Our Firm is comprised of 3 partners, Peter Ashby, Ryan Madden and Margot Truman, 6 professional staff as well as 3 support staff. Our clients include individual tax payers, small to medium sized enterprises including farmers, professionals and complex family group structures. Proficient in all areas of accountancy, taxation, business management and financial planning, Ashby Madden Truman combines up to date knowledge with over 30 years experience. We use the latest data processing systems including Banklink electronic coding and transfer systems, to keep your costs to a minimum. We make every effort to integrate with our clients in-house processing systems, including MYOB, Xero, Phoenix, Cash Manager etc.
Peter Ashby by way of background and original qualifications, has a long standing interest and experience in the rural industry in providing management advice as well as accounting and tax advice. He also has general business accounting and tax experience and offers specialist tax and management advice for superfunds. He is also an authorised “Planning for Recovery” advisor (SARDI).
Ryan joined Ashby Madden Truman in 2007 and has been a partner since 2012. He completed his studies in a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) at Adelaide University, achieved CPA status in 2010 and became a Registered Tax Agent in 2012. He is also a Registered Super Fund Auditor with ASIC and Chartered Tax Adviser with the Tax Institute. In 2015, Ryan also completed his Diploma of Financial Planning and is a Director of Ashby Madden Truman Financial Services Pty Ltd. Originally from the Riverland, his interests include travelling, basketball and football and he is a prominent member of the Walkerville Football Club. With over 9 years experience, Ryan specialises in audit, as well as advising in small business, including primary production taxation, superannuation and GST. He is an accomplished IT person and general trouble shooter on computer matters. He is also well versed in administration of our preferred client processing software packages MYOB, ‘BankLink’ and Xero.
Margot joined Ashby Madden Truman in 2008 and became a partner in 2014. Previously she worked as a fund accountant at Schroders and at Dresdner RCM in London, then as a financial analyst for Westpac and later EDS. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Accountancy) from University of SA and achieved her CPA status with a credit average in 2003. She is a member of CPA Australia and the Taxation Institute of Australia and completed a Certificate in Applied Tax in 2010. Margot has experience in superannuation and small business taxation accounting and advice. She also has responsibilities in the area of firm PR and marketing and is well versed in administration of client software packages such as Xero and MYOB. She is married with three children, and her interests include spending time with family and friends, running, garden design and travelling.
Peter Roma is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was a partner in Ashby Roma & Co for over 20 years. He has broad experience in small business taxation and accounting as well as a wide range of audit experience for public companies, small and medium enterprises and public institutions as well as superfunds. He offers specialist taxation and accounting services for business, professionals, individuals and superfunds.
Tony is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants, a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Taxation Institute of Australia and a member of the National Tax & Accountants Association. Since December 1980, Tony has been a registered tax agent and has vast professional expertise in taxation and accountancy services. He also has over 20 years of experience in providing financial planning services. His high quality advice over a career spanning 37 years has assisted clients in providing financial certainty with ‘peace of mind’ in achieving their goals and ensuring all statutory obligations are kept up to date.
Peter Kunda recently returned to Ashby Madden Truman after some time living in Sydney. His areas of expertise include technical tax issues, troubleshooting, business structures, complex family groups, tax and estate planning.
Aaron joined Ashby Madden Truman as an accountant at the end of 2016. He has a double degree from the University of South Australia; a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Business (Commercial Law) and also completed his CPA status in 2016. Aaron is married and enjoys spending free time with his wife, friends and family.
Natalia relocated to Australia from Russia in 2008. She has a university degree in finance and over 10 years experience in banking. Natalia is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) at the University of Adelaide. She has joined Ashby Madden Truman as a junior accountant. Natalia is passionate about taxation accounting; she is a student member of the Tax Institute of Australia and has ambitions to become a Chartered Tax Advisor and a CPA member. She is married with one child and her interests include running and cycling around Adelaide and enjoying the beauty of Australian nature.
Daniel joined Ashby Madden Truman in 2017 as a junior accountant after working as a bookkeeper. He graduated from the University of South Australia in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and intends to begin the CA program. His spare time includes playing football, attending live music shows events, camping and fishing.
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Lisa joined Ashby Madden Truman in 2016 after relocating from Melbourne and is part of our administration team. Lisa has a flair for marketing and her interests include singing, design and creative work.
Karen joined Ashby Madden Truman in June 2017 as part of the administration team. She is married with 3 adult children and just recently became a ‘nonna’ (Italian for grandmother) for the first time. Her interests include spending time with her family, camping, 4WD-ing and watching AFL – she loves the Crows.