Virginia completed her Bachelor of Business Studies degree extramurally through Massey University. She has lived in the Bay of Plenty for most her life and her career started at a chartered accountancy firm in Opotiki. She then moved to Gisborne and worked for Graham & Dobson Ltd, farm accounting specialists, for ten years. During her time there she worked her way up to the most senior staff position within that firm, while at the same time completing her university degree.
On relocating to Tauranga, Virginia has worked within our firm since 2002 and completed her final qualifying exams to become a Chartered Accountant and then gaining her public practice certificate. Virginia became a director on 1st April 2006.
During more than 30 years of working experience, Virginia has gained a wealth of knowledge and skills in managing small to medium sized businesses and has also gained sound expertise in taxation matters, farm accounting, estates, residential rentals and commercial property management. She has been involved in managing major refurbishment projects for commercial property clients. Her main goal is to work alongside clients to enable them to succeed in their business and lifestyle goals.
Virginia has travelled extensively, and during her leisure time she enjoys going to the gym, walking and tramping. She is also a keen enthusiast of the art of dance, having danced ballet while at school and most recently having performed in the 2013, 2015 and 2017 Tarnished Frocks and Divas shows. Virginia was also involved in Venus Networking NZ, a businesswomen’s networking group, where she also acted for one term as Assistant Facilitator for the CBD group.
With her long service within chartered accountancy practices, Virginia has seen many changes within the accounting and tax environment and how that affects small to medium sized businesses. She also has many tools to assist you with problem solving within your business including smart and effective business planning, organisational review, financial awareness and cashflow management. Having Virginia involved in your business ensures that you are prepared for any situation, allowing you to focus on your business and personal goals for your future.
Contact Virginia on 07 577 9689, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org