About

Hartford Partners offer specialist accountancy services with a fresh and continuously evolving perspective.

We set ourselves apart by taking the time to understand each clients’ financial and personal circumstances, allowing us to combine our expertise and knowledge to present an integrated solution. Our vision goes beyond the foundations of our services and we pride ourselves on our strategic and innovative approach to creating the best possible client outcomes.

We have developed a culture that is clearly distinguished by our diligence and commitment. We continually strive to anticipate the swiftly changing needs of our clients, allowing us to provide a personal and tailored service.

Hartford Partners is a progressive firm, devoted to identifying opportunities for our clients and ensuring their affairs are regularly reviewed – organising them in a way that is as advantageous and as effective as possible. We are committed to building strong client relationships, giving us a unique insight into your business affairs and financial circumstances. Integrity, honesty and service are at the forefront of everything we do.

We strive to maintain and enhance the firm’s professional reputation by ensuring that the practice continues to have the intellectual and operational rigour to meet the emerging requirements of all clients.

Our values and diverse experience are what sets us apart here at Hartford Partners.

About Hartford Partners
About Hartford Partners

Meet our team

Peter BRAILEY

Peter BRAILEY

Director, B. Bus CA

0414 014 782
peter@hartfordpartners.com.au

With a strong background in taxation and a drive for improving upon the hard work of yesterday, Peter was inspired to establish his own firm. Since then, Hartford Partners has enjoyed significant growth in terms of client base and service offering.

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With a strong background in taxation and a drive for improving upon the hard work of yesterday, Peter was inspired to establish his own firm. Since then, Hartford Partners has enjoyed significant growth in terms of client base and service offering. With over twenty-five years of experience, Peter has enjoyed the success and rewards of working with a broad range of interesting and sophisticated clients from numerous industries and life stages. In more recent years, Peter has become primarily focussed on his stable of high net worth family groups and large businesses. He has developed a unique insight into what makes businesses and individuals succeed and is able to cover all the angles.

Peter has developed an extensive skill set in the field of taxation, helping his clients to reach their full potential. He is passionate about the quality of his work, the work of his team and most importantly, about creating the best possible outcomes for his clients, every time.

During his time as a practising accountant, Peter has gained an intimate understanding of the workings of businesses and high net worth family groups. He is able to navigate a wide variety of complex financial and taxation matters, whilst identifying the unique opportunities that often present themselves in such situations.

Taking the time to ensure that the expectations of each and every client are met, Peter prides himself on providing the best client experience possible. Peter is approachable, friendly and down to earth. Outside the office, he loves surfing, playing football and spending time with his young family.

CHRISTOPHER SMITH

CHRISTOPHER SMITH

Director, B.Bus CA, Dip.FinPlan

0434 039 040
chris@hartfordpartners.com.au

Chris has been working in the industry for over 15 years and has gained a wealth of experience in providing accountancy and taxation services to business clients and family groups.

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He has invaluable knowledge and expertise in dealing with general business and taxation matters. He is also a talented systems architect that can get the “back end” of your business operating smoothly and efficiently. He is passionate about understanding the key drivers of business performance and can provide the guiding hand that every business needs. Chris will proactively engage with you to ensure a high-quality advice and service offering, assisting you towards your financial goals.

His keen awareness of the day-to-day considerations and challenges facing business owners gives him the ability to go above and beyond for his clients, providing a range of outsourced CFO and management reporting functions. Chris’s services will be invaluable to your business. His exposure to the real issues that affect businesses at a micro level translates to being able to develop processes and systems tailored to each individual client’s needs. Chris works to ensure that you, the client, can focus on the things that are important to you and your business.

In recent years, Chris has developed specialist skills in dealing with the financial and taxation considerations associated with Family Law matters. In a time of heightened stress, he provides an empathic approach to dealing with the practical aspects of progressing through the Family Court process and can work closely with your legal representation to provide support and practical solutions. Whether assistance is needed with the collation of documentation, reviewing financial information or providing guidance on the range of options available to you, he can be the calming influence that assists you in finding a workable resolution.

Please feel free to contact Chris to discuss your circumstances and advisory needs. He is always willing to discuss how he can be of assistance.

KATE MACZKA

KATE MACZKA

Senior Accountant, M. Acc, CPA

kate@hartfordpartners.com.au

Through her years of experience, Kate has developed a strong passion for reviewing small business growth opportunities, showing her clients how they can achieve their own success and greatness.

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Kate has completed a Master of Professional Accounting, as well as the CPA, and is an invaluable asset to the Hartford Partners team.

VENUS BANSAL

VENUS BANSAL

Senior Accountant, M. Comm, CA

venus@hartfordpartners.com.au

Venus brings over 6 years of experience to Hartford Partners. She works on a broad range of clients and services all business needs, specialising in business services, taxation and superannuation.

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Venus is a driven professional, who is friendly, constructive and a pleasure to work with. She does a great job of understanding her client’s needs and tailoring her services accordingly.

ALLAN NAVARRO

ALLAN NAVARRO

Senior Accountant, BBA B.Com-Acc, CA

allan@hartfordpartners.com.au

Allan is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in taxation, business services and superannuation.

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His exposure to a broad range of clients and businesses over the course of his career gives him the ability to provide high quality and timely advice. He is diligent and accurate in his approach. You are in safe hands with Allan. He aims to provide a reliable, attentive, responsive and empathetic approach, with respect to not only each client’s taxation and accountancy requirements, but to their own unique circumstances.

REBECCA PURSCHE

REBECCA PURSCHE

Office Manager, B.Inter

admin@hartfordpartners.com.au

Rebecca brings strong organisational and administrative skills to her role as office manager, ensuring that all day-to-day operations run smoothly.

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She recently completed a Bachelor of International Studies and has spent time living and studying political science in Colombia. She is continuing her studies in addition to her work commitments, which is a testament to her hard-working nature. Our clients love her co-operative and responsive approach to ensuring that all administrative matters are dealt with to their satisfaction.

NAVITA ARGARWAL

NAVITA ARGARWAL

Intermediate Accountant

navita@hartfordpartners.com.au

Navita is an accounting professional with more than 10 years of experience in Management Reporting and Financial Accounting.

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She is a qualified CPA (Australia) and CA (India). Always keen for new challenges and learning. She recently joined Hartford Partners to combine her analytical skills with tax knowledge to assist clients with the management of their taxation and business affairs.

Navita is focussed on HP’s “outsourced CFO” clients and is highly skilled at providing timely and informative management reporting data for their businesses.

ZOE BRAILEY

ZOE BRAILEY

Accounts Manager

zoe@hartfordpartners.com.au

After a successful career as a marketing manager, Zoe turned her focus to bringing up her two young children.

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She now manages the practice accounts, assists in relation to client corporate registry matters and performs various other administrative tasks for the practice.

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