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Meet the Accounting Team


  • Andy ANDY PARTNER

    A partner of Balance Accountants & Advisers, Andrew Pullen holds a Bachelor of Business – Accounting/Finance and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant, as well as a Financial Planner. Upon spending the better part of a decade learning and experiencing the business from the inside out at another company, Andrew then decided to begin his own practice, opening in 2012. Whilst conceding that running an accounting practice is quite a time-consuming endeavour, Andrew unwinds on his bicycle when time affords, and recharges by spending time with his young family..

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  • Matt MATT PARTNER

    A partner of Balance Accountants & Advisers since mid-2016, Matt Pullen holds a Bachelor of Business – Accounting/Finance and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Matt has been with the firm since its inception, on hand to enjoy watching the business grow. Matt has an eye for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds and specialises in tax for both business and the individual alike. Beyond the walls of the practice, Matt enjoys a round or two of golf and staying up to date with the horse races while cherishing time spent with his young family..

  • Mark MARK PARTNER

    A partner of Balance Accountants & Advisers since early 2017, Mark Fisher is the new old boy in the merged partnership of Andrew Pullen Accounting and Fisher Accounting Services. A Bachelor of Business (Accounting) holder, he is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and brings a wealth of experience in all things accounting and taxation to the place he’s called home for over 30 years. A theme typical of a firm known as Balance Accountants & Advisers is indeed the operative word and like the other guys Mark knows the importance of maintaining a happy life away from the office, keeping fit training and competing in triathlons.

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  • Katie Katie ACCOUNTANT

    Joining the firm shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Accounting/Finance from Charles Sturt University’s Bathurst campus in October of 2016, Katie has been a valuable member of Balance Accountants & Advisers ever since. In keeping with the firm’s work/life balance theme, Katie’s interests beyond the walls of the business turn to horse racing and spending time at the stables.

  • Emma Heatley Galvin Emma ACCOUNTANT

    - Joined Balance July 2018 from Lachlan Accounting/Dani Millynn
    - Graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting/Financial Planning from Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga October 2014
    - Started working holidays/weekends in Grenfell following placement in July 2013, FT after graduating
    - Moved to Grenfell 9 yrs ago from Kangaroo Island
    - Loves working with charities (whether that’s putting her accounting skills into practice or on the ground - Sweat and tears!)
    - When time permits: enjoys camping with family & friends.

  • Fran Galvin Fran BOOK KEEPER

    - Joined Balance team June 2018
    - Spent 29 years working with Grenfell clients
    - Enjoys backyard bee keeping and spending time with family especially her grandchildren.

  • Sharon Britten Sharon BOOKKEEPER

    - Married with 3 children
    - 12 years in finance – admin manager in club industry, 9 years admin building industry, 6 years admin standardbred stud.
    - Completed advanced certificate of commerce
    - Currently undertaking a diploma of Accounting
    - Enjoys time with family and friends, watching kids play rugby union, waterskiing.

  • Sophie Sophie OFFICE MANAGER (Cowra)

    Since joining the business as receptionist in March of 2014, Sophie has set about making herself an integral part of the firm’s success. She has gained great insight into the financial industry and her leadership as Office Manager provides the platform upon which Balance Accountants & Advisers can serve the community best. Like her colleagues, Sophie relishes her hours away from work by spending quality time with family and friends.

  • Karen Hampton Karen OFFICE MANAGER (Grenfell)

    - Has worked in 2 Accountants Office’s in Cowra since 1992.
    - Started as Receptionist and worked my way up to Office Manager.
    - Have worked with Mark, Andy & Matt previously so am excited to be working with them again in the Grenfell Branch (her home town) of their business.
    - In my down time I enjoy spending quality time with my family especially my 4 nieces & nephew.

  • Dimity Ridding Dimity RECEPTIONIST

    - Joined the team in June 2018
    - Reception at Cowra Office
    - Worked in the Health Industry prior to Balance
    - Grew up in Cowra, spent time living in Toowoomba, Canberra and Yass moved back to Cowra with 3 children last year.
    - Enjoys – Keeping fit at the gym and time with family and friends.

  • Nadine Laneyrie Nadine ADMIN ASSISTANT

    - Completed cert 3 in Business Admin with Distinction
    - Worked in accounting industry prior to having children
    - Three small children
    - Originally from Condobolin
    - Enjoys spending time with family, coffee dates with friends, fishing, watching NRL (Broncos), listening to music and spending time with family and friends.



Meet the Financial Planning Team

  • Andy ANDY PARTNER

    A partner of Balance Accountants & Advisers, Andrew Pullen holds a Bachelor of Business – Accounting/Finance and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant, as well as a Financial Planner. Upon spending the better part of a decade learning and experiencing the business from the inside out at another company, Andrew then decided to begin his own practice, opening in 2012. Whilst conceding that running an accounting practice is quite a time-consuming endeavour, Andrew unwinds on his bicycle when time affords, and recharges by spending time with his young family..

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  • Monica Monica FINANCIAL PLANNER

    As balance’s financial planner, Monica has an abundance of experience and qualifications to ensure you reach your financial goals. Naturally, Monica is a certified financial planner and an authorised representative of Charter Financial Planning (ASIC Number 409402). Her further qualifications include both a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) as well as a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.
    Away from the finance world, Monica spends her down time with her young family and, if time allows, she enjoys the odd game of squash.

  • Rachel Rachel RECEPTIONIST

    Serving as the receptionist/admin assistant to our financial planner, Monica, Rachel has a great depth of experience in various roles within financial services, spanning thirteen years. Her Diploma of Financial Planning ensures she couples up-to-date knowledge with her understanding of the industry. When she isn’t providing expertly delivered support at the office, Rachel likes to indulge her interest in photography.