Principal & CPA Accountant
Director of Quality Accounting, Denis brings a wealth of experience of over forty years to our team. Denis started his career as a trainee accountant, and in the early 70's he accepted a research position as Budget research & analysis officer at the University of NSW. Then he went onto teaching accounting & law at TAFE. During this time he specialised in Company accounting & Company Law. He brought his first accounting business in 1976 and saw his business expand to 3 partners. Whilst running his own accounting firm, Denis also lectured in the Computing Science Degree Course at the University of Technology.
In 1984 Denis sold his stake in the accounting firm he built in Sydney and moved to Coffs Harbour for a sea change. At this time Denis honed his passion and expertise in Small Business. For 17 years Denis was the Managing Director of Coffs Harbour Blinds and Awnings. During this time he grew the business from 13 staff to 35 and expanded the local business to a regional supplier with an enviable reputation.
In 1987 whilst managing Coffs Harbour Blinds and Awnings, Denis also opened a small accounting practice in Toormina, which saw a number of his Sydney clients continue their accounting arrangements with Denis. A trail blazer in providing remote accountant services, Quality Accounting still has clients that have been with the business for over thirty years. Denis is still very active in the business, however has transferred the management of Quality Accounting to his business successor and daughter, Fiona Jeff in 2006. Today Quality Accounting is a successful multi-generational firm with over 10 dedicated staff.
Ask Denis about . . .
- Tax effective business structures
- Tax minimisation
- Operating self-managed superannuation funds
- Estate Planning
- Graduate Diploma Financial Planning – Deacon University
- Registered Auditor – ASIC
- Technical Teaching (Accountancy & Law) – Sydney Teachers College
- Associate of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountant
- Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting – University of NSW