C A Hill

Our Team

Our Team

Partners

With over 30 years Accounting & Advisory experience Craig was the founder of C A Hill & Associates. Today he shares the reigns with David Thomas. Experience has been gained by earlier careers with the Australian Taxation Office and NSW Office of State Revenue as a Senior Tax Investigator. The hands-on experience of being in practice for over 27 years is shared with our clients on daily basis. He holds membership & recognition as a Fellow of The Institute of Public Accountants and Taxation Institute of Australia and is now a Chartered Tax Advisor. He is married to wife Colleen, with whom he has two adult children and now has two grandchildren. He still enjoys sports – golf, skiing, water and all things outdoors. Family and balance in life is important as he continues with his career working with clients and staff.

Craig Hill

Partner - Registered Tax Agent

 
A Chartered Accountant with nearly 15 years experience, David cut his teeth working for the mid-tier market in the Sydney CBD starting his career straight out of High School at 18.  A Penrith resident for most of his life, Dave is well travelled, has lived briefly in Sydney’s Inner West and spent 12 months working the gold fields of the Western Australia Pilbara Region. His heart however has always remained in the Greater West of Sydney and he wishes to continue to develop his already vast knowledge of Accounting, Taxation, Business and Business Advisory in this constantly growing area.  Dave has an eager eye for structuring budding family business and is not just an Accountant but adds a great dimension to our practice as a Business Advisor.   Also keen sportsman – jack of all trades (master of none) – in his spare time Dave plays local Rugby, golf, is a regular gym member and is often found sharing drinks with friends after a hard day of rugby or golf.

David Thomas

Partner - Chartered Accountant

 
Since beginning his career in financial services in 2004, Daniel has gained experience well beyond his years, particularly in the areas of estate planning, personal & lifestyle protection, and business continuity planning.  Daniel's technical proficiency allows him to look into potentially complicated situations and find the best possible outcome for his clients. This, combined with the relationships Daniel has fostered within the financial services industry allow him to remove many of the hindrances that can prevent a client from achieving their financial goals.  Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife, and three daughters. He also enjoys time spent improving his skills in motorsports and cycling, and learning new skills, such as home brewing.

Daniel Cunningham

Partner - Principal Advisor


Accounting & Tax

We assist with advisory services to help our clients grow and prosper. We assist with business and property acquisitions and sales. Many tax agents and accountants have catchy slogans and promises. We are professional, friendly and accessible. Our accountants are fully qualified and we offer a valued and timely service.

 
Gospa joined CAHill & Associates in September 2003 and has over 25 years accounting and tax experience. Having started her first job as an accountant, Gospa upgraded her skills and started doing tax in 1998 with a public accounting firm. She holds a Diploma in Accounting and membership of Institute of Public Accountants (MIPA AFA) and is a registered Tax Agent.  Gospa is enthusiastic and helpful with all of our clients and team. She has built long term relationships with our existing and new clients over the years. She is happy to work close to home and be part of our friendly team.  Gospa is happily married with two kids. She loves cooking, gardening, walking and lately camping.

Gospa Vukojevic

Senior Accountant

Gail joined C A Hill & Associates Pty Ltd in 2011; she is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants with 25 years experience in the profession. She completed her qualifications in 1987 and has recently refreshed her skills at the University of New England Gail was employed by an accounting firm in Penrith for approximately 20 years, where she advanced from junior accountant through to senior accountant. She then accepted a position as senior accountant with a larger Penrith firm to further her experience. She enjoys working in the friendly environment at C A Hill & Associates.

Gail Davis

Senior Accountant

 

 
Ashley Nguyen has recently joined C A Hill as an intermediate accountant. She brings with her many years of experiences from working at a similar size public accounting firm in Bankstown. Ashley’s client portfolio includes small and medium businesses from different industries with turnover up to 2 million, and they operate under different business structures such as sole trader, partnership, company, trust and SMSF. With sound knowledge in GST, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Rental Property, Capital Gain Tax, Management Accounting, Ashley is proud to be a consultant entrusted by her clients and colleagues in time of need. Understanding that clients have done a lot of hard work to establish and grow their businesses, Ashley likes to look after their clients’ business as if they were her own. Ashley holds a Master Degree in Commerce from University of Sydney and is on the pursuit of becoming a member of CPA. As Ashley believes that technology and innovation play a big role in modern-day business, she herself has always invested in learning new systems and she can work with many different accounting platforms. Ashley enjoys reading tax legislation and business news in her free time (as a hobby!) to keep herself up-to-date with complexity of the forever-changing Australian tax system.

Ashley Nguyen

Accountant

Pankaj completed his Bachelor of Professional Accounting in 2012 and is an Associate member of CPA Australia. Pankaj joined the team in 2017 and has over seven years of experience in accounting. Pankaj is experienced in preparing cost analysis and reports, financial reports, financial statements, financial forecasting, financial budgeting, financial analysis & tax reporting for management and compliance purposes. He is trained and experienced in establishing accounting functions, systems and best practices; cost-reduction, and lasting business relationships to ensure goal-surpassing performance. He has exposure to account migration from one system to the other & trained in several accounting and related softwares such as Netsuite, Options, Attache, MYOB Exo/Premier, Xero, Greentree ERP, Astute etc.

Pankaj Halwai

Accountant

 

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Michelle Walker

Administration Manager

Christine came on board in 2016 who is a vital part of the administration team here at CA Hill &  Associates. Christine comes from a professional background of working for Accountants, Financial  Advisers and Solicitors in reception / administration roles.

Christine Leister

Administration

Karen joined us in January, 2018 as an Administration Assistant.  Karen has experience in Private sectors, Finance & Banking as an Executive Assistant, Administration & in Client & Database Management.

Karen Newman

Administration

Financial Services

Financial Planning is the process of meeting life goals through the proper management of finances and risk. These goals may include buying a home, saving for your children’s education, managing debt or planning for retirement.

CA Hill Financial Services provides an holistic approach to financial planning.  Our aim is to enhance the lifestyle of our clients through the provision of smart financial advice that allows them to achieve their financial goals and lifestyle goals.

Whether you are a baby boomer wondering how you are going to finance your retirement or a wealth accumulator looking forward to accelerating your wealth, CA Hill Financial Services can build and implement a tailored strategy to help enhance your financial position and take the stress out of managing your finances.

We use extensive research prior to making our recommendations. Our focus is on making recommendations that are in your best interests.

No smoke, no mirrors;  just real life planning and advice.

 
David is responsible for managing a team of talented and experienced individuals who provide wealth management and finance solutions to our clients. David is a Certified Financial Planner who provides advice in all areas of wealth management with particular skill in dealing with complex personal risk and key person insurance issues.  With experience as an investment analyst and as an investment banker prior to entering financial planning, David is able to put his knowledge and experience to use in helping C A Hill Financial Services devise strategies that achieve the lifestyle goals and objectives of our clients.  Married to Nicole with three children, David enjoys time with the family and participating in sports such as golf, rugby, running and triathalons.

David Clark

Non-Executive Director

Maria began with C A Hill in 2014, bringing with her over 10 years experience in various administration roles, she worked with the administration team for three years before moving over to C A Hill Financial Services as adviser assistant in January 2018.  Maria enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and relaxing.

Maria Economos

Advisor Assistant

 

Mortgage Broking

If you are in the process of purchasing a property, you will most likely be looking for a mortgage. Searching for the ‘right’ mortgage is often a challenge for most buyers; learning rates, terminology and understanding which lenders to call upon can become overwhelming. For these reasons, many borrowers turn to the professional advice of a mortgage broker.

CA Hill Financial Services has access to many financial institutions through Clark Pacific and this allows us to get the best mortgage option for your given financial needs. At Clark Pacific they have the experience to understand which lending options will best suit your home loan and lifestyle needs. Whether you are a first home buyer, an investor or looking to refinance an existing loan, we have a range of solutions that are bound to include one which will suit your situation.

We guarantee a personalised and friendly service as well as competitive rates from a range of lenders second to none. We work closely with our clients to determine the best products to suit their financial needs and ensure that the transaction is as smooth and stress free as possible.

Car & Equipment Finance

When purchasing business equipment or a vehicle, arranging finance is often one of the most important steps to take. Which finance option is the best one for your given needs and objectives? Which lender is offering the most competitive terms? While many business owners and individuals attempt to locate lenders and negotiate terms on their own, many turn to the professional expertise of finance brokers to assist them through these transactions.

CA Hill Financial Services has strong relationships with a variety of financial institutions providing lending to individuals and small business owners. Through many years of experience we have the required skill and knowledge  to match a  client’s specific financing needs with the lenders most likely to consider the transaction, ultimately saving our clients both time and money.

Let CA Hill Financial Services arrange for the pre-approval of your next purchase leaving you free to get on with work or play. We’ll negotiate with the banks and finance companies to secure the most suitable financial product for your business or individual needs.

 
 
With 19 years of experience in banking and finance, Michael ‘Mick’ works closely with our consultants and established clientele to develop the Commercial Equipment and Motor Vehicle Division within CA Hill Financial Services.  He has broadened the range of lenders and products available to position clients better in the market.  Married to Jannette, they have three children who are all on their way to being Hockey Superstars.

Mick Brazel

Finance Manager