Bookkeeping and admin services for trades-based businesses

Forget tax and paperwork hassle – I've got it covered!

You didn’t start your business so you could do paperwork after hours.

With me taking care of your bookkeeping, you’ll be able to get back to working on your business

Are you …

  • drowning in paperwork?

  • wanting more time to work in and on your business?

  • missing out on family time because you're doing paperwork after-hours?

  • getting grief from your significant other 'cos they’re doing all your paperwork?

Would you like …

  • to have all that pesky paperwork taken off your desk?

  • more quality time with your significant other and family?

  • to pay for 100% productivity, not time gossiping with co-workers?

  • a remote virtual assistant so you can keep your swivelly chair?

Why choose Sue Gray Virtual Assistant?

I’ve been around trades-based businesses for 20+ years, as an owner and office manager, so I know what’s involved in running a trades-based business.

As a Certified Bookkeeper, I'm well versed in general office admin and the financial aspects of running a business. I'm also a lover of creating and following processes, managing payroll, setting up paperless offices, and yes, I'm possibly slightly OCD about numbers!

By working with me, you get to focus IN and ON your business - knowing your bookkeeping, payroll, and office administration tasks are safe, accurate, and up to date.


With services covering the financial aspects of your business, I have you covered with your administration needs.

Are you missing out on family life because you’re doing paperwork at night and on weekends?

"Sue is experienced and efficient, and there are rarely any questions I need to ask."

Jason Eade, Accountants Plus

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"Impressive attention to detail. Sue saved my company for sure.

She’s straight to the point, with no bullshit. I would most definitely recommend Sue."

Mark Hawken, Director, MGH Carpentry

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"Sue kept our business operations running smoothly and was always honest, reliable and thorough in all tasks and transactions that she completed."

Lewis Dean , General Manager, Wellington Windows & Doors

Frequently asked questions

How do you keep my financial data safe?

I consider the confidentiality and security of your financial data as my top priority.

My computer is password-protected and I use McAfee Security along with Xero Two-Factor Athentication. Any logins/passwords you authorise me to use will be kept secure in my password vault - 1Password.

How does the process of outsourcing bookkeeping work?

I would recommend that I carry out a review of your current bookkeeping balances, to make sure they are all correct to start with.  If you are not already using Xero, I hold a Xero Migration certification, and would recommend that I transfer your bookkeeping to Xero.  Then it is over to you – do you want me to take over everything at once, or one thing at a time?  If I come up with ideas to streamline your current systems/processes I will of course discuss these with you before making any changes/improvements.

How flexible are your services? Can they grow and adapt as my business does?

My bookkeeping and admin services are designed with flexibility in mind to accommodate the growing needs of your business. I understand that no two businesses are the same, and changes are inevitable as your business evolves.

You have the ability to scale my services up or down based on your requirements. Whether you are a small business just starting out and needing basic bookkeeping support or a larger, established organisation requiring a wide range of bookkeeping services, I can tailor my offerings to suit.

A trust-worthy virtual assistant and bookkeeper

Hiring a certified bookkeeper with memberships in professional associations is essential because it ensures that you get a high level of expertise and trustworthiness.

I am committed to ethical standards, ongoing learning, and have a high quality of work and reliability.

"Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do."

– Jessica Jackley

I can’t wait to get admin and bookkeeping off your to-do list and on to mine!