Our Self-Managed Super Fund specialist
Nicholas’s approach is to listen carefully to his clients’ life stories. He enjoys getting to know his clients in order to develop a full understanding of their circumstances, hopes and dreams. This in-depth understanding assists Nick to help clients achieve their financial goals by maximizing the advantages of the superannuation system and minimizing their tax burdens.
Nicholas undertook a Bachelor degree in Business (Accounting) from Central Queensland University after working in the meat industry. He is an acknowledged SMSF Specialist through the SMSF Association and a Registered Tax Agent and has more than 10 years of experience in self-managed super fund administration and taxation compliance.
An injury stopped Nicholas from following his dream of becoming a professional Rugby player but he still takes an avid interest in Sport and knows how to be a team player.
Our Business Services Manager
Shirley has a special interest in corporate affairs and excels in assisting clients develop appropriate business strategies to maximise their wealth and minimise their tax burdens. She likes to understand the economic climate so that her clients can plan in advance, budget accordingly and have the right business structures in place.
Shirley has a Bachelor degree in International Finance from Griffith University as well as a Masters Degree in Commerce (Accounting). She is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Fellow of the National Tax Agents Association with more than 10 years of experience in accounting, business services, and taxation compliance. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Shirley loves music and can sing like an Angel.
Our Business Development specialist
Followed his father into the profession , David has more than 30 years’ experience and extensive expertise for a wide range of businesses and sectors including retail, medical, legal, hospitality, manufacturing, property development and property management, tourism operators, fishing trawlers and construction.
David gained valuable knowledge in dealing with Government and its bureaucracy when he worked for the Commonwealth Government. He worked as a Tax and Business Services Manager for a boutique Chartered Accounting Practice specialising in Group Title Management Rights Businesses prior to starting his own accounting and taxation practice seven years ago.
He believes the recipe for success is in being proactive which involves proper planning and structuring within the prevailing legislative environment .
He has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Computer Programming Double Major), from Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education (now known as Southern Cross University) and a Bachelor of Hotel Management (Marketing Major) from Griffith University.
Clients come first
Each partner at Hunt and O’Connor is committed to delivering a highly personalised service to a range of business clients.
Our focus is on building long-term relationships with clients, staff and other stakeholders through effective communication and customer service that focuses on the needs of the client.
Responsive to your needs
This means we'll respond promptly to phone calls and emails. We'll also take the time to chat with you and explain the ins and outs of our business approach and processes.
We speak your language
Critical to our success is our team's ability to communicate in plain language with limited use of financial jargon. Our friendly manner puts clients at ease so they feel comfortable asking any questions or requesting further explanations or assistance.
By the way, Shirley speaks several languages including English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Latest technology helps us keep in touch and keep costs low
We are all up to date with the latest technology and use Cloud bookkeeping software to assist clients in compiling their basic financial records. Our use of Internet-based software makes it possible for us to serve clients remotely which means greater efficiency and lower costs which we are able to pass on to you, our customers.
We believe that achieving good results when lodging your tax return is all about keeping good business records.
And we'll help you to do this painlessly. As David is fond of saying: “There is no need to use deceptive means to avoid paying tax. Half the battle is keeping accurate records so we can help you make the most of claiming your legitimate tax deductions,”
You can trust our ethical approach
Our business has been built on recommendations from friends and existing satisfied clients and we regard our reputation is sacrosanct as we understand that clients place an enormous trust in us to manage their affairs.
To provide personalised services maximising wealth and minimising tax burdens and exceed client expectations at an affordable fixed rate.
Honesty, Integrity, Trust, Transparency, Communication, Relationships, Knowledge, Professionalism and hold ourselves to these values in all we do.