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 as a senior accountant, 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 25 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, Machu Picchu and in recent years Switzerland, Spain and Poland.
Tamsin Nolan – Accountant
Tamsin is a qualified CPA who has been with Eclipse since 2012. She has worked in the industry for nearly 15 years. In 2009, she graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Commerce and in 2014, 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 Accounting Software guru specialising in Xero, our preferred accounting software provider.
She also has extensive experience in Virtual CFO services and general bookkeeping, on many software packages like Xero and MYOB and is a whiz with Excel.
She is most passionate about solving business problems using accounting products to get meaningful data to make better business decisions.
Jacob Ward – Accountant
Jacob commenced with Eclipse in April 2012. In 2016 he graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Business Law. He recently completed his Diploma of Chartered Accounting, achieving a merit award in Taxation, Audit and Assurance, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Management Accounting and Applied Finance.
Jacob’s responsibilities and experience includes providing ongoing support and advice for business clients as well as preparation of business and superannuation tax and financials, BAS preparation and assisting clients with Xero and other software matters.
In his spare time, Jacob enjoys watching and playing sport and spending time with family and friends.
Megan Lowe – Accountant
Megan commenced with Eclipse in December 2018. She is responsible for a number of small and medium size business entities and self managed super funds completing accounts, tax returns and BAS preparation. She is skilled in Xero and MYOB accounting software.
She graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Commerce and has been a Chartered Accountant since 2005.
Megan has travelled and lived throughout Australia and lived in the USA for 2 years which was a wonderful experience for her family.
In her spare time, she spends time with her family, attends her children’s various activities, likes to travel, and is Geelong Cats supporter in the AFL.
Nicole Hendry – Tax & Admin Assistant
Nicole is responsible for working with clients on their individual tax returns, dealing with the ATO and assisting the Accountants with their day to day work. She also helps in the day to day running of the office.Nicole commenced with the firm in June 2012. She has an extensive background in customer service in her previous employment.
Born and bred in the Sutherland Shire, Nicole is a very loyal Cronulla Sharks supporter and loves spending time with her family.
Megan Carr – Admin Manager
Megan commenced with the firm in August 2010.
She came to us with over 22 years’ experience in the office environment including sales, customer service, bookkeeping, account management and office management.
Megan has a Diploma of Accounting completed at St George TAFE 2009. Megan is responsible for our administration and setting up new entities including SMSF and Bare Trusts.
Elise McAlpine – Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Elise is our friendly receptionist/administrative assistant.
Elise joined the Eclipse team in May 2019 after finishing her HSC in 2018.
Elise assists with all aspects of the administration of the firm. She is always willing to help with enquires and welcomes you to the Eclipse team.