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Careers at Equil Advisory

Join a team of sharp, dynamic, analytical thinkers who share a passion for helping business owners grow and advance their business.

At Equil Advisory we do things a little differently.. we provide smart business advice and tax solutions to our customers by immersing ourselves in their business and taking a proactive approach. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service, expertly tailored advice and do so as a united team.
From monthly tax training, mentorship programs, company offsite activities, we provide diverse opportunities for our employees to learn and develop both personally and professionally. We have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, many in the retail, manufacturing and professional services industries.
If you don’t see a position below that is suitable for you, we encourage you to speak with our Directors to be informed about any future positions.

CURRENT POSITIONS

Intermediate Accountant

About the Role

You will be an integral part of a growing team, with an opportunity to work closely with the partner of the firm. You will also be encouraged to manage client relationships from day one, whilst managing the following tasks:

  • Completing year-end Financial Accounts and Income Tax Returns (for all entity types)
  • Preparing business analytical data (financial ratios, benchmarking, tax planning, etc)
  • Work closely with business owners via the firm’s Outsourced CFO service line
  • Prepare management reports, cash flows and budgets (Outsourced CFO)
  • Completing all other statutory compliance requirements
  • Liaising with government bodies. E.g. ATO, ASIC etc.

On Offer

  • Structured career path and accelerated progression
  • Supportive team culture
  • Fun and social environment
  • Exposure to quality and a broad spectrum of high-end clients
  • Training and CA study support.

About the Applicant

We are seeking highly motivated and driven individuals. To be successful you will have the following attributes:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and be target driven

You will also have the following experience and education:

  • Degree qualified (majoring in Accounting)
  • CPA/CA preferred but not essential
  • Highly skilled with Xero and MYOB
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a public practice firm

Currently accepting applications

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We are constantly looking to grow our team of Business Services and Tax Advisory. For future career opportunities send your cover letter and resume to careers@equiladvisory.com.au.
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    Clare Connell

    Practice Manager

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    After I travelled to Europe and ran out of all the Money - I knew it was time to get back to work.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Around the time I ran out of money during my Europe trip.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    I’m the Entertainment Warden.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Run, walk, chill, drink at THE BAAAAY live love laugh the BAAAAYY.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    Besides the Bay? Accounting is my second passion.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Byron Baes.

    What would your last meal be?
    100% a juice cleanse.

    Cats or dogs?
    Zara.

    Clare Connell

    Practice Manager

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I originally started working here in 2020 as an Accountant but left to travel and take a break from Accounting. Now, a year later I’ve come back as the Practice Administrator.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    January 2023.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Anything and everything to do with the office and making sure the team is happy and processes are working efficiently.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Catch up with friends, go on trips away, play tennis, go to the beach, shop!

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    My childhood revolved around dancing and being in theatre plays and musicals.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    I have always wanted to be on The Block.

    What would your last meal be?
    Sushi.

    Cats or dogs?
    100% Dogs.

    Alex Talia

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Being a personal accountant for my girlfriend wasn’t a legit career!

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Around the time I started bulking up for the gym!

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Just here for the vibes!

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Give finger-hearts to my bros!

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    Part-time modelling, you can see me on the front cover of various issues of Sydney Morning Herald!

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Love Island, bro!

    What would your last meal be?
    Cookie!

    Cats or dogs?
    Nah, can’t stand either!

    Alex Talia

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Having worked in the family business and doing the bookkeeping as a teenager, an accounting degree was the clear next step. My career initially took me to chartered accounting firms and then moving into commercial accounting for more exposure, I knew my move back into an accounting firm had to be the right fit. The supportive team and management at Equil was a clear choice for me.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    June 2022.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    A large part of my role is CFO focused, I aim to support our clients through the different stages of the business by implementing strategies and processes to guide them in making the right business decisions.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Watch sport and binge tv shows.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I love fishing and hope to one day in the future be retired and do nothing but fish.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Big Brother.

    What would your last meal be?
    A medium rare a5 wagyu tomahawk steak.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    Albert Tan

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I was looking for a new place to clear my throat and break the office silence.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    When I was assured that there would be another Malaysian member of the team.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Play hide-and-seek in the bathroom.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Go to the gym.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I don’t know how to pronounce geography properly.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Survivor.

    What would your last meal be?
    Macaroni and cheese with milk.

    Cats or dogs?
    Neither.

    Gaurav Shrestha

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Everyone I knew had caught on to my long stories, decided to go find new people who had never heard them before.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    When I heard they were having a massive Christmas party.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Go off on tangents and ask people if they’re good.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I would be out hunting ghosts or singing while playing the guitar.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    No drop of rain has ever landed on my head.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Masterchef Australia.

    What would your last meal be?
    Double beef burger and a steak on the side.

    Cats or dogs?
    Cats and dogs are the most popular pets in the world. Cats are more independent and are generally cheaper and less demanding pets. Dogs are loyal and obedient but require more attention and exercise, including regular walks. But what I actually really prefer, I guess it actually depends… -character limit reached-

    Albert Tan

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I have always wanted to be an accountant due to the influence of my family as most of them are accountants. I joined Equil Advisory as it offered me a different opportunity to work on compared to other accounting firms as well as allowing me to develop different skills.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    28th February 2022.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    My role at Equil Advisory includes tax compliance work and assisting client in their day-to-day business with EA’s outsourced CFO function.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Spending time with my wife, talking to my family or reading light novels.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    Love spicy food even though I can’t handle it at all.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Voice actor in any cartoon shows.

    What would your last meal be?
    Roti Telur Bwang.

    Cats or dogs?
    Love cats and dogs equally.

    Pragti Sharma

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I wasn’t allowed to give free food to my friends at Oporto anymore.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    When I completed shopping for my professional wardrobe.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Listen intently to people’s conversations and mimic them during our lunch breaks.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Finesse my Australian accent.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    South India is my favourite part of India.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Fear Factor.

    What would your last meal be?
    Steamed dumplings.

    Cats or dogs?
    Both!

    Pragti Sharma

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    When I was a child, dealing in numbers was never a problem! But still, I passed mathematics on the verge.

    Gradually, I realized that numbers are in my favour and so are the associated calculations. As a result, I pursued Accounting with Finance, which helped me develop an interest in accounting systems. Further, securing a career in accounting lead me to make my way to EQUIL.

    This is my first professional job, and I am too excited to be a part of the team.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    It’s my second week at Equil! I started on 10th February 2022.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    My role at Equil Advisory involves performing tax compliance operations along with outsourced CFO functions and assisting the clients regularly with their day-to-day tax related queries.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Most of my time goes out at talking to my friends and family, back home in India. If, I still have more to go, Netflix is my best thing.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I am only serious for who I want to be and what I want to achieve.
    On the other hand, those who think I am serious, shouldn’t know, the time I tried the 30-day weight lost diet, I lost another 30 days!
    I can never stick to a diet!!!!

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Fear factor - Khatron ke Khiladi.

    What would your last meal be?
    Anything and everything that I get hand-cooked by my Mommie.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs, only to watch them play from a distance.

    Sabrina Truong

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I wanted to see how people who eat unhealthy actually live.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Just as the second lockdown was about to begin, so I didn’t have to talk to people in person.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Eat raw veggies and perfect my American accent.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Driving around Sydney for the best fast food places.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I eat banana bread with chopsticks.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Man vs Food.

    What would your last meal be?
    Deep fried chicken and chips with extra chicken salt.

    Cats or dogs?
    Cats!

    Sabrina Truong

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    My dad is a bookkeeper, so it was natural for me to choose accounting as a degree. Accounting allows me to help others grow their businesses and achieve their goals, which is something I am passionate about. I joined Equil Advisory because it is not like your typical accounting firm. I also wanted to be part of a team that is supportive and provides the opportunity for me to develop and grow my skills.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    July 2021.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    A large part of my role is focused on tax compliance and the other part is dedicated to building client relationships so that I can better help our clients with EA’s outsourced CFO function.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    You would find me watching Netflix, working out, or hanging out with friends/family.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I am learning Korean.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Super Trio Game Master.

    What would your last meal be?
    Pepperoni Pizza.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs!

    Gaurav Shrestha

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Growing up I was exposed to the business environment, so I always wondered about the ins and outs of the business, how it runs and how to be financially sound. This piqued my interest on business studies and further after that into accounting. I wanted to broaden my horizons, knowledge and have a sound work life balance which led me to Equil Advisory.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    17th December 2021.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    At Equil Advisory, we are exposed a range of work that include tax compliance, bookkeeping, tax advice, liaising with the clients and outsourced CFO functions. My work is predominately occupied by tax compliance and outsourced CFO function.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I’m mostly out with my cousins or friends. Binge watching series or may be hop online to play some games.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I can speak four different languages and I love gaming.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Voice.

    What would your last meal be?
    Mo Mo.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    June Wong

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    My sister got tired of me working from home and hence decided to join EA.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Just as the first lockdown was lifted.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Eat Coco Pops and telling people what I am honestly thinking.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Planning my next EA Team workout session.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I am scared to sleep alone.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Survivor – because I wouldn’t last a day.

    What would your last meal be?
    I can’t decide between all the YUM-MEE animals of the world.

    Cats or dogs?
    Porcupine.

    June Wong

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I realised that a lot of people that work in chartered firms are not the happiest. Thus, I was looking for a place where I am happy to go to work every day. I think I found it at Equil.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    May 2021.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Connecting with clients and providing them with all the support they need so they can be at ease and have confidence that they are well looked after.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Watching dramas at home while lying on bed.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I actually thought of becoming an IT person and did a couple of months of IT degree before realising that I am not tech-savvy at all.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Amazing Race.

    What would your last meal be?
    Hotpot with lots of veges, mushrooms and tofu!

    Cats or dogs?
    Neither.

    MEGAN SEVE

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    It was the only place hiring during COVID lockdown.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Around about the time I started to develop a cough.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    When I am not eating Twisties, I usually like to turn up my music so I can phase out group bonding sessions.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I usually like to read up jokes, to build up my tolerance to laughter. So when I hear something funny, I can stifle a laugh and loudly proclaim, ‘that’s funny’.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I can speak some Arabic. Ooft.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Apprentice, Trump is my tan goals.

    What would your last meal be?
    A big bowl of yummy leaves.

    Cats or dogs?
    All the animals are created Equil 😉.

    CLARE CONNELL

    Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I was always interested in business and numbers. Because accounting an integral part of all business functions, I chose to study this to better learn how business works and how to help them succeed. I joined EA as I wanted to be part of a tight-knit team. I saw an opportunity to put my skills into good use both with clients and within the firm. More importantly to me I saw a workplace where I can have fun, achieve my goals, and not miss out on the important things in life.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    July 2020.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    A large part of my role is related to our outsourced CFO function. I work closely with our clients to help add value to their business and ensure the operations behind the scenes run smoothly. We have a diverse range of clients which enables us to be exposed to all scopes of work including tax compliance, bookkeeping and advice.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I would cancel all plans to get to the beach on a nice day. Any other day you’ll find me hanging with friends or going on adventures up and down the coast.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    In high school I wanted to be a designer, I would make clothes and sell them. Which led to my interest in business!

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Block.

    What would your last meal be?
    Hard to chose just one meal - Vodka Pasta.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs!

    MEGAN SEVE

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Crashed my car and needed money.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    29th October 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Being the newbie.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Getting massive in the gym.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I have a twin brother.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Love Island.

    What would your last meal be?
    Protein bar.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    MEGAN SEVE

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    After finishing my degree at Uni I was looking to work at a firm that was willing to give me hands on experience in as many different tasks as possible and doing so with a fun and like-minded team. Equil Advisory, was definitely a stand out.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I started at Equil Advisory in November of 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    At the moment I am learning the ropes, so my role currently is assisting the team in their daily tasks. This could be anything from talking with the ATO to getting started on client tax returns.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I love to train and compete in athletics – Pole Vault specifically, spending my nights either in the gym or out at the track. I also try to get to the beach any chance I get.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    People are usually surprised when I tell them I have a twin brother.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Bondi Rescue.

    What would your last meal be?
    If I had to choose: Sushi.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    MAKS KHAN

    Director

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Kapil and I were best buddies, so it was a no brainer to start here at EA.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    Back in the day.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Loves to palm off work to Jennifer Harb.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Naps on the couch and my nightly sleep walks to bed.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I love to boogie.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Amazing Race.

    What would your last meal be?
    Pork ribs with a side of bacon.

    Cats or dogs?
    Can’t choose, won’t choose, Nickelodeon’s CatDog.

    MAKS KHAN

    Director

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I loved maths and business subjects while in school and thought accounting would help me build on that passion. I joined Equil Advisory to be part of a team that allowed for a hands-on approach with regards to learning and looking after clients. Giving me the right building blocks to a successful career in accounting and business.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I have been with Equil Advisory since July 2017.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    One of my core strengths is, I take my clients’ business personally. Trying to connect with clients and their needs is what helps us service them better whilst putting their minds at ease – whether it be through our Outsourced CFO function, Tax Compliance, Advice & Etc.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I love binging on Netflix, but other than that I love my football (soccer), even if it maybe just playing FIFA.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I really used to be into painting, I could do it for hours. I have now replaced that with photography – I guess this is where all my creativity comes from.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Amazing Race.

    What would your last meal be?
    A decadent chicken parmigiana, with a side of chips and coke.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    JENNIFER HARB

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Google Maps brought me here from St James Station.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    21 Jan 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Annoying Maks, Mail, ATO phone calls.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Write up my jokes and who to annoy for the next day.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I can make coffee without water!

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Bachelorette.

    What would your last meal be?
    Chinese Food or Sushi….i love sushi!!!

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    JENNIFER HARB

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I have always been interested in business in general. During the first year of university, I didn’t have a path but as I took more of the core business classes, I came to realise that accounting is the common denominator in all business functions. You can’t tell how well a company is running without understanding the accounting side. Helping people solve their problems and achieve their business goals is a pretty rewarding feeling.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I started Equil Advisory in January 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Clients want to feel like one that is valued, and timely communication is important to them. I am proactive in replying to emails and returning phone calls. I try to do my work in the most efficient manner, that is helpful to both my colleagues and our clients.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Hanging out with my friends, going to the gym and watching my shows.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I once put electricity on my braces in year 8 thinking nothing would happen.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    I’m a celebrity, get me out of here.

    What would your last meal be?
    Lemon garlic chicken with a side of spicy chicken wings.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs, even though I have a cat.

    ROBERT CUOMO

    Business Services Manager

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    In September 2019, it was a great day for the firm – I walked in and was made to feel like a superstar.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I have been at EA since September 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    I am a business services manager and specialise in government grants, along with small businesses.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Usually on reddit, or deep in thought about my next sandwich.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I am actually related to Don Corleone.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Keeping up with the Kardashians.

    What would your last meal be?
    Sandwhich.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    ROBERT CUOMO

    Business Services Manager

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I got into accounting as I considered it would give me a good foundation in the business world. I’ve always had an interest in business and analysing data. I joined EA as I wanted to be part of a tight-knit team. I saw an opportunity to put my skills into good use both with clients and within the firm. More importantly to me I saw a workplace where I can have fun, achieve my goals, and not miss out on the important things in life.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I have been at EA since September 2019.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Essentially everything I do comes down to building partnerships. Resonating with clients to give them peace of mind peace of mind that their compliance and taxes are managed proactively. While always be willing to lend a helping hand whether within the team here at EA or with clients.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I hangout with family and friends. I try to watch as many movies and TV shows as I can.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    When I was young I wanted to be an author, then as I grew it changed to an actor, then filmmaker. So when I finished school I ended up doing the next most exciting thing and that was becoming an accountant.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Survivor.

    What would your last meal be?
    Antipasto platter, followed by a good burger washed down with ice cold coca cola.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    CHIMENE GEAITANI

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Wanted to get away from Rob.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    July 2018.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Efficiency.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Smoking shisha and thinking how to make my workflow more efficient.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    My feet actually touch the floor when i am seated.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    The Real Housewives of Western Sydney.

    What would your last meal be?
    Dumplings from the dodgy dumpling place, Maks and Rob love.

    Cats or dogs?
    Neither, they are not efficient.

    CHIMENE GEAITANI

    Senior Business Services Accountant

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    The intricacy of business and numbers have always been of interest to me. Numbers are what we use to measure success with; they create clarity and commitment and, more importantly, create accountability. Accountability is the key to producing results - which is what I strive for here at Equil Advisory.Here at Equil Advisory, I am part of a energetic and committed team who strive for the best possible results for each and every one of our clients. I enjoy assisting numerous businesses in financial matters, as well monitored and controlled many of their day-to-day operations.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    July 2018.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Working at Equil Advisory exposes us to a range of compliance work; from bookkeeping to financial reports, tax returns and advice. We are lucky to be trained in all scopes of work so that we’re able to satisfy our clients’ needs from start to end.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I enjoy my time at home with my little bub.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I have an OCD on time.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Big Brother.

    What would your last meal be?
    Pad Keo Mao from Home Thai.

    Cats or dogs?
    Neither.

    BRENDAN YU

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I got dressed up for an interview. Ended up at a pub. Had a couple drinks with Kapil. Then next day I was reconciling bank transactions.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    As I perceive time as non-linear I started and ended Equil Advisory at the exact same time.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    I’m a hard working accountant. It involved applying tax laws, recording transactions and a high level of s*#t talking.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Gym and chill.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I enjoy long walks on the beach.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Ninja warrior.

    What would your last meal be?
    3 course meal cooked by Mike McEnearney.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    BRENDAN YU

    Business Services Senior

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I have always thought about a career that would provide a good platform into a business world, something that gives a great insight into the financial, analytical and problem-solving skills required to help a business to make better decisions. I joined Equil Advisory as I believed that this firm was not your conventional accounting firm. EA offering a very hands-on approach with all aspects of the firm, from client relationships to my personal learning and development. Additionally, a firm where I am encouraged to push myself, achieve my goals and a high regard for work life balance.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I have been at EA since January 2018.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    I work on tax compliance, advisory and a big portion of my role is liaising with clients and building relationships, as a large portion of my work is related to Equil Advisory’s outsourced CFO function. This is a very important factor as an accountant, as our clients put their trust in us to help manage their finances.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    I really enjoy being on my feet and outdoors, whether it would be football (playing and/or watching), the gym or spending the day at the beach. Also being with family and friends, binging on a tv show or movie.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I used to be a labourer when I finished high school and throughout Uni and was going to pursue a career in the construction industry.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Amazing Race or Fear Factor.

    What would your last meal be?
    A good juicy burger, and a top sirloin with creamed potatoes.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.

    KAPIL MAHASHETTYWAR

    Managing Director

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    Going to the pub wasn’t a legit career.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    I got kicked out of too many pubs so I had to find my own space to drink so I started Equil Advisory in May 2017.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Get in the way.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Hide from my kids in my home office eating all the chocolate.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I actually have a crown.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    Keeping up with the Kardashians.

    What would your last meal be?
    Salty Steak that I can send back to the kitchen.

    Cats or dogs?
    Cats (I am a massive Cat person).

    KAPIL MAHASHETTYWAR

    Managing Director

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    How did you end up at Equil Advisory?
    I come from a family of businessmen, so it was only natural for myself to gravitate my career towards business. Accounting allowed me to build upon the necessary skills needed to be a successful a partner but also to assist me in starting my own business, Equil Advisory. Through my experiences in business I have learnt many things and now wish to assist my clients and team to reach their full potential.

    When did you start at Equil Advisory?
    May 2017, was one of the best decisions on my life to start Equil Advisory as it set the tone of implementing strategies from my past learnings. I wanted to ensure every staff member has enough empowerment and freedom to make their own decisions to run the practice in the right direction.

    What do you do at Equil Advisory?
    Everything! But love the personal relationships aspect of the job, I love to talk so it is easier for me to pick up the phone and have a chat with anyone.

    What do you do when you aren’t at work?
    Play with my sons, Memphis and Kiaan and entertain them. Lay on the couch and watch TV.

    What is something not everybody knows about you?
    I went to a hospitality college in manly and have a bachelors in Tourism and hotel management and I was born in India.

    If you had to apply for a reality TV show what would it be?
    So you think you can dance.

    What would your last meal be?
    Keerthi’s chicken curry.

    Cats or dogs?
    Dogs.