Julie Christiansen M.N.I.A. J.P (Qual) became a qualified accountant through exams linked with years of experience. She and Rodney started working together in the mid 70’s in the Accounts Department of a major legal firm which she left to start a family and returned to work with Rodney in his tax and consulting practice in the late 80’s. The collaboration continues and Julie is now the major shareholder and senior accountant of the firm.
John Clearwater B.Comm has been a refugee from New Zealand for long enough to pronounce “six” properly. John’s New Zealand background included working at senior level in a range of commercial and industrial enterprises in both accounting and management. This continued in Australia in the 80’s with a gradual shift to taxation which has been his exclusive area for over five years and he is now one of the three shareholders in the practice.
Rodney Gibson B.A. BComm. LLB. CPA. JP(Qual) has been a registered tax agent since 1972 after spending 16 years in manufacturing industry at manager level. His experience includes periods as management consultant, financial manager, tax accountant, financial planner and University lecturer. He claims to work full time but this really only applies to the 42 weeks a year spent in Australia.
Melissa Smith CA