Brisbane’s leading business advisors and finance brokers.
Coaching & Advisory
Expert guidance for SME businesses.
Project-based strategic consultancy.
Business Finance Broking
Hassle-free business finance at the best possible rate.
With 40+ lenders, we’ll find the ideal loan for you.
Sam has been brilliant. He gave me all the information that i needed in setting up Queensland Physiotherapy, with great advice along the way. It obvious that he takes pride in what he does and really gets a kick out of helping others succeed. Very highly recommended as a business advisor.
– Ian Alberts, Director, Queensland Physiotherapy
Advisory & consulting services
Bring a new business to life or improve an existing one. Find and exploit your point of difference, create a brand your customers will love and your competitors will envy. Create strong, sustainable growth. Expand your geographic footprint, build infrastructure, develop systems and processes. Plan for the future and follow your dreams; it’s all possible with McCarthy Global.
Thorough planning is one of the key factors that separates a successful startup from a failure. McCarthy Global Consulting has successfully brought a number of startups to market, and can expertly guide you through the entire process from initial setup to launch. More »
Strategic business planning
Every business, no matter how large or small, performs better if they have a written, regularly-updated business plan. A good plan will allow you to communicate your vision and strategy to internal (management) and external (bank/investor) stakeholders, as well as set targets for yourself and your staff. More »
Digital strategy & design
Having a strong online presence and a smart, cost-effective marketing strategy are two important keys to business success, but many small businesses still don’t take the time to get this right. McCarthy Global can guide you through the process of achieving both. More »
Coaching and advisory
Mentoring & coaching
One of McCarthy Global’s core services, our coaching program involves working together to identify your business’s short, medium and long term growth and development goals and guiding you to achieve them via a mix of structured and unstructured meetings. More »
Management reporting & financial analysis
In small businesses, we can help bridge the gap between bookkeeper and owners, presenting monthly or quarterly financial data in an easy-to-understand report. In larger businesses, we can prepare more in-depth reports for board or executive management use. More »
Cash flow forecasting & budgeting
Cash flow forecasts, also known as 3-way forecasts or integrated forecasts, require a significant amount of technical skill. McCarthy Global’s models have been developed and refined over the years to the point where our capability is second to none. More »
Business finance and mortgage broking
Find a financier who actually cares about you. Grow your business to its potential, expand into new products or new areas, purchase new equipment, stop going to bed at night worrying about your cash flow. Buy your first house, your second house, your tenth house, knowing you’ve got the best deal from the hundreds out there. McCarthy Global handles all this and more, no stress, no fuss.
International trade finance
Trade finance helps to facilitate international trade by funding the “gap” in importers’ and exporters’ cash flow cycle. Importers will often find that suppliers demand partial or full payment prior to shipment, while exporters may require funding to cover the time between shipment and cash receipt. More »
Cash flow finance
Almost every business experiences peaks and troughs in their cash flow at various times, particularly manufacturers, wholesale businesses and other businesses that offer trade credit to their customers. Cash flow financing is designed to cater for those short-term peaks and troughs. More »
For most businesses, the purchase of long-term assets should be financed. It frees up cash to run and grow your business, and it matches the cash outflows to the economic benefits you will receive over the life of the asset. McCarthy Global can arrange financing on a wide range of vehicles, equipment and fixtures. More »
Home & investment property loans
If you’re buying a home or investment property, finding the right mortgage loan can be a tiresome exercise. There are a multitude of lenders in the market, each with their own offers, rates and policies. McCarthy Global can use our expertise to find you the very best deal without the hassle. More »
Applying for a loan as a self-employed person can be challenging. Care must be taken to ensure the lender has a thorough understanding of your financial position. McCarthy Global knows business, and we have the skills to understand your business financials and communicate that understanding to a prospective lender. More »
Bad credit home loans
Life doesn’t always go according to plan. If you’ve been bankrupt or have defaults listed on your credit file, it doesn’t mean you can’t get a home loan or you have to pay a huge premium. We’ve got access to specialist lenders that will consider all situations at reasonable rates. More »
About McCarthy Global
P: 0448 267 576
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Sam McCarthy is the Founder and Managing Director of McCarthy Global. A self-confessed perfectionist and numbers tragic, Sam’s passion is guiding entrepreneurs along the path of building sustainable, profitable businesses. With a talent for crafting innovative business strategy, a deep understanding of financial statements and a knack for analysing and explaining complex business concepts in plain English, Sam is the ideal business advisor for small to medium sized businesses.
Prior to founding McCarthy Global, Sam was also a co-founder of Dirigo Group, a full-service generalist advisory, finance broking and marketing firm. Dirigo doubled its revenues each year prior to Sam’s departure, whilst expanding into financial planning and vendor equipment finance.
Sam has also owned other successful small businesses in his own right, including a Jetts Fitness franchise.
Prior to starting his own businesses, Sam’s previous successes include helping to steer a large steel wholesaler through a devastating post-GFC industry downturn, by reducing expenditure, improving financial management and developing a more disciplined, data-driven approach to decision making. He also assisted a rapidly-growing sporting equipment wholesaler to handle its growth by implementing a comprehensive business plan and financial forecast, setting up the appropriate systems and processes and obtaining working capital finance.
Bachelor of Business – Accounting and Finance
Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
Commissioner for Declarations (Qld)
Finance Brokers Association of Australia