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our story

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US

Ascent Solutions was founded in 2018, with a small team of staff who were all working in the not-for-profit sector. Jeff and Jacinta had a dream to provide an alternative for ministries who were often challenged to advance the IT and financial situations of their organisations with limited resources.

The vision for Ascent Solutions is to provide top quality business solutions to world changing ministries. We are passionate about providing amazing customer service and being flexible to the unique needs of each organisation.

Our Values include:

  • Quality
  • Practical
  • Efficient
  • Ministry Focused
  • Stewardship

Meet us

Jeff Hoffard

Jeff Hoffard

Director

Jeff is the Founding Director of Ascent Solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science with supporting majors in Information Systems and Computer Networks, Certificate IV in Accounting and Certificate IV in Bookkeeping. He is a registered BAS agent with the Australian Bookkeepers Network and has extensive experience supporting non-for-profit ministries’ IT and finances. The majority of his work background is in project coordination and management roles for corporate companies. In 2014, he returned to community and Church-based organisations with a vision for using his skills to support the meaningful, grassroots work of these organisations. He specialises in troubleshooting problems, from complex IT networking issues to the best smart phone to buy. He is proactive, strategic and tailors advice to the specific needs of the client he’s working with. He finds his work with Ascent Solutions extremely rewarding. Jeff also loves long distance running and hiking the outdoors, as well as all things IT and technology related. He is married to Jacinta and loves being a Dad.

Jacinta Hoffard

Jacinta Hoffard

Business Manager

Jacinta is the Business Manager for Ascent Solutions. She has completed degrees in Behavioural Science and Arts, as well as multiple Certificates in Business Administration. Her career has been somewhat diverse with a unique mix of book-keeping, payroll, management roles, charity school liaison, counselling, youth work, mentorship and being a Mum. Jacinta is focused on providing great customer service and using her gifts of developing, problem solving and focus to return outstanding results in the projects she is responsible for. Jacinta is married to Jeff, she loves to hike, travel, retreat to nature and spend quality time with friends and family.

“Stewards you can trust”

OUR SERVICES

We provide bookkeeping and IT services for non-profits at affordable rates. We offer tailor made contracts that suit your business’ unique needs. You can take advantage of all our services or some parts that are most essential at the time.