ABOUT US

Moroney Wray Jackson are open for business.

We understand that this is an uncertain time for our clients.  We will continue to support you and are now offering meetings via teleconference and videoconference for those unable to come to our office.

Please do not hesitate to contact Tim, Jonathan or Darren on 03 6234 4481 to schedule an appointment.

 

A diverse practice with a strong reputation for advising entrepreneurs, owner managed businesses and medium size businesses.

Moroney Wray Jackson is an independent public accounting and advisory service firm in Hobart, Tasmania.

MWJ provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and audit services; business advisory, valuation; and an extensive range cloud accounting solutions. The Firm serves privately held companies, as well as high net worth individuals, with a focus on small businesses and closely held family businesses.

MWJ offers an extensive range of professional services and a high degree of specialization. In addition to domestic tax planning and preparation, the Firm’s professional services include mergers and acquisition planning,  forensic accounting, business valuation and cloud accounting and support. The Firm has developed several niche practice areas serving; not-for-profit sectors; manufacturing; construction; retail; fishing and telecommunications.

EXPERIENCED

Our team has many years of experience in the industry.

PERSONALISED

Approachable and tailored advice to suit your unique business needs.

PROFESSIONAL

We have a professional and expert approach to all our services.

OUR TEAM

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JONATHAN JACKSON

Director

Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant (CA), holds a public practising certificate and is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia. Born in 1974, he joined Moroney Wray Jackson as a partner in 2008, having previously worked for a major international firm, in industry and finance lending.

Since qualification he has worked in business advisory, audit and taxation where his clients have ranged from individuals to small and medium enterprises . Jonathan provides individual and corporate tax compliance and planning services to clients and additionally advises on GST and CGT matters. He frequently assists clients in corporate restructuring exercises and on acquisitions and disposals. He also provides superannuation advice and is a registered SMSF auditor. He audits not-for-profit organisations.

Jonathan is married with three children, and his family run a horse agistment property south of Hobart. He is a keen sailor, enjoys horse riding and loves football.

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DARREN WRAY

Director

Darren Wray is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), holds a public practising certificate and is a tax agent. Born in 1970, he formed Rooke Wray (now Moroney Wray Jackson) in 2002, having previously worked for a major national firm.

Since qualification he has specialised in corporate taxation where his clients have ranged from family businesses and start-ups to medium sized companies groups. He provides corporate tax compliance and planning services to clients and additionally advises on GST and CGT matters. He frequently assists clients in corporate restructuring exercises and on acquisitions and disposals. He also provides superannuation advice and is a registered SMSF auditor.

He has a partner, with two sons, and he and his family live in Hobart. He plays football, squash, and is a keen cyclist.

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TIM MORONEY

Director

Tim graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2000 and has since worked in public practice. Tim is a Chartered Accountant, completing his ICAA Public Practice certificate in 2006. Tim’s post tertiary education also includes a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning and more recently an update to his PS 146 Financial Planning qualifications specialising in superannuation. Tim is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, The Tax Institute, and National  Tax and Accountants Association.  Tim has worked in large and small firms and his passion is small business, ensuring clients have the best platform to succeed in a very competitive environment.

In his spare time Tim has served on numerous community and not for profit boards. He has also managed to train and complete two marathons, and still loves to try and wield the willow or squash racquet!

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DEENA MORONEY

Accountant

Deena is a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Tax Institute and has 27 years’ experience as an accountant spanning a broad range of industries. Deena initially started her trade in numerous family – owned businesses,  before  moving to the public sector. Deena has moved to a client management role where her expertise of dealing with the ATO and prioritising client needs are first class!

Deena is a volunteer at the Dogs Home of Tasmania, when she isn't walking the dogs she enjoys reading and relaxing at the shack.

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JESSICA CARTLEDGE

Senior Accountant

Jessica Cartledge is a Chartered Accountant (CA). Jessica was raised in Tasmania. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce at UTAS.

Since qualification she has specialised in self-managed superannuation advice and tax. She provides corporate tax compliance and planning services to clients. She frequently assists clients in dealing with complex issues with their MYOB and QuickBooks matters.

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WENDY YEOH

Senior Accountant

Wendy Yeoh is a Chartered Accountant (CA). Wendy was raised in Penang, Malaysia. She completed a Bachelor of Business (Hons) at UTAS.

Since qualification she has specialised in taxation. Her clients have ranged from individuals to small sized companies. She provides corporate tax compliance and planning services to clients. She frequently assists clients in dealing with complex issues with their MYOB and QuickBooks issues. and has become a champion of XERO accounting software in the firm.

She lives in Hobart. She enjoys swimming.

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JAK NUTTALL

Senior Accountant

Jak completed his Bachelor of Business at UTAS in 2014 and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

Since starting his career in accounting, Jak’s experience has been centred around small businesses that cover a range of industries and entity types. He has extensive experience with cloud accounting and currently holds a Xero Certification and a Xero Payroll certification. He specialises in tax planning and compliance for individuals, partnerships, trusts and companies and is passionate about contributing to the success of small businesses.

Jak was born and raised in Launceston but made the move south for his studies and now lives in Hobart with his partner and her cat. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer and is mad about cars.

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MICHAEL STRINGER

Accountant

Michael grew up on the NW coast of Tasmania in a little town called Penguin on his parent’s chicken farm. He moved to Hobart in 1998 and graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1999 he then gained his Certified Practicing Accountant registration in 2005 and is a member of the Tax Institute. He has previously worked in the public service as an Accountant and commenced working in Private Practice in August 2016. He has two young children Georgina and Lachlan and has participated in a variety of sports at varying levels of success, he enjoys keeping fit and one of his most Memorable experiences was completing a Triathlon in New Zealand.

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Rebecca Ridgers

SMSF Accountant

Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Business at UTAS at the end of 2016. Following this, she completed an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and is now studying for her CPA qualification.

Previously, Rebecca has worked in Financial Planning throughout completing her studies and has an extensive knowledge of superannuation including self managed superannuation funds.

In her spare time, she enjoys baking and watching movies or travelling with her partner.

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Nicholas Fall

Undergraduate Accountant

Nick is an Undergraduate Accountant, graduating from UTAS in December 2018, majoring in accounting and finance.

Nick attended Claremont College and was awarded a Certificate of Accounting Excellence in 2015.

He is a passionate ice hockey and inline hockey player who has participated in tournaments both across Australia and Internationally.

Email: nicholas.fall@mwjaccountants.com.au

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Nikki Belstead

Administration

Email: nikki@mwjaccountants.com.au

Nikki works in our administration team, and joined Moroney Wray Jackson in February 2019.

Having completed a Bachelor of Commerce at UTAS in 2008, Nikki has predominantly worked in the finance industry working in insurance, business administration and event management.

In her spare time, Nikki enjoys yoga and reading.

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Sharran Woods

Business Manager

Email: sharran@mwjaccountants.com.au

Sharran has recently returned to our team, previously having worked with Tim and Deena.  Sharran started out in public practice in 2001, at the same time completing her Commerce Degree at UTAS in 2005. CPA qualified, Sharran has had several years experience in finance and business partnering across a range of industries, both private and corporate, more recently tourism and hospitality.

 

Sharran likes to spend time trying to improve her golf game, reading, cooking and walking her dog.

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Gavin DSilva

Accountant

Email: gavin@mwjaccountants.com.au

Gavin was born in Goa (Portuguese colony) India and has a twin sister.

He went to school and university in Mumbai where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce.

After moving to Australia in 2006, he studied and worked for a major Telco provider in different roles over the last 14 years within the same organisation, starting at sales to Finance Manager.

He holds an MBA in Professional Accounting graduating from UTAS in 2016.

Gavin lives with his wife in Hobart. He enjoys travelling around the world and finds aviation very fascinating.

He also loves cooking and enjoys taking his pet dogs for walks in his spare time.

Finally, to relax he believes it cannot get any better than going to the beach and watching the sunrise.