Mardi Jones – Managing Director – BAS Agent – Tax Agent – CPA

Mardi Jones started MJ Accounting in May 2011 and is the Managing Director. Mardi has over 25 years’ of accounting experience across a broad range of industries and individuals. She has a wealth of knowledge and skills gained over this time, advising on accounting, bookkeeping and taxation. Mardi’s professional credentials include Bachelor of Accounting and CPA. Mardi is a registered BAS Agent and Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioner Board.
Through her highly developed analytical skills Mardi is able to bring a unique insight into the needs of a company’s bookkeeping and accounting requirements. Under Mardi’s leadership MJ Accounting is focused on continuing to deliver a high quality of service and expertise in all areas of Bookkeeping, Accounting & Taxation services.

Reece LeCornu – Accountant

Reece joined the MJ Accounting team in February 2015. He has been in the tax and accounting industry since 2010. Reece’s professional credentials include a Bachelor of Accounting with a joint study in Marketing from Charles Sturt University. He also has Certificate III in Financial Services from Albury Tafe. Reece is experienced in cloud accounting software such as Xero and QuickBooks Online, in which he is a certified advisor for both programs. He is also very experienced to use your standard software such as MYOB and Reckon. Reece has extensive knowledge of tax and accounting as he has spent many years in the Australian Taxation Office and also public accounting practices.

Simone Flemming – Accountant & Manager

Simonne has over 20 years’ experience in Business across a broad range of industries and positions. Her experience ranges from the operational cold face to management in Finance & Administration. She has a thorough understanding of businesses from small to large; across the Hospitality & Tourism, Vocational Training, and Manufacturing industries. Simonne’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Business in Tourism, Cert IV in Workplace Training & Assessment, and most recently a Master of Professional Accounting from Charles Sturt University where she was the recipient of the Post Graduate University Medal.

Sharon Clifford – Bas Agent

Sharon’s experience and knowledge across all facets of bookkeeping and accounting is second to none as she has over 15 years experience in the profession. As well as performing the bookkeeping role in her previous positions, she is also experienced in:

  • the preparation of personal and business tax returns;
  • the preparation of business financial statements;
  • the preparation of corporate compliance documentation;
  • arranging and negotiating business insurance including public liability insurance and workers compensation;
  • budgeting, marketing and quoting.

Sharon is also very experienced in the use of MYOB and has gained a very high working knowledge of this program. She has an Advanced Diploma in Accounting from Newcastle TAFE as well as a Secretarial Certificate. Sharon is a registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board. The spread of client base across industries and the challenges and responsibilities that come with this is why Sharon enjoys working with us.

Simon Jakovac – Accounting Assistant

Simon joined the team in May 2017. Prior to bookkeeping Simon worked as an IT Quality Assurance Analyst consultant in various industries including superannuation, insurance, finance and government. Qualifications include a Bachelor of Small Business & Entrepreneurship and currently working towards completing a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping. Simon is experienced in MYOB and Xero and is quick to adapt to any client’s systems. Simon is passionate about quality assurance and applying it to all aspects including financial reporting, AP/AR, reconciliations, BAS and tax returns.

Ingrid Janssen – Bookkeeper

Ingrid has been a bookkeeper for over 30 years, is a registered BAS Agent, has a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping) and has partially completed a course in Bachelor of Accounting.Ingrid has a long history of bookkeeping and office practices in the Building and Construction industry. She also has experience in retail, pharmacy, automotive and various other small-medium businesses.

Julia Impey – Admin & ATO Liason

Julia is an ex ATO officer. Julia has 35 years management and hands on experience in income tax and superannuation guarantee compliance. She has also been a small business owner. As well as provided free book work using MYOB to both sons for trade businesses at various stages of their careers. Julia has a Certificate in Superannuation Principles and Practices (ASFA), Cert IV Small business Management. Julia is currently working as an admin assistant and ATO liaison for MJ Accounting. Principally actioning ATO mail items and negotiating payment arrangements for clients.

Helen Darlow – Admin Assistant

Helen has over 20 years’ experience in administration and reception work, mainly in the health industry. For the last 4 years Helen has been responsible for handling the administration and general running of the Melbourne office.

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Born out of a belief that many businesses suffer through poor record keeping and a lack of understanding of their financial performance, Business Backup was established in 1986.


Phone:1300 759 330
Fax: (03) 8080 6470