Team
Danny S Ramsawmy (HR Manager) - B Comm, Post Grad Dip, MBA(HRM Specialisation),Prince 2 (Project Management) CAHRI is a certified member of the Australian Human Resource Institute with many years of experience in Recruitment, Human Resources Management and Project Management. As part of the leadership group, Danny's focus is to make the Company a best practice Employer and lead a team of professionals to assist clients in all aspects of Recruitment, Human Resources Management, Information Technology and Business Consulting . Danny has experience working in standalone roles and has demonstrated success in establishing project HR teams to deliver strategic and operational HR and recruitment services successfully. Throughout the last 14 years working in HR and different business roles, he has enjoyed helping clients in the employment life cycle reach good HR outcomes. He actively seeks to match these outcomes to the corporate strategic objectives of his employers and clients.
Amanda Day - After commencing a Bachelor of Engineering I decided on a career change, I wanted to be part of something that I was passionate about. When the opportunity came through the company to step up into a recruitment and HR role, I knew this was defiantly something that I would enjoy and excel in. I have a proven background in administration, sales, recruitment & HR Management. The most rewarding part of my job is helping applicants find their ideal position, and then continuing to assist them as they themselves become the client and need assistance in HR & recruitment. I am looking forward to working with more clients in human resource management on top of their recruitment needs.
Business Consulting Team
John Allanson - and was a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for 18 years. John spent 27 years in Professional Practice including a two year stint in National Service where he graduated from the Officer Training Unit in Scheyville, NSW, then served a year as a Statistical Analyst with the Army in the Directorate of Manning. Public accounting experience included several years of audit practice before converting to Taxation and Business Services. After spending some time in Darwin and Adelaide he returned to Perth and soon set up his own practice. For the past 23 years John has been working as a Consultant in the area of computerised accounting and business systems. The last 11 years have been as a member of the CA Management Services team.
Peter Boon - After leaving London University, Peter joined IBM UK as a support engineer. He immigrated to Australia 1982, where, after a short time he joined Solution 6 providing accounting software to the accounting profession. He continued in this with various accounting packages until 2006 when he joined CA Management a customer support consultant for Attaché and Triumph.
Barbara Oversby - A degree in accounting has afforded Barbara many career opportunities in a variety of industries including insurance, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, retail, joint venture oil exploration and vocational training. Roles have included: accountant, bookkeeper, sales manager, IT manager, compliance officer, small business owner and credit controller.
Barbara is currently in the final stages of a Bachelor of Science degree in Internet Software Development. The skills developed in this field combined with her business experience have afforded opportunities in a variety of roles: Crystal Report Writer, technical writer, website designer and software consultant.
Her interests lie in assisting small businesses by improving their systems and usage of current technologies. She draws on a variety of strategies to achieve this including system analysis of current practices, integration of technologies (particularly website technologies) and timely staff training to achieve workflow efficiencies and eliminate user frustrations.
Margaret Porteous - has nearly 30 years of experience in roles that include (but not limited to) Accounts, Payroll and Practice Management with knowledge covering many varied industries. She has recently completed the Certificate IV in Accounting, Certificate IV in Financial Services and is a registered BAS Agent. Margaret enjoys working with people and helping them to get their business running smoothly so they can achieve maximum results.
Damon Guest - has over 20 years of experience in consulting roles, spanning Project Management, Remuneration and Benefits, Payroll, HR, process and multiple ERP’s. This knowledge has been gained across varied industries Australia wide including government, defence, banking, not for profit, mining and telecommunications. Damon has formal qualifications in Prince2 project management methodology, training and assessment and is currently studying his MBA. Damon has a particular interest in business productivity and analysis and enjoys helping businesses realise their potential by reviewing and improving process, productivity, systems and reporting.
Our Consulting Team have extensive experience in the implementation, training and support for manufacturing, distribution and accounting software solutions. In addition we are nationally recognised resellers of Triumph, Attaché, MYOB, QuickBooks, Crystal Reports, JIWA and F9, providing comprehensive computer consulting services to clients Australia wide. Your needs are assessed by people who know accounting, computers and business. The finest detail will not be overlooked and you will have a team of support professionals with you every step of the way. Our clients would tell you that when you choose to work with CA Management Services, you will find an approachable and reliable group focussed on helping you meet your goals and who will leave your team with powerful knowledge which will translate into productive administrative practices.
Our Technical Team share a genuine commitment to improving clients’ businesses. Defined by technical expertise, professionalism and a down-to-earth approach to serving client needs, our team members are the reason we stand out from the competition. On hand we have Cisco and Microsoft trained consultants, as well as Prince2 trained project management staff. Our in-house VoIP specialist has experience setting up VoIP phone systems for a large range of companies with fantastic results, and we are all specialists in accounting system software with real world experience to make your system perform at its best. Discover the difference of working with professionals. Whatever your IT challenge, our team with its combined skill set is who you want to get the job done!