• Oliver Barta

    Oliver has built a reputation for his collaborative approach, partnering closely with his clients to help them realise their goals, and position themselves for success, whether in business or in their personal lives.

    His expertise in tax strategy, financial forecasting and business improvement is highly regarded and his clients span a wide variety of industry sectors. From providing advice to clients on establishing successful businesses, through to restructuring, succession planning and business sales, Oliver is focused on working collaboratively and delivering solution…

  • Dean Johnson

    Dean provides specialist business, accounting, taxation and compliance advice for companies, trusts and partnerships across a broad range of industries. With strong commercial experience and thorough knowledge across all areas of tax, he is passionate about understanding the key drivers in your business and working with you to maximise performance.

    Through a program of recognised practical experience and study, Dean is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand as a Business Valuation Specialist.

    Dean grew up in Hobart and has a deep understanding o…

  • Simon Jones

    Simon takes an active role in his client relationships. His strong coaching skills shine through in his work ethic, always going the extra mile to help clients implement solutions. Simon is able to see the bigger picture as well as the immediate need, and always takes a strategic approach to helping clients achieve their goals.


    Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania)
    Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    To contact Simon phone 03 6223 6155 or email [email protected]

  • Paul Lyons

    Paul provides specialist and targeted advice for small to medium-sized businesses in an array of industries and sectors, both at an operational and strategic level.

    Having grown up in a small business family, he understands the challenges and rewards of running a business.

    Paul also works with many private individuals and family groups. He takes pride in going the extra mile to truly understand his clients’ needs and is committed to delivering practical advice and solutions that set his clients up for success. Paul he is highly regarded as one of Tasmania’s leadin…

  • Chase McConnon

    Chase has been actively involved in a number of team sports since early childhood, and believes that contributing to team success is the best type of reward. He knows that success doesn’t always come easily and achieving your goals usually requires hard work and commitment.

    This is a principle that Chase applies in his career as well, working with his clients to provide solutions that will achieve the outcomes they need, both now and into the future. Chase works with a variety of clients, including small to medium businesses, not for profit entities, and individual and…

  • Douglas Thomson

    Douglas is highly skilled at providing tailored structured business advice based on his client’s aspirations and financial goals.  He understands that each client has differing objectives and sees his role as satisfying these through his proven strategies and insightful advice.


    Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania)
    Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
    Chartered Tax Advisor of the Taxation Institute of Australia
    Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
    Member of the SMSF Association of Aus…

  • Matthew Kiernan

    Matthew is a key advisor to business and personal clients across all corners of Tasmania and beyond. His expertise and interests include analysing businesses to improve performance and profitability, maximising value for his clients and working with new businesses to help them establish successfully.

    With experience across an extensive range of sectors including agriculture, property development, construction, retail, health and professional services, Matthew is recognised by his clients for his commitment in taking the time to understand their business, their goals and …

  • Naomi Norman

    Naomi specialises in working with small to medium businesses, helping them navigate complex environments to grow their business and achieve their goals. Her approach is to work in partnership with her clients and she says the most rewarding part of her job is witnessing their success.

    Having grown up in a regional area of Tasmania, Naomi is a self-confessed country girl with an active interest in the equine industry. Her background has provided her with a thorough understanding of the challenges that can impact rural businesses. Naomi is highly regarded for her expertise…

  • John Oliver

    John joined WLF Accounting & Advisory in July 2023 through the merger of his accounting practice. He established his accounting practice in 2000, during that time building a client base of private, family owned and small business clients, advising across a range of industries and professions. He continues to provide these services in his current role at WLF.

    Prior to this his professional career and extensive expertise has been gained in accounting firms across the areas of: business services, taxation, consulting, audit and insolvency, across government, SMEs and t…

  • Rebecca Walkley

    Rebecca’s strong accounting and taxation technical competency, experience and proficiency in a number of software platforms enable her to deliver excellent service to her clients. Rebecca specialises in self-managed superannuation funds, and works with clients across the Primary Production, Health, Legal and Construction industries.


    Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania)
    Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    To contact Rebecca phone 03 6223 6155 or email [email protected]

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