YOUR TEAM

helping businesses blossom

ALY GARRETT

Founder | Principal

Aly is passionate about seeing businesses thrive and adapt in these times of rapid change, ensuring the family groups that own them build wealth for themselves and future generations.

Aly draws on over 25 years of experience to deliver customised accounting, taxation, advisory and cloud solutions for her clients. She is recognised as a leader in the tourism industry and cloud revolution space helping to elevate businesses to the cloud and deliver automation to future proof their businesses, delivering efficiencies and improving profitability.

Achievements

- Australian Accounting Awards - 

2021 Overall Excellence Awards

2021 Partner of the Year (Boutique Firm)

2017 Finalist for Thought Leader of the Year

- Women in Finance Awards -

2019 WINNER - Small Business Adviser of the Year

2019 WINNER -  Principal of the Year

- Practice Ignition Top 50 Women in Accounting - 

2019 Winner 

2018 Nominee

- SMSF & Accounting Awards -

2018 WINNER - SMSF & Accounting Professional of Yr

2018 WINNER - Partner of the Year

2018 WINNER - Overall Excellence Awards

- Women in Finance Awards -

2018 Finalist Small Business Adviser of the Year

- Corporate & Private Telstra Women’s Business Awards -

2017 SA Finalist

- Behind Closed Doors - Entrepreneurs Scholarship -

2016 Runner Up

- Deloitte Business Women of the Year for SA & NT -

2011 Finalist - Manager & Above

- Deloitte Business Women of the Year for SA & NT -

2009 WINNER - Manager & Above

 

The ultimate success for Aly has come about by combining her love for her work with her passion for her family & she has built her life around this foundation.

CAANZ Acuity Podcast Host | Cloud Enthusiast |

Virtual CFO  | Fellow Chartered Accountant 

| Tax Agent | Mum of 3

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LEE DUFFIELD

General Manager

Lee has a passion for helping businesses improve efficiencies across all areas of operation, from  implementing cloud integrated software systems to advising on legal structures of business for taxation purposes.

 

For over 12 years, Lee has worked in business services and tax advisory for small and medium family businesses, self-managed superannuation funds and high net wealth individuals. In particular, Lee draws on knowledge from her Masters of Taxation, to assist clients in structuring their organisations to help in minimising their tax obligations as well  as reducing exposure to risk.

 

In recent years Lee has gained significant experience in assisting businesses gain efficiencies by utilising cloud accounting and cloud integrated solutions, encompassing all facets of business, from point of sale, HR and payroll, accounting, reporting and more by implementing cloud based software.


Achievements

Practice Ignition Top 50 Women in Accounting

- 2018 + 2019 Nominee -


 -Women in Finance Awards -

2018 WINNER - Accountant of the Year

- SMSF & Accounting Awards -

2018 Finalist - SMSF and Accounting Professional of the Year

 - Australian Accounting Awards -

2017 Finalist - Young Accountant of the Year

Tax Enthusiast | Cloud Accountant | Futurist

Advisor | Mentor | Member CAANZ | Mum

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RHETT FRASER

Head of Compliance

Rhett is a Chartered Accountant with over 7 years’ experience in business services and tax advisory with both small and mid-sized accounting firms.  He is currently enhancing his tax knowledge skillset by studying a Masters of Taxation at UNSW

 

He provides services in the following areas:

 

- Accounts preparation and financial analysis, including preparation of Business Activity Statements and Quarterly Management Reports
- Taxation planning and compliance

- Management reporting and forecasting
- Business advisory, including providing tangible advice for clients
- Transactional services for business (bookkeeping and payroll processing using cloud products such as Xero, Kounta, Deputy, Receipt Bank & Hubdoc)
- Implementation and use of cloud technologies for integrated business solutions

 

Achievements + Interests

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants |
Avid Coffee Connoisseur | Fast Runner

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ELIZA ETHERTON

Payroll Guru

Eliza is our resident payroll guru. With over 30 years working in business preparing their payroll and other book keeping duties she is well qualified to support our clients with all payroll matters. No payroll is too big or too small.

 

She provides services in the following areas:

 

- Processing of payroll across all industries specialising in Xero payroll, Deputy and MicroKeeper

- Calculation of all statutory Superannuation including salary sacrifice

- Payroll tax and all reconciliations required

- Return to work calculations and reconciliations

- Attendance to preparation and lodgment of single touch payroll

- General book keeping services 

 

Achievements + Interests

Fashion Queen | Secret Keeper
Mum | Reality TV lover

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HELENA BROUGHTON
Transactional Accountant

Helena is an experienced administration assistant and has joined our transactional accounting team helping us with bookkeeping tasks, payroll and administration.

 

She is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Management. 

She provides services in the following areas: 

- Reconciliation of Xero files

- Processing of purchases, receipts and invoices

- Payroll processing

- Corporate compliance 

- Social media guru

- New entity setups and registrations 

- And everything else!

 

Achievements + Interests

Dog lover | Coffee Enthusiast | 

Wrangler of the All In Team | Not Helen 😊

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