About us

The Footprint Group provides outsourced HR, Recruitment, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Accounting and Advisory services small to medium businesses throughout Australia.

Based on the NSW Central Coast our team of specialist HR Consultants, Bookkeepers, Accountants and Recruitment Specialists are all highly skilled, experienced and qualified in their respective fields and above all are passionate about seeing you achieve business success by providing outsourced support across all industries.

Founded as Footprint Recruitment by industry leader Kristy-Lee Billet in 2006 as a specialist recruitment agency on the NSW Central Coast, the Footprint Group has since expanded its service offering to incorporate the full suite of people management services. This ensures the Group has the capacity to proactively look after a business' needs for the entire employment lifecycle of each individual staff member on the team, from pre-recruitment to exit and everything in-between.

Our dedicated, bespoke and fully tailored outsourced HR services, Footprint HR was launched in 2010 providing a first of its kind locally based consultancy service to local businesses on the Central Coast.

In 2018 we further expanded our outsourced business solutions offering with the introduction of Footprint Bookkeeping and Payroll, allowing small to medium businesses to outsource their critical finance tasks without the need to employ a permanent employee to manage this critical business function.

Today the Footprint Group is dedicated to delivering a unique range of outsourced people and finance based solutions to businesses. When you engage our services you are assigned a dedicated project manager meaning you will always speak to the same person who understands your business and your specific needs.

Kristy Lee Billett - Founder & Director

Founder and Director of The Footprint Group, Kristy-Lee Billett is an industry leader and recognised expert in her field. Driven by her passion to see businesses succeed by having the right people in the right roles at the right time, Kristy-Lee and her team adopt a proactive, holistic approach when partnering with a business. This passion and commitment was a key driver in Kristy-Lee's decision to form the multidisciplinary Footprint Group, which utilises the expertise of highly skilled HR, recruitment and Not-for-Profit industry specialists who share her passion, to deliver a unique range of people-based solutions to businesses, focused on the attraction, recruitment, retention and management of their people.

Kristy-Lee has worked in the field of HR and recruitment since 1999. She holds undergraduate qualifications in Psychology, a Masters in Human Resource Management, is an Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Kristy-Lee's dedication to exceptional results in her field has been rewarded with a number of personal and business accolades. She was named the Central Coast Business Woman of the Year in 2012 and won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the NSW Business Chamber State Awards in 2013 after winning the same title at regional level. The Footprint Group won the Excellence in Business Ethics Award at the Gosford / Erina Business Chamber Awards in 2013 and were Finalists for the same title at state level.

Kristy-Lee is an active member of her local community on the NSW Central Coast and has supported numerous local charities with her team over the years.

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Matt Heighway - Head of Bookkeeping, Payroll and Advisory Services

Matt Joined The Footprint Group in 2015 after 20 years working in the Finance Sector. During this time Matt lead successful start up businesses through rapid growth phases where he quickly built and managed large teams of employees. As a business owner he understood the value of his people and the importance of a robust and efficient management process. Matt now brings this knowledge and experience, along with his passion to help businesses grow, to The Footprint Group where he heads up our Bookkeeping and Payroll as well as our Advisory Services divisions.

Matt is passionate about business and an advocate of efficient processes. He believes in a work / life balance and can assist both business owners and candidates achieve this whilst ensuring business goals are exceeded.

Matt has received recognition for his work over the years including NSW Business Chamber Business of the Year award in 2011 and the same year his business was listed on BRW fast 100 list.

Outside of Footprint, Matt has a high level of experience serving on NFP Boards and has a unique knowledge of the legislative and governance responsibilities held by voluntary Board and Committee members.

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