Goad Accountants Team

Our happy team brings over 18 years’ of accounting experience of helping small to medium businesses in a range of industries as well as property investors and self-managed super funds (SMSF). We have a dedicated team at Goad Accountants, combined with a quality network of service providers. Together we can cover all aspects of your financial well-being. Have a question? Contact our team.

Karen Goad

Principal

Small Business Specialist, Property & Tax

(07) 3849 3816


A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) with the Tax Institute, Karen holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Taxation, as well as qualifications in Superannuation. With over 18 years of experience working with small & medium businesses in Brisbane accounting firms, Karen established Goad Accountants in 2012 with the aim of putting the business owner at the forefront of every service we provide.

Using education & drawing on her experience Karen aims to help business owners achieve their business goals whether that is greater profit, a legacy for the next generation or a better business-life balance.

Passionate about giving business owners back their family time, Karen has embraced cloud accounting solutions and implemented many Xero, MYOB online and add-on solutions for clients. Karen is Xero certified & a MYOB Connected partner.

Originally from Northern NSW, Karen lives in Brisbane with her husband and two young daughters and enjoys travel, cooking & family activities.

Michelle Barnes

Senior Accountant

Small Business Specialist

(07) 3849 3816


With over 12 years of experience working with small & medium businesses in Brisbane accounting firms, Michelle brings a high level of detail and commitment to excellence to our small & medium business clients, that is unsurpassed. Michelle lives in Brisbane with her business owner husband and two young children.

Alec Ellis-Butler

Accountant

Business & Property

(07) 3849 3816


Joining Goad Accountants in 2016, Alec looks after property investor tax services including income tax returns and PAYG withholding variations, as well as SMSF administration and virtual bookkeeping services. Alec is Xero certified and has a great ability to learn new systems quickly and takes to any task with enthusiasm.

Amanda Collett

Office Manager

(07) 3849 3816


Amanda has brought a wealth of experience to the Goad Accountants team. Amanda looks after our administration team, ATO correspondence and systems.

Amanda enjoys travel & cooking with her husband & 2 children.

Kirsten Tyler

Administration Assistant

(07) 3849 3816


Kirsten is a school-based trainee undertaking her Certificate III in Business Administration joining the team in 2016. Kirsten assists the team with correspondence, lodgments and systems.