Our Team

  • Everyone
  • Partners
  • Accountants
  • Bookkeeping
  • Office Managers & Admin

Charles Hesse

Partner

Started: 1995 (Founder)
Qualifications: Masters of Taxation, Bachelor of Business, CPA, Registered Company Auditor, Registered Tax Agent, Public Practice Certificate, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 30 years’ experience advising family businesses in accounting, taxation and audit.
Hobbies: Proud father of three that loves to cycle and watch AFL.

Kent Lin

Partner

Started: 2013
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), Bachelor of Laws, CA, Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: Over 9 years of extensive knowledge in Taxation services, Financial Planning services, Small Business services & Family Trusts, SMSF compliance and Audits.
Hobbies: Kent enjoys family time and catching up with friends.

Paddy Cummins

Accountant

Started: 2005
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, CPA, Public Practice Certificate, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ experience in Small/Medium Business, SMSF, SMSF Audits and Individuals Tax Returns.
Hobbies: Paddy enjoys spending time with her family.

Luisa Chisholm

Accountant

Started: 2010
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 25 years’ in Accounting, Taxation and Business services dealing with a wide variety of client structures and providing tailored tax advice.
Hobbies: A busy mother of two, Luisa enjoys an active lifestyle, travelling and spending quality time with her family.

Nicole Brown

Accountant

Started: 2007
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ accounting for a wide variety of clients including individuals, various investment structures and family businesses.
Hobbies: Nicole enjoys travelling and hiking with her husband, spending time with her family and rescue dogs and reading a good book.

Daniel Jones

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of dedicated experience in business services, Daniel enjoys building strong relationships with his clients to ensure he gets the best possible outcome for them.
Hobbies: Daniel enjoys travelling, a round of golf and restaurant/café hopping around Melbourne with his friends and family.

Zoe Mahlstedt

Accountant

Started: 2020
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 10 years’ experience in Small/Medium Business and Individual compliance. Zoe is focused on achieving the best outcomes for clients by understanding client’s individual needs. 
Hobbies: Zoe enjoys travel and caravanning with her young family.

Scott Pearson

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of experience working in Business Services and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds, Scott’s passion is helping his clients plan for their retirement with his vast knowledge of SMSF, Business and Personal tax.
Hobbies: Scott enjoys golf, football and spending time with friends and family.

Nathan Elliot

Accountant

Started: 2019
Qualifications:  Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: More than 3 years of experience in SME business services including compliance and taxation, SMSF compliance and audit, individual tax returns.
Hobbies: Nathan enjoys walking and hiking, motorsports and spending time with friends and family.

Joshua Hesse

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), CA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 7 years of experience working in Business Services, Josh’s passion is helping clients maximise their business performance through software integration and implementation.
Hobbies: Josh enjoys playing tennis, supporting the Geelong Football Club and travelling the world.

Titus Kurien

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Through his extensive Audit and Financial Accounting experience, Titus’ passion is helping clients improve the financial health of their businesses and achieve their objectives.
Hobbies: Titus enjoys playing Golf, Basketball and most importantly spending time with his family and friends.

Allan Khaw

Accountant

Started: 2010
Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics, CPA, ACIS, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: 20+ years of experience in business services and taxation.
Hobbies: Allan enjoys movies, relaxing to music, finger-style acoustic guitar and swimming.

Lin Zu

Accountant

Started: 2013
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ experience in Small Business Accounting & Taxation, Individual Tax Returns and Audit.
Hobbies: Lin is an amateur photographer with a passion for travel.

Veronica Diez

Accountant

Started: 2019
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 3 years of experience in Accounting, Taxation and SMSF services.
Hobbies: Veronica enjoys travelling and spending weekends with her family and friends.

Callum Randell

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science, Master of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (current), Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: After several years in the healthcare industry as a physiotherapist, Callum has made the switch after discovering a passion for accounting, tax and finance.
Hobbies: Callum enjoys football, cricket, NBA and spending time with friends and family.

Carmen Gordon

Bookkeeper

Started: 2019
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of Bookkeeping & BAS experience, Carmen has an extensive knowledge of cloud accounting packages and has a passion for optimising efficiencies through the use of them.
Hobbies: Carmen enjoys trail running, mountain biking and scuba diving with her husband.

Brooke Peluso

Bookkeeper

Started: 2017
Qualifications: Cert III Business & Administration, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Endlessly looking to learn, Brooke’s draws on her previous experiences in business administration to ensure her bookkeeping clients receive a holistic proficient service.
Hobbies: Brooke enjoys spending time outdoors and volunteering in her spare time.

Kelly Cavanagh

Bookkeeper

Started: 2018
Qualifications: Diploma of Accounting, Registered BAS Agent, MYOB Partner, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: Thrives on helping clients with their bookkeeping & compliance needs.
Hobbies: Kelly loves spending time with her family, horses & animals.

Renee Turner

Office Manager

Started: 2007
Qualifications: Cert III Business & Administration, MYOB Bookkeeping, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 25 years of experience in business administration and office management, Renee’s expertise and knowledge of the business and our clients is in invaluable.
Hobbies: Renee enjoys family time with her two young kids and sports.

Caroline Jizba

Administration

Started: 2017
Qualifications: Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Having previously worked in one of the BIG 4 banks, Caroline has an eye for detail and a vast knowledge for business administration.
Hobbies: Caroline enjoys walking, cooking and spending time with her family.

Angie Brewer

Administration

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: 25+ years of experience working in Administration and Accounts in the ADF, private sector and not-for-profit.
Hobbies: Angie enjoys walking her rescue greyhound, camping, travel and gardening and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Charles Hesse

Partner

Started: 1995 (Founder)
Qualifications: Masters of Taxation, Bachelor of Business, CPA, Registered Company Auditor, Registered Tax Agent, Public Practice Certificate, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 30 years’ experience advising family businesses in accounting, taxation and audit.
Hobbies: Proud father of three that loves to cycle and watch AFL.

Kent Lin

Partner

Started: 2013
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), Bachelor of Laws, CA, Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: Over 9 years of extensive knowledge in Taxation services, Financial Planning services, Small Business services & Family Trusts, SMSF compliance and Audits.
Hobbies: Kent enjoys family time and catching up with friends.

Paddy Cummins

Accountant

Started: 2005
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, CPA, Public Practice Certificate, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ experience in Small/Medium Business, SMSF, SMSF Audits and Individuals Tax Returns.
Hobbies: Paddy enjoys spending time with her family.

Luisa Chisholm

Accountant

Started: 2010
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 25 years’ in Accounting, Taxation and Business services dealing with a wide variety of client structures and providing tailored tax advice.
Hobbies: A busy mother of two, Luisa enjoys an active lifestyle, travelling and spending quality time with her family.

Nicole Brown

Accountant

Started: 2007
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ accounting for a wide variety of clients including individuals, various investment structures and family businesses.
Hobbies: Nicole enjoys travelling and hiking with her husband, spending time with her family and rescue dogs and reading a good book.

Daniel Jones

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of dedicated experience in business services, Daniel enjoys building strong relationships with his clients to ensure he gets the best possible outcome for them.
Hobbies: Daniel enjoys travelling, a round of golf and restaurant/café hopping around Melbourne with his friends and family.

Zoe Mahlstedt

Accountant

Started: 2020
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 10 years’ experience in Small/Medium Business and Individual compliance. Zoe is focused on achieving the best outcomes for clients by understanding client’s individual needs. 
Hobbies: Zoe enjoys travel and caravanning with her young family.

Scott Pearson

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of experience working in Business Services and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds, Scott’s passion is helping his clients plan for their retirement with his vast knowledge of SMSF, Business and Personal tax.
Hobbies: Scott enjoys golf, football and spending time with friends and family.

Nathan Elliot

Accountant

Started: 2019
Qualifications:  Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: More than 3 years of experience in SME business services including compliance and taxation, SMSF compliance and audit, individual tax returns.
Hobbies: Nathan enjoys walking and hiking, motorsports and spending time with friends and family.

Joshua Hesse

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Prof. Accounting), CA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 7 years of experience working in Business Services, Josh’s passion is helping clients maximise their business performance through software integration and implementation.
Hobbies: Josh enjoys playing tennis, supporting the Geelong Football Club and travelling the world.

Titus Kurien

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Through his extensive Audit and Financial Accounting experience, Titus’ passion is helping clients improve the financial health of their businesses and achieve their objectives.
Hobbies: Titus enjoys playing Golf, Basketball and most importantly spending time with his family and friends.

Allan Khaw

Accountant

Started: 2010
Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics, CPA, ACIS, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: 20+ years of experience in business services and taxation.
Hobbies: Allan enjoys movies, relaxing to music, finger-style acoustic guitar and swimming.

Lin Zu

Accountant

Started: 2013
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), CPA, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 20 years’ experience in Small Business Accounting & Taxation, Individual Tax Returns and Audit.
Hobbies: Lin is an amateur photographer with a passion for travel.

Veronica Diez

Accountant

Started: 2019
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Over 3 years of experience in Accounting, Taxation and SMSF services.
Hobbies: Veronica enjoys travelling and spending weekends with her family and friends.

Callum Randell

Accountant

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science, Master of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (current), Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: After several years in the healthcare industry as a physiotherapist, Callum has made the switch after discovering a passion for accounting, tax and finance.
Hobbies: Callum enjoys football, cricket, NBA and spending time with friends and family.

Carmen Gordon

Bookkeeper

Started: 2019
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 10 years of Bookkeeping & BAS experience, Carmen has an extensive knowledge of cloud accounting packages and has a passion for optimising efficiencies through the use of them.
Hobbies: Carmen enjoys trail running, mountain biking and scuba diving with her husband.

Brooke Peluso

Bookkeeper

Started: 2017
Qualifications: Cert III Business & Administration, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Endlessly looking to learn, Brooke’s draws on her previous experiences in business administration to ensure her bookkeeping clients receive a holistic proficient service.
Hobbies: Brooke enjoys spending time outdoors and volunteering in her spare time.

Kelly Cavanagh

Bookkeeper

Started: 2018
Qualifications: Diploma of Accounting, Registered BAS Agent, MYOB Partner, Xero Certified Advisor.
Experience & Skills: Thrives on helping clients with their bookkeeping & compliance needs.
Hobbies: Kelly loves spending time with her family, horses & animals.

Renee Turner

Office Manager

Started: 2007
Qualifications: Cert III Business & Administration, MYOB Bookkeeping, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: With over 25 years of experience in business administration and office management, Renee’s expertise and knowledge of the business and our clients is in invaluable.
Hobbies: Renee enjoys family time with her two young kids and sports.

Caroline Jizba

Administration

Started: 2017
Qualifications: Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: Having previously worked in one of the BIG 4 banks, Caroline has an eye for detail and a vast knowledge for business administration.
Hobbies: Caroline enjoys walking, cooking and spending time with her family.

Angie Brewer

Administration

Started: 2021
Qualifications: Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, Xero Certified Advisor
Experience & Skills: 25+ years of experience working in Administration and Accounts in the ADF, private sector and not-for-profit.
Hobbies: Angie enjoys walking her rescue greyhound, camping, travel and gardening and spending time with her husband, family and friends.