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 Susan Wahhab - CPA, SMSF Specialist & Financial Strategist

Susan Wahhab established the practice in 1995 using a $15,000 overdraft secured by her parents’ home! She worked overtime and weekends and had no social life for the first seven years while building the practice. She survived running the practice and juggling home and office while having a baby in 2008. Now she knows what it means to balance work and home (while still juggling)! So far it has been a fulfilling and fruitful journey...

Susan has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Masters in Commerce (Accounting) and a Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning).  She is a qualified CPA (Certified Practising Accountant), an SMSF Specialist (SMSF Association), a Licensed Tax Agent and a member of the National Tax & Accountants Association (NTAA) the peak bodies in accounting and taxation.  Susan is also an authorized financial adviser through Financial Services Partners Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services License 237590), part of the One Path group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).

Susan is a leading financial strategist with an uncanny ability to create lateral solutions to complex tax problems.  She applies this same thinking to other financial problems making her an exceptional adviser.  Susan does an extensive amount of professional development to remain current with changing developments.  The most distinguishing characteristic of Susan would have to be her deeply caring nature and uncompromising ethical standards.  Professionally she is particularly committed to empowering business women to succeed.

Susan is a passionate peace activist having been born in the most fought over city in the world, Jerusalem.  Her family can trace back their Palestinian Christian heritage over 2000 years.  She has an amazing knowledge of world history and loves reading the philosophy of great thinkers.  Susan loves her family and is a great mum.  She is a fantastic cook and pedantic house keeper.  She sponsors ten kids through World Vision and Compassion, always donating generously to charity.  Susan should relax more and trust her intuition.          

 Wendy Kayal - Senior Accountant and Financial Planner

Wendy Kayal is responsible for the tax and accounts preparation of individuals, companies, and partnerships.  She has completed a Bachelor in Computer Science, Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) and many short courses in accounting and tax.  She has completed MYOB certification and is our resident MYOB Expert.  She is also an authorized financial adviser through Financial Services Group.

Wendy has been an integral part of the team since its inception.  Her loyalty and dedication to the team means that she will be a familiar face for many years to come.  Wendy does over 40 hours/ year of professional development training in accounting, financial planning and tax which allows her to take a wholistic view of your finances.  In addition to her own expertise and that of the team, we are able to access the vast resources of Financial Services Partners in order to serve you better. Wendy is currently completing her CPA program to  become a Certified Practicing Accountant. She is an authorized financial adviser through Financial Services Partners Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services License 237590), part of the One Path group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).

Wendy loves to spend her precious weekend time with her kids going out with them to the movies and shopping with daughter! She loves discovering new places and meeting people. She is a valued member in her church . She is now happy that her daughter Janette is about to start her third year at University studying Law & Communication. She now is focused on getting her son Michael to pass his HSC in 2016. We wish Michael the best and Wendy the patience and perseverance to help him get through it! 

Eric Nguyen CPA - Senior Accountant, XERO expert
Eric is a diligent and highly competent accountant.  He has excellent attention to detail and extremely efficient.  He will be the one to ensure your work is done accurately and on time.  Eric has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is now a fully qualified CPA.  He is our resident expert in MYOB, XERO, Saasu, Dropbox & LEAP.  Eric is Assistant Accountant to the Principal Susan Wahhab. He works with Susan to ensure our business clients tax reporting (companies, partnerships, trusts and self managed super funds) is lodged on time. He is your main point of contact on all matters relating to bookkeeping, BAS and Company Accounts. Winner Partnership has big plans for Eric and we envision him to be a senior CPA who can help our firm grow and expand. We want to see him grow and expand as well. He deserves the best!

Eric loves playing basketball with his friends every Sunday.

 
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