Brendan Smith – Principal

After starting his career in the banking and finance industry, Brendan commenced a Bachelor of Commerce with an Accounting major. Working part time as a tax consultant enabled him to complete his qualifications and receive registration as a tax agent and Certified Practicing Accountant in 2001.

For over 20 years Brendan has been assisting small to medium sized business with all their accounting and taxation affairs. He has an interest in accounting systems having been a certified consultant for MYOB and now Xero.

Scott & Co Accountants was formed as an amalgamation of BJ Smith & Co (Brendans own client base) and the purchase of a large client base from the former Scott & Co firm. This amalgamation was completed in 2009.

Brendan is married with 3 children and enjoys most sports, he holds a senior coaching licence in soccer, this being his passion.

Stuart Jones – Senior Financial Planner 

Stuart is a Certified Financial Planner with more than fourteen years experience in advising clients. Stuart has particular skill and knowledge in the area of pre and post retirement planning and has now established Scott & Co Wealth Management, the Financial Planning arm of Scott & Co Accounting. Stuart holds tertiary qualifications from Deakin University, Securities Institute and the Independent Centre for Financial Planning.

Catherine Jones

After completing her degree Cathy commenced an Accounting cadetship with medium sized Chartered Firm. Cathy received registration with the institute of Chartered Accountants in 2000 and has been assisting small to medium sized businesses with their accounting needs since this time.

She has worked in Business Advisory and management roles within Chartered Accounting firms. Cathy also has corporate experience in a Financial Controller position for International owned manufacturing and importing business.

With more than 20 years experience in the Accounting profession Cathy is well placed to assist clients with all their accounting and taxation needs.

After work Cathy is busy with 4 young children, 2 girls and 2 boys.

Rebecca Scott

Rebecca holds an Associate Diploma in Accounting and has worked for small to medium firms assisting with their bookkeeping, accounts receivable and payable and payroll functions.

Rebecca is trained in MYOB and Xero enabling her to assist clients with these programs.

Having joined the firm in 2010 she has been assisting with the processing of individual and company returns and financial statements.

Rebecca is married with 2 young girls and twin boys, and enjoys netball during her spare time.

Sharon Smith

While Sharon’s background is in nursing and she holds a degree in Applied Science, three children and shift work became very tiring after ten years. Now Sharon assists Brendan in their business handling the administrative functions in the office.

Sharon is usually the first person you will speak to when you call the office and she assists the accountants in the initial processing of accounting records.

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Scott & Co Wealth Management Pty Ltd, ABN 76 122 387 035 is an Authorised Representative of Apogee Financial Planning Limited, an Australian Financial Services Licensee with its registered office at 105-153 Miller Street North Sydney NSW 2060.

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Scott & Co Pty Ltd ABN: BN98382499 Lic No: 3968170 is hereby licensed as an Australian Credit License pursuant to the National Consumer Protection Act 2009 subject to the conditions and restrictions which are prescribed, and to the conditions contained in this licence and attached schedules.