PARTNERS

ANTHONY GALLAGHER – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Anthony has a total of 27 years experience in accounting, including 17 years in Business Services, Taxation and Superannuation and 10 years in senior commercial roles.

During that time he has provided accounting, taxation, GST, corporate compliance and general business advice to professional, high-net worth, private company clients and publicly listed companies. He has a strong knowledge of taxation, tax-effective structuring, expat taxation and Australian subsidiaries of foreign companies.

DANIEL DALLA – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • CA Business Valuation Specialist
  • Registered Company Auditor

Daniel has over 16 years of accounting, audit and corporate advisory experience. During that time he has specialised in the areas of funds management, private equity, not for profit, transport and logistics and professional services.

DONOVAN ODENDAAL – PARTNER

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  • Member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Donovan gained his 16 years experience as a trusted business adviser and company auditor to the SME sector in a South African professional services firm. His tenure as a audit partner, to a diverse range of client industries, and operations director of the practice gave him the insight required to enable him to effectively provide valuable advice to the firms clients. He is a firm believer that building strong customer relations and adding value to a client provides the harmony for a successful and fulfilling business relationship.

GHAFUR BARCHIA – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Ghafur has been advising clients for over 20 years focusing on scaling up and protecting their business and wealth interests. Ghafur frequently works with clients to plan, manage and report on a broad range of strategic, financial and tax issues including:

  • Planning for succession with the right structure and people
  • Growing through mergers & acquisitions or investment in people and processes
  • Tax effective structuring
  • Managing cash flow uncertainty through efficiency and timely management reporting

JAMES SOBOL – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Xero Certified Practitioner

James has over 12 years experience in Business Services, Taxation and Superannuation. During that time he has dealt with a wide array of clients and industries, taking a particular interest in assisting clients prosper through focusing on their processes, structuring and compliance needs. A firm believer in leveraging modern technology to allow clients to focus in their businesses; James is Xero Certified and able to assist clients looking to shift their systems into the cloud. In addition, James sits on the board of a registered club, which gives him the chance to use his skills for his local community while also allowing him to get a different perspective on running a business.

JONATHAN YEO – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Jonathan is a specialist accounting and business advisor and he strives to provide clients with commercial solutions that meet their needs.
With over 14 years in the profession, Jonathan has gained significant experience in advising a variety of clients ranging from private business owners and high net-wealth individuals to small listed companies.
Jonathan takes pride in understanding his clients’ needs and developing strong relationships with his clients.
Jonathan takes a ‘hands-on’ approach to advising his clients and this is demonstrated by him being appointed to several of his clients’ advisory boards and also as a non-executive director.

PAUL VAN KOUWENHOVE – PARTNER

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With a career spanning over 15 years and working closely with SME clients in multiple industries, Paul van Kouwenhove has a wealth of business and accounting expertise that his clients get direct access to and benefit greatly from. Paul’s biggest motivation is coaching his client’s on the best strategies available.

TYLER CASKEY – PARTNER

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  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Tyler specialises in CFO Advisory and Virtual CFO services at Rothsay. With a passion for the automation of the accounting process and the eradication of unnecessary tasks, he aims to help clients transition their Finance team’s value to market leading levels.
His experience started in Big 4 business services across Australia and New Zealand. He then moved into Financial Controller, Commercial Manager and CFO roles for 13 years over a variety of industries in Melbourne and Sydney. During this time he honed his skills in Board reporting, presentations and what information management and staff need to effectively run their day to day processes. Utilising various BI tools, Tyler has been able to deliver real time reporting to maximise business agility, performance monitoring and issue identification.
He has a passion for helping clients with operating system selection, installation and integration. With this, Tyler has been able to provide complete day 1 month-end financial and non-financial reporting so stakeholders can make more informed and timely business decisions.
Tyler has a proven track record of successfully guiding multiple businesses through their journey to optimal IT, Finance and HR functions through cost effective business change and continuous improvement. Enabling those teams to focus on value add activities and business growth.

WAJEEH AHMED – PARTNER

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  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Enrolled in Masters of ATAX

Wajeeh has over 10 years experience in the profession, 6 of which have been with Rothsay.
Wajeeh manages a diverse portfolio of high net worth individuals as well as companies listed on the ASX. Wajeeh’s clientele vary from SMEs to large Corporates across various industries. Wajeeh has had exposure to complex local and international tax matters and has worked closely with businesses that have experienced rapid organic growth. Wajeeh strives to provide a prompt, premium and personalised service.