Mike, currently Vice-President of Accountants and Tax Agents Institute of New Zealand (ATAINZ), is a taxation specialist having worked at Inland Revenue for 12 years and being awarded the annual advanced taxation prize from Waikato University. He is also a published author of an article on land taxation in New Zealand (June 2011).
Mike is a Xero certified Advisor.
After a further 12 years in public practice his passion for business is invigorating. From business plans to cash flows, financial analysis and business structures your interests will be well served.
Mike has a background in manufacturing industries (3years) and transport (15 years), including several years as an urban transport planner, and lastly in commercial realty (2 years) business broking and valuations.
If you have a bent for sports that's definitely another passion. A lifetime of activity in playing, coaching and administration for a range of sports is often an ice-breaker for communication.
Jaya has been a New Zealand resident since 2002 and joined our team in 2012 after spending 4 years as a sole practitioner operating from Papamoa.
She completed a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce in 1996 with both degrees being cross-credited by the NZ Qualifications Authority. She specialises in audit work and has a sound knowledge of New Zealand taxation law after completing the first of two papers offered through the polytechnic and Waikato University. Jaya is a Xero certified Advisor.
Jaya is married to Sachin, a local civil engineer, and has a daughter and son attending local schools. In a voluntary capacity she serves as treasurer for the girls college rowing club.
Asta started as the office junior in a part-time capacity in March 2014 while attending full-time as a student at BOP Polytechnic for a Diploma in Business at Level 6. Then in February 2016 she came on full time as an Intermediate Accountant while continuing her education part time studying for a Bachelor in Business Analysis majoring in Accounting through Waikato University. She has displayed an aptitude for accounting work and is a very quick learner. Asta is a Provisional Accounting Technician with Chartered Accounting Australia New Zealand and is Xero Certified