At Quantum, we aim value adding position in our clients’ businesses and finance matters. Unlike many other accountants, we focus on the future of our clients’ business performance based on historical account records. This future and forward focusing approach increases our client businesses’ value by looking at the areas to improve, areas to rectify and delivering the best possible options to increase the value of the businesses. If your accountant is only preparing your business account and tax returns, then you should compare with our value adding services. Please contact our office for further burden free consultation.
Ben Youn (CPA, CTA) Managing Director
Ben is the director of our practice with the extensive practical experiences in accounting and tax areas gained initially from an insurance company as a loss adjuster then Sydney CBD based CA accounting firms. For last 12 years he has been working in taxation, business services and audit sector in both public practices and a commercial company. In his time in the public practice, he has focused on practicing in maximising business profit and sustainable growth through right business setup, process improvement with right system and expert business and taxation advice.
Ben’s main practice areas are:
- Business Structure and Business Process Optimisation
- Business Consulting with Business and Industry Analysis
- International Trading Setup (Supply Chain Link) and Support
- Due Diligence and Business Evaluation to increase profitability and ROI
- Tax Compliance and Litigation Support
- Tax Advisory
- Account Review and Software Consulting
- Trust Account Audit for legal practitioners
- ATO Prudential Tax Audit
- Project Development & Management Consulting
- Real Estate Trust Account Audit
Ben holds Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Business degrees, and he is a member of CPA Australia and a Chartered Tax Adviser from The Tax Institute. Chartered Tax Adviser is a new designation from The Tax Institute with global recognition for tax professionals. Ben also works as an External Examiner of NSW Law Society conducting trust account audit for legal practices in New South Wales. Ben is also in charge of training staff members in our practice as well as client businesses’ accounting and finance staff.
Michael Zdrilic (CPA) Financial Adviser
Michael is a Director of Merit Planning (CBD) Pty Ltd, which is a Corporate Authorised Representative (435642) of Merit Wealth Pty Ltd (ABN 89 125 557 002) which operates under Australian Financial Services Licence No. 409361.
Michael is able to provide you with tailored financial advice and provides assistance to our clients in the areas of financial planning and advice, wealth management, superannuation and risk management.
We work closely with Michael in providing financial solutions for our clients. This relationship ensures that you will have the ownership structure and taxation position fully considered prior to implementing any recommended strategy.
If you would like to speak to Michael you can contact him directly on 02 9955 4492 or via email Michael.Zdrilic@meritcbd.com.au, alternatively you may contact us to arrange an appointment.
Tiffany Park (CPA) Client Account Manager
Tiffany is a CPA qualified accountant starting her career with a respected Chartered Firm in Sydney since 2006. As a client account manager, Tiffany supports business clients with their compliance needs including annual reports, audit supports and income tax returns. Tiffany has worked with multinational companies supporting them in financial reports, company returns to the ATO and general business support. Currently, Tiffany works for SMEs in Sydney to meet their compliance requirements to the ATO and the ASIC.
Shirin Dawood (FIPA) Business Services Consultant
Shirin has 15 years commercial accounting experience. She is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Public Accountants. For more than 10 years she has assisted SMEs with their accounting needs providing; bookkeeping, time billing, payroll, payment summary, BAS, trouble-shooting, management reporting and process improvement. Capacity building has also been created through training and coaching in key accounting software like MYOB, QuickBooks and Xero. Shirin can set-up your company file and payroll for you and customise it to suit your business needs. Her clients include consultants, wholesalers, and retailers from a wide range of industries e.g. Child Care, Real Estate, Dentist, Advertisement Agency, Physiotherapy, Recruitment and Civil/construction. Shrin also works as Xero Certified Advisor.
Phillip Murdoch Business Services Consultant
Phillip is an experienced business services consultant, with more than 20 years’ experience working in the accounting/bookkeeping fields with a number of well-established local and multinational businesses with globally recognised brands. He works well as an effective team-player who has demonstrated the ability to liaise effectively with management, and work closely with finance and non-finance staff in small, medium and large teams.
Phillip is motivated by the challenge to continually add value to businesses by providing key stakeholders with timely advice on likely risks and opportunities to be considered. Phillip also works as Xero Certified Advisor.
Chris Bao Business Services Consultants
Chris has an exciting and varied accounting career; he has worked for a number of industries such as fashion, manufacturing, travel and print. He focuses on the preparation of annual budgets and costing, preparation of BAS returns as well as various other tax related reports and financial and payroll management. He is also involved with developing and implementing quality systems and processes. He has used a range of systems including MYOB, Quickbooks , DANT and Macola. Chris also works as Xero Certified Advisor.
Lily Villyas Business Services Consultant
With her background in audit with one of big five firms, Lily has developed her profile in financial accounting and has worked with a number of high profile firms including multinational companies. Lily has assisted firms with financial reporting, SOX compliance, cash flow management as well as statutory reporting, and preparation of all tax returns. She has also been involved with reviewing and implementing financial processing procedures. Lily has knowledge and skills in the following systems; MYOB, Oracle, Navision, Sun and Accpac. Lily also works as Xero Certified Advisor.
Shirley Meng Business Services Consultant
Shirley has been in the accounting industry for the last 15 years. She has spent the majority of that time working within the import/export business as well as the travel industry. She has assisted companies with a number of accounting needs including payroll, preparing quarterly BAS/GST and payroll tax, providing monthly profit/loss reports as well as preparation of Annual Financial Reports. Shirley is a real people person and enjoys working with her clients to build lasting relationships. Shirley also works as Xero Certified Advisor.
Jin Kim Accountant – Business Services
Jin supports our business clients in their daily business accounting and tax. Since joining our practice in 2010 through our cadet program, he became a valuable member in supporting our clients. His knowledge and experience in business software and general accounting contribute our clients’ business to grow with transparency and accuracy. Jin completed MYOB course from TAFE NSW and has also completed his Bachelor of Commerce course from the University of New South Wales. Jin is now undertaking Chartered Accountants Program from Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Business Support Team
Our business support team members are specially trained group of professionals to support our clients’ day to day business issues including bookkeeping, banking, payroll, business analysis, taxation and software trouble shootings. As integrity is the most important value in our practice, their professional conduct and well-built knowledge greatly help our clients’ business needs and requirements.