Our Team

Michael Allan

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ADVISOR

Dip Bus, MNZIM, MTINZ, TCB (Farm Mgt), M Inst D
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2710
email. michaela@bfa.co.nz

Michael's accountancy experience is with large agri-business operations, financial analysis and systems, strategic and succession planning, taxation and the appropriate structures. Start ups including international investors for whom he manages their New Zealand interests. Family corporates, Maori entities and equity partnerships together with family farms.

Garth Beker

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ADVISOR

BBS (Acct), NZCF (Forestry), MNZIF, MTINZ
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2731
email. garthb@bfa.co.nz

Garth specialises in the business of forestry, business systems, tenders, costings, pricing, proposals and evaluations of forest investment options.  Experienced in road transport contracting and information systems.  Garth has also had experience with the intricacies of taxation in the aviation industry.

Vicki Beker

DIRECTOR - GENERAL MANAGER

BBS (Acct), MTINZ
phone. 07 377 6380
email. vickib@bfa.co.nz

As General Manager of BFA, Vicki is responsible for implementing the strategies of the business as directed by the BFA Board. Vicki also assists customers requiring change management and in particular those businesses in stressed situations, who require attention to all areas of their business including financial, restructuring, staffing, systems and strategic development.

Tom Findlay

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ADVISOR

BBS (Acct), MTINZ
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2701
email. tomf@bfa.co.nz

Tom specialises in business development, sustainable energy, business valuations and assessments, restructuring sale and purchase. Experienced in taxation, tax planning, trusts administration and business advice. Tom also has a strong background in business structuring, financial analysis and developing business optimisation strategies.

Jared Mawson

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ADVISOR

BBS. Certified Public Accountant
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2706
email. jaredm@bfa.co.nz

Jared is experienced in guiding new businesses through the initial start-up phase and mentoring them as they grow and succeed.  He specialises in business structures, tax minimisation, Xero and small to medium sized businesses. Jared is experienced with implementation of computers and internal systems.

Mark Sinclair

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ADVISOR

Hons. B. Compt (Acct), MTINZ, M Inst D
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2722
email. marks@bfa.co.nz

Mark is an accountant who is highly skilled in the areas of business structures, property, asset protection, management reporting, management advice, and financial reporting.  Mark has experience in systems implementation, training and is a Xero expert. He also has a strong focus on business governance and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Karen Corbett

SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER

phone. 07 377 6380
email. karenc@bfa.co.nz

Karen is an accountant with extensive practical experience and has been working in the accounting environment for 20 years.  Karen was the first founding staff member of the business and while having a break to bring up the children, has returned to support Garth, Mark and Simone in their team.  Karen is your contact for those day-to-day queries in regard to every aspect of compliance and tax.

Lynette Mortleman

SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER

phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2732
email. lynettem@bfa.co.nz

Lynette has worked in the accounting industry for over 19 years. After spending 17 years working as a chemist in the agricultural sector. Her expertise lies in farm accounting and compliance for other small to medium businesses.

Tanya Moore

SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER

BBS. Chartered Accountant
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 3762730
email. tanyam@bfa.co.nz

Tanya Moore is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the accounting industry.  Tanya has expertise is in small to medium sized businesses with various software packages.  Having grown up on a King Country sheep and beef farm Tanya is well versed with livestock and farming.
Tanya has broad experience as a Chartered Accountant and also as a company accountant and in office management and understands the day to day challenges facing businesses’ today.

Jeremy King

CLIENT ADVISOR

BBS. Chartered Accountant
phone. 07 377 6380
email. jeremyk@bfa.co.nz

Jeremy is an accountant with over 25 years' of experience both in the corporate and accounting environment.  Jeremy has broad industry experience in the Gas and Electricity fields along with SME's.  This includes IFRS Compliant Financial reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting, Treasury Management, Income Tax, Property Investment and Management and Funds Management. 

Simone MacFarlane

CLIENT ADVISOR

BBS. Chartered Accountant
phone. 07 377 6380
ddi. 07 376 2711
email. simonem@bfa.co.nz

Simone is an accountant skilled in financial and management accounts, cash flow reporting and budgeting, risk analysis, business valuations and tax planning.  Simone is an authority on Xero implementations and training.  She has worked both in New Zealand and overseas in both Financial and Management accounting roles, so has a broad range of business skills.

Malveena Scott

CLIENT ADVISOR

BCom Chartered Accountant
phone. 07 377 6380
email. malveenas@bfa.co.nz

Malveena is an accountant with specialisation in the farming sector.  She is skilled in financial reporting, cash flow reporting, budgeting including forecasts and cost analysis for finance applications and tax planning.

Theresa Findlay

FINANCIAL MANAGER

phone. 07 377 6380
email. theresaf@bfa.co.nz

Theresa has over 35 years' experience in the accounting environment from the large corporates, Government departments and family businesses.

Theresa is a founding member of BFA and handles the financial aspects of BFA's business.