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.

Dorsa Seyedan

Dorsa, a registered BAS agent and Xero Certified Adviser, brings her accounting, client relations 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.

Suman Jakhar

Operations Manager

Suman is an experienced general and operations manager having held roles in HR, Sales and Operations. Most recently she was an Operations Manager for Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services Ltd, an Indian financial services company with revenues of almost $10bn. Suman is Six Sigma Yellow Belt certified, has an MBA from one of India's leading business schools (majoring in marketing and HR) and a Bachelor of Science (Biology). She has spent much of her career in Delhi and Mumbai but now enjoys a slightly quieter life in Jaipur.

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.

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 holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.

Chandni Bhasin

Chandni has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant who has been working in various accounting roles since 2007. She has plenty of audit and tax experience as well as general bookkeeping experience for a number of medium sized Indian businesses. More recently she was the in-house accountant for a US hedge fund.

Sherine Raphael

Sherine started her career as a company accountant in Singapore, then worked as a tax accountant for various firms in Australia before focusing on bookkeeping over the last five years. She has a Diploma in Economics and a Bachelor of Science (Banking and Finance) both from the University of London (Singapore) and a Masters in Professional Accounting.

Rizwan Ahmed

Rizwan has a commerce degree, majoring in accounting, from the University of Rajasthan. He worked as an assistant accountant in a chartered accounting firm in Jaipur, before heading to Australia to earn his Masters in Professional Accounting. Rizwan gained valuable insights into the local business environment working continuously while in Australia to support himself and his studies. He was the accountant for The Cheesecake Shop and held other jobs in retail, security, healthcare and transport.

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