MEET THE TEAM

CARE+EXPERTISE+VALUE

TEAM PROFILES

At CATS you’ll find an experienced team who are in the prime years of their career. Our team’s youthful edge is important as it delivers enthusiasm, up to date knowledge, and above all an innovative approach when it comes to your business. What’s even more impressive about your team of advisers at CATS is that over half of them have worked together for 10 or more years! Welcome to the CATS family.

Tim Garth

Tim is a Director at CATS Accountants who has over 10 years experience supporting, teaching and growing businesses.

In particular Tim specializes in attaining better results for professional service businesses by reducing stress, improving cash flow and earning more time and/or profit.

Tim enjoys a cold beverage whilst co-hosting the @twodrunkaccountants podcast.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Newcastle, CPA.

Dan Osborne


Dan is a Director at CATS Accountants and Co-Host of the podcast the @twodrunkaccountants

He has over 10 years experience helping the small business community reach their potential.

Dan has a particular passion for educating his clients and the greater community to give them the tools and knowledge they need to get more of what they want, be that growth, time or peace of mind.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), University of NSW, CPA.

 

treena daniells

Treena has over 35 years’ experience in accounting, small business management, marketing, HR and administration, including over 20 years in Public Practice working with Individuals, Partnerships, Trusts, Companies and SMSFs.

Treena believes it’s important in small business to adopt a holistic approach to each unique business and the people involved to maximise successes and reach goals, starting with peace of mind of compliance and extending to growth and empowerment.

Qualifications include: Associate Diploma of Business, Masters in Professional Accounting, Certified Practicing Accountant, Registered Tax Agent, Xero and MYOB partner certification.


Melissa Bourke

Melissa has been with CATS for 4 years now, she is the bookkeeper for most of our clients and she is currently learning to complete company BAS as well and has worked in the finance industry for over 30 years.

She holds a certificate ||| in bookkeeping and is a data entry extraordinaire!


Melissa loves to help people and sees the positive in everything. When not at work, she is raising 3 kids and decorating her desk for the next holiday event. (she’s all about the theme’s)

Michael Withers

Mikey is an Accountant at CATS who has recently completed his Bachelors degree at The University of Technology Sydney.

With over 4 years of experience working as an Assistant Accountant at CATS, he is ready to step up and take on more responsibility as well as further his accounting knowledge.

A sporting enthusiast Mikey is always willing to talk sports his favourites being: football (soccer to you Aussie’s), rugby union and basketball.

jy singleton

Jy is a junior accountant at CATS and is currently studying a Bachelor of Professional Accounting at Macquarie University.

Starting his Accounting career at CATS, Jy is keen to continue developing his accounting knowledge with the team while maintaining a healthy balance between work and study.

Jy is a passionate basketballer (he and Mikey play on the same team), netballer and is a super crazy Chicago Bulls supporter.

Something Jy dislikes is coffee (though he’s never had one) and he insists this will stay that way for the rest of his life….. It won’t.

Sarah Jolly

Sarah is one of CATS’ newest recruits. She comes from a recruiting background and has been an Assistant to Directors and clients for over 10 years. Sarah thoroughly enjoys being able to help others and ensure their day runs more smoothly.
She is assisting our @twodrunkaccountant Directors with their day to day, and keeping all our clients informed and up to date with their accounts.

Whilst she may come from a recruiting background, Sarah holds a certificate IV in bookkeeping and has done a stint working as a tax agent as well as completing payroll for a number of companies. Numbers is where she is happiest and she makes a welcome addition to our growing team. 

 

Kerry Garth

Kerry was right there when CATS began as a home based operation assisting Warren with the day to day running of the business, bookkeeping and marketing while juggling two young children.

Since 1993 she has played an important role with administration, bookkeeping and client liaison. Kerry’s focus in current times is mainly bookkeeping and supporting the CATS team with administration duties.

She has always enjoyed working in the business and the challenges that come with being part of an accounting practice. Making clients feel comfortable and confident with their bookkeeping has been the most rewarding experience for her.

 

Warren Garth

Warren Garth

For 18 years Warren worked with a major international company as a senior executive. In 1993, with a young family Warren made the decision to focus on a work life balance, moving to the Central Coast and founding a boutique accounting firm.

 It was a big call starting with no clients and working from home. Warren’s goal was to use his experience to help small business owners achieve growth and empower them with knowledge and understanding. With this as core values CATS Accountants steadily grew to where it is today.

Warren is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a registered Tax Agent.

To relax Warren focuses on his fitness which helps with his passion for snow skiing. He is an avid supporter of AFL and follows the Essendon Bombers.

 

Angie Budd

Role at CATS: 
Senior Accountant

Background: 
Started working with CATS in 2005

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Newcastle, Xero Hero

 

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