John and Jess Mecklenburgh started Gippsland Accounting in 2018.
John has 10+ years experience as an Accountant, is a fully qualified CPA, Registered Tax Agent and Registered SMSF Adviser.
John brings his extensive knowledge of taxation laws and business acumen to the practice.
As well as being a Director at GAFS he and Jess have two young boys. When he's not working hard for our clients, John enjoys Soccer, Footy and Horse Racing.
Ebony has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) / Bachelor of Business (Management) specialising in Taxation.
Ebony is currently on a pathway to completing her CPA and is a knowledgeable and valued member of the GAFS team.
When Ebony isn't working her magic on a BAS or Self Managed Superfund's, she enjoys playing sport.
Ron brings with him his extensive experience in Taxation and client management.
Ron joined GAFS in 2018 and has 8 + years experience as a tax consultant. His considerable knowledge and familiarity with small business management has been a welcome addition to the team at GAFS.
Outside of the office, Ron is an active community member and enjoys lawn bowls.
Diana has worked with John for 7+ years and has more than 15 years experience in administration and client management. We joke that there is not much in this office that Diana can't do, and its true.
Our most used phrase at GAFS is "Lets ask Di".
Diana handles our ATO communication, SMSF Audits, client management and Bookkeeping duties.
Being a mum to a large family, Diana enjoys her family time, flower arrangement and also her garden.
Katrina started with us in October 2019 after relocating to Australia from Mauritius with her husband and young daughter.
Katrina was a police officer in a previous life but has shed the uniform for a more 9 to 5 work/life balance.
Katrina handles our Superfund and Audit files along with ASIC for our clients.
Her professionalism and client experience are a major asset to GAFS.
Jess started GAFS with John in 2018. They live in Drouin and have 2 young boys. Jess has worked in Administration and Client Services for 15 years and enjoys her daily interactions with the clients.
Along with managing the office, Jess handles all the Marketing and Advertising for GAFS.
Outside of the office Jess loves spending time with her dogs, reading and catching up with friends and family.