Tag Archive: clients

Michael Lamont

Posted on February 6, 2019 by Grace Dawson

Chartered Accountant

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand

A true team player in the office and outside of it, Michael delivers fantastic services to our clients, mentors our junior staff and even scores goals with BLG’s futsal team. Looking to progress his accounting career two years ago, Michael joined BLG after meeting the team and knowing they could provide him with the opportunities and challenges to achieve this. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a strong BLG support with his high work ethic and responsiveness to our clients.

Michael’s affinity for problem-solving makes him a valuable resource in business advisory services. He most enjoys providing tax planning services to our clients, as it allows them to see meaningful and valuable information in relation to their yearly performance and to better manage their outcomes. Being part of a team who genuinely cares for their clients is important to Michael, and one of the many reasons he appreciates working at BLG.

When he is outside the office you can find Michael playing soccer, at the gym or enjoying a great meal.

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Kirstie Smith

Posted on February 6, 2019 by Kristy Hickey

Chartered Accountant

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) (Business Law)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand

With a close-knit family, a love of her two pugs and a genuine care for our clients, Kirstie is a brilliant person the BLG team loves working alongside. Eight years into working at BLG and now a qualified Chartered Accountant, Kirstie values the long-lasting client relationships she has forged. It is the high level of support that clients receive, and the strong relationships the team builds with them, that Kirstie enjoys most about working at BLG.

With many of Kirstie’s clients based in the healthcare industry, she has appreciated gaining specific industry knowledge which she can use to assist her understanding of other clients in the industry. She particularly enjoys assisting clients with services that provide them with the most value, such as business acquisitions and sales, and stays abreast of the many legislation changes to Self-Managed Super Funds.

Outside of BLG Kirstie enjoys dragging herself to the gym, playing with her two pugs, Lola and Archie, and spending time with friends and family over a cheese platter.

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When I get past the 30 June

Posted on July 2, 2017
by Angela Bernardi
The 30 June ‘deadline’ at the end of the financial year always represents a key annual milestone to me. Firstly it indicates I survived another financial year! Secondly, it’s a marking point that reminds me to stop, take a deep breath, reflect on everything that has been achieved in the last year and plan ahead for the next. The end of financial year is not always about the ‘financial things’… So my non financial checklist looks something like this…
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