Alesha Shaw

Senior Manager

Phone

03 548 2139

Office

Nelson

Biography

Alesha has been with Findex for over 15 years and she works with a range of businesses in sectors including retail, building, automotive, property investment and rentals. She also works with a number of estates and trusts. Alesha helps clients get the most from their online accounting systems, including making analysis and financial reporting easy to understand.

Alex Cull

Manager

Phone

03 443 0086

Office

Wanaka

My Specialities

Tax Advisory

Biography

Alex is our in-house Tax Manager. He is available to assist clients and accountants with complex tax matters including, international taxation, property transactions and restructuring. Alex spent a number of years working at Inland Revenue and has a depth of experience in managing tax audits.

Phone

03 548 2139

Office

Nelson

My Specialities

Tax Advisory

Biography

Alex joined Findex in May 2012 as a Specialist Tax Adviser and brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, commercial and teaching roles. He has broad experience advising on tax issues across a range of tax types and clients, from structuring advice to guiding high net worth individuals and investment trusts in their tax obligations. Alex has a particular interest in assisting innovative start up businesses, including helping them move offshore.

Phone

03 443 0086

Office

Wanaka

Biography

Based in Wanaka, Central Otago, Alistair leads Findex’s viticulture team nationally, incorporating offices in Queenstown, Christchurch, Nelson, Blenheim, Hawkes Bay and Auckland. Alistair is held in high regard commercially across New Zealand as a top wine industry specialist. He has worked on a number of high-level assignments of industry significance and is actively involved in a number projects aimed at further improving the financial performance of the sector.

Alister Russ

Senior Manager

Phone

03 548 2139

Office

Nelson

Biography

Alister works with a range of clients, predominantly in the civil contracting and construction related industries. His work involves providing accountancy and other compliance services, and business advice. He has an interest in forecasting and computer accounting systems.

Amanda Lochhead

Associate Partner

Phone

03 365 7068

Biography

As a chartered accountant, Amanda has been working with a wide range of small and large clients across many sectors for the past 10 years. These include agri-business, medical, property management, printing, water transportation, amongst other professional industries. She has a broad technical knowledge and practical approach to working with clients on providing tax and advisory solutions.

Amy Sharrock

Associate Partner

Phone

07 571 2467

Office

Tauranga

Biography

Amy has a natural energy, knowledge and enthusiasm that motivates and encourages others. The combination of her chartered accountancy training and business advisory experience Amy has strong expertise in the following areas: reviewing client systems including processes and software; setting up or improving systems and educating clients; preparing and reviewing monthly management accounts; compliance-related work including the preparation and review of financial statements and tax returns for small to medium businesses, trusts, partnerships, charities and high net worth individuals. She is also regularly involved in strategy development and business planning for clients, as well as audit and review engagements.

Amy Hamilton

Associate Partner - Business Advisory

Phone

06 858 5540

Biography

Having grown up in Central Hawke’s Bay, Amy has a strong community commitment. Currently dairy farming with her husband in Ashley Clinton, Amy has a strong rural understanding that ensures clients are receiving up-to-date, practical advice that will help farmers run and grow their operations.

Andrea Lai

Senior Manager

Phone

04 471 0006

My Specialities

Tax Advisory

Biography

Andrea joined Findex in 2014 as a taxation specialist with Big Four experience in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Andrea has advised and assisted a broad range of clients from multinationals to clients with rental properties and portfolios. She has a particular interest in complex areas of tax (e.g. financial arrangements) and enjoys debating the interpretation of legislation. Her specialist areas are foreign investment funds, portfolio investments, research and development tax claims, accounting for tax under IFRS, advising on tax residency and assisting clients to correct historical tax positions.

Phone

03 548 2139

Office

Richmond

Biography

Andrew works with a range of businesses across many sectors, including engineering, construction, marine businesses, transport, trades, services industry, wholesale and retail. He has expertise in business planning and growth, governance, buying and selling businesses and project management.

Anna Campbell

Associate Partner

Phone

03 211 3355

My Specialities

External Audit

Biography

Anna is CA qualified and has over 20 years of audit and assurance experience. Anna has vast experience in all financial reporting frameworks in New Zealand and works with a broad range of entities in the South Island.

Belinda Van den Bos

Associate Partner

Phone

09 303 4586

Office

Auckland

Biography

Belinda works closely with businesses helping them to make more informed decisions and identify key areas to focus on. She specialises in helping clients to create wealth, through growth, increased profits, improved cashflow, protecting assets and assists them with establishing an exit plan for retirement. Belinda has worked with a variety of accounting packages and can advise organisations on which software will best suit their specific business needs. She has experience in the medical and health, hospitality, construction, wholesale and retail industries.