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Peter Grant CPA B.Ec DipFinMan JP

PRINCIPAL

Born on the road to Murwillumbah from the family’s farm (at Mt Burrell) Peter has a strong affinity with the Tweed Valley.

Peter has worked as an accountant for more than 35 years and has been a Partner of the firm for 24 years. He studied at the University of New England in Armidale and graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree in 1977. He then added a Diploma in Financial Management in 1978. He has been a member of CPA Australia since 1982 and since 1989 has held a Public Practice certificate.

Peter is a registered Tax Agent, registered Company Auditor, Law Society External Examiner, registered Self Managed Superannuation Fund auditor and Member of the National Tax and Accountants’ Association.

Peter has developed strong knowledge of the taxation of primary producers but also has experience in dealing with a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, motel, building and service industries. He has many clients with rental properties and self managed superannuation funds. He has a wide breadth of experience as a Tax Agent and is committed to continued professional development to maintain contemporary knowledge in taxation law and practice.

As a registered company auditor since 1989, Peter has worked with company management and Boards of Directors in a variety of industries including registered clubs, aged care, credit unions, real estate, legal practice, child care and various other commercial and charitable activities. He also audits self managed superannuation funds.

Peter has been an active member of the Murwillumbah Lions Club for over 15 years and is a life member of Snapper Rocks Surfriders Club.

Interests include: Surfing, fishing, boating, snorkelling, reading, bushwalking, bike riding and travelling.

 

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Stuart Brady CPA B.Bus

B.Com JP

PRINCIPAL

Stuart has been in the accounting and finance industry for over 20 years and has been a partner/principal of the firm since 2006. Stuart holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Business Law from the University of New England as well as a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Information Management from Queensland University of Technology. Stuart was admitted as a full member of the Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia in 2005 and earned his CPA Public Practice Certificate in 2006.

Stuart is a Registered Tax Agent and Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Auditor.

Stuart has lived and worked in the local area for over 30 years.

Stuart holds a number of directorships and is the President of the Ocean Shores Men’s Golf Committee as well as acting as the Honorary Treasurer – a position he has held for over 10 years.

Stuart prides himself on providing his clients with exceptional service and quality advice. He believes there is no point baffling clients with terms they don’t understand or quoting them sections of the tax act. As a result, Stuart’s clients find him approachable, down-to-earth and knowledgeable.

Stuart loves spending time with his family, playing golf, fishing, surfing, reading and the Pride of the League and 2014 NRL Premiers – the mighty South Sydney Rabbitohs!

 

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Aaron Chapman CPA B.Bus

Senior Accountant/Audit Manager

Aaron studied a Bachelor of Business at Griffith University on the Gold Coast where he completed his degree in 1997. Shortly after he commenced work at Grant & Brady then went on to complete his CPA qualification in August 2001.

Since joining the firm in 1998, Aaron has been involved in auditing many corporations, such as Registered Clubs, private companies, not-for profits, trust accounts and self-managed superannuation funds.

In February 2014, Aaron attained accreditation as a Registered Auditor.

Aaron has played many sports for local clubs including golf, cricket, tennis and darts. This has provided an opportunity to serve on many committees including the Murwillumbah Cricket Club,  Tweed Valley Darts Association and the Murwillumbah RSL Social Golf Club.  Aaron is currently the President of the Murwillumbah RSL Social Golf Club.

 

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Samantha Rasmussen CPA B.Bus

Senior Accountant

Sam studied a Bachelor of Business at Griffith University, graduating in 2005 with a major in Accounting. Having worked in London and Abu Dhabi, Sam is now settled in the Tweed Shire. After moving back to Australia, Sam completed her CPA professional studies, gaining full accreditation in June 2016.

Sam is a member of the Murwillumbah Golf Club and local CrossFit gym.  She is also the Treasurer of the Murwillumbah RSL Social Golf Club.

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Rebecca Thomson B.Bus

Senior Accountant

Rebecca commenced work with Grant & Brady in 2000 after completing her Higher School Certificate at Wollumbin High School. She graduated from Griffith University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accountancy and Finance.

 

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Kaye Alfredson B.Bus

Office Manager/Accountant

Kaye received her Bachelor of Business, Accountancy, from Queensland University of Technology in 1989. Kaye looks after the administration of the office including managing the corporate secretarial requirements of our clients, assisting with Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) forms.

Tiffany Senti B.Bus MPA

Senior Accountant

Tiffany graduated from Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Business in 1990, majoring in Marketing & Management. She then obtained her Master of Professional Accounting from Southern Cross University in 2004 and commenced work at Grant and Brady that same year.

 

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Caterina Lulham

Receptionist

Caterina is the friendly voice that has been greeting you on the phone for more than ten years. She attended Mount Saint Patrick’s College and lives in Burringbar with her family.

Ruby Whittaker B.Bus ASA

Accountant

Ruby completed high school at Tweed Valley Adventist College in Murwillumbah, then graduated from Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus in September 2017 with a Bachelor in Business, major in Accounting. Ruby also attained Certificate IV in bookkeeping.  She is currently undertaking the Certified Practising Accountants program with CPA Australia.  Ruby joined Grant & Brady in 2017.

 

Lauren Quinn

Trainee Accountant

Lauren completed her secondary education at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School. She is now studying a Bachelor of Business/Commerce at Griffith University on the Gold Coast where she is majoring in Accounting and Real Estate/Property Development.

 

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