Business Growth Specialist

Sky Accountants wins Accounting Business of the Year at the 2017 PANALITIX Accountants Achievement Awards!

The accounting firm from Ballarat and Sunbury, Victoria has been awarded for being the embodiment of excellence in a definitive aspect of accounting business within the industry.

At the recent PANALITIX Annual Conference (#ThePAC) held at the Sunshine Coast in Australia, Sky Accountants was 2017 winner of the Accounting Business of the Year.

PANALITIX represents high-performing accounting firms across Australia, New Zealand, Europe, UK and USA. In its mission to help Accountants building great businesses, members must demonstrate a consistent level of excellence in being ‘proactive with their clients’.

Over 450 accountants attended the conference awards ceremony, which was held at the exclusive Novotel Twin Waters resort. Sky Accountants along with Jamie Johns, Paul Dowler, Tim Goode, and Ashley Carmichael from the team were there to celebrate the win. It was a truly unforgettable experience.

CEO and Founder, Jamie Johns said “The credit belongs to the team for their dedication and continuous efforts to service clients at the highest standards using cutting edge technology. “Sky’s The Limit” is our Vision and this attitude and culture filters through our firm to everyone we deal with. We are humbled and proud to receive this award.”

Sky Accountants are in the top 57 firms world wide recognised in the book “The World’s Most Inspiring Accountants”, by UK journalist and author Steve Pipe. Sky Accountants

Sky specialise in working with clients in the Hospitality & Tourism industries. We work with Gaming Venues, Clubs, Pubs, Bars, Cafes, Lounges, Resorts, Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, including hospitality franchisors and franchisees and all types of tourism operators.


Delivering Virtual CFO services to these businesses is what we excel at. Jamie Johns the CEO of Sky has worked with and been mentored by some of the best minds in Australia and around the world.

Sky Accountants won the most innovative accounting firm in 2015 from Panalitix.  In 2015, 2016, and 2017 they were a national finalist for accountantsdaily in the category of the most innovative accounting firm in Australia. In 2016 they were awarded the best accounting firm in Victoria by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).  “Our Mission is to be the best Hospitality Accountants in the world, delivering real time advice”

Businesses have intrigue Jamie, starting two before he was 18 and over the years he has trained them, consulted to them, coached them, researched them and visited thousands of them. All in the pursuit of following his passion – Growing Businesses. Jamie’s work has taken him overseas to China and New Zealand. In 2016 Jamie presented at the largest Xercon ever in Brisbane, advising hundreds of Accountants and Bookkeepers on how to overcome the barriers to business growth and setup a profitable business of any type,  that runs without the owner. Sky Accountants were also featured in the 2016 Xero Roadshow. Sky Accountants have a Business Mentoring Program. This enables Small to Medium sized Enterprises to be accountable, to implement key business ideas by working ON their business and not in it. See more by clicking here.