John is the director of Thompson + Partners Ltd.
John has over 30 years of experience in providing accounting and business development advice.
John is a Chartered Accountant (CA CPP) and is a registered Mentor with the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). John was born in Palmerston North and attended Palmerston North Boys' High School. John gained his Batchelor in Business Studies degree at Massey University.
John and his wife, Jenny, have three adult children. John enjoys a variety of sports and recreational activities. Recently John has celebrated the arrival of his second grandchild. John enjoys working with a wide variety of clients including Property, Trade Construction and professional service businesses. John is an advisory board member for many of our clients.
Tim is an associate of Thompson + Partners Ltd.
Tim has worked for the firm since 1996, providing accounting, accounting systems and taxation advice.
Tim is a Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) with Chartered Accountant (CA CPP) status. Tim was raised in Taupo and moved to Palmerston North where he gained his Batchelor in Business Studies degree at Massey University.
Tim and his wife, Anita, have two school aged children.
Outside of work Tim has an active role as a member of the board of trustees of a local primary school and helps out with a local rugby club. Tim has a passion for small business and primarily focuses on supporting our Retail, Property, Trade and Logistics clients. Tim is an advisory board member for a number of our clients.
Tim assists clients with a number of systems including:
Ryan is our maths and spreadsheet guru. Ryan has a Phd from Massey University.Coming from a CA family (Father has a firm in Nelson) Ryan has an analytical mind and loves to tackle tricky business problems. Ryan has been with the firm since 2009.
Ryan and his wife have two school aged boys. Ryan enjoys Ballroom and Latin dancing and has won the Woodville Christmas lights competition for the last few years.
Ryan assists many of our clients to implement new systems, including:
- Workflow Max
- Ace Payroll
Mary is a Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) with Chartered Accountant (CA) status.
Mary has been an integral part of our team since 2008. Mary has worked in a variety of roles since gaining her Master in Business Studies at Massey University. Mary likes getting the job done right the first time and has a wealth of experience supporting Hospitality, Property and professional service clients.
Mary and her husband have three boys. In her spare time Mary enjoys Scottish Country Dancing and Quilting.
Rochelle recently celebrated her 10th year with our firm. Rochelle joined us while completing her studies for her NZ Diploma of Business Studies at UCOL and has never looked back. Rochelle is our Tax Systems, Companies and Trust Account administrator. Rochelle also manages our client’s ACC accounts.
Rochelle enjoys working with IRD to develop solutions for our clients.
Outside of work Rochelle has a daughter and hosts international students. Rochelle enjoys her speedway and cruising in her partner’s hot rod.
Sharon keeps us organised by managing our clients' records and keeping track of our GST returns. Sharon has been with us since 2008, after completing her NZ Diploma of Business Studies at UCOL. Sharon is a Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) in the college of Accounting Technicians (AT).
Sharon and late her husband have four adult children and a growing tribe of grandchildren. Outside of work Sharon keeps busy in her local community and is a passionate gardener and renovator.
Sabrina has been with the firm since leaving school and has a depth of experience assisting our clients. Sabrina is studying towards her business degree at Massey University. Sabrina loves applying her skills to helping our clients. Primarily focusing on Retail, Property, Construction and Logistics clients.
Sabrina assists clients with a number of systems including:
Outside of working Sabrina loves walking her dog, fishing and cooking.
Emily has a Batchelor of Business Studies, Batchelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business from Massey University. Emily has been with our firm since 2008. Emily is a provisional member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) in the College of Chartered Accountants (CA).
Emily is also fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Japanese and basic Malay.
Emily provides accounting support to our construction, professional services and property clients. Emily oversees client payroll and employment matters. Emily loves applying her skills to helping our clients manage their businesses.
Outside of work Emily loves to travel.
Courtney has a Batchelor of Arts from Victoria University and a Masters in Accountancy & Finance from Massey University. Courtney joined our firm in 2018. Courtney is a provisional member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) in the College of Chartered Accountants (CA).
Courtney has worked in London and Sydney. Courtney provides accounting support to our construction, professional services, retail and property clients. Courtney applies her skills and experience to help our clients manage their businesses.
Outside of work Courtney loves to travel.