Jane Kemsley DipFP, Director
Jane Kemsley is a Director at Pembertown and has over 20 years of experience in accounting and taxation. Prior to her current role, Jane was Practice Manager where she was responsible for all aspects of accounting, tax, bookkeeping, payroll services and compliance; overseeing corporate accounting for companies and overseas entities, as well as trusts, partnerships, self-managed superannuation funds and individual returns.
Jane holds a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a member of the Tax Practitioners Board, CPA Australia, National Tax and Accountants’ Association Ltd (NTAA) and is an Associate Member of The Tax Institute.
Sam Graffin Bbus CA, Tax Manager
Sam is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of experience working in public practice. Sam is committed to building relationships with his clients and working closely with them to develop their business processes and achieve their goals. Sam utilises his expertise in company taxation, taxation planning, GST compliance, superannuation funds and state taxes to provide sound business advice to both small and medium business enterprises. He is committed to his professional development and stays on top of latest changes to tax law and legislation that could impact his clients.
Sam Graffin is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
Joddy Chikomwe BCom, AdvDip Acct, Accountant
Joddy Chikomwe has been with the Pembertown team since 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Joddy is also a provisional Chartered Accountant. Joddy brings over five years of experience in preparing individual and rental property tax returns, as well as sole trader and partnership returns. Joddy enjoys providing clients with tax planning and advice to assist them for future tax returns.
Joddy is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants and Chartered Accountants Australia.
Jacquie Harris, Accountant
Jacquie Harris joined the Pembertown team in 2018 and brings over 5 years of experience in small business accounting. Prior to joining Pembertown, Jacquie worked as an Accountant in the building and construction industries. She has also worked in accounting for a not-for-profit organisation.
Jacquie holds her Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and is an ATO Bas Agent. She will begin her Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) certificate in 2019.
Outside of work, Jacquie enjoys spending time with family and camping down south.
Cassie Fisher, Administrator
Cassie is responsible for liaising with clients, data entry and ongoing administration at Pembertown. She works closely with the accountants in the practice and is passionate about providing all clients with a fantastic experience.
Cassie is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Education) at Edith Cowan University in Perth.