The numbers partner

For Your Creative Agency

We are a boutique and specialised Accounting, Bookkeeping and Consulting Business servicing creative and marketing communications agencies.

Nicole started Lolly Jar in 2010

After the realisation that many small – medium businesses in the marcoms industry were using an inappropriate resource and/or system to manage their agency finances.

With almost 20 years of professional finance experience within the creative field Nicole understands the advertising industry and it’s specific requirements.

Your Internal Finance Department

We can provide a full function, multi level finance department on a part time basis to cater for all the finance needs of your business.

Or we can plug in at any level to compliment your exisiting finance department.

SWAT team

Finance staff all with extensive industry experience

End to End Internal Finance Support

Accounts payable and receivable, payroll, BAS, budgeting, cash flow forecasting and management reporting. Services can be provided onsite, offsite or a combination of both

Short-Medium Term Finance Support

We can plug in at any level including cover for maternity or long service leave

We’ve Got You Covered

The ‘Set Up/ Sort Things Out’ project-based service

Process & Systems Review and Implementation

We are experienced in all traditional and cloud based ad systems and softwares

Finance Recruitment Assistance

We can help find the right person at the right level

Rate Card/Pricing Reviews

We can review your rate card & pricing structure to ensure you are competitive in the industry 

Gearing Up for Sale

We can assist with short or long term plans for sale by providing analysis and benchmarks based on what buyers will look for

Due Dilligence Projects

We are experienced with Due Diligence projects- both internal and external

Business Health Check

We can assess the health of your business based on our extensive industry experience

Salary Benchmarking

We can advise on industry specific salary ranges 

Maternity or Long Service Leave

Don’t despair if your star finance person goes on leave- we can jump in and help!

Consulting Mentoring Overseeing

CFO/FD support, oversight and mentoring

We provide a premium service that doesn’t cost a premium

Recent Work

Elegant Themes

  • Brand Identity
  • Website Design & Development
  • SEO & Analytics
  • Social Media Generation

Our Awesome Team

Nicole

Nicole

Managing Director CFO

Lucy

Lucy

Finance Manager

Dionne

Dionne

Finance Manager

Natalie

Natalie

Junior Management Accountant

Linh

Linh

Assistant Accountant

What Our Clients Say About Us

Lolly Jar provides an experienced and agile service that plugs seamlessly into our agency at any level we require. Over the many years we have partnered with Lolly, the team has become an integral part of our business and is completely aligned to our culture and goals… a very valued member of our Core family.
Sapna Trivedi

Finance Director, The Core Agency

Lolly Jar Accountancy has been an extension of our own team for 10 years now. Their expertise in managing the end-to-end financial requirements, holistically, for Bamboo Marketing and their dedication to delivering best in class stakeholder management on all levels has been the cornerstone of a very successful partnership. The team at Lolly Jar consistently go above and beyond to ensure that we are always a step ahead and on time with all our reporting and compliance needs. Working with Nicole and the Lolly Jar team, you know that they’re always there for you and that our best interests are always in mind – the passion that the team has for their work is exceptional. Lolly Jar Accountancy is a great cultural fit too, an important consideration to any small to medium creative agency like us.

Nigel Hickey

Group Managing Director, Bamboo Marketing

Nic is more than just a financial specialist to her clients – she is their trusted guide and advisor. Her deep knowledge of creative industries businesses means she knows all the benefits to grab and pitfalls to avoid. Plus her practical, easy-to-understand manner makes her an essential partner for any business owner.
David Sharpe

Director, Sharpe Advisory

Our Values

Financial Acumen

We understand what drives profit in the advertising and marketing industry and where your metrics need to be.

Initiative

We don’t just process your numbers- we give you the right analysis so you can make business decisions.

Relationships

We aim to be a valued part of your team and your numbers partner. You can call us anytime for a vent, chat or brainstorm.

Contact Us

Ready To Make a Real Change?

Sydney

The Commons,
20-40 Meagher St
Chippendale NSW 2008

Melbourne

The Commons,
36-38 Gipps St
Collingwood VIC 3066

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Interested in improving the bottom line? Have a general question? We’re just an email away.