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DICKFOS DUNN

Ayla Purdon

  • Ayla joined Dickfos Dunn in September 2019.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and International Business from Griffith University in 2017.
  • Ayla has worked in taxation since 2016 and hopes to commence her CA studies in 2020.

Beau Smith CPA

  • Beau joined Dickfos Dunn in February 2014.
  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Griffith University in 2010 and is a qualified CPA.
  • Beau has worked on the Gold Coast in the accounting profession since 2010 and specialises in taxation.

Dianne Keys

  • Dianne joined Dickfos Dunn in February 2019.
  • Her accounting career began in 1989 and she has worked in practices in Brisbane, Dalby and on the Gold Coast.
  • Dianne has experience in taxation, business advisory and superannuation.

Jackson Dunn

  • Jackson joined Dickfos Dunn in September 2019.
  • He commenced his degree at Griffith University in 2018, where he is studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting.
  • Jackson spent 3 months in Cambodia working in finance for an Australian based charity for which he is still involved.

Jannaya Stuart CA

  • Jannaya joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2017.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Griffith University in 2014 and has worked in public practice since then.
  • Jannaya is a qualified Chartered Accountant and specialises in taxation, business services and self-managed superannuation funds.
   
   Jennie Danks CA

 

  • Jennie joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2020.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Griffith University in 2011 and became a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2015.
  • She began her career in Public Practice in Brisbane and since then has gained Commercial experience on the Gold Coast and Tax experience working in the UK.
  • Jennie specialises in Taxation and Business Services.
   
    Joanne Le CA
  • Joanne joined Dickfos Dunn in August 2020.
  • She began her career in public practice in 2014 and graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Queensland University of Technology in 2015, became a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2018 and Chartered Tax Advisor in 2019.
  • Joanne has experience working in various industries with special focus in business services and taxation.
   

John Thackray CA

  • John joined Dickfos Dunn in 2003.
  • He completed a Bachelor of Financial Administration from the University of New England and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
  • John's career in accounting began in 1988 and he specialises in taxation, audit and business services.

Jon Galligan

  • Jon joined Dickfos Dunn in November 2016.
  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University in 1999 and became a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2013.
  • Jon began his career in public practice on the Gold Coast and since then has gained experience working in the Northern Territory, North Queensland and the South Pacific.
  • His skills focus on taxation, business advisory and self-managed superannuation funds.

Kirsty Doyle

  • Kirsty joined Dickfos Dunn in February 2019.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Financial Planning) from Griffith University in 2018.
  • Kirsty plans to commence CA studies in 2020.

Luke Mitchell

  • Luke joined Dickfos Dunn in February 2018.
  • He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor of International Business from Griffith University in 2016.
  • Luke is currently undertaking his Chartered Accountant studies which he aims to complete in 2020.

Maria Susanti

  • Maria joined Dickfos Dunn in September 2008.
  • Maria has a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Accounting, an MBA in General Management, and is currently pursuing her Chartered Accountant qualification.
  • With experience in commercial and public practice sectors, her interests are in the fields of accounting, taxation and self-managed superannuation funds.

Mitchell Dunn

  • Mitchell joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2017.
  • He graduated in 2019 from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting).
  • Mitch will commence his Chartered Accountant studies in 2020.

Moana Petersen CPA

  • Moana joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2012.
  • She has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from QUT and a Master of Taxation from Curtin University of Technology.
  • Moana is a qualified CPA and has experience working in public practice in the areas of business services and taxation.

Nathan White

  • Nathan joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2019.
  • He commenced his degree at Griffith University in 2018, where he is studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting.
  • Nathan has gained valuable experience assisting another accounting firm on the Gold Coast during their busy periods since 2018.
   Phoeni Wang
  • Phoeni joined Dickfos Dunn in August 2020.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (major in Accounting and minor in Taxation) from Griffith University in 2020.
  • Phoeni has experience working in accounting firms since January 2020 with special focus in business solutions.
  • She plans to commence CA studies in 2021.
   

Stephanie Dummett CPA

  • Stephanie joined Dickfos Dunn in July 2018.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Queensland in 2014 and is a qualified CPA.
  • Stephanie's skills focus on taxation, business services and self-managed superannuation funds.

Tanya Skavronski CPA

  • Tanya joined Dickfos Dunn in April 2016.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Griffith University in 2004 and is a qualified CPA.
  • Tanya has worked in public practice in the areas of business services, taxation and self-managed superannuation.

DICKFOS DUNN ADAM

Esme Nortje CA

  • Esme joined Dickfos Dunn Adam in January 2019.
  • Esme is a Chartered Accountant and her career in accounting began in 2006.
  • She attended Griffith University and graduated with a Commerce Degree (Accounting) in 2012.
  • Esme has held key roles in managing a significant external audit portfolio and has considerable experience in Advisory work and writing of accounting policies for private companies with unique assets and transactions.

Jeremy Richards-Ghosn

  • Jeremy joined Dickfos Dunn Adam in July 2017.
  • He graduated from Bond University with a Bachelor Degree in Commerce, majoring in Finance and Accounting.
  • Jeremy is currently enrolling into the Chartered Accountant program.
  • He has extensive experience in body corporates, trust accounts and outgoings.
  • Jeremy has experience in all facets of auditing from interim planning to preparing the financial and audit closing reports.

Reece Christensen

  • Reece joined the Dickfos Dunn Adam team as an Audit Manager in July 2018.
  • He is completing a Bachelor of Commerce at USQ and has worked in audit internationally in both New Zealand and the UK.
  • Reece has worked in chartered accounting firms since 2009, and his experience includes 8 years' at Moore Stephens and two years at Crowe Horwath.
  • Reece has extensive public sector work experience and has been involved in both external and internal audit across a range of clients and industries which has contributed to his considerable understanding of organisations' operations and financial reporting needs.

Rebecca Farley CPA

  • Rebecca joined Dickfos Dunn Adam in September 2013.
  • She has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Griffith University and is a qualified CPA.
  • She started her auditing career in 2003 after holding positions in the banking and finance sector.
  • Rebecca has experience in churches, not for profits, trust accounts, SMSFs, gaming, outgoings and corporate audit.
  • She has considerable experience performing interim and financial statements audit work, including audit risk and internal controls testing.
  • Rebecca currently holds the position of Treasurer at a Gold Coast Surf Club and was a member of the Gold Coast CPA Committee from 2010 - 2016.

Stephanie Horkings

  • Stephanie joined Dickfos Dunn Adam in September 2016.
  • She is studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting at Southern Cross University part-time while working four days per week in Audit.
  • Stephanie has experience in body corporates, not for profits and churches.
  • She also has experience in bookkeeping in the construction industry.

Wade Cubbin

  • Wade joined Dickfos Dunn Adam in January 2019.
  • He is studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Accounting at Griffith University full-time while working three days per week in Audit.
  • Wade has gained experience working on body corporates and surf club audits.
  • He has been involved in all stages of audits from performing substantive and controls testing, conducting and reviewing analytics, to writing audit reports and assisting lead auditors and audit partners.

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