Renae started her accounting career in 2000 as a graduate in Adelaide based firm Perks Chartered Accountants after completing her Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University (Warrnambool).
While in Adelaide, Renae undertook the Institute of Chartered Accountants CA Program and was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in January 2004. Later in 2004 she made the move to Hamilton, South West Victoria and worked for 18 months with WHK Archer Group before joining Galpins in April 2006.
During the past 7 years Renae has specialised in the areas of taxation and business advisory. She has a broad range of experience within industries such as primary production, professional practices and hospitality. Renae has also taken a keen interest in the area of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) and is an accredited SMSF Specialist Advisor™. She achieved this through the Self-Managed Super Fund Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA), the peak professional body for SMSF advisors in the country, providing her with specialist knowledge in relation to SMSF administration, taxation and compliance.
Outside of work, Renae enjoys horse racing as her family has had a long involvement in the local racing industry. Renae also keeps herself busy playing tennis for Mount Gambier Tennis Club and hockey for West Hockey Club.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Member Institute of Chartered Accountants ANZ
- SMSF Specialist Advisor.