DIRECTORS

  • John O’Malley

    Formal Qualifications

     

     

      • Bachelor of Business UTS

     

      • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

     

      • Registered Company Auditor

     

      • Certified Internal Auditor

     

    John has 25 years accounting experience and has previously worked with Deloitte having responsibility for a variety of significant audit clients, including listed publics, large proprietary companies and government agencies across a range of sectors.

    John then joined Morse Group as a Senior in 1995 and became a partner in 1997. In 2000 John became the Leader of the Morse Group’s Audit Practice.

    He was the driving force behind the company’s expansion in local government and also has extensive experience servicing the private sector, credit unions, and clubs. John is committed to providing service of the highest quality to ensure his client’s interests are protected at all times. Clients benefit from his extensive experience and foresight as he is able to pre-empt issues and reduce risk associated with the client’s business. They also appreciate his approachable nature.

    Client Service Approach

    John is client focused and offers strategic management of each client’s business needs. He spends time on site with clients to gain a more detailed understanding of their business processes and operating environment. John’s thorough approach enables him to continually identify issues previously unrecognised. This allows him to identify opportunities for clients and provide them with information to make informed decisions and implement appropriate strategies.

    Experience:

     

      • Extensive experience providing audit and accounting services to local government, financial institutions and a range of other industries.

     

      • Established the Audit Charter and internal audit functions for a public company.

     

      • Conducted internal audits for regional Health Funds and Credit Unions.

     

      • Providing audit services for large proprietary companies.

     

      • Conducting fraud examinations and special accounting assignments.

     

      • Taking an active role in advising clients on compliance with changing regulatory and operating environments.

     

      • Contract audit agent to the NSW audit office

     

     

  • Leanne Smith

    Formal Qualifications

     

     

      • Bachelor of Business UTS

     

      • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

     

      • Registered Company Auditor

     

      • Certified Internal Auditor

     

    Leanne has 23 years audit and accounting experience including external and internal auditing duties with a large array of clients such as local governments, credit unions and companies limited by guarantee. Leanne’s career began with the audit division of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in 1990, where she worked throughout her studies.

    During this time she was involved in the audit of a large variety of companies, including manufacturing firms, importers, hotels, and property companies. In 1996, Leanne left the profession and spent several years working in senior accounting positions for commercial organisations.

    In 2001, Leanne relocated to Bathurst, taking up the position of Audit Manager with Morse Group and became a Partner in 2006. As a Partner, Leanne’s client portfolio is predominantly made up of Local Government Institutions, Credit Unions, Companies Limited by Guarantee and Not for Profit Associations.

    Client Service Approach

    Leanne’s experience as a company accountant, who was subject to external audit, means she understands the pressures placed on client staff during the audit process. She actively works with clients and their staff to ensure this process runs as smoothly as possible, whilst still ensuring the external audit function is conducted independently and critically. Leanne delivers on her commitment to the provision of highest quality service by demanding quality work of herself and her team and by building strong working relationships founded on trust and performance.

    Experience

     

     

      • Preparation of consolidated financial statements

     

      • Conduct system reviews and internal control assessments, including detailed recommendations for improvement

     

      • Extensive experience providing audit and accounting services to local government, financial institutions and a range of other industries.

     

     

Our Team

We have a highly experienced audit team; each member possesses the necessary technical and practical skills required to provide you with an audit of the highest quality. We assemble key personnel for each audit depending on their competencies, specialisation, knowledge and experience with the industry.

Consistency of service

At intentus we appreciate the quality of our staff and work hard to keep our team onboard. With our low turnover of staff we can provide a consistency of team members dedicated to your organisation. Basically, the same intentus staff will be looking after you every year, they will be ontop of your accounts and be better positioned to provide timely advice when needed. This consistency of service will save you time and money every year.