Jeff Bell Accountant & General Manager
Jeff manages the accounting division of Oracle Advisory Group, where his passion for small business and wealth creation show in his work every day. His background in audit, taxation and advisory services allow him to assist clients of all ages in reaching their financial targets.
Jeff’s prior experience working within Big Four accounting firms all the way through to Newcastle-based industrial has equipped him with the unique skills required to help manage your finances. Outside of the office, Jeff has a passion for the water and enjoys a social game of tennis (or two!).
Sally Berthelsen SMSF Administrator
Sally has been working in the accounting industry since 2002. As a Chartered Accountant and SMSF Specialist, she enjoys helping clients navigate and understand the often complex SMSF and tax rules so they can be confident of their compliance with the relevant legislation.
Michael O’Brien Chartered Accountant
The Principal of the Oracle Accounting Erina, Michael O’Brien, has been in public practice for over 40 years, with experience in both large and small accounting practices, as well as a period spent as a financial controller in a commercial capacity.
Michael has significant experience advising clients on tax issues and has specialist skills for formulating strategies to develop a successful business. He holds a Bachelor of Business (UTS) and is a Chartered Accountant, TIA Chartered Tax Adviser and a registered Tax Agent.
Outside work, Michael enjoys spending time with his extended family.
Dona Pinkowski Senior Accountant
Dona has over 30 years accounting experience working across all aspects of accounting.
She thrives on helping all her clients, giving advice and support so they can achieve the best results and reach their business goals.
Outside the office, Dona splits her time between her family and her many craft hobbies.
Claire Hudson Receptionist
Claire has been working in the Accounting industry for 16 years. She is the welcoming smile at Reception in the Erina Office and enjoys helping clients with all their queries.
She has extensive administrative experience and assists all the accountants, providing day to day support as required.
Outside of work, Claire loves camping with family and friends, walking her dog and chilling out with a glass of wine.
Kay Laws Senior Accountant
Kay is a business and SMSF accountant at Oracle, with 11 years’ experience supporting local businesses in compliance, bookkeeping and tax.
She is a registered BAS Agent and assists many of our clients to improve their business processes and structures.
Outside of work, Kay loves to travel, 4WD and spend time with her friends by the water.
Rana Ashraf Senior Accountant
Rana has over 6 years experience in commercial & tax accounting.
Before moving to Newcastle, Rana was based in Adelaide where he managed a close-knit team of professionals.
Rana enjoys spending time with the family, cooking for his two children & wife and further studies.
Siobhan Simpson Accountant
Siobhan is a personal tax guru at Oracle Accounting, and also assists Jeff to manage the day-to-day team operations.
Siobhan joined Oracle in 2021, and with her prior experience in the mining industry, is acutely aware of the tax issues surrounding many local industries and businesses.
Outside of work, Siobhan has a keen interest in nutrition and health, paddle boarding and walking her Cavoodle, Yuri.