WHO WE ARE

 

At Agilis, our name tells our story…

 

Team Agilis constantly strive for excellence – and I am inspired by their efforts, work ethic and tenacity, always.

 

The Agilis staff truly work together, as a team.

Jaynesh Gounder – Director – Agilis Chartered Accountants

The Agilis Core Values

AGILE

DEDICATION

CARING

GROWTH

MEET OUR EXTRAORDINARY, AGILE TEAM!

NATHAN PHENGRASMY

NATHAN PHENGRASMY

BUSINESS HOST

Nathan works as the Agilis official Business Host and director of first impressions. He helps maintain a positive company experience for Agilis clients, and is their main point of contact – generally being the first face you’ll see when you walk into the Agilis office, or who you’ll first speak to if you call us!

He also provides support to our Client Excellence Coordinator, and Client Services Coordinator.

Nathan has worked in customer service for a number of years, and joined team Agilis in 2021.

TANIA JAKOB

TANIA JAKOB

CLIENT EXCELLENCE COORDINATOR

Tania joined team Agilis in 2018, and is our Client Excellence Coordinator; maintaining an excellent relationship with both our clients and professional team to enhance their Agilis experience. She provides administration support, conducts workflow operations and schedules, and makes client appointments, as well as other projects that boost team productivity.

Tania brings with her a wealth of administration knowledge within the accounting industry, as she has 10 years’ experience working in an accounting practice prior to commencing her employment at Agilis.

JESSIE SPENCE

JESSIE SPENCE

CLIENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Jessie is the Agilis Client Services Coordinator, where she works alongside our accountants and clients to gather and prepare source documents, follow up on client queries, database updates, and does client collations – providing an extra level of support to our Client Excellence Coordinator and Business Host.

Jessie has spent the last 10 years working in hospitality, which has equipped her with customer service skills. She joined team Agilis in 2021.

GENE HERDER

GENE HERDER

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

CA, BBus
Gene joined team Agilis in 2020 and is a Chartered Accountant with over 28 years’ experience in the industry, having worked both in Australia and New Zealand.

He has developed a strong reputation for strategizing and planning for business success, coupled with a firm desire to achieve business growth for his clients.

Gene has extensive experience working with clients across a diverse range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, construction and development, medical, professional services, tourism and hospitality, growth entrepreneurial businesses, private enterprise and wealth investors.

BROOKE BERRY

BROOKE BERRY

SMSF MANAGER

Brooke has worked alongside the Agilis team since mid-2016, and prior to this has 17 years’ experience in financial services and funds management, with most of her career having been spent in the corporate sector with Colonial First State Investments; distributing investment products and strategies to Financial Advisers throughout QLD.

Brooke attributes her experience during the Global Financial Crisis as a career defining moment that fueled her passion for helping people better understand investment risk.

Brooke is passionate about helping clients feel empowered and in control of their finances, and she always works in the clients’ best interest.

Brooke holds a Diploma in Financial Planning (Kaplan) and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance (QUT).

SU YEE NANDAR

SU YEE NANDAR

ACCOUNTANT

CA, BBus (Accy)
Su joined team Agilis in 2022 with over 3 years’ experience in both Accounting and Bookkeeping, having worked across Brisbane and Toowoomba.

She prepares Financial Statements and Tax Returns for all types of entities by applying her accounting and taxation knowledge in the development and maintenance of client affairs, to ensure compliance is maintained.

Su graduated from QUT in 2018, attaining a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Finance.

She then completed her Chartered Accounting certification from CA ANZ in 2022.

NISHAN FERNANDO

NISHAN FERNANDO

VIRTUAL CFO

B.Bus (Accy)
Nishan enjoys reporting financial transactions accurately based on correct theory and using accounting software programs like BankLink, Xero and MYOB.

He thrives on using the data from these programs to prepare Business Activity Statements (BAS) and Financial Statements.

With the skills to prepare individual, trust and company tax returns, Nishan thoroughly applies proper taxation rules and uses relevant information and understanding for each and every client scenario.

RAJIV PRASAD

RAJIV PRASAD

ACCOUNTANT

Rajiv graduated from Griffith University in June 2016, attaining a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Economics. He began an Internship at Agilis CA in October 2020, before being offered a full-time position at the firm in January 2021.

As an Agilis Executive Tax Accountant, Rajiv specialises in individual, trust, partnership, and small business company tax affairs.

VIDYA RAMLAKHAN

VIDYA RAMLAKHAN

ACCOUNTANT

Vidya joined team Agilis in 2021, hailing from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. She started her career as an auditor working for PwC, and Atlantic LNG in Trinidad.

She first moved to Australia in 2006, and in 2010 accompanied her partner on an opportunity in Texas where she completed her CPA accreditation.

After taking time to nurture her family, Vidya returned to work in 2018 focusing on Individual Tax Returns.

With her roots as an auditor, Vidya has a keen eye for detail which makes her an ideal fit for our professional individual returns team – providing support to our Executive Tax team.

ABBEY GODWIN

ABBEY GODWIN

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Abbey graduated from Griffith University in 2020, attaining a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing, and a Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management majoring in Tourism Management.

She joined team Agilis in 2021 as their Marketing Coordinator. This role encompasses working on internal communications, content creation tasks including graphic design and copywriting, email marketing, event organization, website editing and social media management.

JAYNESH GOUNDER

JAYNESH GOUNDER

DIRECTOR

CA BBus Dip Fin Planning
Not only does Jay appreciate the challenges of operating and managing Agilis, but he also enjoys providing suitable advice to clients and seeing them succeed in their businesses and personal lives.

Jay provides business structure and advice, ongoing business management, business improvement and cash flow analysis, superannuation and structure advice, and research and development advice.

He is passionate about making the Agilis office an enjoyable, positive and motivational space for all employees and clients.

VIJAYTA GOUNDER

VIJAYTA GOUNDER

PRACTICE MANAGER

12 years of experience in the banking sector and managing her own business has helped Vijayta understand clients’ business and financial needs, and the importance of deadlines.

Vijayta is a qualified and registered broker here to assist with all your finance needs.

She thrives on Agilis’ diverse cultural workplace, and believes it equips her with all the communication skills required to deal with various businesses in vast locations.

Vijayta is also the Agilis HR Resource and Practice Manager, handling staffing requirements.

Agilis Chartered Accountants

Australian Accounting Awards 2017

 

– Partner of the Year –

Agilis CA High Res OFFICIAL Logo

“Agilis is a firm that genuinely works for the betterment of clients and provides recognition to its employees when they work hard. Working with Agilis also means more diverse job experiences, challenging opportunities and responsibilities, a high level of team spirit towards achieving goals, good cooperation between management and fellow staff members, and on-the-job training”

NISHAN FERNANDO • AGILIS VIRTUAL CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER