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Sandy Gillespie JP BBS CA

Sandy gained her Bachelor of Business Studies degree, majoring in Accountancy 10 years ago after studying at Massey University as an extramural student, while working and raising a family. Sandy became a Chartered Accountant in February 2004 and obtained her Certificate of Public Practice in November 2007. She has been working in the industry for over 20 years, so has a wide knowledge of many different accounting problems. Being raised on a dairy farm in Taranaki has given her a valuable insight into farming and business practices. In her time off Sandy enjoys fishing and spending time with family and friends.

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Olga Ponomarova MCom (Hons)

Olga joined Harrison Gillespie in 2013 as a Senior Accountant. Previously she gained experience working at WHK Auckland (now Crowe Horwath Auckland), and after that at PKF Francis Aickin, Kaitaia. Her early experience in Auckland led to her interest in taxation and developed a desire to understand and assist a wide range of businesses. Throughout the years she has gained experience in financial reporting, management accounting, tax, forecasting and business performance. Originally from Ukraine, she has lived in New Zealand for over 10 years. Olga enjoys spending her time with her husband and their two children.

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Marsie Dowman

Marsie started work with us in September 2010. She has accounting experience of 7 years. She currently deals with GST/PAYE Returns and preparation of Financial Statements within her office duties. Out of the office, she likes to spend time with her young family at the beach, playing tennis and enjoying the sunset from her deck at Whatuwhiwhi with family and friends.
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Rebecca Thompson

Rebecca is our receptionist/office admin, who also assists with general preparation of Financial Statements, GST returns, and Company Office administration. Rebecca joined the team at Harrison Gillespie in September 2014, and has extensive experience in PA and office administration. She was born and has lived in Kaitaia her whole life, and has started a young family here. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs at the river, kayaking, and catching up with friends.