Lighting your path

We love supporting ethical businesses who are ready to look beyond the numbers.


Choose an tried and true Accounting and Business Advisory team. Based in Melbourne and working remotely.

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Connect your business, grow your business.

We work virtually as you need and on what you need, all for less than the cost of a single bookkeeper.

Our End-To-End Integrated Virtual Finance Services allow us to partner with your business and take a load off your team.

Accountant Thea smiling whilst wearing a headset and looking at a computer screen.

Lighting the way to your success.

We want to help businesses thrive. At its core, that’s why Business Lighthouse exists. We’re here to support your business or organization positively impacting your customers, employees, families and communities.

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Creating clarity and direction with simple, modern solutions.

We approach your finances with compassion and understanding. Our skilled team of accountants and bookkeepers work collaboratively to calm the chaos, make sense of the numbers and empower your success through clear direction.

Meet the members of our Business Lighthouse Team

Director, CEO

GAICD, MIPA, B.Bus (Acc), B.Comp (IS), G.Dip Intercultural Studies

Angela Hose

Angela is CEO and responsible for the finance department and systems projects. She is an experienced accountant with over 12 years working knowledge within the business, corporate, education and not-for-profit sectors. Angela can talk to anyone with interest and loves finding common ground to set you at ease – she used to work with communities from diverse backgrounds and is the first to welcome a new face through the door.

Director, Head of Accounting, Tax & Corporate

B.Bus (Acc), FIPA, Tax Agent, GAICD

Philip Good

A truly bright spark – Philip is the light bulb of our organisation. Responsible for the Accounting and Taxation division of Business Lighthouse, his passion for microBoard strategic thinking has him playing a vital role in guiding our clients towards business success. Philip’s expertise in the financial management and reporting of not-for-profit organisations means he is also well sought-after.

Senior Tax Accountant & Compliance Manager

Chartered Accountant (GradDip), B.Com (Acc & Eco)

Josh Underhill

Josh is a certified Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Economics. He brings over 7 years of public practice accounting to our team, and loves meeting interesting business owners from all walks of life in his role as our Senior Accountant. Josh loves jazz, literature, coffee, and his young boys who are a source of much (sleeplessness) joy.

Operations Manager

Master of Accounting

Rakhi Chaudhary

Rakhi holds the responsibility for overseeing the finance department and ensuring the well-being of her team. With over a dozen years of experience spanning both childcare and the finance sector, Rakhi has collaborated with individuals from various backgrounds and nurtured strong client relationships. Her zeal lies in streamlining processes to enhance client comprehension. Noteworthy strengths include interpersonal communication, strategic planning, and effective time management. Outside of her professional endeavors, Rakhi finds joy in dancing, hiking, and engaging in educational pursuits, including teaching her high school-age son.

Senior Accountant

B.Bus & Com (Acc), B.Arts (Ministry), Cert IV Youth Work

Matt Withers

Matt (affectionately known as ‘Dubba’) is an enthusiastic accountant who is ready to help with all your Taxation, Compliance, Accounting & Bookkeeping needs. He loves helping businesses & organisations reach their full potential and is passionate about providing relevant & timely reporting to clients for planning & decision making.

Senior Management Accountant, Software Integration Specialist

B.Com (Fin & Acc)

Heston Zimmerman

With a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and PG diploma in Computer Science, Heston has over three decades of experience in Management Reporting and Data mining. He loves Excel and his morning tea. He is passionately fond of Country and Western music, an ardent Collingwood fan and believes in treating everyone alike.

Accountant, Finance Department & Payroll Specialist (Payroll, Bookkeeping & Workflow)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Marketing)

Thea Le

Thea grew up in a retail family in Vietnam and has understood the challenges small businesses face since she was a child. She has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Accounting and Marketing, which she pursued to help her family's business thrive. Thea is passionate about helping business owners grow by improving processes with her knowledge and experience. Thea loves to get out into nature and enjoys kayaking and hiking in her spare time.

Accountant & Inventory Specialist

Bachelor of Accounting, Majoring in Accounting and Finance

Geri Anne Soriao

Geri completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is ready to put it to use. Always a busy bee, Geri has taken on a marketing role on top of accounting and inventory specialist work. She loves to help our clients streamline their daily activities and find more areas for efficiency. In her free time, Geri loves to bury herself in books or spend time with her rescue greyhound, Beau.

We’re a collective of inventive problem solvers.


We invite others into partnership with us to
do the same, to walk a integrous path where everyone benefits. It means we’re considering the good of the people around us and theworld we live in.

We choose to do the right thing. It’s a triple bottom line. It’s good for people, place and your business purpose. It’s why we’re a B-Corp.


We’re asking questions. It means we’re always learning. Wondering how we could make something better. We never assume that we know it all, and that everyone else has to catch up. It means considering the future and bringing our best selves to the present. It doesn’t mean you’ll just find a group of number-wizards with not much else behind them. We’re learners.


We work with businesses to uncover a journey into their financial future. To not just balance the spreadsheets once each year, but to go beyond what’s expected. To deliver continuous improvement. To work with businesses, casting our light toward the future, showing a way and then making it happen.


There is always a better way and a brighter future. We get a little excited when the winds pick up and the seas get a little rough. We don’t hold back, we don’t cower, we angle the ship toward the storm. We pride ourselves on our determination and grit. We have what it takes to navigate through every storm. We won’t leave you in the dark. Standing tall. Business isn’t easy and anyone who says otherwise hasn’t ever left the safety of the harbour.