BRIAN ANDERSON Director

Brian Anderson - DirectorBrian has extensive experience in public practice. He has accumulated a wealth of expertise and knowledge of accountancy requirements for small to medium sized businesses, the various taxes that impact them and in relation to Family Trusts.

In his capacity of advisor, his practical and precise approach to business has seen him amass a loyal client base over the years.

Brian’s ‘hands on’ style of management of the practice is focused on supporting an experienced team, developing each of their talents to deliver to the needs of the client.

DDI: +64 9 486 8371
Mobile: +64 21 485 028
Email: brian@andersonca.nz

MIKE WILSON Director BBS, CA

Mike WilsonMike has a varied background in both public practice and commerce. Mike’s CA Practice experience began with a big 8 practice in New Plymouth and then moved into commerce through Audit and Senior Finance roles, both in the UK and NZ and then recently into a consultancy/trusted advisor role with several key SME businesses.

He understands the core tax compliance requirement for clients, whilst also being able to work with clients in areas such as: increasing business performance or growth; business planning and management; and business systems and processes.

Mike enjoys a hands on approach to giving guidance and assistance to clients.

DDI: +64 9 486 8379
Mobile: +64 274 974 874
Email: mike@andersonca.nz

ANDREA LOWE BCom, CA

Andrea Lowe - BCom, CAAfter graduating from Otago University, Andrea has been solely in the public practice sector and has developed a comprehensive set of skills backed by the practical experience.

She maintains a good relationship with her clients, enjoying the personal contact with the portfolios that she manages, many of whom she has been advising for several years.

DDI: +64 9 486 8374
Email: andrea@andersonca.nz

LAURA SIMMONDS BACC, CA

Laura Simmonds Laura is a Chartered Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and a post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies & Tax Consultancy.

Laura has over 10 years of Chartered Accountancy practice experience and is happy to assist clients with their business enquiries.

Laura is a Certified XERO Adviser, with an in depth knowledge of the XERO software. Laura is available to give client training in XERO if required.

Laura is originally from Palmerston North. Outside of work her interests include; Travel, Cooking and spending time with family.

DDI: +64 9 486 8377
Email: laura@andersonca.nz

JOYCE THERESE BA (Hons)

Joyce Therese

Joyce is a Qualified Accountant, having studied a Post Graduate Diploma of Professional Accountancy at AUT.

Joyce is currently working towards membership of CPA Australia, to become a Certified Practicing Accountant. She has over 6 years of Chartered Accountancy practice experience.

Joyce is a Certified XERO Adviser and is available to help clients who require any assistance with XERO. 

Joyce is a fluent French speaker.  Her personal interests include: Music, Badminton and Window Shopping. She has also been a Youth Team Leader with the Assembly of God Church. 

DDI: +64 9 486 8377
Email: laura@andersonca.nz

JANE HARKIN Administrator

Jane Harkin - AdministratorJane has been with Brian Anderson since 2008. She is responsible for the administration, processes and systems of the day to day management of the practice. With an extensive background in administration in Chartered Accountants and Commerce, she also undertakes monthly accounting work for clients, whilst managing the corporate services and taxation management areas.

DDI: +64 9 486 8378
Email: jane@andersonca.nz

ROBYN ANDERSON Administrator

Robyn Anderson - AdministratorWith a background in various administration and personal assistant roles, Robyn has a variety of administrative roles in the daily running of the practice.

Robyn is responsible for all of our word processing including the financial statements and reports to clients.

DDI: +64 9 486 8375
Email: robyn@andersonca.nz