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Your Trusted Business Consultants

At East Coast Bookkeeping and Business Solutions, we have over 100 years combined experience in the industry, excelling in knowledge and customer service, always putting our clients' needs first.

We offer a number of services including, but not limited to:

  • bookkeeping

  • accounts payable/receivable

  • BAS preparation and lodgement

  • payroll and super

  • software set up and training

Our main clientele is small-medium sized businesses, ranging from the building and construction industry to healthcare professionals, childcare providers, the legal profession, hospitality, retail, wholesale and many more!

About us

Meet the Team

Melissa started her bookkeeping business in 2016 and re-branded as East Coast Bookkeeping and Business Solutions in May 2020. Based in its own purpose built premises in South Nowra, ECBBS has grown to a close knit team of 11, providing expert bookkeeping, BAS preparation and accounting software training to a diverse range of clients from all over Australia.

Melissa Thorpe

Owner, certified bookkeeper and

registered BAS agent

Melissa's introduction to bookkeeping was in 2004 when she started working in her families Building and Construction business, helping with administration and finance.

During this time, she completed her Diploma in Accounting and Advanced Diploma in Office Administration at TAFE. Melissa enjoyed it so much, she furthered her studies at the University of Wollongong, graduating with distinction in Bachelor of Commerce. In that same year, Melissa and her husband welcomed their first daughter. 

Melissa was keen to forge a career that enabled her to balance time with children and grow her own capability.

Melissa Thorpe Bookkeeper Director
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Trainee bookkeeper







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Let’s Start Working Together!

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