Staff Profiles

Ken CliftFIPA, M Com, Dip FP, C Dec

Ken is the principal of this practice. He established the initial accounting and financial planning practices “Ken Clift Pty Ltd” in 1989.

On 1st Jan 2010 Ken sold the Accounting Practice to his valued Associate Troy Pearce. The Accounting Practice is now; “Clift Pearce Accounting Pty Ltd” with Troy Pearce as the Principal.

Ken also sold the financial planning practice on 1st Jan 2010 to a valued college Dianne Charman. The Financial Planning Practice is now “Jade Financial Group” with Dianne Charman as the Principal.

The Audit Clients remain with Ken through this Practice “Ken Clift Pty Ltd” Auditors and Business Advisers.

Ken is now semi-retired doing audit work and business advice on a part time basis. He still enjoys the work while at the same time having more leisure time to pursue his travel and yachting interests with Christine.

Ken holds a “Masters Degree in Professional Accounting” and is a “Fellow of the Institute of Public of Accountants” with Auditing Accreditation. Ken is also a “Certified Financial Planner” holding a Diploma of Financial Planning.

Prior to establishing the accounting and financial planning practices, Ken had an extensive background in Management in the Financial Services Industry. His specialties aside from Auditing include Business planning, and Strategic advice.

Christine Clift

Christine is a very experienced bookkeeper. She has been with the practice since 1991. Christine has been involved with the Accounting/Taxation Profession over the last 30 years. She is highly proficient with all major accounting software, and is skilled in small business management.

Michelle Ungermann

Michelle is the receptionist at our Ipswich Office. She has been with us for the last 14 years and has broad experience with all administration aspects of this practice. She is the smiling face at reception and cheerful voice who answers your calls. Michelle can answer many of your queries and solve many problems in one friendly call.