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Meet the Team

Jason Murray
Wayne Clark
Warren Clark
Chris Leeson


Jason Murray – Director
B.Bus, M.Tax, MBA, MAICD, FCA

Jason is the founding partner of ACG and a Chartered Accountant with over 28 years of professional experience in advising business clients from a diverse range of industries.

He holds an impressive list of academic credentials including;

  • Bachelor Degree in Business  (B.Bus)
  • Masters Degree in Taxation (M.Tax)
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Over his professional career, Jason has worked with a number of innovative and successful businesses and sits on the Boards of a number of our clients as a trusted member of their management teams. His experience in business has helped numerous clients grow and protect their businesses over the years. 

His academic qualifications in tax and finance couple with his practical approach to solving problems ensures that clients get the best possible outcome when it comes to achieving  their personal and financial goals.

In addition to his professional experience across a broad range of industries, Jason is well known within the transport and logistics circles as a specialist in the industry and he currently acts as an adviser for a number of Australia's leading transport and logistics companies.

Jason is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as well as being a Registered Tax Agent.


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Wayne Clark – Director
BFinAdmin, ADip.Bus, DipFMBM, CTA, FIPA

Wayne has over 25 years' experience in the Accounting and Financial Services industry. He first joined the accounting and taxation industry in 1998, after leaving his position as Business Lending Manager with a major Bank. Since then, for the past 17 years, he has assisted numerous businesses with taxation planning, structuring and is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited.

Throughout Wayne's career he has obtained an array of academic credentials including;

  • Bachelor of Financial Administration (BFinAdmin)
  • Diploma in Business (ADip. Bus)
  • Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management (DipFMBM)
  • Chartered Taxation Accountant (CTA)

There are not too many industries sectors that Wayne has not worked with in the small emerging markets, to name a few for the sake of space:

  • Retail and wholesale
  • Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle retail/wholesale
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Real Estate
  • IT Professionals
  • Building and Construction

 


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Warren Clark – Director
BCOMM, MCOMM, CPA

Warren is an experienced CPA with over 27 years experience in the accounting industry. He has broad experience in many areas including corporate structuring, strategic consulting, tax strategies, improving client's business performance, self-managed superannuation, and external CFO for a large national street wear company

He holds an impressive list of academic credentials including;

  • Bachelor of Commerce Major in Accounting (BComm)
  • Masters of Commerce Major in Accounting (MComm)
  • Member of CPA Australia (CPA)

In addition Warren has worked with both large and small organisations across a wide range of industries, these include:

  • Retail and wholesale
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Professional Services
  • Technology Industry
  • Building and Construction
  • Aviation Industry

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Chris Leeson – Director
B.Bus, CA, MAppFin

Chris joined ACG in 2009 and was appointed director in 2012.

Chris has over 13 years experience working with a range of businesses from small to medium enterprises through to large corporates. Throughout his career Chris has worked in and has had experience with providing a diverse range of Financial, Tax and Accounting solutions tailored to a client's specific needs.

During this time he has advised a broad range of clients in some of the following areas;

  • Business valuations and due diligence projects
  • Business start-ups and restructuring
  • Tax minimisation and Asset protection strategies
  • Handling of ATO dealings - Taxation Audits, Payments Arrangements and penalty remissions

With an 'end results' focus, Chris has managed to forge strong working relationships with his clients through his dedication and commitment to achieving solutions.

Renowned for his personable and hands on approach, Chris is always happy to assist clients with their taxation and financial needs to achieve their goals.

Chris' extensive range of interests such as investments, business development, music, history, politics and sport, has helped him to attain a broad spectrum of knowledge.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business (B.Bus)
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accountancy (GradDipCA)
  • Masters of Applied Finance (MAppFin)


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