The Barefoot Accountant and Barefoot Training (formerly S & L Accounting Services) was formed in 1996 by the current Principals, Sean and Lesley Kelk. The business has operated successfully during this time, advising and working for clients in both the public and private sectors.


We offer services in Accounting, bookkeeping, business development, systems and training. For more information visit the Barefoot Accountant page.


We offer services in training and vocational education including assessment resources, RPL for teachers, workshops, VET consultancy. For more information visit the Barefoot Training website.


Our Team

Sean Kelk has had an extensive career in the business and financial management arena successfully undertaking roles as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Financial Controller and Business Development Manager in small to medium sized companies. He has an extensive career in consulting to a range of businesses - small and large. He has a Bachelor of Business Majoring in Accountancy from Queensland University of Technology. His expertise has been in the development of business whether they be start up or underperforming businesses. He has been successful in turning troubled businesses into successful ones.


Lesley Kelk has had an extensive career in financial management, business management and information technology, through various roles in small to medium size firms. Lesley has been involved in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for over 20 years working in Schools, TAFEs and private RTOs, where she has delivered competencies across Finance, Business, Information Technology. Lesley provides RTO management support and develops resources specifically tailored for High School assessment and delivery. Lesley is a registered teacher and her qualifications include: Bachelor of Bus. (Accountancy); Bachelor of Adult and Voc Ed; Masters in Ed Tech., as well as a range of VET qualifications, which include: TAE40116, TAE50216, TAE50116, BSB51615.


Our Commitment

We our serious about our clients. Our flexible and mobile serice delivery allows us to operate from your offices or our own. We treat your business as if it was our own and make the following commitment to you:

- We will promptly return calls and emails

- Where logistically possible, we will come to you

- We want to understand your business

- We will explain what we are doing for you

- We will stay in touch with you