Our Team


Our Team

About The First Choice Accounting Services Team

Paul Simpson CPA – Managing Director 
Paul is our Practice Manager.  After completing his university degree, he worked in several different practices gaining hands-on experience in many different areas of business tax and accounting whilst completing his CPA.
In 2011, Paul opened First Choice Accounting Services, steadily building his team to what it is today.
Paul’s usual weekends consist of spending time with his young family and watching his beloved Hawks.  When meeting Paul for the first time, don’t be surprised if he asks which AFL team you barrack for!

Wendy Saynor CPA – Director
Wendy gained her Accounting Degree in 1994 and worked in many areas of accounting and bookkeeping before gaining her CPA and Practicing Certificate in 2009.
She is experienced in Business Accounting and Taxation and has extensive experience in MYOB; understanding this program from a client’s point of view. Wendy focuses on understanding and servicing the needs of her clients and those of the practice.
Wendy is married with two sons.

Ash Chand - Accountant
Ash is a qualified accountant, holding a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Public Administration.  He is also an associate member of CPA.
Ash joined the First Choice Accoounting Services team in 2018 and is responsible for ASIC administration and assisting small businesses, Self Managed Super Funds and individual clients to maximise wealth and minimise tax obligations.
To relax, Ash enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, playing soccer and watching football. 

Jessica Nguyen - Accountant
Jessica has been with First Choice Accounting Services since 2014 after completing her Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting) at Deakin University.  Competent in all aspects of accounting, she specialises in Self Managed Super Funds and small business taxation.  Jessica is our investment property tax guru.
Jess, like Paul, Susan and Ash, is a mad Hawks supporter and enjoys going to as many games with her family as she can!

Sara Laver - Accountant
Sara is a qualified accountant and holds a Bachelor of Accounting from CQ University.  In addition, she is a Commissioner for Declarations.

Sara joined First Choice Accounting Services in 2020 after relocating from Queensland with her wife and son.  She enjoys all things tax and has experience with a wide range of clients. 
When she has time, Sara enjoys exploring new areas and towns with her family.

Tegan Murphy-Evans CPA - Accountant
Tegan joined the team in 2015 after completing her Bachelor of Business and Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance & Macroeconomics at Monash University.  Tegan enjoys all aspects of tax accounting but has a particular interest in Self Managed Super Funds, finding them challenging yet rewarding at the same time.

Tegan has travelled extensively and can’t wait to visit even more countries in the future.

Susan Richardson - Executive Assistant / Practice Manager
Susan's administration experience includes many years in an accounting environment.  She is Paul's assistant and our Practice Manager.  Susan is professional, organised and approachable and ensures our office runs seemlessly.
Susan loves to travel and enjoys immersing herself in other cultures.

Delvene Sliwinski - Receptionist
With over 10 years experience working in administration, Delvene has gained valuable knowledge and skills to ensure our clients experience is of the highest quality.  Del is responsible for our Front of House, all office administration tasks and staff support.  Her infectious laughter leaves us with smiles on our faces everyday!
Delvene has two sons who are heavily involved in Representative Basketball.

Cris Carranceja - Admin Assistant
As a long time member of the Administration team, Cris has been helping to support our accountants since 2011.  Working behind the scenes, she not only assists one of our Directors, but her strong attention to detail ensures that our archiving is always completed to a high standard.
Cris loves to spend quality time with her family and is an avid bird lover.

Rachael Lynch - SMSF Administration

Rachael has been in the Financial Planning industry for over 15 years and holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. She specialises in all things to do with SMSF administration and is highly motivated, highly organised and prides herself on her attention to detail.
Rachael is a die-hard CrossFit fanatic who coaches at her local gym and has a great interest in anything to do with nutrition.  She loves spending time with her husband and two adorable little boys in the outdoors, cycling and geocaching.

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First Choice Accounting Services is a Certified Practising Accounting Firm (CPA) experienced in all aspects of accounting.  

Our commitment to finding the best solutions for your accounting and taxation needs are what should make us your First Choice.


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