technical experts & trusted business advisors

Meet the Team

Marcus Bond

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Certificate Financial Planning, Registered Tax Agent, CA SMSF Specialist, holds Public Practicing Certificate

Principal

Marcus joined the firm in June 2005 after 12 years with a major accounting practice in Melbourne and UK. Marcus' areas of expertise includes Accounting and Taxation for small, medium and large business, individuals, business consulting, superannuation and self managed superannuation funds.

Lyndal McKenzie

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Commerce, Registered Company Auditor, Registered SMSF Auditor, holds Public Practicing Certificate

Principal

Lyndal commenced with the firm in January 2009, bringing 15 years of professional experience in industries such as manufacturing, logistics and tourism. During this time Lyndal trained as an auditor with Deloitte for five years before moving into a number of financial management roles. Lyndal brings experience and expertise to her role as Auditor. Lyndal also fulfils the role of quality and professional compliance manager to ensure that professional standards are mainained.

Rebecca Bond

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Certificate Financial Planning

Senior Accountant

Rebecca undertook her graduate accounting training with a Melbourne firm of chartered accountants. From there she has worked for a variety of international companies in senior finance positions. Rebecca is a consultant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in its post graduate education program. She specialises in accounting and taxation for small, medium and large business, superannuation and international tax.

Jason Kennedy

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Business and Commerce, holds Public Practicing Certificate

Senior Accountant

Jason has been with the practice since December 2010 after completing year 12 at Newhaven College. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Business and Commerce from Monash University. Jason was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in March 2016.

John Kilsby

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Finance, holds Public Practicing Certificate

Senior Accountant

John has been with the practice since October 2011. He has completed degrees in Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Finance at Monash University. John was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in March 2016.

Jared Saunders

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Accountant

Jared completed secondary schooling in New Zealand before relocating to Australia to attend Monash University, where he completed a degree in Bachelor of Business and Commerce with majors in Accounting and Finance. Jared joined the practice in March 2015 after completing an internship in business banking. He is currently completing the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand post graduate training program.

Rachel Grant

Bachelor of Business

Accountant

Rachel has been with the practice since October 2015 and brings a wealth of business knowledge to the firm after owing her own business for the past seven years. Rachel completed her Bachelor of Business degree at Northern Territory University where she majored in Accounting.

Zac Fowler

Bachelor of Business

Accountant

Zac completed his schooling at Wonthaggi Secondary College before graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Business degree in 2015, having majored in Accounting. Zac joined the firm in April 2016 from a mid-tier accounting practice in Melbourne. He is currently completing the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand post graduate training program.

Connie Butterfield

Practice Manager / Personal Assistant

Connie is our longest serving team member and has performed most job functions in the office since she started in February 1996. Currently, she combines the roles of Practice Manager and Personal Assistant to Marcus. Connie's area of expertise includes Management Services, Payroll, Debtors, Creditors and liaising with prospective clients.

Glenda Davis

Client Services

Glenda joined the practice in August 2005 from her own bookkeeping business. She has 15 years experience in the accounting industry. Glenda specialises in our taxation software including data entry of Tax Returns and Activity Statements and completing sensitivity checks.

Trudi Fouché

Client Services

Trudi joined the team in July 2009 from South Africa. She has 25 years professional experience in a range of industries. Trudi is a pivotal part of our front office team and continues to set new standards for front office management. Trudi's current work functions include Company Secretarial Services, technical support, marketing and ATO administration.

Karen Burrows

Client Services

Karen is our accomplished receptionist with more than 20 years of experience in office administration. She joined the front office team in March 2013 and her friendly customer service and efficient admin support have become invaluable to the practice.

Tate Wheatley

Trainee Accountant

Tate joined the practice in March 2014 after completing year 12 at South Coast Christian College. He is currently studying accounting at Dandenong Chisholm Institute.