People

Simon Mudie - Director
Simon is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Tax Agent, and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide. Simon specialises in advising to small business and the Health Sector, with his areas of expertise including taxation advice and planning, business structuring, asset protection, wealth accumulation, and cashflow and finance management.Prior to joining Eastwoods, Simon's previous experience was in audit and small business taxation with the Big Four including KPMG and Ernst & Young.

Kenton Inns - Director
Kenton is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Tax Agent and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide. Kenton has worked in public accounting since 1982, previously as a Manager at Price Waterhouse and a Partner with JK McLachlan & Co. He has been with Eastwods for over 10 years. Kenton specialises in taxation consulting and business services to small to medium enterprises. Areas of expertise include taxation, CGT and GST advice, business establishment and restructuring, property development, superannuation, budgeting and cash flow.

Leanne Taylor - Director
Leanne is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), holds a BA in Accounting, is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Tax Agent. Leanne has over 25 years experience in the finance industry, having previously worked in Chartered Firms in both Perth and Adelaide, before commencing at Eastwoods in 2002. Leanne specialises in taxation consulting, small to medium business services, primary producers, small business tax concessions, GST and BAS issues and self managed superannuation funds.

Alison Bell - Accountant
With over 15 years public accounting experience, Alison has a wealth of accounting knowledge with MYOB, Reckon and Xero bookkeeping software, MYOB Accountants Enterprise and Assets software and BGL Simple Fund superannuation fund software.
Alison is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants and has been a senior accountant with Eastwoods since 2005. Specialisations include accounting for small businesses, primary producers and self managed superannuation funds.

Samantha Bails - Chartered Accountant
Samantha is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide. She is a Member of the Taxation Institute, has over nine years' experience in taxation and accounting, and over 20 years experience in the accounting industry.
Samantha specialises in all facets of tax and accounting, focusing on income tax & GST issues for business and individuals.

Janet Needham - Accountant
Janet has had 42 years experience in the accounting industry including 27 years as a tax accountant. She has extensive knowldge of MYOB and Reckon bookkeeping software, MYOB Accountants Enterprise and Assets software.
Janet has been with Eastwoods for over 19 years and specialises in the medical and health industry providing a range of services concerning tax, accounting and GST matters for business and individual clients. Prior to her work as an accountant, Janet worked in bookkeeping and administration.

Peter Henderson - Accountant
Peter has had over 35 years experience of providing accounting services to a wide variety of clients. Peter specialises in the medical and health sector, providing financial reports, taxation advice, preparation of income tax returns and GST services.
Peter has been a valued member of Eastwoods for more than 20 years and prior to that he worked with Ernst & Young and other smaller practices.
Peter enjoys providing an extra level of personal service to assist with business and individual accounting and taxation needs.

Matthew Richter - Accountant
Matthew is a qualified accountant holding a Bachelor Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide. He plans to continue developing his skills and experience through the Self Managed Superannuation Fund Association in order to specialise in the SMSF sector.
Matthew has been with Eastwoods since 2011 and has worked in the industry since 2009. He has a wide range of skills and specialties, and has experience in self-managed super funds, trusts, and company and individual tax. He is experienced in preparing tax returns, financial statements and business activity statements.

Karen Harris - Administration Manager
Karen has been with Eastwoods for over 30 years and is the office Administration Manager.
Karen is proficient in all aspects of computer systems management including client reporting, data processing and lodgement control.
Karen is also experienced with taxation and accounting matters and can assist with client administration queries.

Kathryn Vickery - Administration
Kathryn has been with Eastwoods for more than 12 years and prior to that was in various office administration roles.
Kathryn assists clients with administration queries and manages the corporate administration function.