At The Accounting Shop, we’ve put together a team with the right mix of experience and knowledge to provide you with best service in town.



SME Specialist | Tax Advisor | SMSF Auditor

Tawfiq’s experience in the accounting world is varied and extensive. As a chartered accountant, ex-BDO and tax adviser, Tawfiq has 18 years experience in the industry, dealing with SME businesses, family groups, high net worth individuals and self-managed super funds (SMSFs). After trying it all, his passion truly lies with small business, engineering growth, prosperity and success.

Tawfiq’s career began in 2006 in commercial accounting at an ASX-listed software company. When 2009 rolled along, he decided to switch to the chartered industry, where he has worked for various mid-size chartered firms in accounting, tax and audit roles. Over this time, he has received invaluable training from partners from ex-big 4 firms. He has also worked at DBW Chartered Accountants, which is now part of BDO Sydney.

Tawfiq holds a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Accounting, and has completed the Chartered Accountants program. He is a member of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) and Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). He is an SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA ™) with the SMSF Association and registered SMSF auditor with ASIC.

On his own time, he loves nothing more than being with his wife and children. His passions include cycling, reading and playing cricket. He is also a dedicated volunteer within his community.



Senior Accountant

Gordon’s journey in the world of accounting began 45 years ago at Hungerford’s, one of the top Chartered Accounting firms in Melbourne. After this, he moved on to Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co where he obtained his qualification as a chartered accountant. From there Gordon moved to medium-sized firms to gain more experience in taxation and SME’s before establishing his own accounting practice nearly 35 years ago.

His extensive experience covers all areas, including general accounting, auditing and taxation. He values his connection with clients and prides himself on maintaining working relationships with them over many years.

Gordon holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) and he is a member of the National Tax Association of Australia (NTAA).

Outside working life, Gordon is a family man who enjoys downtime with his wife Joy and travelling when possible. Gordon runs Fishing Getaways Pty Ltd, which arranges fishing tours in Australia and the South Pacific. His passion for boating led him to be on the Board of the Boating Industry Association of Victoria, including as president for three years and representing them on the national board of which he also became president. No rest for the wicked.

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