Our Accountants

Andrew Rumsey

Andrew Rumsey B.Bus (Accounting) CA
Senior Manager

Andrew comes to our firm having worked at a mid-tier Melbourne firm. As a Chartered Accountant Andrew advises on a wide variety of business and taxation matters relevant to small to medium businesses. Andrew’s experience extends across a range of industries including Professional Services, Property, Medical and Allied Health, Manufacturing, Transport, Entertainment and large privately owned family businesses.

Emma Gaskell

Emma Gaskell B.Bus (Accounting & Finance) CPA
Manager (Superannuation)

Emma joined the firm in April 2008 and specializes in the area of Self Managed Super Funds. She deals with all aspects of SMSF’s including taxation, compliance, administration and audit. Emma has over 20 years experience in the accounting and finance industries working for several years with PwC Australia where she completed a post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment.

Authorised Representative No: 1253026 of SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd

Tina Nguyen

Tina Nguyen CPA
Senior Accountant

Tina started with us in March 2010. Since 2002 Tina has applied herself to public practice with a commitment to professional development & delivery of high quality services for the client. Tina specialises in financial statement and tax return preparation for individuals, small business and superannuation funds.

Authorised Representative No: 1253028 of SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd

Estelle Phillips

Estelle Phillips B.Bus (Accounting) CA
Manager (Tax)

Estelle commenced working in business services in 1999 at William Buck in the city. During this time Estelle completed her professional year and became a chartered accountant. Estelle has vast experience working with a wide range of clients from large listed companies to small family run business. Estelle works part time and is in the office Monday to Thursday.

Authorised Representative No: 1253027 of SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd

Maria Petrilli

Maria Petrilli B.Bus (Accounting) CPA
Senior Accountant

Maria has returned to our firm after almost 15 years working in the city and currently works part time. Maria has signficant experience with a variety of clients in diverse industry sectors including retail, manufacturing, construction, wholesale, professionals and other business activities. Maria specialises in the provision of accounting, taxation and business advisory services and has established a reputation of working closely with clients to assist with all aspects of their business.

Clare Meng

Clare Meng B.Com, CPA

Clare joined the firm in July 2011. She obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting and finance) from Monash University and worked in another public practice accounting firm before joining us. She is now involved in the preparation of income tax returns and financial statements for a variety of clients. Clare has recently completed her CPA studies successfully.

Authorised Representative No: 1253029 of SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd

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Melissa Then

Melissa Then B. Com (Accounting & Finance) CA
Senior Accountant

Melissa was with the firm from July 2007 to December 2010, and returned in July 2013 & works full time. As a Chartered Accountant, Melissa is experienced in the preparation of income tax returns and financial statements for individuals, small businesses and now applies her skills to superannuation funds.

Authorised Representative No: 1253030 of SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd

James Murnane

James Murnane B.Bus (Accounting) CA

James joined us in August 2013. He has completed a double degree – Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Monash University and was given the opportunity to study a semester abroad at Leeds University in the UK. In his spare time he is an avid footballer and keen St. Kilda supporter. James successfully completed his exams recently and is proud to now be a Chartered Accountant.

Bruce Nguyen

Bruce Nguyen B.Bus (Accounting), CPA

Bruce graduated from Monash University and joined Bruce Edmunds & Associates in September 2013. He is particularly interested in gaining exposure to taxation services, which will enable him to consult on various kinds of taxation. In his spare time, he loves hanging out with friends, playing golf and training Karate-do.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith Diploma of Business (Accounting)
BAS Compliance Manager

Steve joined us in October 2015 as our BAS Compliance Manager. Steve has a background in a variety of businesses as a Bookeeper/Accounts Manager. Steve is working full-time and is your point of contact for anything BAS/IAS or Banklink related.

 Ben Rockman

Ben Rockman B.Com (Accounting)
Graduate Accountant

Ben recently joined Bruce Edmunds & Associates in July 2016. He completed a bachelor of commerce at Deakin University majoring in accounting and accounting information systems. He has a keen interest in football and is currently training to take on a coaching position next year.


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