Smith Dosser - Our Team
Brendan Smith - Consultant
Brendan has over 38 years experience in taxation, management accounting, business advising and financial planning. Brendan became a partner in the then Smith O'Shannessy business with his father Jim Smith and Ray O'Shannessy in 1995. Brendan is also a co-founding director of Oz Plan Financial Services which was formed in 1999. Brendan's vast experience in all facets of accounting and financial planning stands him in good stead to assist you with every aspect of your financial affairs.
Tony Smith - Director
Tony began his career with Smith O'Shannessy in 1984, becoming a partner in the business in 1999. To date, Tony has amassed extensive knowledge in taxation, GST and business advising. Tony has been involved in the education of local business owners and trades people, delivering a number of TAFE courses on various aspects of business management. Tony prides himself on providing his clients with practical, easy to understand business and taxation advice which ensures his clients continue to run sustainable and profitable businesses.
Vicki Dosser - Director
Vicki's accounting career spans more than three decades, having worked in taxation and management accounting roles around Australia. Vicki joined Smith Pfeiffer in 2001 and became a partner in 2004. In recognition of the new ownership, in 2006, the business changed its name to Smith Dosser. Vicki has extensive experience in all aspects of taxation, management accounting, business advising and accounting software packages which makes her a very valuable advisor and mentor for her clients.
Fiona Rial - Associate
Fiona began her accounting career in management accounting, initially in Melbourne and then as the Finance Manager for a Group Training Not for Profit Organisation in Swan Hill. Her family relocated to Benalla where Fiona then moved into the Health Sector as the Finance Manager for Euroa Health Inc and acting CEO for Chiltern Health Service. Fiona joined Smith Dosser in 2006 to begin her taxation career. Over the years, Fiona has broadened her role to focus on applications for financial assistance programs, particularly for agricultural businesses and has specialised in preparing Drought Management Plans for many of Smith Dosser's primary production clients. This has lead into exposure to Grant applications for business from Federal, State and local grant funding sources. In addition to this, as part of Smith Dosser's temporary staff replacement service, Fiona spends time working in the businesses of our clients, preparing Financial Reports and relieving their financial services staff as required.This experience ensures Fiona maintains her skills in management accounting and enables her clients to receive a value added staff replacement service due to Fiona's taxation experience.