About us

Tradie books is bookkeeping specialising in the Construction Trades.

As a Certified bookkeeper and Bas agent, Roberta Keown offers specialist knowledge gained from 25 years in the fabrication and construction industry through managing and owning businesses and formal qualifications in administration and bookkeeping. Only another business owner truly understands what it takes to be in business in the construction industry and be profitable. 

Tradiebooks offer complete and professional service to individual sole traders, partnerships, companies and trusts covering all bookkeeping requirements as well as Business administration services. 

No matter your needs, however big or small we can help you achieve your financial and Business goals whether it be business related or personal. 

Reliable, honest, trustworthy, highly experienced, efficient, accurate, 100% dedicated to meeting individual needs so you can focus on other tasks and gain the absolute most from this very personalised service.


Online Bookkeeping

At tradie books our first step is always consulting with you the client and truly understanding your core business and your future goals, once we have established this we  will set you up on the best online package tailored to your business and budget, we are Certified in Xero, Quickbooks and MYOB and with access to discounted packages we will recommend the best  solution for your business.

By helping you save time on bookkeeping Tradiebooks frees you up to focus on growing your business. With all your financial information in one place, you'll have a better understanding of your business and an  at-a-glance overview of your financial position.

Bookkeeping Online enables you to:

  • Track your sales, expenses and stock all in one place
  • Get up to date financial analysis in real time 
  • Keep up to date records to save on EOFY  accounting cost
  • Always work from the latest version 
  • keep data safe and secure

Tradie Bookkeeping

Tradiebooks only work with Trade businesses Why? Because that’s what we know, with 25 years in the Fabrication and Construction industry we understand what it takes to be a tradie and run your business.

From Clients to suppliers, apprentices and staff we’ve experienced it all and can help you take control of your finances, be compliant and plan for the future, whether that be growing your company, keeping it steady or retiring we can help you map out your financial future it all starts with great bookkeeping!

  • Bank Reconciliation
  • BAS
  • IAS
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Payroll
  • Superannuation
  • Debt Collection
  • Invoicing
  • Preparation of Financial Reports for Accountant
  • Tradie Job Management

Tradie Job management

We will help you navigate the mine field of Job management apps and choose the right one for you needs and budget. Job management apps help streamline your business and increase productivity, we work with Servicem8, WorkflowMax, Tradify and many more to help you manage:

  • Work Order Management
  • Technician Management
  • Service History Tracking
  • Scheduling
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Mobile Access
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Job Management
  • GPS Integration
  • Dispatch Management
  • Customer Database
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Customer Communication
  • Checklists
  • JSA’s SWMS
Job Management apps integrate into your cloud accounting system to save time and money and improve efficiency. At Tradiebooks we take care of the set up and even provide you with training or ongoing Management if required

Tradie Administrative Service

  • Onboarding new Contracts
  • Liaising with Building Disputes and the Building Commission
  • Building/Planning Permit applications
  • Engineering and Certification Packages and Management
  • Business Systemisation
  • Website Development and Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Project Management 
  • Staff Recruitment




From $200/month+GST


  • 1 x Bank Account
  • Email and phone support
  • QuickBooks simple subscription
  • Bank Feeds reconciliation up to 100 transactions per month
  • Reconciliation of Bank account
  • Cash GST
  • Prepare Quarterly BAS
  • Lodge Quarterly BAS
  • Quarterly Reporting
  • Liaise with Accountant at End of year

For Sole traders/Contractors/Startups

Tradie Biz



  • 2 x Bank Account
  • Email and phone support
  • QuickBooks essentials subscription
  • 1x credit card
  • Reconciling Bank Feeds up to 200+ transactions per month
  • Monthly Reconciliations
  • Accrual GST
  • Prepare Monthly IAS
  • Prepare Quarterly BAS
  • Lodge Monthly/Quarterly IAS/BAS
  • Monthly Management Reporting
  • Liaise with Accountant at End of year

For Small Businesses

Tradie Enterprise



  • 2 x Bank Account
  • Email and phone support
  • QuickBooks Plus subscription
  • 1 x Credit Cards
  • Bank Feeds reconciliation up to 300+ per month
  • Monthly Reconciliations
  • Enter and Reconcile Supplier invoices
  • Enter and Reconcile Customer invoices
  • Accrual GST
  • Prepare Monthly IAS
  • Prepare Quarterly BAS
  • Lodge Monthly/Quarterly IAS/BAS
  • Monthly Management Reporting
  • EOY Accounts preparation for Accountant

For Medium businesses



Other Services:

QuickBooks + Xero set up for new clients with no data transfer from $250.00+GST

QuickBooks + Xero conversions for new clients including data migration from MYOB or excel.

From $650.00+GST

Rescue work/ catch up work 5 hour blocks from $350.00+GST 10 hour blocks from $600.00+GST

Xero + QuickBooks training: $120 +GST (2 hour package)

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