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PHILLIP HAINS

Phillip is the founder of The CFO Solution and brings over 30 years' experience in corporate accounting, administration, general management and has served on a number of public listed Companies, Committees and Boards.
He completed his MBA from RMIT and obtained his Public Practice Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Phillip grew up in Melbourne and enjoys travel with his family and extreme sports and has a bucket list of travel places bigger than Texas. Phillip is also a passionate advocate of The Australian Outward-Bound Foundation since completing a course in 1989. He has given back to the community through his sponsorship and pro bono work for the OBA. He has been a mentor with the Smith Family Territory Mentoring Program, a foundation member of the 20th Man Foundation Club in Melbourne and has led many fundraising initiatives for charity including the Kokoda Trail, abseiling from the AMP building in Melbourne and the 100km Oxfam Australia Melbourne Trail walker challenge.

HARVEY BUI

Harvey joined The CFO Solution in August 2016. He a Chartered Accountant and as a Client Manager, he specialises in providing accounting, financial and corporate compliance advisory to businesses ranging from not for profit to multinational ASX/NASDAQ listed.
Harvey is a car enthusiast and will not mind spending quality time to tell you why electric vehicles might be the future we need, but not the future we deserve. He is also a self-proclaimed infamous armchair coach for the Socceroos whenever our boys fail to impress.

CHRISTIAN DAL CIN

Christian joined The CFO Solution in August 2018 as a Manager (Practice & Client). He is a dedicated CPA Qualified Commercial Manager with substantial experience in accounting, finance and management roles, skilled in managing financial risk and oversight of organisational risk. With a career spanning banking, finance and professional accounting, his committed and results driven.
He coaches a junior AFL side and is an avid Melbourne Rebels supporter.

FAYE DEAN

Faye joined The CFO Solution in February 2002 as a practice Accountant. She is responsible for all internal accounting and also assists the firm in managing client accounts.
Faye enjoys travel and spending time with her family.

NATHAN JONG

Nathan joined The CFO Solution in August 2016. He a Chartered Accountant and as a Manager, he brings an extensive audit and corporate governance experience after working in multinational accounting firms and a fortune 500 organisation.
In his spare time Nathan is a sports enthusiast.

AARON LAURITA

Aaron joined The CFO Solution in November 2017 as a Co-op Accountant. He is completing his Bachelors from RMIT and is responsible for Financial Reporting and Accounts Payable.
Aaron Grew up in Melbourne, he loves Jet Skiing with his friends and family and is quite passionate about working out.

UPASANA KHUBCHANDANI

Upasana joined The CFO Solution in May 2018 as an Office Administration Assistant. She completed her Masters in Accounting from Charles Sturt University. She is responsible for all administration requirements of the firm and has number of years' experience working with a Public Practise Company as an Administration Accountant.
Upasana grew up in India and she likes to spend time with her family and pets, loves to read and enjoys Cricket.

ALICIA MELLORS

Alicia initially joined The CFO Solution in 2007 and returned in April 2015. As a Senior Accountant, she is currently undertaking a further post-graduate qualification in Accounting. Alicia's specialty is in Financial Accounting and Corporate Governance. Alicia is Melbourne born and bred and as such is constantly travelling to warmer climates.

KHANH NGUYEN

Khanh joined The CFO Solution in February 2017 as an Accountant and is currently undertaking post-graduate qualification with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She is responsible for the preparation of Management Accounting and Financial Reporting for publicly listed, not for profit and private entities.
Khanh enjoys swimming and spending time with family and friends.

HIEP PHAM

Hiep joined The CFO Solution in May 2018 as a Graduate Accountant. She completed her degree from Monash University and is a CPA Associate. She worked as an Audit Senior at EY in Vietnam and has experience working on servicing a wide range of portfolio of companies.
Hiep loves Australia, life and people and also enjoys extra-curricular activities. She was a Trip leader at Monash MPA, and Volunteer with Australian Red Cross.

JOSHUA SAID

Joshua joined The CFO Solution in November 2017 as a Co-op Accountant. He is completing his Bachelor's degree from RMIT and is responsible for Accounts Payable and Payroll Transactions.
Josh grew up in Melbourne and is passionate about fitness. He is also an avid sports fan.

PARESH SERAI

Paresh joined The CFO Solution in November 2017 as a Senior Accountant and is a member of the ACCA (UK). He holds BBA in International Business, and is responsible for Financial Reporting, Transactional Accounting and Company Secretarial tasks. Prior to joining the firm, he had international experience with multinational accounting firms.
Paresh Grew up in Dubai (UAE), he loves to travel and explore new places, people and cultures.

COREY STRUVE

Corey joined The CFO Solution in May 2017 as a Senior Accountant and is currently undertaking post-graduate qualification with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand,. He is responsible for Financial and Management Reporting and Company Secretarial needs of ASX listed and Pre-IPO companies.
Corey, when he is not immersed in Excel spreadsheets is a keen motoring enthusiast.

FRANSISKA TAN

Fransiska joined The CFO Solution in March 2018 as an Accountant. She is a Chartered Accountant and comes with an international experience, specialising in Financial Reporting and Accounting for various industries.
Fransiska is an avid traveller and speaks 3 languages. She is very passionate about not-for-profit charities and spends time helping various service organisations.

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  • Melbourne Office

    Level 3, 62 Lygon Street,
    Carlton, VIC 3053
    PO Box 655, Carlton South
    VIC 3053
    Email: info@thecfo.com.au

    Phone: +61 (0)3 9824 5254
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