Meet Our Team

We are business planning specialists and lawyers’ accountants.

Matt Schlyder

Director, BBus (Acc), Dip Fin Serv, FCA

Matt is the Founding Director of FWO Chartered Accountants and the creator of the Financially Well Organised philosophy. Specialising in working with professional service firm clients, including law firms for over 25 years, Matt has a unique understanding of the needs of professionals and the fact that they are time poor. This has led Matt to develop an approach that is personal, targeted towards achieving outcomes, and contextual in terms of your Financially Well Organised strategy.

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Christina Manderson

General Manager

With over 25 years’ experience, Christina has a versatile skill set in office management and marketing, working in a variety of industries. Christina is accountable for the efficient and effective design and delivery of all operational services, including administration, marketing, HR, IT and bookkeeping for the business. She understands the demands of a busy office and understands the importance of enduring client relations.

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Kaylee Li

Senior Accountant, BBus, CPA

Kaylee is passionate about working with our clients and supporting them through their taxation and financial needs, specialising in Self- Managed Super Funds (SMSFs). Her wealth of experience in this area, enables her to provide advice to our clients, so that they understand any regulatory changes which may arise, their roles, duties, and administration of their funds. Kaylee is responsible for the taxation, accounting and compliance requirements of various client base and SMSFs.

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Iffat Suleman

Senior Accountant, BCom (Fin Acc), CPA

With over 9 years’ experience, Iffat brings a wealth of knowledge to the team at FWO Chartered Accountants. Iffat prides herself on providing the best service for the clients and ensuring that all individual and business needs are delivered to the highest quality and standards.

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Connie Lu

Senior Accountant, BCom, MIntEcon&F, CA

Connie has over 10 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant working with small to medium enterprise business clients. At FWO Connie specialises in providing accounting services to legal firms. As a result, she has developed legal industry specific knowledge to enable her to help her clients grow their legal practices.

Connie is a certified Xero (accounting software) Adviser and loves working with cloud based software.

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Karen Sevele

Accountant, BBus, Grad Cert in Business

Karen has over 6 years’ experience working in accounting practices. Karen has a sound understanding of the compliance and taxation needs for clients. Karen is a proactive member of the team. She is passionate about her work and enjoys the challenges of accounting and taxation. Whilst working in taxation, Karen is also proficient in bookkeeping and using Xero Accounting Software.

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Alex Wang

Accountant, CPA

Alex is a CPA qualified accountant with over 3 years’ work experience in accounting practices, specialising in SME taxation and general accounting for clients in various industries. Detail-oriented and equipped with solid knowledge, Alex is always ready to help our clients to address their accounting and taxation needs with exceptional accuracy.

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Tracy David

Client Services Administrator, BBus

Tracy has over 3 years working within accounting practices, along with over 8 years of administration experience. Tracy has recently completed her bachelor of business degree and is currently in the midst of completing her graduate diploma in Accounting with the aim of becoming an accountant in the near future. In the meantime, Tracy‘s focus is to provide great customer service to our clients and supporting the FWO team.

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Rubina Karatela

Management Accountant

As a highly experienced accounting professional, Rubina is responsible for managing the company’s day to day internal accounting processes, whilst delivering exceptional customer service to our clients.

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Shaun Kennedy

Marketing Specialist, BBus (Marketing), JP (Qual)

Shaun is a dedicated marketing professional with extensive experience working in professional services, including law firms. He brings special skills in digital marketing and communications, as well as highly developed design and visual communication skills to the FWO team. Shaun is known as the “go-to” person for problem solving and project managing innovative marketing solutions.

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Elmarie Herselman

Client Services Administrator

When you call our office, one of the team members you will most probably be greeted by, with a cheerful and warm welcome, is Elmarie. Being a ‘people orientated person’, with a passion for developing relationships, Elmarie loves the interaction she has over the phone with all our clients. With a wealth of experience in professional and financial services firms, she provides a high level of client support services and professional administrative support to the FWO Team.

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