232 Boundary Road, Braeside, Victoria, Australia, 3195

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Mr Ross Wadeson

Mr Ross Wadeson
Director - FCPA

After some early sales experience, Ross gained his qualifications while working for several years with a large accounting firm. He then extended his commercial experience over several years within an international public company as firstly their Internal Auditor and then as the Group Commercial Development Manager. This involved providing all manner of business management assistance to the Company's varied subsidiaries and business activities. In 1983 Ross commenced Public Practice providing these services to a growing number of smaller and medium business clients. His qualifications include:

  • Fellow of CPA Australia
  • (Specialist Management Accounting)
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Diploma Business Studies
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Accounting

Apart from Business, Ross is significantly involved with Four Wheel Drive and 20 years in scouting, including as an active canoe and kayak instructor together with cross country ski touring and snow camping. In some spare time he also skis down the hills, drives steam locomotives and gets out in the bush camping.

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Mr Brian Dowie

Mr Brian Dowie
Director - CPA

Brian has been an accountant for the past 38 years dealing with a large variety of clients from various walks of life. With Brian's vast experience and knowledge, having Brian join our team is quite an advance for clients and staff of Ross Wadeson Accountants Pty Ltd.

Brian is a keen areomodeller in his spare time. Ask him about his model plane with a '20'ft wing span!

A word to the wise, don't stand between Brian and the lolly vendor on a Friday morning.

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Mr Monty Beecroft

Mr Monty Beecroft
Senior Accountant - CPA

Monty first started teaching accounting but then got into the real thing and became responsible for the financial reporting and administration of a group of companies which involved shopping centres, paint manufacturers and importers. At the same time he was working in the taxation field. He joined our firm in 1998 and quickly became a valuable asset to clients, setting up their various accounting systems and computers. Monty is a member of CPA Australia, qualified with a Bachelor of Business and additionally a Graduate Diploma in Education.

Monty is an active referee in rugby league and happily confesses to being a chocoholic. Chocolate bribes accepted anytime.

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Miss Jennifer Smith

Miss Jennifer Smith
Senior Accountant - CPA

Jenny started her career as a graduate accountant with a Degree in accounting and minor degree in law. She has been involved with public accounting for over 15 years gaining extensive experience in taxation, small businesses and an interest in the field of Superannuation. She joined us in 2010 as one of our Senior Accounting Team and a great asset to our Firm and clients.

She has interests in four wheel driving adventures and overseas travel.

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Ms Jessica Goodchild

Ms Jessica Goodchild
Senior Accountant CPA

Jessica (Jess) has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Monash University and is CPA qualified. She commenced her career in internal management accounting both in Australia and overseas. Jess made the move into public practice and tax 17 years ago just in time for the introduction of GST  She is able to help you with the preparation of all your tax returns along with tax planning issues and business analysis spreadsheets.

Jess is passionate about animal rescue and has 2 rescue dogs of her own and is fostering another.  Last New Years Eve Jess had 9 four legged friends to keep her company.

Outside her kid's sporting commitments she enjoys swimming and having her house full of family and friends.

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Ms Diane Shirt

Ms Diane Shirt
Accountant - BBus (Acc)

Diane is a qualified Accountant who has been working with Brian at One Way Business Advisers for the last 16 years, including responsibility as Office Manager. She is proficient in many computer software packages and particularly in processing taxation and small business returns.

Diane is also a keen amateur photographer, gets out hiking and bush walking whilst also becoming the seasoned traveller.

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Ms Tammy Normington

Ms Tammy Normington
Professional Bookkeeper - Taxation

Tammy brings to our Clients, professional support in bookkeeping and tax administration. She has worked in this area for many years. She is versatile in many computer software applications and particularly in processing taxation returns. Her responsibilities include sorting and collating client financial details, posting and entering the accounting entries, completing the various reconciliations and assisting with the accounting entries.

Tammy has a keen interest in karate and in particular self defence.

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Mrs Camille Richmond

Mrs Cam Richmond
Client Services Co-ordinator

Camille (Cam) has worked in many industries through her working career from the Police Department to School environments mainly in the accounts area. She has worked with One Way Business Advisers for over three years. She will be perfectly suited to her new role of Client Services Co-ordinator as she loves contact with people and can build great rapport with them.

Cam loves photography, writing, art and anything creative. She is also big on the internet social pages so look out for her there too. She and Di recently got away on a cruise together.

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Mrs Prenita Boatwood

Mrs Prenita Boatwood
Corporate Secretarial and Reception

Prenita has the rather exotic background of being the Personal Assistant to the Directors of the exclusive five star Sonasali Island Resort, Fiji. Having married and come to Australia, we are very pleased to have her add her considerable management and administration skills to our Team. She always greets our Clients with a smile and assists in the smooth management of our Client's affairs.

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MsTiki Mammos

Tiki Mammos
Bookkeeping Associates Manager

The Bookkeeping Associates Team

Tiki manages our Team of bookkeepers. This is an associated business, their Team working directly with Clients 'in the field' on a regular basis. They have valuable experience in business administration, organizing small businesses and bookkeeping for them. Their combined experience covers a huge range of industries and businesses, not to mention computer systems administration structures, payroll etc. Tiki too enjoys her culinary pursuits.

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Mrs Lyn Wadeson

Lyn Wadeson
Administration Assistant

Lyn works in the office on a part time basis, and is our assistant to the stars, you may find her processing accounts receivable, answering the phone assisting reception or organising the general upkeep and running of Ross Wadeson Accountants, whether it's researching a new printer or catering for meetings.

Lyn is also a kindergarten teacher for the remainder of the week, if you are really quiet and sneak up on her you may even catch her singing a nursery rhyme or two.

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Mr Paul Lim

Mr Paul Lim
Financial Planning

Paul joined our team as our very competent financial planner in a very complex environment. As required by Investment and Securities Law, Paul has a Proper Authority in the name of Prime Link Pty Ltd. Prior to this Paul was a Senior Planning Manager with Westpac, responsible a large team of financial planners and then the most successful planner of the time at Trust Australia Ltd.

Paul manages investment portfolios for a number of SMSF's and many of our retired clients who have been heard to say, "What GFC?" Additionally, "how come we can earn so much money and not pay tax"? Good comments to hear. Talk to Paul to find the answers.

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Ms Kris Sokoloff

Ms Kris Sokoloff
Marketing Manager

Kris joins us part time with over 20 years' experience in Business Development and Marketing for Small to Medium Enterprises (SME).  Her industry experience involves The RTO and Bespoke training space, this includes Leadership and Wellbeing selling services to SME's, government and corporates.  Her previous position as marketing manager for a Business Coaching Firm has added to her skill set bringing further knowledge and skills in the areas of sales and sales training, marketing and sales processes for businesses.

She is passionate about helping businesses grow and prosper, and seeing individuals in those businesses expand in their skills and confidence.  We envisage that Kris will also be able to assist our clients in the area of sales and marketing.

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Mr Rob Weller

Mr Rob Weller
Business Development Manager

Over his working life, Rob has had a vast variety of roles that have included positions in sales, hospitality, fabrication and student mentoring.

Rob has joined us part time as a Business Development Manager and is often the first person at Ross Wadeson Accountants to engage with prospective clients over the phone. He comes with extensive experience having recently worked with two Business Coaching firms, and will genuinely engage with business owners to discuss your successes, frustrations and challenges.

Outside of work Rob has a passion for brewing beer, even working as an assistant brewer at one stage.  His ambition is to one day own his own brewing company.  He also enjoys most sports (is an avid Cats supporter), loves hard rock/metal music and of course sitting back and having a beer.

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Mrs Marj Dowie

Marj Dowie
Administration Assistant

Pliers, scissors and a staple remover are the implements required for Marj's part time position in our Company as she prepares thousands of documents for scanning and archiving.

Marj also has the position of PA/Stenographer and her typing skill has come in handy when we have needed lengthy documents typed. Note: Marj is one of the select few who can still use a typewriter.

Dressmaking and sewing are Marj;s creative passions. Marj loves being with her "10 million grandkids".

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Comments from our clients

  • "Hi Ross, I just thought that I should tell you that Monty has been helping me with a problem I had with Gracott over the past few months. In this time, his help has been well above what would normally be considered normal for an accountant's role. I have been very grateful for his assistance. …… I thought I should pass this on to you personally."
    - Jill Miglietti, Bervic Engineering Co Pty Ltd
  • "Thanks for the business valuation I am very happy as was my Solicitor with this, the valuation was quite detailed and you went into great detail showing the different methods used in calculating the value also supplying figures to substantiate your calculations. Great work thanks."
    - Jon Everitt, Signarama Moorabbin
  • "It is refreshing to see that your understanding of property transactions and your proactive approach goes much further in depth compared to an average accountancy practice. My recommendation to our clients to seek your expert advice would be without hesitation and encouraged!"
    - Michael Libman, Director (Licensed Estate Agent) Property Choice Pty Ltd
  • "The Planning Session: The process was very good in assisting us to clarify our personal and business goals and objectives. In our case, with each of us running separate businesses, it was particularly helpful in highlighting the directions we were both heading, and where simplification could be applied to create more efficient management..."
    - Kevin Ezard Aquarian Developments (Aust) Pty Ltd - Marketing and Consulting
  • "Many thanks for your work this year. A friendly and efficient company. Our contact with you over the many years of our association has been a pleasure and we look forward to continuing this in the future."
    - Linda and Ray Eades - Carpentry Business and Super Fund
  • "Thank you very much for your help to me and Damian recently. The matter discussed has now been concluded. We feel very fortunate to have you not only as our account but also as our trusted friend."
    - Veronique Moloney – Long standing client

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