Our People

Shiranga, Chloe, Jenny, Mital, Leanne, Belinda, Richard

Richard Hale – Managing Director

B.Bus (Accounting), Dip.FP, Chartered Accountant

Richard commenced in public practice in Kingston in 1997. He has a passion for small business and advises in the fields of taxation compliance and minimisation, business structures, buying and selling a business etc. “I am good with numbers but my motivation is the people who are behind these numbers - my clients, employees and associates.”

Belinda Fitzgerald

B.Bus (Accounting & Human Resources), Chartered Accountant

Belinda has over 20 years experience in the public practice environment. She specialises in accounting software setup and support and SMSF administration. Belinda has the knowledge and experience to find optimum outcomes for clients. Her focus is on developing great relationships to better understand the client’s business and financial goals. Belinda is also an accredited Xero consultant.

Jenny Leitch – Senior Accountant and Xero Consultant

B.Com (Accounting & Finance) Dip.FP

Jenny joined the firm in 2016 after leaving a Finance Officer role with a not-for-profit association. She has
extensive experience having worked in accounting, financial planning, taxation and bookkeeping, meeting
the needs of a diverse mix of individuals and businesses.  Jenny is also an accredited Xero consultant.

Leanne Gill – Office Administrator and Bookkeeper

Leanne was known to us for more than a decade as a part-owner of a successful business that was a long-term client of the firm until it was sold. Consequently she has a practical understanding and knowledge of business issues. Leanne is experienced with the use of MYOB and provides bookkeeping services to our clients.

Mital Sutariya – Accountant

B.Com, ASA

Mital is an associate member of CPA Australia. She has knowledge and experience in taxation and accounting for individuals and small businesses. One of her core strengths is providing end to end tax and accounting support with a focus on driving profitably and value. 

Chloe Flakemore

Chloe divides her time between tax return preparation, bookkeeping and administration. She has worked in the industry for more than ten years in both Kingston and Huonville.  

Shiranga Mendis – Accountant

B. Bus (Accounting), M. Com (Finance/Management), ASA

Shiranga joined the firm recently after completing his postgraduate studies in Sydney. He was trained as an auditor at an international hotel in Sydney. Shiranga is experienced in taxation, management and finance. His major strengths are attention to detail, focus on clients, patience and communication skills  


  • Tax returns and advice
  • Purchase / Sale of business
  • Business structures
  • Assistance with business funding
  • Superannuation advice
  • Self managed super (SMSF)
  • General business advice
  • Tax planning and minimisation
  • Investment property advice

Bookkeeping Services

We use Xero and MYOB in the cloud to keep your data up-to-date, secure and accessible.