Since 2013 Simmons Livingstone & Associates has grown to a successful team of over 20 accounting and financial planning professionals. Based on the Northern Gold Coast, we have an extensive client base from individuals to reporting entities from all over Australia.
Our qualified accountants, tax agents and financial planners specialise in accounting, taxation, business advisory, superannuation and planning for individuals, as well as businesses ranging in scale, across various sectors including professional services, retail, sporting entities and hospitality.
Kris has over 15 years experience in the accounting and taxation industry. His initial years were spent with WHK Group and PKF before founding Simmons Livingstone & Associates. As partner, Kris has steered the firm to success, being instrumental in expansion of the firms client base and subsequent recruitment to increase the professional team size.
He brings his extensive experience within a variety of areas of business services and compliance, and has a proven track record of success with clients from a variety of sectors. Not only is Kris a an exceptionally valuable asset to the firm, his business advice is invaluable for professional service clients, from a financial perspective.
Professionally, Kris has a focus on structuring, capital gains tax, acquisition due diligence and technical income tax issues. He has significant experience in business development and growth and adopts a proactive approach to helping clients and their businesses. Kris is a forward thinking person who is dedicated to providing his clients with the best possible outcome in all situations. With a keen eye for detail, he ensures nothing is overlooked, so that client outcomes are maximised.
Kris has a young family, and lives on the on the northern end of the Gold Coast. Outside of work, when he’s not spending valuable time with the family, you’ll find him on the golf course or sampling a brew with the guys.
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Prior to becoming a founding partner of Simmons Livingstone & Associates, Simon spent time at PKF and several boutique accounting firms. He has established his reputation for excellent accounting consultancy, which has spanned over 12 years.
Simon is a passionate business advisor specialising in consulting services, establishment and ongoing assistance to charities, corporate structuring, taxation & accounting. His ability to give timely and accurate advice and reporting service makes Simon a reliable professional.
Simons personable service and attention to detail ensures his professional relationships are strong. He has built a rapport with his clients for his consistently good service and approachable nature. As a partner at Simmons Livingstone & Associates, Simon has assisted in the substantial growth of the firms large corporate space.
Through his sporting connections, Simon also has a strong reputation as an industry leader for professional sports men and women, representing sporting players and companies involved in various professional sporting federations and leagues.
Simon is a former representative golfer, and still enjoys a round most weeks. An avid sports enthusiast, you’ll find him kicking back with a red wine if there’s a good game on.
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Tom joined the Simmons Livingstone & Associates team to head the financial planning division in 2015. The addition of this professional service to the already successful accounting, taxation and business advisory has enriched the SLA client experience.
Tom has a passion for providing quality advice and exceptional customer service. He is driven by the ability to fundamentally change a clients future for the better. Tom enjoys creating deeply personal relationships with each individual. Providing a point of contact for all major decisions in life is his objective. His approachable and trustworthy demeanor makes his service enjoyable and ensures a relaxed environment for decision making about financial matters.
As well as his own skillset, Toms extensive network of allied professional services provide the same level of outstanding consultancy, so clients can be assured that any financial problem or opportunity will be addressed with Toms help.
Outside of work, Tom likes to be outdoors. He plays football and golf amongst other things. You will also find him enjoying good food and good beer with good friends.