Would you agree that there is more to being successful in business and personal financial management than the tradtional services offered by a chartered accountants?We do! And that's why we've fashioned our chartered accounting practice on helping people to be financially successful for their entire life, not just on helping them with beancounting.
Matthew is a chartered accountant, and has been practicing since 1992.
He is the Managing Director of Gilligan Rowe and Associates where he works alongside John Rowe and Janet Xuccoa, his Partners, to assist the Practice’s clients.
In particular, Matthew heads GRA's specialist asset planning division helping clients protect their assets, implement their estate plans and develop optimal taxation structures through a process called asset planning.
Apart from being a leader in the strategic arena, Matthew had deep knowledge of the property market. He has been involved in this area for over 20 years and has himself, invested in property in Australia, United States and New Zealand.
Janet is a Partner at Gilligan Rowe & Associates LP where she leads the Professional Trustee division of the Practice, assisting clients in various matters that confront them, including the operation of the Trusts and Companies they are involved with. Apart from this role, she spearheads GRA Money School and Business School and GRA Vibe and is instrumental in marketing for the firm.
Over the years, Janet has written numerous articles for different publications including the New Zealand Property magazine, the Investor magazine, Verve magazine, Essentially Home magazine and Business to Business Newspaper. She also contributes articles to a number of prominent websites and electronic newsletters. Writing milestones in her life are the best-selling books Family Trusts 101, published in July 2010 and Money Secrets 101, published in February 2012.
Janet holds degrees in accounting and law and is a renowned author and speaker on money and trustee matters. In 2012 she completed over 100 presentations throughout New Zealand. She puts her knowledge and skills to work by presenting in a warm and friendly manner, mixing experience and humour to make her point and entertain.
When not working she enjoys keeping fit, travelling, scuba diving, antiques, art and crime movies.
Should you wish to contact Janet to discuss any of your needs, including marketing matters, please email her at email@example.com or call +64 9 522 7955.
John is a Director and Shareholder at GRA where he leads the Business Services Advisory Team.
In addition to managing the delivery of advisory and accounting services to a large diverse client base, John specialises in providing practical and technical expertise to business owners and professional practices.
But it's John's commitment to providing clients with a high level of service that makes the difference. John's leadership and rare 'stewardship' approach to his team means that their dedication is felt by clients.
John regularly presents to property groups, business owners, trade associations and national business development organisations.
Prior to joining Gilligan Rowe & Associates, John worked in a specialist litigation support and valuation practice, assisting high net worth individuals and publicly listed companies with new business set ups, expansions, profit improvement, compliance, tax advice and internal management.
The knowledge and experience gained from this is available to all clients through the GRA Free Resources section of this site.
John's blog and articles will keep you up to date and informed with a range of issues relating to business accounting.
You can contact John personally at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling +64 9 522 7955.
Salesh is also a successful property investor. He runs his own property portfolio and is currently expanding it by purchasing more properties in the New Zealand market. He has comprehensive property knowledge and will always give you great hints or ideas as to where to invest.
Salesh focuses on a balance of cash flow and capital growth, and treats properties as a long term investment venture. He believes that property investment is the best and safest method of creating passive income. Further, he strongly believes in protecting these assets by using the right business structure.You can contact Salesh personally at email@example.com or by calling +64 9 522 7955.
Anthony McIlroy is a highly motivated business advisor who consults to small and medium enterprises. His expert advice assists clients in achieving their desired outcomes through all facets of business. Throughout his career Anthony has worked across most industries, from IT start ups, manufacturing, viticulture, construction, and medical services, to import & distribution, the trades and property. You name it he’s probably had exposure to it. Anthony has also assisted in the running and management of businesses during times of insolvency.
Anthony has also had experience with accounting/reporting system selection. On both small and large scales, he has facilitated the implementation of these systems to help businesses achieve the accuracy they need with their reporting. A particular focus he has with clients is setting goals and formulating a plan to achieve and accumulate their wealth in a managed way throughout their careers and investments. As with all the directors at GRA, Anthony has an in-depth knowledge of legal structures to minimise tax and maximise asset and estate protection.You can contact Anthony personally at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +64 9 522 7955.