The Slate Team

Michael Kent

Michael is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Law and Commerce. He has worked in mining, banking, government, management consulting and entrepreneurial ventures. He is a MYOB Certified Consultant and a Xero Certified advisor.

Jacquie Schultz

Jacquie draws on her vast experience and qualifications to provide support to different size businesses. Jacqui is an Associate Member of CPA Australia, with over 20 year’s accounting experience, working both locally and internationally in South Africa, Germany and London. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting-Science along with a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.

Before moving to Australia, Jacquie established and ran a bookkeeping firm in South Africa, providing accounting, taxation and business services to small to medium sized businesses for almost 10 years.

Suzie Kent

Suzie is completing her Masters in Accounting and has a Bachelor of Film and Television. She has worked in IT, professional services, health and the arts. She is an expert in Excel, MYOB and is a Xero Certified advisor and Xero payroll expert.

Chandani Wanasundera

Chandani holds a Bachelor in Finance Degree (Hons) and she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. She is soon to complete her Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and has work experience in investment banking, stockbroking and facilities management. Chandani is proficient with Xero and MYOB and a very experienced Excel analyst and modeller.

Ana Vargas

Ana is a Registered BAS Agent who holds a Bachelor of Accounting, an Advance Degree in Finance and Investment and a Diploma of Accounting. She has worked in auditing, accounting, insurance and aged care and is experienced in MYOB and Xero.

Dorsa Seyedan

Dorsa, a Xero Certified Advisor, brings her accounting, client relation and administration experience from several industries to the team. She is currently undertaking the CPA program, holds a Masters of Professional Accounting and Masters of Business along with a Bachelor of French Language Translation.

Kellie Anthony

Kellie has worked in accounts within various commercial businesses and community groups. She is an Associate Member of CPA of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Business (Management Information Systems).

Prash Latchan

Prash is a Chartered Accountant who came to Slate after working for Ernst & Young as a Senior Accountant for several years. Her career has included roles in the accounting and banking sectors. She is holds a Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting.

Paul Kirby

Paul brings over 30 years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping from a variety of different industries. He holds a Diploma of Business Studies and was a CPA for 35 years. Paul is proficient with a range of software including Xero, MYOB, Quickbooks and many of the larger ERP packages. His experience allows him to help Slate’s clients and our team with more complex reporting, analysis and accounting challenges.

Gill Highnam

Gill has a Bachelor of Science majoring in mathematics and started her career in finance for the East Sussex County Council in the UK. She has a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting and is an expert user of MYOB and Xero having provided bookkeeping services for a range of businesses in manufacturing, education, financial services, not-for-profit, event management, import and retail.

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