Lara Luna – Associate
Lara is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in public practice since graduating from University of Sydney in 2011 where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Accounting. Lara went on to graduate as a Chartered Accountant in 2016.
Lara specialises in working with SME businesses and family groups to provide taxation and business advice. She supports local and international businesses dealing with monthly accounting, taxation compliance, tax planning, payment processing and payroll. She has also assisted numerous clients with both the purchase and sale of businesses.
Lara is passionate about helping clients with complex tax and accounting issues and supporting them to attain their business aspirations. She strives to provide relevant and reliable advice to her clients in a proactive and efficient manner and in doing so has established great client and industry relationships.
Jason Mantilla – Senior Manager
Jason is a Chartered Accountant who joined our firm in 2014 after graduating from Western Sydney University where he completed a Bachelor of Business & Commerce with a Major in Accounting.
Jason specialises in tax advisory & structuring for private family groups, local Australian taxation, payroll, and lodgement services for multinational organisations and business advisory for small to medium businesses.
Jason prides himself on providing a personalised service, getting to know his clients well and delivering quality work with quick response times. In his spare time, Jason loves to keep active by playing sports and going on hikes.
Zelma Chen – Manager
Zelma is a qualified Certified Practising Accountant and has been working in public practice since 2010. Zelma graduated from Macquarie University in 2009 where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Taxation Law with University of New South Wales in 2014. Zelma became a fully qualified Certified Practising Accountant in 2013.
Zelma provides business consulting and taxation services to local and international businesses as well as family groups. She is interested in capital gains tax issues as well as finding the most suitable structure to help clients meet their own goals.
Chris Bates – Manager
Chris is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has been working in public practice since 2007. Chris graduated from the University of Western Sydney in 2008 and later completed the Tax Institute applied tax in 2010 and became a Chartered Accountant in 2014.
Chris specialises in superannuation and is responsible for the firm’s superannuation funds. Chris also manages family groups and client’s estate plans to ensure it protects their wealth.
Cindy An – Manager
Cindy is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Cindy graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with a Bachelor of Commerce and Arts, majoring in accounting, finance and development studies. She has been working in public practice since 2016 and has completed her studies with Chartered Accountants in 2019.
Cindy provides tax advisory, management accounting, financial reporting and payroll services to a diverse range of clients from local small and medium enterprises to large multinationals, high net wealth individuals and family groups.