About Paul Flakus
Founder and Managing Director Paul Flakus is an entrepreneurial and creative finance consultant who is passionate about helping small and medium business owners like himself to manage and grow their business and achieve their personal vision and goals through creative and clever financing.
Paul began his career with a national financial institution and has been in the finance industry for over 40 years.
The Federal Government recently passed legislation whereby all finance and mortgage brokers dealing with consumer related loans are to be either licensed in their own right or representatives of their aggregator and hold an Australian Credit License.
Paul Flakus of Flakus & Associates holds Australian Credit License No 379603.
Some of the main points for a broker when dealing with clients is to ensure the following :
- Determine the borrowers have the capacity to service the proposed loan and all other loans
- Ensure that the loan sought is not unsuitable for the borrower
- Broker holds Professional Indemnity Insurance
- Broker is a member of an External Dispute Resolution Scheme
- When dealing with Paul you are assured that not only does he hold his ASIC ACL but he is also fully compliant and unbiased.
In October 1996, Paul was selected to operate a boutique finance broking business in Melbourne. Predominantly, he is engaged in obtaining finance for clients seeking to purchase commercial property, plant and equipment, residential property for owner-occupied and investment use, business finance, residential development finance, Licensed Post Office businesses and other franchised businesses.
Apart from assisting his business clients, Paul has also successfully assisted clients in purchasing residential and commercial properties for their Superannuation Fund.
Over the past 24 years Paul has successfully helped more than 4,500 clients, including partnerships, husband-and-wife businesses, and professionals achieve their dream business or goals through creative and innovative financing.
Today, Paul’s vision is to continue to provide a premier financial consulting service that is focused on helping clients with every aspect of their financial needs.
Flakus & Associates is a leading financial consulting firm with over 40 years of industry experience in every aspect of finance, including business, commercial, private, residential, investment, equipment and personal finance.
Located in a newly owned commercial office at Cheltenham, Flakus & Associates specialises in helping entrepreneurs with a holistic and integrated approach to their finance needs and requirements.
Flakus & Associates offers access to a network of allied professionals who can provide a gamut of services that leverage on our associates’ many years of experience and expertise.
Paul prides himself in being available to chat or visit at a time that suits his clients’ busy schedule.
Our team of finance-minded professionals working in tandem ensures you, the client, is led step by step, guided and advised to achieve your financial goal in a timely manner .