Brett Woods – Partner & Business Advisor
With over 29 years of business experience, Brett has been instrumental in developing a team culture built on excellence. Brett has many years of experience in chartered accounting, including 18 years managing and growing his own accounting practice. Brett provides specialised taxation and management advice to business owners, adding value to their businesses through the correct structuring of their taxation affairs, financing and management strategies.
Brett has a Degree in Commerce (Accounting Major with the University of Wollongong), is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Tax Agent.
Brett is passionate about his clients’ future and provides exceptional advice and direction with an understanding of the importance of all of his clients, both large and small.
Linda Jagger – Accountant
Linda joined the firm in 2001 and manages a diverse portfolio of small to medium size business clients and self-managed super funds, many of whom are long term clients.
Linda has over 20 years practical experience in areas of accounting, taxation and superannuation, and provides ongoing support and assistance to business clients in achieving their goals and ensuring continued growth of their businesses.
Linda’s interests include family and travel – having trekked to Everest Base Camp and Machu Picchu in recent years, with more exciting trips to come!
Linda current follows the Sydney Roosters!
Tamsin Nolan – Accountant
Tamsin is a qualified accountant who has been with Eclipse since 2012. She has worked in the industry for nearly 10 years. In 2009, she graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Accounting and Minor in Business Law. In 2015, she completed the CPA Program with Distinction.
Tamsin has experience in many facets of tax & business services including small to medium size entities and self-managed superannuation funds. She is our resident cloud guru and ‘Xero Hero’ specialising in getting businesses up and running on cloud accounting software such as Xero.
She also has extensive experience in general bookkeeping, on many software packages like Xero and MYOB and is a whiz with Excel.
In her spare time, Tamsin loves to travel. She has so far backpacked in UK & Europe, adventured in New Zealand, Thailand & Australia and travelled to the US & Canada, where she met her now husband.
Jacob Ward – Accountant
Jacob commenced with Eclipse in April 2012. He is currently studying at the University of Wollongong on a part time basis while completing a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Business Law and International Business. Jacob’s previous job was a crew leader at Gloria Jean Cronulla where he worked for 3 years. Jacob’s responsibilities and experience includes business & personal tax and financials, BAS preparation and assisting clients with Xero & MYOB software matters.
In his spare time, Jacob enjoys watching sport, going out on the boat, going to the gym and spending time with family and friends. He is a Canterbury Bulldogs supporter and also follows the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL.
Nicole Hendry – Tax & Admin Assistant
Nicole commenced with the firm in June 2012. She has extensive background in customer service while working in the banking industry and also worked for a non-bank home lender.
More recently, Nicole has been responsible for assisting clients with their individual tax returns and is currently completing a 17 week Income tax course to expand her knowledge in this area.
Nicole loves going away on holidays in her caravan with the family and is a big supporter of the Cronulla Sharks.
Megan Carr – Admin Manager
Megan commenced with the firm in July 2010 after working for a Direct Mail Service business for around 22 years where she held a variety of positions from customer service, bookkeeper, office manager and account manager. Megan also completed a Diploma of Accounting at St George TAFE in 2009. Megan is responsible for managing practice administration matters.
She is also a very loyal St George supporter having grown up on the other side of the Georges River!.
Tara Coy – Receptionist
Tara is our newest member of the Eclipse team. She enjoys helping clients and colleagues whenever needed. She is up for a challenge and loves to learn new skills in an effort to increase her knowledge.
She has 3 years retail and customer service experience, having worked at Bakers Delight as well as doing restaurant waitressing and working at markets stalls.
Tara loves catching up with friends and family, going to the beach and shopping.