Our founding partners share a common desire and vision to create a premium accounting firm that has a delivery model which fosters a culture of partnering with our clients, sharing their business and professional journey whilst assisting them with support and offering strategic business, accounting and personal advice. We place considerable emphasis on maintaining traditional values around communication and service, whilst integrating and implementing the latest technology to offer our clients with cutting edge real time data and information, to assist with critical decision making and long term planning.
Although our focus is on helping business owners and professionals on the Gold Coast, in Brisbane and throughout South-East Queensland, we also maintain clients throughout Australia.
Allan joins Jared Favero as a founding Partner of GFA Strategic Accountants. With a career spanning 30 years in the professional services industry, Allan has built an intimate knowledge and understanding of what small to medium size business owners and professionals are looking for when engaging the services of an Accountancy firm. This experience sees Allan assisting his clients with the strategic development of their business and personal affairs through business growth planning, risk targeting and management, benchmarking, strategic advice, succession and estate planning, capital investment and funding.
Allan maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of the pharmacy industry, specialising in all affairs relating to pharmacy, dental & medical practice and practitioners. A key to Allan's success with his clients and in the professional services sector is his ability to create long term professional relationships, a trait that has helped him develop and extensive contact base within business owners, leaders and professionals in South East Queensland.
Professionally Allan holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the Australian Institute of Management and a member of the Australian College of Pharmacy. Allan also sits on the boards of helicopter rescue organisation Careflight, along with Gold Coast private school All Saints Anglican School.
Craig brings to GFA Strategic Accountants over 23 years experience in the accounting industry working across a number of business sectors with specialities in the property development, pharmacy, construction and hospitality fields.
Maintaining a strong technical background and knowledge in the area of taxation, Craig focuses on understanding the ever changing nature of tax and what that means for clients.
His problem solving skills and the ability to look and think outside of the square means Craig helps clients with many issues they may face in their business lives, leaving no stone unturned until he finds a beneficial solution to their problems.
Along with a wealth of hands on experience, Craig holds a Bachelor in Financial Administration, Graduate Diploma in Advanced Taxation, is a Certified Taxation Advisor with the Taxation Institute of Australia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.