We are a team of professional and experienced advisors, dedicated to achieving results for your unique circumstances.

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Nathan Hawke
BBUS FCA

Director

In 1999 Nathan founded the company. With a degree in Accounting and a sub major in Public Accounting and Tax Law. Nathan has over thirty years of practical experience. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Nathan was schooled at Servite College where he quickly realised he had an intense passion for accounting. Nothing gives Nathan more satisfaction than assisting his valued clients to achieve their financial goals. Nathan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, and a registered Tax Agent. He’s a dedicated family man, who understands the need for balance in life and business. He’s known for his innovative ideas in client’s affairs and forecasting their financial future. His diligence, passion and accuracy have earned him a reputation as a reliable professional who strives to serve his clients.

Rebecca Kirby
BBUS FCA GRAD DIP CSP GAICD

Principal

Rebecca is co-owner of the Company and has worked in public practice since 1990. Over the years she has helped many clients achieve their business, financial and personal goals, with a keen focus on business succession planning to retirement strategies. Specialising in Estate planning and taxation. She advises on all structures for asset protection and taxation minimisation strategies and is particularly keen to help client’s develop their full potential. Rebecca has had extensive experience servicing professional service providers specifically medical practitioners with service entity compliance arrangements. Her passion includes assisting self-funded retirees and ensuring that estate planning is securely in place for peace of mind. Rebecca is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, with a particular interest in Board Compliance and director support. Believing that a company’s success is driven by board responsiveness to business forecasting and the changing economic environment.

Penny Chu
BCom CPA

Senior Accountant / Manager of Asia Pacific Team

Penny is a qualified accountant who has been practising since 2004. She focuses mainly in providing clients with tax compliance and advisory services. Penny has extensive knowledge and experience in providing advice for taxation, accounting and business services to individuals and small to medium enterprises. This spans across a range of industries operating as sole traders to partnerships, trusts and companies. With a professional background in taxation and Australian compliance, Penny has branched out to lead a team servicing the Asia/Pacific market in migration services and foreign investment strategies in Australia. Assisting clients with migration services, using her bilingual skills across multiple languages, such as English, Chinese and Cantonese, Penny is innovative and business minded with a passion for focusing on the long-term strategy plan for clients, enjoying consulting and meeting with client on all aspects of investment.

Parlad Bhabra
BCom CPA

Senior Tax Accountant/ Manager of Superannuation Team

Joining KirbyHawke in 2014, Parlad is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with over 18 years of experience, providing Small to Medium Business clients with accounting, taxation and advisory services. His extensive experience spans across a range of industries from engineering, finance, financial planning, retail businesses, trade professionals, medical professionals and farming. He is particularly interested in providing clients with solutions that provide appropriate tax structures that suite their business needs. With strengths in preparing budgets for profitability and growth projections. In more recent years Parlad has specialized in assisting clients achieve their retirement goals in SMSF’s to pension funds for retirement. Parlad has a particular interest in the compliance of self funded retirees and has personally overseen the successful development of our SMSF division of our Practice for over two years now, with the successful implementation of our new compliance and reporting software CLASS.

Anna Daniele
BBus CPA

Senior Accountant

Anna is a senior accountant with over 35 years of experience in Public Practice. Specialising in taxation and accounting, with a background in audit and a very good knowledge of MYOB/Xero/QuickBooks. Specialising in SME’s her industry knowledge is vast, dealing with a variety of different professions; medical, dentists, architects and investors are just a few. She as a passion for compliance, and looks after a diverse range of clients in this area, from small self employed businesses to very complex companies with a lot of asset diversity. Anna enjoys visiting clients and consulting one on one, assisting clients understand their financial affairs and ensuring their management accounts are reconciled and business activity statements are up to date.

David Whitford
CPA

Senior Consultant

A Certified Practicing Accountant with extensive experience in advising small medium enterprises, with a strong focus on accounting, financial controls and business strategy. David’s experience encompasses 25 plus years as a principal in Public Accounting practices advising clients. He has acted as CEO of a major investment syndicate, which operated significant supermarket and related businesses. More recently, David is involved with the successful set-up of a foreign joint venture company and travels extensively overseas to ensure its continued growth.