Matthew Knight CA
Director, Hopscotch Accounting
Matthew has more than 20 years’ experience providing small-to-medium businesses with accounting and taxation services. Running his own accounting practice for more than a decade, Matthew understands what it is like to be a business owner. With a strong local network of advisors such as lawyers and financial planners, Matthew will ensure we provide you and your business with a holistic approach.
Matthew is an experienced tax advisor, who will help you understand and plan for the taxes that apply to you. No matter what part of the business life cycle your organisation is in, it is likely Matthew has ‘seen it before’ and will be well placed to provide practical advice to get your business and financial affairs in order.
Brendan Lucas CA
Director, Hopscotch Accounting
Brendan previously worked at PwC for 9 years providing advice to private business owners in a role which involved working through complex tax and business matters. Whether your business is just starting out, needs to expand, or ready to sell, you will benefit from a meeting with Brendan to discuss you and your business.
Brendan has extensive experience in the NFP sector, holding voluntary positions as the Treasurer of the Sutherland Shire Business Chamber and Wheelchair Rugby League Australia.
Brendan is a tech-savvy accountant who will assist you in harnessing the power of technology to simplify and reduce the cost of your accounting function, while improving the timeliness of the information delivered to business owners and decision makers.
If you need to crunch some numbers, seek Brendan’s assistance as he knows how to utilise the full power of Microsoft Excel to do the analysis you need in a fraction of the time.
CA: Senior Manager
Joanne has a broad skill set with experience within public practice, banking & financial services and commerce. With her experience across several industries Joanne can help your business thrive.
Having worked directly in a number of businesses both domestically and abroad Joanne understands the complexity and challenges that business owners face and is passionate about ensuring they are able to succeed whilst reducing the stress of compliance-related activities on the owners.
If you would like to spend less time worrying about accounting and tax related matters so that you can focus on what matters most, Joanne is here to help.
CA: Senior Accountant
Ryan has experience working across a range of industries as a Chartered Accountant. If you want to get your business on Xero, Ryan is a Xero Certified Advisor who can navigate you through the hundreds of Xero add-ons to find the right one/s for your business to bring you the efficiencies you deserve.
If you have a range of entities in your family group, get Ryan to review your structure so firstly you understand it, and secondly you can see what opportunities are available to improve it.
Karun is the newest member to our team and is currently studying for his CA.
Karun specialises in sorting out our clients who may be in a bit of a mess, putting systems and processes in place so that the numbers mean something to you as the business owner going forward.
Karun enjoys working through tax legislation, particularly small business concessions. If you have a situation where you are not sure of the tax implications, Karun’s advice can provide peace of mind.
Kirra is Xero certified, specialising in bookkeeping and tax compliance for small-to-medium businesses and Not-for-Profits. Do you want to the ability to log in to your organisation’s financials regularly and see what is happening now? Put Kirra and our team on the case and they will show you how Xero will get you back in control of the financial health of your organisation.
Gail is our personal tax returns expert, specialising in returns with rental properties and complex investments. Do you need the capacity to log in to your business financials regularly to monitor what is happening in real time? When you involve Gail and our team they will demonstrate how Xero will help you regain control of the financial health of your business.