Altezza Team

Our team of experienced and qualified accountants and administrators support John and Matt with a range of services including:

  • Tax and compliance including tax returns, BAS, FBT and more.
  • Bookkeeping services – both virtually and onsite.
  • Business advisory services including cashflow modelling.
  • Grant applications including RandD tax offset, export marketing development.
  • Outsourced CFO services.

And more. Meet our team and contact us if we can assist your business.


Sean Fincham (CA) | Manager


Sean has always had a keen interest in business strategy, operations and building strong working partnerships with his clients, making Sean a great fit with the Altezza team.

During his career, Sean has been successful in assisting a range of clients with outsourced CFO engagements in mining and associated industries, having become involved with the internal management of the business.

A sense of adventure also colours Sean's view and he has travelled extensively and participated in marathon bicycle rides throughout India and Nepal. Sean also rode from Brisbane to Sydney one very wet November and made it back to tell the tale.

Sean was keen to become involved with an accounting firm that would encourage a strong level of involvement with their clients from an operational perspective as well as compliance, so when John and Matt explained their model at Altezza, he knew Altezza was the right place to be.

Since joining Altezza, Sean has gained further experience in offering services to clients in the following areas:

  • Financial Statement, Income Tax Return, BAS (and other compliance matters) preparation and review;
  • Cash flow forecasting;
  • Business modelling;
  • R&D Tax Offset application and grant completion;
  • Export Market Development Grant application and grant completion;
  • Out-sourced CFO services – including weekly engagements working within client's businesses for extended periods;
  • Information memorandum preparation and review;
 

Jitesh Nayak | Supervisor


Jitesh joined Altezza as an Accountant in 2010 and is near completion of his CA, which is the latest in his professional development goals. Jitesh is a graduate of UQ with a Master of Commerce, majoring in Professional Accounting. This is in addition to his a Graduate Diploma in Management and is also currently completing Self Managed Superannuation training.

Altezza's approach to working with clients on operational and compliance fits well with Jitesh's own professional goals as he actively works closely with his clients on tax planning and advice and in a business advisory role. Jitesh has also been closely involved in preparing a number of successful R&D grant applications with businesses looking to access funds to help grow and support their businesses. As part of his advisory role, Jitesh is also experienced in the Members Voluntary Liquidation process and ASIC compliance reporting.

Prior to joining Altezza, Jitesh worked with an international business outsourcing firm in India for a number of years and assisted in the companies successful application for international certification.

 

Karla Holloway | Supervisor


Karla brings to Altezza over 8 years' experience in accounting and taxation compliance for SME's and high wealth individuals. She has had exposure to clients in various industries with a focus on primary production/farming sector in her previous roll making her an asset to the Altezza team.

Karla has a Bachelor of Business with extended major in Professional Accounting and graduated with Distinction in 2007, to further build her professional development she completed her CA in 2012. Her particular area of focus and expertise is in tax compliance. Karla is excited to join a smaller firm like Altezza that is more client focused and delivers more personal service and support.

 

Jae Lee | Accountant


Before joining Altezza as an Accountant, Jae had a successful career as a Pharmacist, including retail pharmacy for six years and store manager for two years. Jae was also a product development business analyst in the R&D division of a pharmaceutical company. Jae then furthered her professional development and formally became an Accountant in February 2014 before joining Altezza.

Jae has a special interest in business strategies for small businesses, especially retail pharmacy, bookkeeping, business registrations, tax advice and is currently working towards her next qualification in accounting and finance.

 

Karthiga Keerthan | Accountant


Karthiga is passionate about her accounting career, such that she is currently building on her Diploma of Accounting with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and plans to continue her professional development path with a CPA after this.

Having been with Altezza for nearly three years, with her background in retail banking and finance before joining the team at Altezza, Kathiga brings her excellent customer service skills to her role as an Accountant with Altezza Partners along with her sound understanding of banking procedures and processes.

Karthiga has also worked in the engineering sector in a full finance role, combined with office management, which meant she was able to hone her excellent organisational skills.

Karthiga says her career goal has always been to become an Accountant and was delighted when Altezza invited her to join the team.

 

Natalia Tintori | Accountant


Natalia joined Altezza Partners in April 2015, having established herself as an Accountant within the retail sector for several years.

With a Bachelors Degree in International Business, along with a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, Natalia is also undertaking her CPA, building her professional development qualifications and skills.

 

Karim Ferrat | Accountant


Karim has recently joined the Altezza team after completing his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting in November 2015. Karim is planning to develop his skills and knowledge further by undertaking his CA in the new year.

Even as a recent graduate Karim has had extensive work experience, having specialised in accounting for entertainment industries in Sydney for 2 years.

Before undertaking his studies to become an accountant, Karim gained valuable world and life experience working in hospitality for 10 years in London, Paris and Sydney. Karim is excited to join the rest of the friendly and supportive team at Altezza and focus on delivering high quality service.

 

Casey Marshall | Administration Officer


Casey joined Altezza Partners in May 2015, having worked with the QLD Department of Education and Training as an Administration Officer.

Casey also has a number of professional development qualifications to her credit, including certificates in business administration, hospitality and tourism.

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