Our Accounting Team

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Management Team

  • Peta Grenfell (CPA) - Managing Director

    Peta is a partner in PWA Financial Group’s accounting division. Peta’s considerable expertise includes advice in foreign taxation matters, assisting clients starting out in business and the small business CGT concessions. Peta is a small business specialist and works with clients to help them build better businesses.
  • Leonie Taylor (CA) - Director

    Leonie has been a Partner with Bentleys QLD for over 25 years and posesses extensive experience in taxation and the management of small businesses, with particular expertise in estate and succession planning, superannuation and wealth creation. She joins the Sunshine Coast team on a part-time basis.
  • Ulli Bendle (FCPA) - Consultant

    Ulli has been an accountant for over 30 years and has been with this practice since 1983. She specialises in accounting for Property Developers, Property Investors and Professionals. She has a keen interest in Self Managed Superannuation Funds, Retirement Planning and Estate Planning.
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Team Leaders

  • Janelle Preston

    Janelle has over 20 years experience in a diverse range of business accounting – from Primary Production through to Superannuation, from one-man businesses through to major companies. Janelle enjoys providing hands on assistance to her clients through workplace visits.
  • Luke Mulheran (CPA)

    Luke not only holds an accounting degree, he also has a Science degree majoring in Mathematics - and has recently completed his CPA qualification! Coming from Dalby in South West Queensland, Luke has a special interest in Primary Production and small businesses and can assist with Centrelink matters.
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  • Dimitrios Koutouridis (Bcom (Acc), B IT)

    Dimitrios holds a dual degree in accounting and IT. Dimitrios is one of our Self Managed Superannuation Fund specialists who assists with the management and administration of these funds.
  • Lee Perussich

    Lee has been an accountant with PWA Financial Group since 1996. He is experienced in all aspects of taxation accounting with a specialty in Qld Building and Construction Commission (formerly BSA) licensing matters.
  • Ruth Miles (FCA)

    Ruth is originally from the UK but has spent the last couple of years working on the Sunshine Coast as an accountant. Ruth specialises in foreign income matters, deceased estates and providing business advice to her clients.
  • Anna Henrick (BBus (B&F Mgmt))

    Anna is another one of our multi talented accountants. She has extensive experience across a range of businesses and roles, including owing her own business.
  • Kylie Taylor (BBus (Acc))

    Kylie graduated from university in 2006 and has been with PWA Financial Group since 2008. Kylie has a diverse client base and has had experience with taxation and accounting work in a broad range of entities.
  • Amber O'Connor

    Amber joined PWA Financial Group as an accountant in 2007. Amber has 10 years experience in accounting practices and specialises in small and medium businesses. Amber is available Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.
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Client Services Officers

  • Emma Bendle

    Emma joined our PWA team as our Receptionist and has now moved into an Administrative role within our SMSF division. She provides support to both Janelle, Dimitrios, Anna and Kylie and also liaises with the SMSF Auditors.
  • Natalie Hoppo

    Natalie is one of PWA's longest serving employees. She provides administrative support to our accountants and is also available to assist clients with accounting software queries.
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Practice Manager / Receptionist

  • Tina Clarke

    Tina is the Practice Manager for the group. She co-ordinates all of the administration aspects of the practice as well as assisting clients with billing and general enquiries.
  • Deb Engley

    Deb is the smiling face you hear when you call our office. She has extensive administrative experience, most recently with Centacare.
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