About Mackenzie + Co
Mackenzie + Co is a dynamic team of dedicated professionals who strive to provide proactive and innovative services in all areas of accounting, taxation and business advice. Collectively we have extensive experience over many areas and can draw on previous situations to help you meet your current challenge.
Mackenzie + Co has staff with broad knowledge. Ross gained extensive experience in agriculture, property development, investments via trusts and SMSF’s, and small business when working with Ernst & Young in Melbourne and London. We have a team of 10, including accountants and support staff, and we cater to clients all over Australia offering specialised services in farming enterprises, small businesses, professionals and all types of entities particularly Trusts and Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF). We provide services to many self-funded retirees.
Ross Mackenzie is the principal of the business, a tax consultant and has extensive experience in agriculture, property development, investments via trusts and SMSFs. He is a father and grandfather, enjoys working on his small farm and sometimes brings his dog Nudge into the office.
Ben Ricciuti is a senior accountant with extensive skills across a wide range businesses and will be assisting clients with BAS, general accounting for year end Financial Statements and related income tax returns. He is a husband and loves to travel and is a supporter of the Carlton Football Club.
Heather Palmer has over 30 years of experience in providing tax advice to individuals, businesses and SMSFs. She has two sons, enjoys the outdoors, sport and wildlife conservation.
Jenny Peters has extensive experience in working with businesses, investors and SMSFs in all areas of tax and accounting. She is an avid reader and enjoys many camping trips with her family.
Debbie Skinner has worked for Mackenzie + Co since the very start (1993) and is a registered BAS Agent and as a Certified Xero Partner her particular interest is in training clients on Xero to give them the tools to make informed business decisions. She is a mother to three children, a keen (but not so accomplished) tennis player and loves cruising and cocktails.
Sherree Howard works in all areas of administration within the office, specialising in SMSF and ASIC Corporate compliance. She is a Geelong local and lives with her husband and their three children, when she’s not at work she can be found catching up with friends.
Kate Pratt is one of our receptionists and provides administrative support to the firm, she is the friendly voice on the phone. Kate loves being a mother to two children and enjoys spending time gardening and with her horses.
Varie Falconer is one of our receptionists who is currently replacing Heather while she is on maternity leave. Varie has three grown children and enjoys reading and socializing in her spare time
Heather Edwards is one of our receptionists and provides administrative support to the firm, she is the smiling face you see when you walk in the door. She has a young son and daughter. She is currently on maternity leave.