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IPhoneMay14486(2).jpg - smallPhil McCann, FCPA – Principal

Phil McCann has over 30 years experience as an accountant and business adviser, and has reached fellow member status of Australia's largest professional accounting body, CPA Australia. He was a Quality Assurance reviewer with CPA for 10 years, visiting accounting practices all over Australia.

 

In 2005, he received the Henry Fox award for outstanding services to public practice in Victoria from the CPA Victorian committee. He works closely with the Australian Tax Office on advisory committees.

 

 

Working with a diverse client base, Phil has extensive experience across varied industries including investment firms, primary production, hospitality, retail & trades. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia, a registered tax agent and a registered SMSF Auditor.

 

Phil is a keen cricket player, heavily involved with his local club, and is also an avid Hawthorn supporter in the AFL. He is an intrepid trekker, having climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and walked the Kokoda Track.

 


 

 


 

KevinLIU.jpg - smallKevin Liu, CPA  – Principal

 

Kevin is a CPA and registered tax agent, with over 7 years of experience in both boutique and mid-tier accounting firms in Melbourne.

 

Over the time Kevin has developed a strong knowledge base in accounting, taxation and superannuation, across a diverse range of industries including SME’s, professional services, property development, construction, wholesale/retail, with a focus on the family groups and structures. In addition, utilizing solid technical knowledge and experience in corporate finance and foreign investment, Kevin has provided specialist assistance through business valuation, acquisition and disposal to both Australian and foreign residents. He is dedicated to work closely with business owners and decision makers in providing accurate, timely and value added solutions. Kevin is fluent in Mandarin in addition to English.

 

When not providing tax advice, Kevin is raising a young family and is a keen traveler.

 

 

 

 


 

Daisy Liu – Senior Accountant

Daisy joined the firm in 2012 and had several years of bookkeeping experience before joining us and commencing the CPA programme. Daisy takes pride in preparing tax returns and financial statements for individuals, partnerships, trusts, companies and SMSF’s.  She is also part of our SMSF Audit team.

 

Daisy has experience in helping clients minimise their taxation payable or maximising refunds. If you are a business client, you may come across Daisy as regards the lodgement of activity statements (BAS). She also enjoys helping clients with their ongoing taxation and business finance affairs including liaising with the ATO as regards lodgements, assessments, waiving of penalties.

 

Outside work, Daisy has her hands full raising her young son.

 


 

 


 

Aravinda De Silva –Senior Accountant

Aravinda joined the firm in July 2013 and has been a qualified accountant for 5 years. He is currently undertaking the CPA programme and already has experience in preparation of financial statements and lodgement of activity statements ( BAS) and the preparation of individual tax returns. He also enjoys helping clients with their ongoing taxation and business finance affairs, including liaising with the ATO as regards lodgements, assessments and waiving of penalties.

 

In his private life he is a keen sportsman and photographer, but has his hands full  raising a young family.

 


 

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