Mark Newman

PRINCIPAL

He grew up in a rural farming community at Cudlee Creek. His family owned a successful apple orchard in the Adelaide Hills which sparked his deep interest in business and the difference required for a profitable enterprise. Mark decided to pursue a career as an accountant by studying a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) at Flinders University of SA. While working in the field Mark continued his education completing his Chartered Accounting and Master of Business Administration. He hasn’t looked back but rather continued to develop a thorough knowledge of business and it's legal obligations, strategies for productivity and streamlining costs, remaining focused and staying competitive in a highly competitive market. Mark has gained a great deal of satisfaction in enabling a countless number of businesses to achieve their goals and grow their profitability by implementing his sound advice.

He has demonstrated his expertise in business advisory by partnering with an extensive range of business owners including builders and tradespeople (plumbers, electricians and carpenters), franchises, retail and hospitality industries, automotive mechanics, computer & IT consultants, childcare centres, real estate agents and medical professionals.

Mark is married with three children, who each enjoy an active lifestyle and keep his work/family life balance very healthy. He enjoys trail running having completed five marathons as well as two ultra marathons and is keen to pursue a few other interests but time is essence.

Anastasia Michael

Tax & Practice Manager

Anastasia is a Certified Practising Accountant. With her 30 years of experience she brings to MJN a wealth of accounting experience.

Anastasia is skilled in the preparation of tax returns, GST returns, FBT returns and financial accounts for individuals as well as for all types of business structures. She also provides general tax and business advice and assists clients with computerised bookkeeping software

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Anastasia enjoys gardening, watching science fiction movies and taking scenic drives along the coast.

Monica Tam

Accountant & Superannuation Specialist

Monica joined MJN Accounting in 2016. Monica holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of South Australia and is a member of CPA Australia.

Working in the taxation field for over five years, Monica is reliable, practical and thorough. She has extensive experience providing advisory services to all types of businesses. Monica prepares taxation returns, financial statements, BAS preparations and superannuation.

When not at work Monica spends time with her family and her two-year-old son. She also enjoys playing the piano and travelling.

Anna Cardone

Administration Manager

Anna’s friendly face will be the one that greets you at reception when you visit the office of MJN Accounting.

Anna is responsible for completing the many and varied administrative tasks associated with an accounting practice. She also assists clients with their online bookkeeping requirements on Xero and Quickbooks and preparation for the completion of taxation returns.

Anna has brought to MJN Accounting her experience as a Personal Assistant, administration extraordinary and ten years of Bookkeeping.

Anna is interested in natural therapies, with a particular focus on massage and natural healing. She also enjoys walking, listening to music and rock and roll dancing.

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