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Philip Keir
Philip Keir
Director / Principal
CA, CTA, C.Dec

T. 07 3231 9120

E. pkeir@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Philip is the principal advisor for the practice. He has been dealing with private business clients & SME's for over 30 years.

He has a broad range of accounting and taxation expertise from establishing, restructuring, acquiring and selling businesses. He also works closely with clients on monitoring their business performance and implementing processes to improve profit, cash flow and the value on exit.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of  Business at QUT 1987
  • Masters of Taxation at the University of Queensland 1997
  • Diploma Financial Planning 2016
Professional Memberships
  • Associate – Institute of Chartered Accountants Australian & New Zealand
  • Chartered Tax Advisor – The Tax Institute
Key Expertise
  • Business Taxation
  • Restructures
  • Asset Protection
  • Business sales & succession
  • Business performance improvement
  • Wealth creation and superannuation
Industry specialisations
  • Manufacturing
  • Legal firms & professional services
  • Building and construction
  • Engineering
  • High net worth individuals
Technical papers presented

Philip has presented technical papers and workshops for the Tax Institute and other professional groups. Topics covered include:

  • Issuing Equity Interests in SME's
  • Taxation of Expatriates
  • Changes in Partnerships
  • Small Business CGT concessions
  • Income from Personal Exertion
  • Accounting for Trusts
  • Workshop Leader at The Tax Institute's 24th Noosa Tax Intensive – Part IVA and SME reorganisations (November 2016)
  • Presenter of The Tax Institute's International Tax Day - "Your client is expanding overseas - now what?" (October 2018)

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Neil Maclean

Neil Maclean
Manager 

T. 07 3231 9190

E. nmaclean@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Neil has been with Whitehill Keir since the founding year and has over 30 years of hands on experience.

 

He has an " in depth" understanding of business from the basics of day to day business management together with a common sense approach to solving problems.

 

He also has considerable expertise in IT systems and a keen interest in using new technologies drive efficiencies in business.

 

Key Expertise

  • Management Accounting and Implementing KPI Reporting
  • Employment Taxes (FBT, PAYG, Payroll Tax)
  • Large Company Reporting
  • IT Systems (including evaluating and implementation of cloud accounting systems)
  • Cash Flow Reporting and Forecasting

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Renae Beilby

Renae Beilby
SMSF Administrator

T. 07 3231 9100

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rbeilby@whitehillkeir.com.au

Renae has been with Whitehill Keir for over 16 years.  She moved into the area of Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) from administration and has since acquired an extensive knowledge of Superannuation fund administration.  She over sees all our SMSF clients.

Key Expertise

  • Self Managed Superannuation Funds

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Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams
Senior Accountant

CA

T. 07 3231 9175

E. ladams@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Lucy joined the Whitehill Keir team in May 2016 and has over 9 years' experience in public practice. She is in the process of undertaking the Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand's CA Program.

Lucy provides accounting and taxation advice to individuals and small businesses across a broad range of industries.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Accounting at CQU 2015
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning at CQU 2015
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand CA Program 2019

 

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Ben Hayman

Ben Hayman
Senior Accountant 
CA

T. 07 3231 9150

E. bhayman@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Ben is a qualified accountant with over 3 year's experience. He has successfully graduated from the Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand's CA program in early 2019.

Ben provides broad accounting and taxation advice, specialising in small to medium enterprises and individuals while maintaining client relationships for the clients he managers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business QUT 2015
  • Professional Accounting Extension
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand CA Program 2019

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Monica Duong

Monica Doung     
Accountant

T. +61 7 3231 9165

E. mdoung@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Monica has recently started at Whitehill Keir after she had finished her degree from QUT with a Bachelor of Business majoring in accounting. While studying, Monica worked for a bookkeeping firm for a  number of years before progressing to a payroll officer.

Monica is looking to commence her Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand's CA Program at the beginning of next year.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business QUT 2018

 

 

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Jacob Power

Jacob Power
Accountant

T. +61 7 3231 9140

E. jpower@whitehillkeir.com.au

 

Jacob completed a Bachelor of Exercise & Movement Science and Bachelor of Business (Economics) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2014. Prior to starting at Whitehill Keir, Jacob was involved in the management of sporting facilities, warehousing, and logistics.

Jacob completed his Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting in 2019 graduating with Distinction. He is soon to begin the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand's CA Program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business QUT 2014
  • Bachelor Exercise & Movement Science QUT 2014
  • Diploma of Professional Accounting 2019

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Courtney Mills

Courtney Mills
Administrative Assistant

T. 07 3231 9130

E. cmills@whitehillkeir.com.au

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Courtney has had over 7 years' of experience within the accounting industry and has a wealth of experience with ASIC, MYOB products, Tax Agent Portal and General Administration.

Since starting at Whitehill Keir, she has been working closely with the team to make sure all administrative duty's are completed. She has been in charge of updating our Intranet, updating the marketing protocols and maintaining the company's policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Certificate 3 in Business 2012
  • Certificate 4 in Business Administration 2012
  • Diploma in Management 2012
  • Diploma in Business Administration 2012

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