Gillian Sandhoff – Principal, B Bus, CA
While working full time, Gillian graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Central Queensland University and an Advanced Certificate in Information Technology. She has spent most of her career in public practice but she has also worked in a commercial environment owning and operating a sports centre and a home improvement business. Gillian established Payne Sandhoff Accountants with Jodie Payne in 2002 and joined Connole Carlisle in 2004. After becoming a partner in 2005, Gillian joined both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Taxation Institute. Leaving Connole Carlisle in November 2013 to form her own company, Gillian now specialises in providing strategic management advice to her clients along with taxation and general business assistance. Her broad experience across many business types means Gillian competently meets the accounting requirements of a diverse portfolio of clients including retail, building and construction industry clients and property development, mining services, importing and management rights customers. She also provides knowledgeable and constructive advice on self managed super funds and new business set-ups. Throughout her career Gillian has developed an extensive knowledge of accounting systems implementation, and she has been an accredited trainer in QuickBooks/Reckon Accounts for over 15 years. She also offers training in MYOB, Quick Pos and other software packages.