Office Desk

Your team


We’re here for you.

Yes, we’re accounting, taxation, and business advisory specialists; but we’re also so much more than that. We are friends, loved ones, readers, communicators, puzzlers, volunteers, and runners. But above all else, we are people with a passion for helping business owners grow their wealth.

We might be your walking, talking, master tax guru who drives elicits real growth for your business, but we are still the friendly voice on the phone, or smiling face you see, whenever you need us. 

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Matthew van Mourik


Matt started ABA in 2011 after realising there was a need for services beyond accounting on the Sunshine Coast. He started teaching business owners how to understand and manage their finances and push his clients to make their businesses the best they can be.

Judy Eason

Practice Manager

Judy is the backbone of ABA’s service and administration. As our longest serving ABA team member and qualified by the passage of time, what Judy doesn’t know about ABA and our clients isn’t worth knowing. Judy’s focus on client relations means every experience you have with ABA will be a pleasurable one.

Nicole Gill

Senior Accountant

Nicole is a personified ABA. Knowledgeable and experienced, she’ll explain the concepts you need to know in a straightforward, structured way. With a background in dressage, she knows the commitment that it takes to ensure results are achieved.

Frank Chen

Senior Accountant

Frank is ABA’s tax law specialist. CPA qualified since 2010 he is the first to know any updates and is pretty much our “Google” of the office. He loves to ensure that his clients are getting the best results possible, and always makes our team laugh with his wacky one-liners.


Cheree Clarke

Senior Accountant

Cheree made working from home cool before COVID. CPA qualified since 2012, Cheree has a friendly, easy to understand persona that belies the complexity of the work that she does. Cheree is always thinking outside the box to come up with the best outcome for her clients.

Annabel Dods


Annabel is ABA’s superannuation specialist. Looking after superfunds since 2013 and now working closely with Cheree, Annabel has a curious personality that means she’ll question everything (yes, everything!) until she understands it.

Lyndal Fleming


Born and raised on the Sunshine Coast Lyndal went from tax compliance to commercial accounting. She wanted to help businesses more than just yearly compliance and ABA is a happy mix of both.When Lyndal isn't at ABA crunching numbers she enjoys the ski fields while travelling.

April Houghton


April grew up in Regional Victoria, but has called the Sunshine Coast home since 2014. Her interest in accounting initially came from working in a country pub! She has an investigative and challenging mind, likes to solve problems and learn new things. She also loves to be out hiking and or climbing mountains.


Tegan Jansen


Tegan is currently working hard towards achieving her Accountant CPA status and she is passionate about educating and helping clients with taxation and business matters. She loves all things organisation and planning. When she isn't working she does CrossFit, camping, travelling, spending time with friends and family.

Jy Duffy

Graduate Accountant

Jy joined the aba team fresh out of uni and he is committed to excellence in everything he does, whether it be winning gold medals in Australian Surf Life Saving events or assisting aba clients with their ATO compliance obligations.

Kate Donohoe

Graduate Accountant

Coming soon!

Lauren Loring


Lauren has always loved numbers so becoming a bookkeeper was a no brainer. She loves a good audiobook but loves dogs even more, insisting on patting every dog she meets, probably making her own two pooches Duke and Caboose a little jelly. Lauren loves outdoor activities and the beach.


Shannon Kirkwood


Coming soon!

Angie Lees

Client Care

Angie is a Sunshine Coast local, straight out of school she did a 12 month traineeship at a law firm, six years later she started working at an accountancy firm and have been working in accounting firms ever since. We are stoked to have her skills and experience as a part of our ABA team.

Alannah Brown

Client Care

Alannah came to us fresh out of school, but with a massive passion to learn. Alannah has a passion for organisation and administration, she has become an asset at our front desk assisting both our clients and our team.


Team TLC

Maliki is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and joined the ABA team early May 2020 from country Queensland, she enjoys the beach lifestyle, chasing crabs (she is yet to catch one) on the beach, napping and her favourite food is chicken.



Accountant? Bookkeeper?

ABA are the best at providing solutions and improving the overall financial wellbeing for our clients. We are the best because our team communicate effectively with our clients which means we are known for our exceptional customer service. If what we do interests you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Book your initial free consultation with our team today.