SENIOr client manager

Ashley Carmichael

As a Client Manager, Ashley delivers personalised accounting and taxation services to small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, SMSF’s and Not for Profit Organisations. Ashley is also our Gisborne Office Manager.

Ashley attended RMIT in Melbourne to gain his business degree and is a Chartered Accountant. He loves complex and technical tax issues.

Areas of expertise include, property matters involving self managed superannuation funds and complex tax issues. Industry areas of specialisation include the IT industry, Dentists and building and construction, including sub-contractors.

His holistic approach results in a personalised service that covers not only compliance obligations, but also helps to build and protect clients’ financial positions. Ashley lives in Sunbury with his spouse and two children. He likes to travel to new places and loves to swim.

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Assistant Client manager

Anthony Cortese

Anthony is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), having obtained his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Victoria University.

He has a broad range of experience from varied roles, having worked as a Finance Manager as well as a Taxation specialist with particular interest in the hospitality, construction, e-commerce, health, real estate and manufacturing industries.

Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife Fiona and 3 children Marc, Emma and Olivia, following the Carlton Football Club, travelling and playing golf.

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Michelle Agatep

Michelle does compliance tasks for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds and-Bookkeeping processing using Xero, MYOB & ZoHo. She does timesheet checking & payroll processing and prepares Business Activity Statements (BAS’s) and Instalment Activity Statements (IAS’s), Financial Statements, including Depreciation Schedules, Income Tax Returns, and excel and HowNow workpapers. She ensures that work and lodgement deadlines are met for all clients.

Michelle enjoys watching Netflix movies & series during her free time. She also enjoys gardening at home with different plants together with her kids.

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Grace Opeda

Grace analyses daily business transactions and keeping records up to date. Her passion for bookkeeping is what drives her to work in the accounting field. One of her top goals is to bring positive contributions to the company.

Graces loves spending quality time with her family, taking care of her dogs, watching good movies, discovering new places and learning new things outside of work.

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Office manager

Michelle Westbrook

Michelle has been working with the wonderful team at Sky Accountants since August 2019.  As Office Manager, I ensure the smooth & fun, day to day running of the team.  Co-ordinating fundraising and social events, keeping our team happy.

My role is varied, no two days are ever the same.  Assisting clients with tax queries, scheduling appointments, directing calls to client managers, lodging tax returns, processing tax refunds and preparing and lodging all necessary forms required for ASIC compliance.

I love working with our clients, having a friendly chat and brightening their day.

I love spending time in the kitchen whipping up scrumptious meals to share with our family and friends.  I have two handsome adult sons who keep me on my toes and our home is always filled with chatter.  Music links our family with music tastes from country to hard rock. We enjoy camping, getting away into nature and spending time with our beautiful border collie, Reuben.

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Assistant Office manager

Rachel Vickery

Rachel is one of the friendly faces who greet you when you enter our Gisborne office. She enjoys providing administrative support to our busy team of accountants whilst juggling the phones and managing the reception desk. She is passionate about customer service and loves nothing better than providing a positive and professional experience for each and every client.

Outside of work Rachel enjoys travelling the world with her family, exploring the beautiful Macedon Ranges with her energetic Weimeraner Sunny and baking delicious treats for her husband and girls! As a mother to three dedicated ballet dancers, Rachel spends a lot of  time supporting them as a proud Dance Mum. When she has some spare time she loves expressing her creativity through interior design and dance costume design.

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Phone: 1300 328 855

Office Address: 902 Howitt Street, Wendouree, VIC 3355, Australia

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Office Address: 45 Hamilton Street, Gisborne, VIC 3437, Australia

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