An accounting firm to help you
through any stage of your wealth journey
GAP Accountants is a Melbourne-based accounting firm that specialises in wealth accumulation and asset protection. Our dedicated team includes qualified accountants, bookkeepers and business consultants who partner with you to structure your finances and maximise your tax benefits.
Whether you’re a busy professional, an astute business owner, looking to retire or an individual investor seeking assistance, we can look after your financial and taxation needs. Work with our team for proactive solutions, sound business advice, and financial strategies for immediate and future wealth creation.
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help you on your way
Since April 2004, Doug and the team have been dedicated to providing a personal experience tailored to your needs, whatever your situation or stage of life. With post qualification experience in the industry since 1988, Doug has an in-depth breadth of knowledge across all accounting and taxation services. He believes in using lateral thinking to dig deep for answers that best address your scenario, and to ensure the health of your wealth. In addition to building rapport with clients, he continually strives to ensure we have a collaborative team environment that encourages innovation for your benefit.
- Taxation and business advice
- Medical practices
- Group restructuring
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Estate planning
- Asset protection
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Eva has worked in public practice since 1993. Amongst her broad range of accounting knowledge, her skills include tax planning, tax compliance, and financial reporting.
As a trained psychologist prior to joining the accounting profession, Eva enjoys providing a holistic approach to addressing client requirements. Her greatest rewards are assisting clients and keeping them informed and up to date.
Eva works hard to ensure that GAP’s team members work efficiently and effectively in a supportive environment to achieve optimal outcomes for all clients.
- Tax and business advisory services
- Tax planning
- Cash flow and budgets
- Business structures and corporate advisory services
- Financial reporting
As our Office Manager since 2011, Melita focuses on meeting and exceeding client expectations. From the moment you meet with our team, Melita is keen to ensure you receive the best experience and feel confident in the advice we give, whatever your need or financial goal. In addition to her administrative know-how, Melita applies her technical expertise to ensure you have a good understanding of your situation, and how best we can meet your taxation obligations. Her satisfaction comes with clients being thrilled with the service we provide.
- Relationship management
- SMSF administration
- Client services
- Human resources
- Tax administration
Rukmal has been an accountant since 1986 and has worked at GAP since 2006. She assists businesses with understanding their financial position and works closely with them to utilise software that best fits their needs. Over the past few years Rukmal has been predominantly working on accounting and tax, BAS/GST, accounting packages and cloud accounting software. A dedicated team player, Rukmal enjoys a positive rapport with clients and working with them to find solutions to the challenges faced by business owners.
- Accounting and tax
- Accounting packages
- Advanced Microsoft Excel
- Financial due diligence
Peter provides consulting services to GAP and our clients in the areas of taxation advisory, financial reporting, business analysis and risk management. Peter commenced in the industry in 1991, and has a wealth of knowledge across an array of accounting and business areas.
- Accounting and tax
- Management accounts
- Accounting packages
As a qualified accountant, Fiona has been in the industry since 1995 and specialises in all aspects of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds. Superannuation rules can be complex and ever-changing, so Fiona takes the time to work with clients and explain tailored solutions that will suit their specific superannuation needs. Her focus is on knowing what we can achieve, and ensuring clients are comfortable with this approach. In addition to an enjoyable work environment, Fiona values spending time with her family.
- SMSF compliance
- Reserving strategies
- SMSF BAS / GST
As a trained accountant since 2005, Mahes has a broad array of knowledge and financial analysis capability that can assist business owners in every aspect of their financial record keeping. Over the past few years Mahes has focused on financial accounting and taxation and the administrative processes required by legislation including BAS/GST management. In addition, he works closely with individuals who have small businesses, and gains satisfaction by ensuring they are equipped with the commercial information to make sound decisions.
- Financial accounting
Since joining the firm in 2009 Jennifer has worked with a significant number of individual and business clients, and has ensured everyone receives a high level of customer support with quick and effective responses to queries. Jennifer thrives on learning, and is constantly updating her knowledge on new rules and regulations, as well as improving systems and procedures that will benefit our clients and how effectively we operate. Jennifer handles ATO requirements including the preparation of tax returns, activity statements and, increasingly, financial statements.
- Tax returns
- BAS preparation
- ATO correspondence
- Responding to client queries
Andrea has been a qualified bookkeeper since 1989 and is passionate about working alongside business owners to assist them with understanding their financial position. Andrea has an extensive suite of knowledge about all bookkeeping requirements, including most software programs that are required for business. Along with her family and little dog Posey, she is smitten with the cloud accounting package Xero, and is a Xero certified trainer that can assist you with any queries you may have.
- Bookkeeping requirements
- Bookkeeping software programs
- Xero certified trainer
Maya has been a qualified bookkeeper since 2004 and joined GAP Accountants in 2017. She is experienced in customising bookkeeping software solutions to suit our client’s business needs and simplifying the process for business owners. On top of balancing your books, she prides herself in balancing her work life and family life.
- Bookkeeping software setup
- Advice on accounting software solutions
- BAS, GST and payroll
As Operations Officer since 2007, Sharlene is one of our most versatile team members and prides herself in finding creative and innovative solutions to ensure the office runs smoothly. Her role encompasses customer service, project support and general administration. Sharlene enjoys the diversity of her job and engaging with customers so that they feel welcome and supported. She attributes her ability to plan and coordinate multiple jobs with raising three children and managing a busy household.
- Office management
- Customer service
- Operations planning
Evelyn began working with GAP in 2017 providing the team with much needed support in client service delivery. She feels a great the sense of accomplishment when completing work for our clients. Evelyn is a keen learner with a can-do attitude and a positive demeanour.
Evelyn is here to assist you with your service needs and make sure you receive the most efficient and best experience.
- Client financial and tax return collation
- Client services
- Corporate secretarial support
- Office administration
- Liaising with ATO and ASIC on compliance