Meet The Team

Marie & John have over 50 years experience working for major corporations, small businesses and multi-national community organisations.

Marie Collard

Marie is renowned for her meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to the financial success of her clients honed from over 25 years working for major corporations, small businesses and multi-national community organisations.

Marie has extensive experience working as a financial manager and bookkeeper in both government and non-government settings, as well as for legal centres, law firms, a multitude of small businesses, and her own small business. Working at the executive level, Marie has delivered training to senior executives in all aspects of budgetting, prepared financial reports, provided audit liaison and managed multi-million dollar program budgets.

Open and honest communication is the hallmark of Marie’s approach to working with her clients. She is passionate about building strong relationships, and committed to providing her clients with the highest level of professional integrity over the long-term.

Marie’s passion, coupled with her uncompromisingly high standards, makes her the consummate professional in bookkeeping and financial support services.

Marie has highly developed skills in accounting software and has studied business management and public administration at tertiary level.

John Collard

With a diverse career comprising more than 19 years in government management, 17 years as a private financial consultant and 25 years running a small business with 40 employees, John’s financial acumen is of the highest order.

John has extensive knowledge and expertise in establishing financial systems and internal control procedures, budgeting, forecasting, and providing accurate and easy-to-understand financial reports for chief executives and boards of directors, to ensure they fulfil their management and governance roles.

John has highly developed knowledge and skills in the setting up of QuickBooks and MYOB software and maintaining records in

accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking and reconciliations, preparation of IAS, BAS, PAYG and statutory returns.

John is an active community supporter, giving many years of volunteer service to multicultural seniors groups within the City of Casey. For more than 10 years, John has provided bookkeeping and general accounting services to a local community organisation in Doveton. In recognition of his tireless voluntary work, John has been nominated for a Citizen Award.

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