About The Yaran Group

Our Approach

Yaran Business Services Group that offers professional consulting business delivering client focussed work advice and assistance to meet commercial requirements.  We offer “tailored services” that include “partnering” with our clients to provide responsive, personal, expedient and quality service with honesty, forbearance and integrity.

We would like to think that we are free and independent thinkers and are independent of most conflicts and other obligations so that we can focus on priorities.

Rick Callaghan founded the Yaran Business Services Pty Ltd  after having previously worked for a big four accounting firm KPMG within their Indigenous Business Group and Forensic Accounting area Australia wide.  Yaran Business Services is one of Australia’s longest operating independent 100% owned and operated Aboriginal Business Advisory and Management Accounting firms with a wide range of management consultancy experience. Yaran works in partnership with our clients to present a professional services that determines compliance against the relevant standards, facilitates continual improvement and adds value to our clients’ in the broader economy.  Rick is the Managing Director and Chairman of the group of companies that have been developed with his business partners;

Yaran Management Accounting Pty Ltd  offers services of bookkeeping and data entry, establishing chart of accounts, accounting policies and procedures for efficient and accurate processing, training local community staff in data entry and management accounting, budgeting and cash flow forecasting, preparation of financial statements and financial performance diagnosis, including best practice review.

Preparation of management reports and dashboards (real time, weekly or monthly) to aid in timely decision-making, presentation of management accounts to meetings, governance training, using cloud accounting solutions, we provide an end-to-end service leaving you more time to work on your business, not in your business, from a bookkeeping perspective, using cloud-accounting software like Xero means, We use many of the great add-on tools.  Xero provides a perfect platform for all the business inputs such as bills from suppliers and employee timesheets.  But we can also offer tailored solutions, such as data reconciling, bookkeeping for you the client.     

JLB-Yaran Pty Ltd draws on JLB’s expertise as the most professional management systems consultancy in Australia, which has proudly assisted more than 1,000 organisations in Quality, Safety, Environmental, Food Safety, Asset, Information Security and other business management systems development for three decades. We also have a professional services division that is working with defence primes and industry and providing employmen and contract oportuniites for ex defence veterans in the defence space.

TQCSI-Yaran Pty Ltd provides certification of ISO management systems focussed on businesses working with government, these being Indigenous companies and companies employing Indigenous Australians. TQCSI is Australia’s 2nd largest management systems certification body and draws on over 20 years’ experience with over 6,500 certifications in 41 countries throughout the world. 

Indigenous & Social Participation Solutions Pty Ltd or I&SPS in which we support organisations through a phased approach to achieve their Social and Indigenous procurement goals and vision.  Our services include, the following services: Indigenous and Social Procurement Readiness Assessments, Development and Execution of Indigenous Forward Procurement Plan, Indigenous Procurement strategy development and planning, Indigenous Procurement Toolkit – Buyer (guidelines, templates, tools) development and implementation, Indigenous Procurement toolkit – Seller (guidelines, templates, tools) development and implementation,Indigenous and Social Procurement Auditing (Contract and or Project), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement, First Nations Capacity and Capability Evaluations and research, First Nations Capacity Building, Project Specific First Nations Inclusion Plan development and evaluation; and Indigenous Cultural Awareness and Procurement Training.        

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