Profile - Claire Young
More recently Claire has decided to go out on her own bringing with her extensive experience in:
- Business/Financial Management
- Indigenous Organisations including financial reporting and grant management.
Claire was a finalist in the 2007 Telstra Business Women of the Year Award for the Community and Government Sector.
Manager – Business and Advisory Services
Profile - Mark Keyworth
Mark brings an additional dimension to our team with his diverse experience. The services he provides include:
- Preparation of Business Plans and Strategic Studies
- Feasibility and due diligence
- Preparing or reviewing financial policies and procedures
- Governance training and general governance advice, particularly with respect to the CATSI Act
Mark currently manages a relatively small group of our larger clients. Mark believes that a key to any Organisation meeting it’s aims is that they have appropriate financial systems and processes, and for this reason, he provides a “best practice” approach to service provision.
Mark has had a lengthy career in the provision of various financial services. He has almost 20 years’ experience working with “Big 4” Accounting firms both in Alice Springs and interstate. Mark initially obtained Management, Communication and Report writing skills whilst working for Insolvency Practitioners in NSW and SA and more recently has prepared a considerable number of Business Plans, and other similar plans and reports. Mark first came to Alice Springs in 1990 and for most of this decade he worked directly for various Aboriginal organisations, including 2 years at 2 homeland communities on APY Lands, SA. Mark has had extensive experience working with not for profit organisations.
Mark has travelled extensively through southern NT, APY Lands in SA and to several Ngaanyatjarra communities in WA.
Senior Business Services Accountant
Profile - Nicoletta Allen
- Management Accounting including business planning, budgeting and forecasting and process improvements
- Governance and Internal Controls – development of structured processes/procedures and establishing monitoring and reporting of compliance
- Fixed Asset management
- Key Stakeholder Reporting both financial and non-financial
Nicoletta is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. In 2004 she won the Young Business and Professional Women (Australia) Award and 2005 NT Finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards for the Australian Government Private and Corporate Sector Award and Panasonic Young Business Women’s Award.
Business Services Accountant
Profile - Nicole Neck
Nicole started her finance career working with the Northern Territory Government (NTG) about 14 years ago. Whilst working for the Government Nicole undertook a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and branched into an NTG Business Manager role which helped cement her theoretical studies with practical experience. Nicole then went on to complete her Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) qualification and became a Finance Consultant for the Government, providing accounting and business advice mainly to NTG Schools. After a while Nicole decided to join ClarityNT in 2014 to gain some Business Services experience and in particular support her keen interest in taxation services. Nicole now enjoys working in the areas of audit, taxation services and financial statement preparation for our ClarityNT clients and as she has completed further taxation studies, intends to obtain her Tax Agent Registration in the near future.
Nicole was originally born & raised in Alice Springs however is now located in Darwin where she works remotely for ClarityNT, mainly supporting Alice Springs small businesses and not-for-profit entities.
Profile - Deryn Grace
Deryn is an experienced bookkeeper who looks after a range of clients, from various local small and medium businesses in the Northern Territory, with particular focus on the Tourism sector.
Deryn has a wealth of experience in these areas, with particular skills in payroll and accounts payable and is also currently completing her CertIV in Bookkeeping.
Xero Advisor and Client Accounts
Profile - Kim Compton
Kim has considerable experience working in the accounting and financial field in varied roles including bookkeeping for small businesses and auditing of large corporations.
Profile - Brooke Klarenbeek
Brooke is currently studying a Diploma in Accounting at CDU. She has Cert III and IV(which she received an award for)
She loves learning new things and would like to expand into doing tax returns and audits. Enjoys riding and volunteering at the local BMX club.
Small Business Support
Profile - Deborah Micallef
Deborah holds a Bachelor of Business (Financial Management, Human Resource Management) as well as a Diploma of Rural Business Management and a Diploma of Agriculture.
Profile - Calvin McAdams
Calvin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from The Citadel, a Military University in the United States.