Our Team

Accounting Team:

Nancy Simon
Nancy is an original member of our team joining us in May 1996. She was our initial IT and internal systems manager and has now expanded this to include a senior accountant role. Nancy also has an extensive knowledge of a wide range of accounting systems and client software to assist clients.
Email Nancy at nancys@smiththornton.com.au

Melinda Hudson
Ad Dip Acc
Melinda joined our team in July 2001 as an accountant and is now a senior accountant. She works closely with Nancy maintaining our IT and internal systems and also has extensive knowledge with client software packages especially Quickbooks and MYOB.
Email Melinda at melindah@smiththornton.com.au

Barbara Biggs
BComm, MAcc, CPA
Barbara joined our team in February 2004 as an accountant and is now a senior accountant. She is widely experienced in day to day management of sole trader and small business operations. Barbara's experience also extends to BankLink and Quickbooks software.
Email Barbara at barbarab@smiththornton.com.au

Jim Robertson
Ad Dip Acc
Jim joined our team in July 2005 as an accountant and is now a senior accountant. He is also our Superannuation Manager with extensive knowledge in superannuation and coordinating the superannuation lodgement program.
Email Jim at jamesr@smiththornton.com.au
Diane Geddes
Ad Dip Acc
Diane joined our team in March 2011 transferring from another local accountancy firm. She is a senior accountant working closely with clients offering her experience and knowledge in all aspects of small business operations, GST and taxation.
Email Diane at dianeg@smiththornton.com.au

Tiffany Whitby

Having graduated from Curtin University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce, accounting major, Tiffany joined our team in September 2013 as a Graduate Accountant. Her main interests are in small business, GST and helping clients maximise their yearly returns. Tiffany also plans on completing her CPA in the near future.
Email Tiffany at tiffanyw@smiththornton.com.au

Business Advisory Team:

Jenna van Nierop
BComm, BSc
Jenna joined our team in February 2020 as a business services advisor, having worked in tax and advisory at a large accounting firm in Perth and graduating from Curtin University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science. She is widely experienced in transactional advisory services, such as business valuations, financial forecasts and due diligence, and is interested in helping business owners identify and achieve their business goals.
Email Jenna at jennav@smiththornton.com.au


Lauren Batten
Lauren joined our team in January 2013 to help develop our bookkeeping division further. She brings 14 years of bookkeeping experience and specialises in Quickbooks, MYOB & Xero software. Lauren can assist at several levels of service from a full bookkeeping service, to training clients to use their system and ongoing technical support. Lauren has bookkeeping experience in several industries, including retail, wholesale, hospitality, trades, agribusiness and the not for profit sector.
Email Lauren at laurenb@smiththornton.com.au

Kate Russell
Kate joined our team in May 2019 and works closely with Lauren Batten assisting with bookkeeping and payroll.
Email Kate at kater@smiththornton.com.au 

Administration Team:

Skita Goodall
Office Manager

Skita joined us as part of our administration team in September 2008 and is now our Office Manager providing support wherever it is needed.  She is our BankLink co-ordinator and an ATO liaison for client correspondence. Skita is also involved in maintaining workflow throughout the office.
Email Skita at skitag@smiththornton.com.au

Kendal Camp - currently on maternity leave
Kendal joined our team in August 2017 as receptionist and is now a partners assistant to Dean and Rebecca. She assists them in many of their daily administrative tasks including acting as an ATO liaison for client correspondence. Kendal is also involved in maintaining workflow throughout the office and handles our ASIC Corporate Secretarial work.
Email Kendal at kendalc@smiththornton.com.au 

Contact Us

Office Location

234 Stirling Tce
Albany, WA 6330

Postal Address

PO Box 5445
Albany, WA 6332

Contact Numbers

Phone 08 9842 5155
Fax 08 9842 5510
Email mail@smiththornton.com.au

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