Meet the Team

Up-To-Date Accounting Services consists of a small, dynamic team of long-serving staff. We pride ourselves on the depth of understanding we have of our clients’ financial positions as a result of our trusted, long-standing relationships.

Jody Nichols – Managing Director
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Jody Nichols

Jody has over two decades’ worth of professional accounting experience consulting to a wide range of businesses including both public and private companies and local government organisations.

Jody is a member of CPA Australia and Institute of Public Accountants. She sits on the board of a number of business and industry committees including the Department of Finance, and regularly co-chairs IPA Public Practitioner discussion group meetings.

Jody holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Taxation) from Curtin University.

Zelia van Heerden – Accountant

Zelia has 16 years experience in accounting and audit management. Zelia holds a Baccalaureus Commercii (South Africa) in Accounting.

Joseph Giura – Accountant

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Curtin University and has been a member of CPA Australia since April 2017. Joe has worked for Up-To-Date since 2011 and is a practical thinker able to offer simple solutions to seemingly complicated problems.

Gaye Clark – Administrator

Handling our phones and administration needs on a part-time basis, Gaye has been an invaluable member of the Up-To-Date team since she joined us almost eight years ago. Gaye has been responsible for a number of behind-the-scenes office efficiencies and has a real knack for spotting problems long before they arise.

Louisa Bowman – Wonder Woman
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Louisa Bowman

Louisa holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Taxation) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), both from Curtin University. She has over fourteen years of experience working in accounting firms doing everything from trust account administration and tax returns to business development and coaching.

For two years, Louisa was Treasurer of an education not-for-profit society and worked as Media & Communications Officer for a nationally-funded research centre at an Australian university for four years. She has professional experience working in all manner of business settings, both public and private, and on various types of projects, including event planning, promotions, non-fiction publications and industry-specific research. She currently sits on the Kerry Street Community School board.