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Meet The Team

Who Are We?

Franchise accountants specialise in providing accounting solutions to the franchise community. We provide specialised range of services to Franchisors, Franchisees and potential new franchisees. You benefit from our experience in saving time money and tax when dealing with a professional who understand the unique needs of a franchise business.

Franchise Accountants were Finalist of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards - Service Provider of the year 2011/2012 and 2015/2016. This affirms that Franchise Accountants adopts high service standards and communicates to customers trust and confidence.

Philip Morrison

Director, CA, CMA, BMS

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Philip Morrison

Director, CA, CMA, BMS

Philip Morrison has over 25 years of accounting, business and financial management experience. His passion is to empower people to succeed in their franchise business.

Philip has built his accounting practice specialising in franchise businesses. A regular contributor of articles in various franchise publications and conference speaker.

Avi Singh

Associate, CA

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Avi Singh

Associate, CA

I joined Franchise Accountants in March 2022 having worked with a few small to medium sized accounting firms around the Auckland region since 2008. I bring diverse experience working with clients from all industries and provide tax planning, business advisory services to meet clients goals. I enjoy spending time with my family, travelling around and playing soccer.

Zervena Clague

Assistant Manager

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Zervena Clague

Assistant Manager

Gargi Behere

Accountant

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Gargi Behere

Accountant

I joined the team of Franchise Accountants in February 2021 after gaining a few years’ experience in commercial accounting. I hold a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law and am currently working towards my CA qualification. Outside work, I love spending time with my dog, practicing yoga and playing badminton.

Melanie Morrison

Practice Administrator

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Melanie Morrison

Practice Administrator

Melanie has over 20 years experience in providing accounting and book keeping services to businesses. She provides support to clients using online accounting systems such as Xero, and provides the back office accounting support to the business. She has a great repore with all the clients and is often sought out for advice on a range of matters.

Melanie is a certified Xero trainer.

When not working at the Botany office she can found attending local gym classes, socialising with friends or enjoying the odd drop of vino, or travelling to warmer climates.

Graeme Chatfield

Senior Accountant, ACA

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Graeme Chatfield

Senior Accountant, ACA

Graeme has extensive experience ranging from all aspects of accounting with SME businesses, trusts, sole traders, partnerships, companies and tax related matters.

With a great sense of humour and sharp with Graeme can liven up the office with his one liners or wise cracks from time to time.

Graeme is a qualified accountant and holds a ACA with NZICA/CAANZ

When not working at the Botany office, Graeme is an avid follower of the horse racing industry, having been a Turf accountant at an Auckland trotting club in a previous life. He enjoys time relaxing in the garden or placing the odd bet from time to time.

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