The Office … Accountants & Business Advisors has been operating in Bangalow for many years. We are a local business and our partners and staff are heavily involved in the local community.
We offer a full range of Accounting and Taxation services, specialise in self managed superannuation funds, and a Xero Certified Partner.
Our clients cover many diverse industries and include small to medium sized businesses through to large corporations.
Our partners, Greg Clark and Matthew Bleakley are well known and have a reputation as being trusted advisors when it comes to business and tax issues. They are members of the National Tax & Accountant’s Association (NTAA).
Greg Clark – Director
Greg Clark B.Bus, CPA, JP has been a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) for over 20 years.
Born and bred in Byron Bay, he is passionate about helping local businesses succeed and is an expert in managing the finances and taxes of small and medium sized businesses.
Greg is motivated by results and enjoys helping clients prepare their business for growth and success.
As a life member and treasurer of the Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Greg enjoys spending his weekend volunteering.
With a passion for local sports, he is also the current treasurer for the Byron District Sports Foundation.
On weekends you will find Greg cycling the beautiful roads of the North Coast or walking the lighthouse track, finishing with a coffee.
You can email Greg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matthew Bleakley – Director
After working for a large mid-tier firm on the Gold Coast Matt completed his Chartered Accountants program in 2011, resulting in a first in State Merit award in the Taxation module. Since working locally, Matt has enjoyed the entrepreneurial flair that seems to flourish in the Byron Shire.
Matt has extensive experience in SMSF administration, small business taxation and structuring. As a Xero Certified Partner, he has assisted many clients to embrace new technologies dramatically reducing their time spent on the compliance burdens of today’s tax system, giving them more time to concentrate on the aspects of the business that they enjoy.
Matt has the ability to see the big picture and has become an integral member of his clients businesses, whether they are large international corporations, sole traders or high net worth individuals.
An avid (but ageing) rugby player, and with a passion for the 50’s & 60’s era, Matt is slowly replacing the rugby field for the dance floor. He and the family often take their ’63 Holden for a cruise to Rock ‘n Roll festivals all over the east coast.
You can email Matt at email@example.com.
Here at the office… we support flexible working arrangements ensuring our employees achieve the perfect work life balance.
Tanya Lavis – Senior Accountant
With more than 25 years experience in Accounting, both in Australia and Internationally, Tanya holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese.
Tanya has worked with clients over a diverse range of industries providing both taxation and financial reporting compliance and consulting services. She specialises in multiple entity groups, complex tax structures and SMSF Administration.
Being a born and bred local she has spent time travelling the world and dreams of more travels but for now is happy to spend time with her son, proudly settled on the North Coast.
Jolene Devlin – Accountant
With over 26 years experience in public practice, Jolene is the compliance guru who supports our clients to keep on top of their obligations. With her Xero Certification and Cert. IV in Accounting she has extensive experience across all industries with a focus on BAS, Special and General Purpose Financial Reports, Income Tax Returns and Management reports.
Her career highlights include working in London for PwC and The Tower of London, providing a wealth of experience within the corporate and business environments in both London and Australia.
Jolene enjoys the weekends with her family, you will catch her enjoying the sunshine on a sporting field cheering on her kids.